Roger Law visits Yi Wu in China, fast becoming the biggest market place in the world.
BBC Radio 4
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.
Michael Robinson explores the dramatic changes happening in the workplace.
The News Hour: Your round-up of the day’s events in Cumbria and beyond.
BBC Radio Cumbria
Roy Hudd's long-running topical sketch show
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Topical panel quiz show, taking its questions from the week's news stories
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
BBC World Service
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
Sarah Montague investigates the risks involved in working the nightshift.
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.
Caroline Barker takes a fan's eye look at non-league football
BBC Radio 5 live
A round-up of the region's top non-league football action.
BBC Radio Solent
Stuart Maconie gets to grips with the nature of male friendships in the north of England.
Comedy sketches and satirical comments from Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests
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.
BBC Radio 1
Counting down to the UK's official new No 1.
Roger Bolton tells the story of the Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest bible.
Nigel Ogden presents a programme of popular organ recordings
BBC Radio 2
Is war a uniquely human act, or can its origins be found in our evolutionary past?
A man who meets the woman of his dreams, but there is one problem
Tim Whewell investigates the challenges of life post-adoption.
Peter Luke's plays about the 1808-1813 peninsular campaign of the Duke of Wellington.
Chris Mullin explores what working life is like for some outsourced workers.
Vivienne Parry explores the similarities between emotional and physical pain.
Adaptation of The Palliser novels by Anthony Trollope, written at the height of his powers
BBC Radio 7
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
Surreal political fantasy with Hugh Laurie
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
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.
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.
Robert Forrest's popular thriller, set in 10th-century Japan. Omnibus editions.
Geoff Watts explores the phenomenon of the nocebo effect and its implications for medicine
David Owen Norris and guests compile playlists for famous historical figures
Michael Symmons Roberts explores why so many poets choose to become opera librettists.
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.
An aspiring pop star meets Jacques Attali, who predicted today's music crisis in 1976.
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.
Derrick Weaver, 44 years a milkman in Birmingham, gives a revealing insight into his job.
Horror and mystery series, hosted by Vincent Price
Comedy. Kate Fox explores things she does not want, despite society telling her she should
Robert Peston investigates the rise in financial inequality since the 1980s.
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.
Dr Sarah Goldingay explores groundbreaking research into relieving chronic pain.
Comedian Adam Bloom sets the world to rights, with help from his fellow comics
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.
Psychiatrist Dr Richard Kogan shows how some composers' mental illness shaped their music.
BBC Radio 3
Political philosopher Michael Sandel examines the thinking behind a current controversy
Award-winning drama series about a young married couple with learning disabilities
Live performances recorded in front of an audience at BBC Radio Scotland's Pacific Quay.
BBC Radio Scotland
Documentary exploring the Balinese new year tradition of Nyepi, a day of complete silence.
The story of the competition to become the first pilot to fly across the English Channel.
Wake up with Nick Grimshaw.
Looking at the latest books, films, plays and exhibitions
Featuring the voices of rarely-heard communities, brought to life through song
Detective aficionado Professor Jeffrey Richards looks at popular radio detectives
Mike Bubbins highlights a selection of acts from the festival.
BBC Radio Wales
Chris Corcoran, Eggsy and Llinos Lee broadcast live from the centre of Cardiff.
Hip-hop heat and heavy hits.
Investigating mass rapes committed by Soviet troops in Germany at the end of World War II.
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
John Cooper Clarke looks back at the life of broadcaster and folk singer Ewan MacColl.
A look into the shadowy world of Britain's security services
Series exploring the work of individuals who have had a lasting impact on popular music
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
We bring you an hour of hits and headlines from a different featured year every evening.
BBC Local Radio
Annual lecture delivered by a guest speaker
Sketch show about modern life for people old enough to know better
A series that hears from people who live with someone affected by mental health issues
Dr Ben Goldacre explores our past and present fascination with nutrition and lifestyle