TV made in the US by tribal people and watched - at its height - by 50 million people
BBC World Service
1/2 Another chance to hear Robbie Vincent talk to soul singer Bobby Womack.
BBC Radio 6 Music
1/3 Marc Almond delivers a personal exploration of the life and works of Jacques Brel.
Adrian Chiles travels with Britain's growing band of professional storytellers.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
The hugely popular televised competition to find the best poet in the Middle East
3/4 Peter Jackson talks to one of the great eccentrics of Welsh sport, Neville Southall. (R)
BBC Radio Wales
1/3 Andy Kershaw goes back to Leeds University to see how jazz, folk and rock went to college.
3/5 Robert McCrum on the life of Norah Smallwood, Britain's first woman publishing leader. (R)
BBC Radio 4
How does training at Sandhurst Academy bolster militarised monarchies of the Arab world?
BBC Radio 4 FM only
Bailtean Bhatain agus Feòrlaig, le cuairt a Chladh a' Chadha Ruaidh. Le Ailean Caimbeul.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
3/5 Lucy looks for economic solutions in Mark Twain's short story The Million Pound Bank Note.
4/4 Michael Robinson explores how to fix Britain's broken housing market. (R)
Archie Fisher presents the second of two programmes celebrating the songs of Robert Burns. (R)
BBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio Ulster
Bailtean Bhatain agus Feòrlaig, le cuairt a Chladh a' Chadha Ruaidh. Le Ailean Caimbeul. (R)
2/2 Another chance to hear Robbie Vincent talk to soul singer Bobby Womack.
2/3 Marc Almond looks at the darker side of French singer-songwriter Jacques Brel.
How effective are drug rehabilitation centres run by Guatemala's Pentecostal churches?
Thursday 28 August 2014