Did Johnny Cash have any real impact on prison reform in America?
BBC World Service
Reverend Richard Coles looks at the success of the book The Cross and the Switchblade.
14/52 Alan Freeman explores the origins and development of blues music.
BBC Radio 6 Music
How the Communist Party's money and ideas influenced British politics after its collapse.
BBC Radio 4
6/20 BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today
BBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio Ulster
1/5 Howard Roe and Nick Pyenson on the wonders of 'lunge feeding'.
Cawn gipolwg ar fyd dartiau gyda chwaraewyr mewn cynghrair leol yn nhref Aberteifi.
BBC Radio Cymru
12/30 The importance of music-making at home, and the chances it created for finding a partner.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Lifelong fan Danny Wallace celebrates the Beano comic in its 75th anniversary year.
2012 Nobel Prize winner, John Gurdon, on cloning a frog decades before Dolly the Sheep
Chris Mullin explores what working life is like for some outsourced workers.
1/3 Matt Edmondson embraces the world of hip hop with mentor Charlie Sloth!
BBC Radio 1 N. Ireland
BBC Radio 1 Scotland
BBC Radio 1 Wales
BBC Radio 1
Jools Holland presents the first part of a profile of British jazz great Chris Barber. (R)
BBC Radio 2
1/4 The series begins with a look at the early days of the UK rock scene.
15/52 Presented by Alan Freeman.
Tuesday 15 January 2013