Frank Cottrell Boyce marks the centenary of DH Lawrence's first masterpiece.
Bluegrass in the Cotswolds at the Sore Fingers Summer School.
Miranda Sawyer examines how rave culture has moved from rebellion to mainstream.
Exploring the roles of religion and race in the 2008 US presidential elections
Widor's Toccata: Organist Thomas Trotter dissects the popular piece of wedding music.
Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
Cultural historian CP Lee looks at the underground music phenomenon of Northern Soul.
Science broadcaster Professor Trevor Cox explores the science of aural architecture.
Comedian Stewart Lee explores the early pioneers and rumblings of electronic music.
Paul Gambaccini meets sound engineers James Lock and Geoff Emerick.
Sean Street investigates the sound of fear, the noises and music that scare us, and why.
Irma Kurtz investigates blind Spanish composer Rodrigo's famous Concerto de Aranjuez.
Russell Davies follows the musical clues through the Sherlock Holmes stories.
Tim Marlow explores the kinds of sounds and music that influence an artist's art and work.
Tribute to broadcaster Kenneth Horne, featuring archive materials.
Nina Perry traces the wood used in making musical instruments back to the forest.
Trevor Cox investigates the science of sound research
Following the lives of a fictional family of lions and their struggle to survive in Kenya
Roger Law, co-creator of Spitting Image, discovers South Africa's satirical puppets.
Wole Soyinka travels to South Africa to assess the past and present of the Rainbow Nation.
Greta Scacchi presents a portrait of Australian poet Judith Wright, who died in 2000.
Michael Robinson investigates the shifting of the balance of global economic power
Matthew Parris presents memorable despatches sent home by British diplomats down the ages
By Adil Ray and Anil Gupta. Comedy from an ethnically diverse radio station in Birmingham.
Agatha Christie mystery about debutante Rosemary, who dies at her birthday party
Rory Bremner examines the technology of speaker recognition and voice verification.
Mark D'Arcy examines the controversial approach of the Commons Speaker John Bercow.
Three-part series exploring the incredible story of Europe's most influential dynasty
An oil bonanza could be on the cards for Ireland, but who will benefit?
James May uncovers the secret history of the M25 Road Race.
Miranda Sawyer looks at one of music's most distinctive artists Siouxsie and the Banshees.
Sitcom by Clive Coleman, starring Kris Marshall
Special programme covering the chancellor's Spending Review, with analysis and reaction.
George Osborne's Comprehensive Spending Review Statement in the House of Commons.
Spike Milligan's three daughters discuss how their father's serious poetry reflected him.
Michael Scott explores global events that coincided with famous dates in British history
Miranda Sawyer examines how the grunge movement influenced a generation of British youth.
A composed feature exploring our relationship with the honeybee.
Sankha Guha travels into the jungle to track India's most revered animal, the tiger.
Sitcom set in a spiritual centre presided over by Bharat, the self-styled guru of Westgate
Two-part series telling the story of a group of young offenders who recorded three rap CDs
Roger Law explores the Chinese fake art industry.
Spitting Image's Roger Law visits the people behind a 1980s Russian version of the show.
Chemist Andrea Sella investigates things that go flash in the dark.
Rob Brydon explores comedian Tommy Cooper's love of magic.
Clare Balding charts how sport has shaped the British and how Britain has shaped sport
David Conn examines the real legacy of the Manchester Commonwealth Games in 2002.
Comedy by John Godber and Jane Thornton, set in a Yorkshire sandwich bar
Nina Perry sheds light on the musicality, rituals and personal stories of the spring clean
Nick Haslam tells the story of a small but influential language school in the Lebanon.
Journalist Henry Bonsu explores how his Ashanti ancestors participated in the slave trade
Mark Whitaker tells the story of an unprecedented movement of civil disobedience.
Ayisha Yahya investigates the cause of the falling water levels in Lake Victoria.
Robin Hunt discovers the people that inhabit and work in the British Library.
Anna Chen makes a personal journey into the culture and community of the Cornish town.
Barry Johnston explores the early career of the legendary commentator Brian Johnston.
Actress Rachael Stirling reveals strange tales and secrets from theatre's back doorstep.
Series exploring how stage works have been adapted for the cinema
Isabel Sutton previews the new indoor Jacobean theatre on London's Southbank.
The story of Field Day, a new radical theatre company launched in Londonderry in 1980.
Six BBC radio presenters have just two weeks to become fully-fledged stand-up comedians
Four Radio 4 presenters try their hand at stand-up comedy for Comic Relief
Les Dennis tells the story of Liverpool club comedian Jackie Hamilton.
Series of comic plays starring Stanley Baxter
Euan McIlwraith investigates the identity of the mysterious 'star jelly'.
Tom Robinson explores Jimi Hendrix and the guitarist's political beliefs and outlook.
Toby Young asks why his father was trying to establish a Martian colony on the South Bank.
Midge Ure explores the story behind the David Bowie's iconic rock album Ziggy Stardust.
Ray Brown recalls occasions when big stars played small venues.
Weekly discussion programme, setting the cultural agenda every Monday
Sitcom by Jack Docherty about love, marriage and despair.
Mark Paytress tracks down the mysterious Stash: friend to the stars of 60s London.
Chris Bowlby tells the story of the attempt to rescue East Germany's Stasi secret files.
At a time of change and turmoil in the Middle East, what is happening inside Israel?
Claudia Hammond tells the story of mental health care in the UK from the 1950s to today
Can computer games help to solve the problems of the world? Alex Butterworth investigates.
What now for the welfare state, 70 years after the Beveridge report?
Are today's 18-25s the "Never Had It" generation? #neverhadit.
Sound recordist Chris Watson captures 24 hours in the life of Newcastle Central Station.
Lucy Mangan explores our obsession with pens, paper and the paraphernalia of office life.
Stefan Gates on the story behind the cover of Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy album.
Stefan Gates explores the story behind the cover of Led Zeppelin's album House of the Holy
Stephanie Flanders presents a series on the economics of our times
Stephen Fry traces the evolution of the mobile phone
Michael Portillo digs into Spain's relationship with Islam
Paul Jackson and a team of scriptwriters assess the legacy of Steptoe and Son, 50 years on
Oona King reveals a history of sterilisation abuse within ethnic populations in America.
Newspaper columnist Steve Richards goes on stage with 'pro-politics comedy'.
In the latest of his assignments for Radio 4, Steve Carver learns to be a chimney sweep.
The tale of two men who became Stevie Wonder's sonic architects during his classic period.
David Almond celebrates the 50th birthday of the classic children's book Stig of the Dump.