5/8 Will Gompertz explores 500 years of British monarchs, through the objects they acquired.
BBC Radio 4
5/5 Writer and former England cricketer Ed Smith on cricket in the novels of JL Carr.
BBC Radio 3
30/30 Clare Balding explores the cultural importance of the great triviality that is sport.
Poet Paul Farley flies over London in a police helicopter and reflects on the city below.
4/5 Former Olympic fencer Richard Cohen on swordplay in Dumas's The Three Musketeers.
29/30 Clare Balding explores the way television has changed our relationship with sport forever.
Comedian and musician Rich Morton explores the laid-back world of lounge music.
3/5 Author Richard T Kelly on rugby league in Lindsay Anderson's film This Sporting Life.
28/30 Clare Balding explores the demise of the amateurism in rugby union.
1/2 Giles Edwards follows the work of three of the government's trainee community organisers.