A parable play on the ancient theme of the Quest. Featuring music by Benjamin Britten.
BBC Radio 4
Series of Scottish 19th-century tales of terror and mystery, dramatised by Marty Ross
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Dave Cash plays the music of two classic charts and popular anthems.
BBC Local Radio
David Byrne presents a show recorded in his home city of New York.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Adair Turner argues household debt could lead the UK towards another financial meltdown.
Pallab Ghosh investigates the potential effects of anti-sleep drugs on society.
Stephen Evans tells the story of daring East German defector Ernst Degner.
Novelist Len Deighton talks to Patrick Humphries about his life and writing career.
Matthew Hill asks what is happening to Britain's public services.
Series that looks at the world we inhabit through the lens of design.
Ian Marchant drives across the midwest to learn how barbed wire privatised America.
Steph McGovern explores proposals to devolve more powers to England's cities.
Brett Westwood reflects on how the wildlife has changed in his local patch over 40 years.
As Doctor Who returns, Jon Culshaw looks at the man who changed it forever - Douglas Adams
A doctor's perspective on dementia - from the inside.
Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
BBC World Service
Tucker the sniffer dog takes a boat trip to save the whales.
Wake up and join Dotty McLeod for your local and national news.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
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?
An exploration of early developments in the musical world
BBC Radio 3
BBC WM 95.6 brings you music, travel and weather info to get you started on your day.
BBC WM 95.6
Gordon Sparks presents music and chat to get your day off to the best possible start.
BBC Radio Devon
Paul Farley presents a series showcasing the best of the latest poetry
Mark Urban investigates whether the west is losing its military edge.
Sarah Montague interviews the people whose ideas are challenging the future of education.
Wink Martindale tells the story of Elvis Presley.
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.
A radio outing for the comedy duo
Series of arts programmes
A chance to hear extracts from some of our most thought provoking broadcasts.
Help Graham, Liana and Mike solve the three cryptic clues to mystery locations in Essex.
Should Britain stay in the European Union? Former diplomat Sir Stephen Wall puts the case.
Series exploring spectacular years in the history of science
Writers and comedians share personal stories of their first encounters with faith.
The final say on all that's happened on the London football scene.
BBC London 94.9
A fresh look at the stories of the week with journalists from our 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
1903 Sheffield's on-location Daring Daylight Burglary inspired every action movie since.
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.
In the port of Astoria, Oregon, Katrina Porteous reports on the Fisher Poets Gathering.
The women who overcame grief through friendship and sea shanties.
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 walks the Pennine Way to mark its fiftieth anniversary
Mark Radcliffe explores the wide range of folk and acoustic music from around the world
BBC Radio 2
The economics, science and culture of putting food on your plate
Series of monologues exploring the link between food and memory.
Kim Lenaghan travels Northern Ireland meeting people with a passion for food.
BBC Radio Ulster
BBC Radio Cumbria takes your calls on sport's hot issues.
BBC Radio Cumbria
Sarfraz Manzoor goes in search of America's black cowboys.
Bridget Kendall presents an ideas discussion show which tackles the big questions
Prominent international thinkers debating 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.
John Hurt is The Narrator in John Fowles' tale of forbidden passions in Victorian Dorset
Grace Dent presents a conversational history of radio comedy, from 1975 to 2005.
Discussion on the week's sporting issues, plus a look a look ahead to the weekend
BBC Radio 5 live
Women bishops? Will the Church of England approve them and can it cope with the fallout?
How will the workforce of the future be changed by advanced technologies?
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.
People from different generations discuss how approaches in a certain field have changed
Amanda Foreman examines the formative years of British politics.
Rome's famous Piazza di Spagna has a secret British history that still reverberates.
Following the footballers of Oxford United in their first Women's Super League season.
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.
With entertainment for people who enjoy a greener lifestyle.
BBC Radio Solent
Classic material from one of the all-time radio comedy greats
Charlie Connelly profiles the legendary cricket coach Alf Gover and his cricket school.
The story of a momentous day during Jeff Buckley's first solo tour of the UK in March 1994
Ben Miller explores the workings of the new LHC atom smasher at CERN in Switzerland
Andrew Collins explores the history and future of electronic music.
Adam Fowler visits Northern Canada to discover some potential benefits of global warming.
The weekly gardening phone-in with Blair Jacobs and Doug Stewart
BBC Radio Humberside
Cerys Matthews explores the songbooks of countries other than America
Jolyon Jenkins speaks to the unsung enthusiasts on a mission to protect us from asteroids.
Michael Portillo explores the intellectual battleground of World War One.
Michael Portillo explores the possibilities for peace and protest during World War I.
Five short stories inspired by structures created by Isambard Kingdom Brunel
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'.
Evelyn Glennie explores the extraordinary story of a new percussion instrument - the Hang.
A series in which four leading figures reflect on the nature of happiness.
A sitcom with songs by Llinos Mai
BBC Radio Wales
Series of three stories inspired by the unique music of Tom Waits