Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince
BBC Radio 4
The Rev Richard Coles picks from this year's crop of Saturday Live's Inheritance Tracks.
Jolyon Jenkins reports on the people trying to get rich online without actually working.
The world’s leading thinkers, politicians and cultural figures interviewed by the BBC
BBC World Service
Misha Glenny presents a three part history of Germany before the world wars
Misha Glenny presents a history of Italy, from 1494 to the end of the First World War
Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain
Iraqi interpreters were offered a new life in the UK for their help. What did they get?
Sheppey, landscape of cars, caravans and morose marshland - the place they call The Island
A rare visit to Palmerston, the South Pacific island, where all are descended from one man
Haunting sound portrait of Orford Ness in Suffolk, Europe's largest vegetated shingle spit
A round-up of the day's local, national and international news.
BBC Radio Guernsey
Edward Stourton presents the story of the biggest mass POW breakout in history
Scientists analyse a small jawbone found in Kent's Cavern in Torquay over 80 years ago.
The latest national and international jazz releases, plus live music and guests
BBC Radio Scotland
Cambridgeshire people and places, including the school-gate debate and great music.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
John Tusa discusses the creative process with major practitioners in the arts.
BBC Radio 3
In conversation with some of music's most compelling artists.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Steve Jones asks if people can be 'born bad"'- as was said of the infamous Jukes family.
The big phone-in, your stories and the team fight for your consumer rights. 08459 455 555
BBC Three Counties Radio
Music and mayhem from Ken Dodd
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Stephen Evans examines how soldiers are taught to kill and asks what it does to them.
Jay Rayner presents a food panel show
Celebrating the sheer joy of all things foodie in and around Scotland. Yum!
Ziauddin Sardar investigates philosophical and practical links between science and Islam.
The surprising and touching story of how Richard Strauss' marriage inspired his music.
Why are scientists and designers are deliberately planning for failure?
Late night big band, jazz and irresistible sounds.
BBC Radio Norfolk
Late night radio for grown ups, presented by Vic Morgan.
BBC Radio Devon
Lively late night radio. Cheeky chat that will keep you up until the early hours.
Cherrie McIlwaine brings you the best in chilled out music
BBC Radio Ulster
Eamon presents an educated and easy-going guide to the popular music spectrum
Stuart Bailie introduces an eclectic mix of sounds from funkadelic grooves to classic rock
Classical music critic Norman Lebrecht talks to major figures in the field
Art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston, explores the mysterious world of art attribution.
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses the scientific life with fellow scientists
A journey through the UK defence economy telling the story of a bullet from factory to war
What happens when you switch on a light? Toby Jones discovers it is a question without end
Professional listeners reveal how there is far more to listening than hearing
Capturing the nation in conversation, curated and archived by the British Library.
Robert Macfarlane undertakes an immersive poetic pilgrimage to the Cairngorms.
Natural history programme
Why were tens of thousands of people lobotomised in the 1940s and 50s in the UK and US?
The sounds of the historic and influential city, through its music, life, noise and people
Historian and broadcaster Dan Cruickshank goes off the beaten track in London
Author Howard Sounes reveals the true story behind the noted Bob Dylan song.
Every year more people try to swim the English Channel. Jolyon Jenkins joins the dreamers.
Edward Stourton retraces the route of Mao's Long March, to mark its 80th anniversary
Jonathan Freedland presents the series that looks for the past behind the present.
Tim Whewell explores truth and myth in one of the great tales of adventure and endurance.
The songs inspired by the Luddites and their uprisings - which began 200 years ago.
Ayisha Yahya tells the story of the 600-mile railway line from the Kenyan coast to Uganda
BBC Radio Berkshire brings you the latest county news at lunchtime.
BBC Radio Berkshire
Narrative history series exploring over 2,000 years of western medicine
Tarek Osman traces characters and ideas that have shaped the modern Arab world
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
Rob Walker investigates the mystery of a man found dead on a west London street.
James Naughtie thinks now is a timely moment for a reappraisal of Sir Walter Scott.
Peter Day explores the wayward genius of Irish writer Flann O'Brien on his centenary.
Martin talks to local people and finds out their perfect weekend morning, plus great music
BBC Radio Bristol
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BBC Radio 1
John Lloyd celebrates 30 years of The Meaning of Liff with Matt Lucas and Helen Fielding.
Steve Hewlett presents a topical programme about the fast-changing media world
Are we are turning normal human behaviour into medical conditions?
There are loads of great records, and Mickey will play as many as he can in two hours
Tom Mangold investigates a tale of dirty tricks and industrial espionage.
Security Correspondent Gordon Corera reveals the story behind Israel's secret service.
Radio 4 has been granted access to track work with some of the UK most troubled families.
Well-known figures review their favourite movie with the assistance of expert contributors
BBC Radio 2
Dr Phil Hammond asks each of three guests to play the track of their choice
Under a full moon and the Northern Lights, Richard Coles hears the Ice Music of Norway.
Anne Sharp thinks her lifelong friend Jane Austen may have been murdered.
Midge Ure goes in search of the real Freddie Mercury.
Who cut down Glastonbury's 'holy thorn' tree? And why did it matter to so many people?
Sue Broom investigates why 26 dolphins were stranded and died in Falmouth Harbour in 2008.
Frances Fyfield explores the manuscript of Dickens's last and unfinished novel.
Sue Broom cracks the code of the cryptic names that are given to genes by scientists.
Dramas, documentaries and interviews marking the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre
More fun on the waves in this classic comedy
James Naughtie profiles 60 public figures nominated to mark the diamond jubilee
Andrew Luck-Baker meets today's telescope builders and astronomers
Martin Wolf, of the Financial Times, examines the global financial situation
Could a strange dog from remote New Guinea have been man's first best friend?
Navdip Dhariwal investigates the rise of Hindu fundamentalism in Britain.
Mike Wooldridge reports on the quiet economic inroads into Africa being made by India.
Roger Law visits Yi Wu in China, fast becoming the biggest market place in the world.
Scientist and arts lover Dr Mark Lythgoe looks at the divide between the disciplines
Topical panel quiz show, taking its questions from the week's news stories
World news from the BBC's newsroom
Can we predict the next deadly pandemic? Alok Jha investigates.
Entertainment, arts and what's ons in the afternoon with Nicola Gilroy.
BBC Radio Lincolnshire
Tim van Eyken investigates songs of seduction and ghosts - the night visiting songs.
Edward Stourton explores the impact of the famous river on the people of Egypt
Ian McMillan fights the cause of 'sodcasters', perpetrators of tinny mobile phone music.
Breaking news and hard-hitting talk with Stephen Nolan.