4/5 Edna enjoys literary success in 60s London.
BBC Radio 4
The Kabul plastic surgeon who says demand for nose jobs and breast enhancements is growing
BBC World Service
Rob Walker investigates allegations of corruption in the South African education system.
A profile of Bill Szymczyk, whose credits include BB King and The Eagles.
BBC Radio 6 Music
News, weather, travel and sport, plus what's going on around the island.
BBC Radio Guernsey
Nicky Campbell takes your calls on the day's big story.
BBC Radio 5 live
Paralympian and broadcaster Ade Adepitan explains his castaway picks to Kirsty Young.
5/5 Writer Edna O'Brien reads her memoir, recalling New York dreams, and London memories.
BBC Radio 4 FM only
With Chris Warburton. The ex-heroin addict who almost died of an anthrax infection.
Mike George sits in and meets the local musicians influenced by The Beatles.
BBC Radio Gloucestershire
Fi Glover hears from friends in Scotland who share a diagnosis of early-onset dementia.
5/5 Gyles Brandreth has written books about Charles and Camilla, and Elizabeth II and Philip.
Ben brings you surprising stories from Leicestershire and Rutland with the news after 5pm.
BBC Radio Leicester
Matthew Bannister on Eric Hobsbawm, Michael Hurll, Jerome Horwitz and Harry Chambers.
Sometimes family secrets are not secret at all, as Elizabeth and Kevin discover.
In this week's programme Mike Williams looks at why people start smoking.
Lesley Chamberlain tells the story of German artist and architect Heinrich Vogeler.
BBC Radio 3
Century Speaks: An oral history project looking back at life in the 20th Century.
BBC Radio Merseyside
Gay couple Jo and Georgina reflect on what kind of parents they might have been.
Saturday 6 October 2012