The moral, ethical and spiritual questions surrounding the right to die in Belgium
BBC World Service
Andy Peebles talks to the man behind the sounds of the Beatles, the Goons and others.
BBC Radio 6 Music
David Quantick charts music's love affair with the 45 rpm single.
Jim Broadbent returns to his Lincolnshire roots in the village of Holton-cum-Beckering.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
1/3 Synonymous with the Renaissance, why did the Medici family bank act as patron to artists?
How Boris Pasternak's great novel Dr Zhivago came to be published in the West .
Monty Don introduces the beluga whale, exploring the future of one particular population.
BBC Radio 4 FM
Michael Symmons Roberts explores why so many poets choose to become opera librettists.
2/5 Fierce storms and dense sea ice provide more challenges to the film crew.
Sally Marlow investigates the hidden problem of addiction to over-the-counter painkillers.
BBC Radio 4
Dev meets the sharing generation, who prefer borrowing and swapping to buying and owning.
BBC Radio 1
Most published science papers are untrue, but few ever get tested. Jolyon Jenkins reports. (R)
9/10 Barry Manilow looks at the work of the great songwriters Burt Bacharach and Hal David. (R)
BBC Radio 2
1/2 Andy Peebles presents a profile of the American writers and producers.
David Quantick continues his look at music's love affair with the 45 rpm single.
Wednesday 3 September 2014