James Naughtie thinks now is a timely moment for a reappraisal of Sir Walter Scott.
BBC Radio 4
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
Improvised comedy with Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Caroline Quentin and Jim Sweeney.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
The Matt Edmondson Show
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
BBC Radio Ulster
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
Panel show in which guests donate fascinating exhibits to a vast imaginary museum
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.
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
Why is there such an increasing demand for Danish sperm donors? Kate Brian investigates.
Topical panel quiz show, taking its questions from the week's news stories
World news from the BBC's newsroom
BBC World Service
Can we predict the next deadly pandemic? Alok Jha investigates.
The award-winning comedy from the 1990s, starring Nick Revell
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.
What should be in a Hippocratic Oath for scientists?
Suzi Mann counts down the Top 40 from the world's only official desi download chart
BBC Asian Network
A sneak preview of the new entries and highest climbers in the UK's official Top 40.
Counting down to the UK's official new No 1.
Roger Bolton tells the story of the Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest bible.
Chris Mullin explores what working life is like for some outsourced workers.
Vivienne Parry explores the similarities between emotional and physical pain.
As the Glasgow Games begin, Dr Joya Chatterji explores the history of the Commonwealth.
Public figures revisit their paper round route and reveal how it influenced their lives
As antibiotic resistance increases, Dr Stuart Flanagan investigates what the future holds.
The most comprehensive round up of the day's news and sport plus travel news.
BBC WM 95.6
Join Paul Stainton and the breakfast team who'll be raising eyebrows and raising smiles.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
Bridget Kendall evaluates America's 'missionaries of democracy' in the Peace Corps.
The image of the humanities academic, past and present, in the public imagination.
Karen Gabay and Mr V with Manchester's black news and music.
BBC Radio Manchester
Libby Purves follows the way Britain prepared for the assault on Normandy in June 1944.
Dominic Sandbrook charts the development of the post office
Andrew Neil offers a portrait of Margaret Thatcher via the voices of those she governed.
Hayden Lorimer explores the double life of Walter Poucher, photographer and perfumer.
Comedy quiz which sees a new guest host present a unique show each week
Matthew Sweet examines philosophical problems with a live audience in a pub
Trevor Cox on the physics behind the way orchestral instruments make their unique sound.
A series of programmes about the piano
Martha Reeves uncovers the politics of the disco movement, beginning in New York.
As the world watches the pandas in Edinburgh zoo, Philip Dodd investigates their allure.
Mark Dowd explores how British Catholicism has changed since the last Papal visit in 1982.
Stories from the Poppy Factory in Surrey, where poppies are made for Remembrance Sunday.
Reverend Richard Coles explores the science of sacred sounds.
Jonathan Freedland addresses the knotty problem of MPs' pay and conditions.
Nick Robinson explores the history of Britain's prime ministers
Stanley Jones, legendary print maker, in the Curwen Studio with artist Susan Aldworth.
Clive Lawton presents off-beat portraits of some of the Bible's greatest prophets
1941. A British psychiatrist is sent to a safe house in Surrey to examine POW Rudolf Hess.
Political philosopher Michael Sandel examines the thinking behind a current controversy
Award-winning drama series about a young married couple with learning disabilities
The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw
Looking at the latest books, films, plays and exhibitions
Michael Symmons Roberts describes the beauty of Psalters and sets out to make his own.
Featuring the voices of rarely-heard communities, brought to life through song
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan from people who had a close connection to him
Jon Manel investigates the world of the apprentice.
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
A look into the shadowy world of Britain's security services
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series.
Jolyon Jenkins tells the story of the Spanish boy chosen as a reincarnated Tibetan lama.
Original insights into major news stories and topical investigations
Series which reunites a group of people intimately involved in a moment of modern history
Annual lecture delivered by a guest speaker
A show awash with anecdotes and conversation, your stories, star interviews and more.
Dr Ben Goldacre explores our past and present fascination with nutrition and lifestyle
Tom Holland explores the continuing appeal of Homer's Odyssey. Why should that be?
The Roman Way explores aspects of everyday life in the Roman Empire, two millennia ago.
Mark Cocker indulges his obsession as he follows a colony of rooks over a year
What drives extremist violence? Daniel Pick reveals the story of an attempt to find out.
Prof Murray Pittock explores the origins of Scottish nationalism