A short story diptych written by the award-winning author Patrick Ness
Malcolm McLaren presents a profile of artist Salvador Dali.
Series about ancient British trades, presented by Clare Jenkins
A profile of Arabella Churchill, one of the founders of the Glastonbury festival.
The week's events in Ambridge
The week's events in Ambridge.
Essential drama from the heart of the country.
Ian Kelly explores the theatricality and architecture of food and feasting.
New comedy by Jim Poyser and Neil Griffiths set in a struggling architects' office.
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Poet Ian McMillan looks at horoscopes and the reasons behind their endurance.
AL Kennedy relates what befell her whilst finishing her latest novel in the USA
Grammy Award winning film maker Don Letts explores the life of reggae singer Peter Tosh.
Armando Iannucci offers a heady mix of topical comedy, chat and outrageous fibs
Singer Joan Armatrading reports on her time spent with the current Lord Mayor of London.
A group of eclectic characters find themselves and each other in 1970's San Francisco
The traditional two-minute silence to mark Armistice Day.
The life of Louis Armstrong as told through his archive of tape recordings.
Series investigating attacks on art works, from the earliest times to the present day
Bob Dickinson visits a new festival of contemporary art in a nuclear bunker in Bosnia.
Damien Hirst and others reflect on the forces that produced a brash, bold group of artists
The story of how one woman persuaded famous artists to donate prints to British schools.
David Snow joins an archaeolological dig in the WWI trenches in Thiepval Wood in France.
Roger Law investigates the extraordinary boom in contemporary Chinese art
Stuart Maconie recalls some classic pop albums that chronicle the end of a relationship.
The first broadcast of a newly discovered talk by Dylan Thomas.
Richard Coles on the inspiration to artists of darkness and the Northern lights in Norway.
Psychoanalyst and former cricketer Mike Brearley investigates the art of the director
John Wilson explores the reasons why some artists use rubbish in their work.
Will Gompertz examines objects in the Royal Collection that define the British monarchy.
Michael Portillo explores the Parliamentary Art Collection
Peter Day salutes the graphic artists whose canvas was Radio Times, 90 years old this week
Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores the digital remastering of music.
Mark Whitaker looks at some of the lesser-known ways the arts responded to the Great War.
Guy Garvey on the challenge of turning a collection of songs into a single piece of art.
Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's chief of staff, asks what makes a great foreign minister.
Laurie Taylor investigates the pain and pleasure of UK public address announcements.
Midge Ure investigates water's role as a constantly flowing source of musical inspiration.
Arthur Smith pieces together an unreliable portrait of Arthur Cravan, the Dada James Dean.
Horatio Clare explores the landscapes - real and imagined - of horror writer Arthur Machen
Ian Sansom explores the life of the prolific journalist, historian and children's educator
Three classic short stories by American playwright Arthur Miller
The story of a woman's investigation of her father's death in an air crash in 1968.
Arthur Smith invites an audience into his home for music and comedy
Arthur Smith leads his audience around the Edinburgh Festival for comedy, music and japes.
Toby Amies discovers how tricksters have turned the poking of fun into an art form.
Series in which the award-winning National Theatre of Brent explores The Arts
Arthur Smith presents a series of comedy lectures on different aspects of Art
Novelist Mavis Cheek examines the birth and development of the Arvon Foundation.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Craig Brown introduces a mixture of satire, social observation and nonsense
Satirist Craig Brown dips into the private lives of public figures
Are ash trees coping with the spread of ash dieback in Britain? Adam Hart investigates.
Yasmeen Khan explores the bling-filled world of the British Asian wedding.
Zaiba Malik on the Asian youth movements in the 1970s who fought for justice and equality.
Fact-inspired short stories by Emma Donoghue about travels to, in and from North America
The experience of astronauts' wives during the Apollo space programme of the 1960s.
The parents of premature babies talk about watching their children battle for life.
Peter and Dan Snow recall Wellington's campaign in the Peninsular War against Napoleon
Peter and Dan Snow investigate the diaries of Wellington's forces in the Peninsular War