Factual A to Z
- Tim Key and Gogol's Overcoat
Comedian Tim Key spins his own surreal tale of one of Russia's greatest short stories.
- Tim Key's Suspended Sentence
Poet and comedian Tim Key sleuths out what makes a great literary opening line.
- Titanic Letters
Ciaran Hinds introduces a series of letters written 100 years ago by people on-board
- Titanic Town
Gerry Anderson considers Titanic's complex relationship with the city of her birth.
- To Err is Human
Phil Hammond explores the consequences of human error in the medical profession.
- Today at the Assembly
Review of the day's political events at Stormont, home of the Northern Ireland Assembly
- Today in Parliament
News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament
- Too Clever by Half
Stephanie Calman talks to women with an intellectual mismatch in their relationships.
- Top Deck Tales
Robert Elms celebrates London, the city he loves, with a journey on the number 36 bus.
- Top of the Class
John Wilson meets leading figures and takes them back to the places they left behind
- Tracing Your Roots
Series exploring the practice of researching family history
- Train Hopping in the USA
Jumping on freight trains in America - danger, thrills and desperation in the USA today.
- Traveller's Tree
Travel programme consisting of tips and advice for travellers submitted by the public
- Treating Tumours: Old Drug, New Tricks
An old antidepressant has unexpected anticancer properties, but no-one is developing it.
- Tulips on the Moon
Documentary looking at the concept of growing plants in space and even on spacecraft.
- Turkish Delight?
Yasmeen Khan reports on the Turkish community in the United Kingdom.
- Tweet of the Day
British birds through their songs and calls. 265 programmes of 90 seconds, over a year
- Twenty Minutes
Eclectic arts magazine programme, exploring a range of fascinating subjects
- Twin Nation
Edi Stark explores different aspects of being a twin
- Twin Sisters, Two Faiths
Identical twin sisters talk about their different choices to follow Islam and Christianity
- Type A Meet Type B!
What makes people early or late risers?
- Ulster's Forgotten Darling
Fionola Meredith goes in search of medieval scholar, author and poet Helen Waddell.
- Ulysses Today
Mark Lawson and his guests discuss the powerful influence of James Joyce's Ulysses.
- Unbuilt Britain
Jonathan Glancey looks at the great building projects of Britain that never made it
- Uncertain Climate
Roger Harrabin investigates whether the arguments over climate change can ever be won
- Under Jacques Demy's Umbrella
An evocation of the musical film of Jacques Demy, director of Les Parapluies de Cherbourg.
- Unreliable Evidence
Series exploring and analysing the legal issues of the day
- Up All Night
News and features from around the world
- Up To Scratch
Kit Hesketh Harvey visits the Nailympics to understand the growing mania for manicures.
- Vanessa Feltz
Have your say on the day's news and hear London's decision makers held to account.
- Vernon Harwood
The Sunday colour supplement! Celebrating "the spirit of Gloucestershire".
- Victoria Derbyshire
Phone-in and debate on the day's big stories
- Virtually Famous
Ellie Gibson presents a documentary about computer games and indie games designers.
- Voices from the Old Bailey
Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from 18th-century Old Bailey court cases
- Voices of the Powerless
Melvyn Bragg explores the lives of ordinary British people across the last 1,000 years.
- Voodoo Wasps and Zombie Worms
Could infection by parasites be at the root of human behaviour and even mental illness?
- Wah Yan Jee Sing
The Wah Yan Jee Sing team bring you the latest on health and social issues in Cantonese
- Waiting for Independence Day
As Scotland awaits a referendum on Independence, what has Quebec's experience been?
- Wake Up to Money
News and insight from the business world
- Wales and Everest
Documentary exploring the link between Wales and the highest mountain in the world.
- Wales at Work
Programme covering the world of work, debunking jargon and talking about business
- Walking on Planet C
After a cancer diagnosis, musician Nile Rodgers walks the streets of New York.
- Warding of the Germs
Winifred Robinson investigates what more could be done to prevent infections in hospitals
- Was Dracula Irish?
Irish novelist Patrick McCabe explores the Irish influences on Bram Stoker's Dracula.
- Was Gertrude Stein Any Good?
