3/5 Cixi adopts the three-year-old son of her sister and names him Emperor. (R)
BBC Radio 4
Writer Bill Bryson on why the summer of 1927 was a turning point in American history
BBC World Service
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
How Venuezuela's looming economic crisis is threatening the supply of basic consumer goods
4/5 A young ambitious reformist looks to topple Cixi from power, and a battle of wits ensues.
BBC Radio 4 FM only
Claims dozens of men working on preparations for Qatar World Cup 2022 have recently died.
Health, heart and money issues explored with Anna and a whole lot more.
BBC Radio Gloucestershire
Calligrapher Ewan Clayton went from monastic life in England to advising digital pioneers
3/6 Tony Roper talks to boxing champion Jim Watt about growing up in Glasgow in the 1950s.
BBC Radio Scotland
Straeon hwn a'r llall a rhoi'r byd yn ei le yng nghwmni Nia Roberts.
BBC Radio Cymru
Ben brings you surprising stories from Leicestershire and Rutland with the news after 5pm.
BBC Radio Leicester
3/4 Alan Dein hears a moving story of widowhood from 60-year-old Jennie in the Australian bush (R)
4/5 A young ambitious reformist looks to topple Cixi from power, and a battle of wits ensues. (R)
Friday 27 September 2013