1/10 Anna Chen uncovers an early history, beginning with Shen Fu Tsong in the court of James II
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Gerry Anderson presents a portrait of early dance-hall days in rural Ireland. (R)
BBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio Ulster
Neil MacGregor charts the career of Otto von Bismarck, known as the Iron Chancellor. (R)
BBC Radio 4
Pupils from an Edinburgh school learn about life on the home front. (R)
BBC Radio Scotland
Neil MacGregor focuses on the art of Kathe Kollwitz, witness to the suffering of war.
BBC Radio 4 FM only
Billy Kay discovers how the works of Edgar Allan Poe were inspired by Ayrshire. (R)
2/10 Recollections from those who experienced the Battle of Mons.