I am a genius. Gertrude Stein. A genius. A genius. I. Gertrude Stein. Am I a genius?
- Wasting Away in the Outback
The Australian government's deal with an indigenous community to take their nuclear waste.
- Week in Westminster
Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster
- Weekend Extra
The weekend begins. Kerry McLean presents fun guests and fantastic tunes to start the day.
- Welsh's Scottish Journey
Louise Welsh updates the 1930s trail blazed round Scotland by Orkney poet Edwin Muir
- Westminster Hour
Radio 4's Sunday night political discussion programme
- What Are the Police For?
Mark Easton asks what the UK public wants from its police force
- What Does Ed Miliband Really Think?
Steve Richards talks to Ed Miliband, his friends and critics about his political ideas.
- What Happened at Copenhagen?
A year after the Copenhagen climate summit, Roger Harrabin explores what really happened.
- What If...
A series of programmes about what the world of the future might be like.
- What Thatcher Did Next
Elinor Goodman explores Margaret Thatcher's life after she ceased to be prime minister.
- What the Papers Say
The country's leading political journalists analyse the newspapers
- What the Scandinavians Know about Children's Literature
Mariella Frostrup looks at Scandinavian children's literature.
- What's Eating the Museum?
The battle to save museum collections from insect pests.
- What's in a Name?
Sangita Myska with a witty and insightful exploration of names in contemporary Britain.
- What's the Benefit?
Tom Heap aims to get behind the tabloid headlines on the UK's unemployed
- What's the Point of ...
Quentin Letts takes a witty but thought-provoking look at some great British institutions
- When Hollywood Met Halifax
Liza Tarbuck discovers how Jayne Mansfield shook up the northern club scene in 1967.
- When Washington Came to Brum
How some of the earliest American literary classics were actually written in Birmingham.
- Where Did All the Comrades Go?
How the Communist Party's money and ideas influenced British politics after its collapse.
- Who Found Machu Picchu?
Hugh Thomson travels to Peru's ancient wonder to unearth the truth behind its discovery.
- Who Goes First?
Richard Uridge explores the pros and cons of self-experimentation by medical researchers.
- Who Killed the Cockney Sparrer?
Nature detective Tom Heap investigates who, or what, is killing the common sparrow.
- Who Needs Scientists?
Mark Miodownik challenges the conventional wisdom that more scientists are essential.
- Who's My Half-Brother? Where's My Half-Sister?
How children conceived through a sperm donor can make contact with their half-siblings.
- Who's the Pest?
Entomologist Erica McAlister takes listeners on an adventure in insect world
- Whose Health Is It Anyway?
Barbara Myers examines the health trainers initiative.
- Wireless Nights
Jarvis Cocker explores the human condition after dark, with stories of night people
- With us or against us
The story of the coalition set up following the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001.
Series looking at key events in history, as told by the people who were there
The stories of our times told by the people who were there.
- Woman's Hour
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
- Word of Mouth
Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
- Words to Wine
Walter Love talks to Alan Brady, Ulster journalist turned acclaimed New Zealand winemaker.
- World Book Club
World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel.
- World Business Report
World Business Report provides analysis of the big global business and economic issues.
- World Heritage: Curse or Blessing?
Emily Maitlis asks if the UN's heritage police is a force for good or ill.
- World On The Move: Great Animal Migrations
Series following the movement and migration of animals across the planet
- Wrestling with Words
Exploring the process of speaking and the causes of stammering.
- Writing in Three Dimensions: Angela Carter's Love Affair with Radio
Angela Carter's friends, colleagues and admirers remember her innovative plays for radio.
- Y Talwrn
Dau dîm o feirdd yn cystadlu i geisio cyrraedd y rownd derfynol yn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol
- You and Yours
News and discussion of consumer affairs
- Younge on Obama - Performance Notes on a Presidency
Gary Younge examines Barack Obama's presidency
- Your Desert Island Discs
Kirsty Young presents tracks that listeners have chosen to take to a desert island
- Your Money
Paul Lewis and Lesley Curwen examine the money issues that matter to you.
- Your Place and Mine
A look at the weird and wonderful across Northern Ireland.
- Your World
Documentaries featuring personal human stories and arresting global issues.