Classic BBC radio sketch comedy
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Amanda Roocroft explores the impact of Madame Butterfly in performance and popular culture
BBC Radio 4
Dominic Arkwright talks to people who have taken or made life-changing phone calls
Zubeida Malik meets young British Arabs who took part in the Arab uprisings.
Pete Best celebrates the venue where the Beatles enjoyed residency before the Cavern Club.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Five illustrated talks by different writers exploring the cave as a theme
Northern Ireland's 18-year-olds discuss their years of peace with Geoffrey Beattie.
The crime writer Val McDermid on how boarding school novels inspired her to be a writer.
Following the barristers, clerks and staff of one of London's leading law chambers
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
How chemist Fritz Haber saved billions from starvation - and pioneered gas warfare too.
Dr Graham Easton explores how the brain deals with drugs and who might become an addict
Li Cunxin, Madame Mao's favourite dancer, tells Darcey Bussell about his amazing journey.
Series featuring people who have made life-altering decisions
Get lively every morning with the breakfast show
BBC Radio 2
Don Letts celebrates the band's bond with New York city.
Polly Toynbee explores how possible it is to move up through British society
Exploring a key question in the story of action on climate change: what's stopping us?
BBC World Service
Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe
The Comedy Club brings you the best in contemporary radio comedy
Angus Roxburgh explores the years when the Soviet Union ruled space.
Nigel Williams explores the practicalities of different people's daily journeys to work.
John le Carre's George Smiley novels, adapted for radio.
Simon Singh witnesses the first man versus machine poker championship in Vancouver.
Jonathan Glancey finds out about the architects who revolutionised church design.
BBC Radio Scotland
Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings
Men who sing in falsetto: Bidisha on the countertenor voice, from Purcell to Plan B.
The best in funk and soul, featuring classic tracks, new releases, sessions and interviews
Joshua Rozenberg examines new medical insights into the criminal mind.
Allan Little pieces together the "untold" side of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
A fascinating insight into one of Nature's greatest cheats.
Mark Lawson and guests debate what now shapes our cultural choices - critics or clicks?
Janice Forsyth tunes into what's happening in arts, culture and music across Scotland.
The Dali Christ is Scotland's favourite painting. Louise Welsh finds out why.
An original mix of Saturday morning sports entertainment featuring fans and special guests
BBC Radio 5 live
A parable play on the ancient theme of the Quest. Featuring music by Benjamin Britten.
Pallab Ghosh investigates the potential effects of anti-sleep drugs on society.
Stephen Evans tells the story of daring East German defector Ernst Degner.
Matthew Hill asks what is happening to Britain's public services.
Hattie Naylor's dramatisation of the seventeenth-century diaries. With Kris Marshall.
As Doctor Who returns, Jon Culshaw looks at the man who changed it forever: Douglas Adams.
Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
Tucker the sniffer dog takes a boat trip to save the whales.
Trevor Cox goes behind the scenes at a multi-million pound science funding event.
With Phil Brown. Great folk music firmly rooted in Lancashire.
BBC Radio Lancashire
A six-part series exploring the influence of war and conflict on music.
Folk and roots show.
BBC Radio Leeds
Has the drug Ecstasy bred a generation of depressed and forgetful forty-somethings?
Daz Hale brings you music, travel and weather info to get you started on your day.
Gordon Sparks presents music and chat to get your day off to the best possible start.
BBC Radio Devon
Professor David Livingstone argues for a revision of how we view the climate
Geoff Watts asks why the source of new medical drugs is drying up.
Top business people discuss the effect that their traumatic childhood had on them.
Series of arts programmes
BBC Radio 3
One team, three clues - the Quest to find the surprise at the end of an Essex journey.
Should Britain stay in the European Union? Former diplomat Sir Stephen Wall puts the case.
Series exploring spectacular years in the history of science
The final say on all that's happened on the London football scene.
BBC London 94.9
A fresh look at the week's global news from the World Service's 27 language sections
The latest releases, the hottest stars and the leading directors, plus news and insights
Dr Mark Porter on whether adult health is determined by the first thousand days of life
The extraordinary story of how classic Irish folk songs were saved from extinction.
Interviews with major artists revealing the moments and songs that shaped their careers.
Michael Bird explores the tiny beautiful flower fields of west Cornwall and the Scillies.
Peter Curran celebrates the humble foghorn's powerful role in music, literature and film.
Mark Radcliffe explores the wide range of folk and acoustic music from around the world
BBC Radio Cumbria takes your calls on sport's hot issues.
BBC Radio Cumbria
Bridget Kendall presents an ideas discussion show which tackles the big questions
Bridget Kendall chairs The Forum, a place where guests discuss and challenge big ideas.
Edward Stourton walks the most dangerous WWII escape route over the Pyrenees
Lucy Ash explores London's new French community, as it spreads beyond South Kensington.
Women bishops? Will the Church of England approve them and can it cope with the fallout?
Presented by John Humphrys, with Allan Little in Qunu.
Live coverage of the funeral of Nelson Mandela from Qunu, South Africa.
Paul Gambaccini looks back on his 40 years as a broadcaster in Britain
Thordis Fridriksson and her panel of local gardening experts take your calls.
BBC Radio Norfolk
A portrait of life in Gaza through the eyes of a group of young Palestinian surfers.
Zareer Masani on why Indians worship English as a goddess who can free them from poverty.
Alan Dein meets figurehead of the Northern Irish punk scene, Terri Hooley.
Andy McIndoe takes your questions.
BBC Radio Solent
Classic material from one of the all-time radio comedy greats
Ben Miller explores the workings of the new LHC atom smasher at CERN in Switzerland
Adam Fowler visits Northern Canada to discover some potential benefits of global warming.
Taking your gardening questions
BBC Radio Humberside
Ayisha Yahya explores warnings that some deserts could turn greener in the future
Simon Cox delves into the sometimes strange world of the hacker activist, or 'hacktivist'.
A series in which four leading figures reflect on the nature of happiness.
The story behind an alleged plot to blackmail the future prime minister Edward Heath.
Following the team who are working on the biggest telescope ever sent to space
From World War II to the Arab Spring, history told by the people who were there
Lucy Mangan explores the future for homeworking. Who wins - employer or employee?
What happens when a songwriter accidentally copies someone else's song?
Series revisiting the childhood homes of influential Britons
Huey Morgan from the Fun Lovin' Criminals brings his own brand of music to the station
Exploring the foibles, quirks and behaviour of that most fascinating of species - us
Gordon Corera tells the story of the search for the world's most wanted terrorist