1/4 Mica Paris tells the story of Prince, the singer, songwriter and musician.
BBC Radio 6 Music
The Great Train Robbery of 1963, when thieves stole more than £2 million.
BBC World Service Online
3/3 Paul Jones concludes a series profiling rock 'n' roll and R'n'B star Antoine 'Fats' Domino
2/2 Lisa Rogers visits Wales's first men-only beauty salon to discover metrosexual grooming.
BBC Radio Wales
Mike Greenwood reports from Paraguay on the battle for one of the last wildernesses.
In 1972, chess makes headlines as volatile American Bobby Fischer becomes world champion.
Rowan Pelling searches for a cure for the problem which blights her life, procrastination.
BBC Radio 4
1/5 Anti-apartheid campaigner Albie Sachs on the Largo from Dvorak's New World Symphony.
2/5 Women prisoners tell of the despair of imprisonment and the importance of family bonds.
BBC Radio 4 FM
Peter Curran finds out why we sing to ourselves and why sometimes we cannot stop it.
BBC Radio 3
A journey through the UK defence economy telling the story of a bullet from factory to war
A profile of the original hobo, bluesman David 'Honeyboy' Edwards.
BBC Radio 2
Owen Sheers visits a Colombian city reborn - through its own great literary heritage. (R)
2/4 Mica Paris tells the story of Prince. First broadcast in 2003.
Janice Forsyth with a lunar-themed Zone.
BBC Radio Scotland
Charlie Gillett tells the musical story of New Orleans, also known as The Big Easy.
Wednesday 29 August 2012