How Aimee Semple McPherson mixed glamour and gospel to invent broadcast evangelism in LA.
BBC World Service
Old friends help Mark Paytress delve into the life of a true radio pioneer.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Stuart Maconie presents a profile of the idiosyncratic Icelandic singer.
BBC Radio 6 Music
A look at the myths and history surrounding the figure of the snowman.
The Russian volunteers fighting in eastern Ukraine for their dreams of empires past
Kim Lenaghan opens Radio Ulster's special audio Advent calendar.
BBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio Ulster
Mothers of jihadist fighters speak out to help counter the radicalisation of young people
2/2 Kim Lenaghan explores festive food past and present.
Highlights of Charlotte Dubenskij's in-depth analysis on the issues that matter.
BBC Radio Wales
The lives of Afghan women in Kabul as the troops depart
US singer-songwriter John Grant presents a documentary exploring the music of Iceland.
1/3 Matthew Sweet asks how human longevity shifted from an indicator of progress to anxiety. (R)
BBC Radio 4
4/4 Paul Farley introduces a new poem for the year's midnight from Alice Oswald.
Joan Bakewell asks what she might expect, and how she should prepare, if she had dementia. (R)
Yn 31 oed mae Iestyn Jones yn honi fod cerddoriaeth wedi achub ei fywyd. Dyma'i stori. (R)
BBC Radio Cymru
Ten years on from the release of Pow!, Lethal B explores what inspired him to make it.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
George Parker of the Financial Times analyses the newspapers.
Kim Lenaghan opens Radio Ulster's special audio Advent calendar. (R)
20/30 Stuart Grundy presents a series looking back on events and music from 1955 to 1979.