Matthew Harvey explores the fascinating world of inventions
Tim Boon tells the story of Percy Smith, a pioneer in the art of the natural history film.
Comedy drama series by Christopher Fitz-Simon, set in the 1950s in a Donegal town
The jovial host ferrets through Auntie's festive jewels for some comedy gold
A nationwide search to find the best new stand-up talent in the UK
Susan George recalls the visits to Britain of Hollywood legend Bette Davis.
Bob Geldof, Ronnie Wood and others remember rock 'n' roll music promoter Bill Graham.
Archive recordings and poem readings pay tribute to the familiar chimes
Comedy series set in a seaside town building site in the 1950s, starring Norman Rossington
Classic comedy and variety from Blackpool's famous Jubilee Theatre.
Comedy Victorian adventures by Mark Evans
The dreamlike, dark mind of Chris Morris blends low-key comedy with music.
Sir Anthony Blunt considers his life and the shame of his exposure.
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
Led by James Naughtie, readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best known novels
Bram Stoker's disturbing vampire tale of horror, re-imagined by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.
Comedy by Bill Dare. Brian Gulliver relates his bizarre adventures in undiscovered worlds
Michael Williams stars as a buying clerk in this version of Frank Dickens' cartoon strip
Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas
Classic BBC radio sketch comedy
Crawford Logan reads from Byron Rogers' travel book
Bettany Hughes uses the latest archaeological evidence to learn about the Byzantine empire