BBC Radio 2 marks the 50th anniversary of when Elvis Presley met the Beatles.
BBC Radio 2
Liza Tarbuck discovers how Jayne Mansfield shook up the northern club scene in 1967.
BBC Radio 4
The poet Ian McMillan on what really happened when Stockhausen came to Huddersfield.
Mark Lamarr explores the life of blues woman Memphis Minnie.
Peter Hennessy and guests discuss how a government is formed if there is a hung parliament
Marie-Louise Muir explores the significance of Van Morrison's recent gigs in east Belfast.
How some of the earliest American literary classics were actually written in Birmingham.
How the Communist Party's money and ideas influenced British politics after its collapse.
Simon Munnery debunks the image of some iconic characters
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Soprano, broadcaster and inveterate whistler Catherine Bott on the art of whistling.
An insight into the making of the Beatles's The White Album.
BBC Radio 6 Music
John Hegley thinks he might be descended from French composer Rameau. Could it be true?
Hugh Thomson travels to Peru's ancient wonder to unearth the truth behind its discovery.
Richard Uridge explores the pros and cons of self-experimentation by medical researchers.
Martin Young hosts the famous people quiz.
Nature detective Tom Heap investigates who, or what, is killing the common sparrow.
Mark Miodownik challenges the conventional wisdom that more scientists are essential.
A look back at Labour's civil war in the 1980s and whether there is currently a re-run.
Jenny Clayton follows nurses in training to explore key issues and debates in nursing
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz created a TV phenomenon, but their marriage paid the price.
Fewer and fewer of us say we are 'British'. Ritula Shah asks, 'Who's British now?'.
How children conceived through a sperm donor can make contact with their half-siblings.
Entomologist Erica McAlister takes listeners on an adventure in insect world
A tale of a man's relationship with an ancient landscape. Read by Robert Powell.
Comedy sketch show set in the garden full of characters, jokes, songs and fun.
Barbara Myers examines the health trainers initiative.
The panel game where four guests try to outwit with eachother through improvisation
Mike Williams explores the hidden histories behind everyday objects and actions
The extraordinary and hidden histories behind everyday objects and actions.
BBC World Service
Dominic Lawson interviews people who have changed their mind on controversial matters.
What motivates men to pay women to sleep with them? Four men tell Jo Fidgen why they do it
Author Philip Ball asks why music is such a universal human trait.
BBC Radio 3
Movement and literacy programmes for 3 - 5 year olds
Kipindi cha yaliyojiri wiki nzima kinachokujia kila Jumamosi saa kumi na mbili asubuhi Afrika Mashariki
BBC Swahili Radio
Wil Morgan gyda cheisiadau nos Sadwrn. Wil Morgan plays late-night requests from listeners
BBC Radio Cymru
Tessa McGregor explores the natural history of the Middle East
Lionel Kelleway hosts the quiz to find the most knowledgeable naturalist
Janan Ganesh asks if the Conservatives, now free from coalition, will transform Britain.
Join Will Gompertz on BBC Oxford.
BBC Radio Oxford
Will Gompertz presents a series on creativity
Will Smith brings his show The Tao of Bergerac to the Radio 4 audience
Comedy series in which comedian Will Smith seeks help and advice on coping with middle age
Tracey McLeod recalls the girl groups of the 1960s.
Will Young plays a personal playlist of music
William Boyd's novel follows one remarkable woman through the decades of the 20th century.
Laurie Anderson profiles one of the most original writers and thinkers of the 20th century
Dr Crippen was hanged for the murder of his wife, but what happened on the night she died?
The life and exploits of 18th-century Irish adventurer Redmond Barry
Dramatisation of the classic novel by William Makepeace Thackeray. With Emma Fielding
Readings from the short story collection by the Irish author
A train journey in Italy sparks devastation, but a new purpose for one passenger.
Find out what's been happening during the day.
BBC Radio Lincolnshire
Barbara Windsor tells the story of the popular variety act Wilson, Keppel and Betty.
All the latest from the All England Club
BBC Radio 5 live
Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.
Kenneth Grahame's classic tale of Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad.
Battle of Britain fighter pilots recall the summer of 1940. Presented by Misha Glenny.
Can Amelia deal with the public attention after she learns to walk on water?
Michael Smith investigates the American artist's visit to Cullercoats in Northumberland.
Peter Tinniswood's bawdy comedy. With Maurice Denham
Family sitcom starring Maurice Denham, written by Peter Tinniswood
Essential listening for country and western fans
BBC Radio Scotland
Jarvis Cocker explores the human condition after dark, with stories of night people
Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.
John Bennett meets famous individuals
BBC Radio Ulster
Series bringing fresh insight into lives through literature, with guest presenters
How a government whip told the Queen what really went on in the House of Commons.
Comedy writer David Nobbs talks about his career
The story of the coalition set up following the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001.
Series looking at key events in history, as told by the people who were there
The story of our times told by the people who were there.
A jet engine built by Ludwig Wittgenstein in Manchester is investigated by Cassie Newland.
Rhaglen yn nodi hanes y cwrs i oedolion sy'n awyddus i ddysgu Cymraeg.
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
Emma Barnett visits the Canadian army to explore life for women on the military frontline.
Jackie Malton assesses how the police have tackled sexism and misogyny in their ranks.
Why was the genteel Agatha Christie so good at writing murder stories?
Fearless, fanatical and female. Bridget Kendall investigates women who turn to terror.
Singer Pauline Black meets some of the women who were in the vanguard of punk music.
Live women's football coverage
BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
Matthew Hill investigates the drug Champix and its possible links to psychiatric illness.
US satirist Joe Queenan presents a series on people with highly unusual occupations
Cerys Matthews presents her own world music show.
A close encounter with the street chess players of Washington Square Park, New York.
Share Tig's friendship with Woolly, her cuddly toy spider.
Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
Join in the rhyming fun and help cook up a delicious Word Soup!
Comedy panel game all about words, hosted by Gyles Brandreth
A sequence of classical music mixed with well-loved and less familiar poems and prose
Series of stories by Chris Paling where the music plays as important a role as the words
Sue Limb's parody of the lives of the Romantic poets
Nick Baker explores co-working - a new way of working and a new kind of workspace.
Irma Kurtz talks to five different agony aunts from around the world.
Comedy about four housemates who seem to be the last people left on Earth
Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Martha Kearney