Catrin Nye explores the exorcisms taking place in Britain's South Asian communities.
BBC World Service
Alice Cooper tells the story of how The Beatles opened the doors for the British Invasion.
BBC Radio 6 Music
4/5 Billy Kay explores the legacy of Wallace and the SNP's story from the 1970s to the 1990s. (R)
BBC Radio Scotland
Melvyn Bragg explores Matthew Arnold's ideas about culture being a powerful force for good
BBC Radio 4
The story of the first stage production of The Hobbit, at New College School in 1967. (R)
3/5 Dan Cruickshank explores the conflicts that wreaked havoc on the Maori population.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
4/5 New Zealand: Dan Cruickshank investigates Maori ritual and tradition.
Janice Forsyth celebrates the 25th anniversary of cult BBC television series Tutti Frutti.
1/5 Brooke Magnanti, herself once an unnamed writer, explores anonymity through the ages.
The calamitous story of how a boat packed with comedians sailed from London to Edinburgh.
Dan Box visits the Carteret Islands, where evacuation is taking place as sea levels rises.
Roland Buerk reports on the crisis in Japan's declining traditional kimono industry.
Mark Radcliffe recalls the influential life of cult DJ and club promoter Roger Eagle.
Jim Al-Khalili meets chemist and science showman Andrea Sella.
As Derry-Londonderry becomes the UK City of Culture, William Crawley considers identity.
5/5 How a Cambridge-based company designs 85% of the silicon chips inside all mobile phones. (R)
Brazil: How architect Oscar Niemeyer brought his extraordinary building designs to life.
1/52 Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series, first broadcast in 1994.
Tuesday 1 January 2013