Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie's choice TV cuts.
Jenny Uglow on the less lovely aspects of the British character that blossom in the garden
Books worth reading.
BBC Radio 4
Dr Geoff Bunn journeys through 5,000 years of human understanding of the brain
Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects
The British Museum's Neil MacGregor tells A History of the World in 100 Objects.
Life of Gormenghast author Mervyn Peake, on the centenary of his birth, by his children.
Novelist Julie Myerson pays a very personal tribute to Daphne du Maurier.
Recorded in 1993, a comedic 'look back' at the decade that was yet to happen
A weekly reflection on a topical issue
Dave Lamb and Debra Stephenson star as a couple who are friends
Comedy by Martin Davies about a football-crazy priest
Battle of Britain fighter pilots recall the summer of 1940. Presented by Misha Glenny.
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
Music, comedy and chat with comedian and presenter Al Murray
Mark Rickards meets the author of The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho.
Dave confronts his emotions when a weekend turns out to be more of a New Age get-together.
The underwhelming story of life on Earth. Starring Jim Broadbent
Sathnam Sanghera asks if being tone-deaf is a medical matter or simply a lack of training.
Contemporary drama from the writers of 'The Archers'
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
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
Midge Ure investigates water's role as a constantly flowing source of musical inspiration.
Adaptations of tales from the great science fiction author and inventor
The popular comedian stars in Johnny Speight's sketches.
Satirist Craig Brown dips into the private lives of public figures
Comedy drama about a man with an unusual hobby
Fay Weldon's honest, sometimes painful, often funny, account of a life well lived.
BBC Radio 7