How the music of Bach has provided an incredible resource for a wide range of other genres
Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits which affect us in our daily working lives
Tim Boon tells the story of Percy Smith, a pioneer in the art of the natural history film.
The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries
Comedy drama series by Christopher Fitz-Simon, set in the 1950s in a Donegal town
BBC Radio 4
Stories shortlisted for the National Short Story Award
A nationwide search to find the best new stand-up talent in the UK
BBC Radio 2
Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers contribute to the 1930s whodunit
Writer-performer Ben Moor's comic sci-fi about the bizarre parallel city of Undone
Kate hass been troubled by the voices. Will she find an answer in her childhood village?
Comedy panel show devoted to clarifying the etiquette rules for modern life.
Bob Geldof, Ronnie Wood and others remember rock 'n' roll music promoter Bill Graham.
Voices of workers from a Cornish tine mine are woven with Nick Darke's text.
Archive recordings and poem readings pay tribute to the familiar chimes
El Sistema's music changed lives in Venezuela. Can it work for deprived kids in Scotland?
Comedian Helen Keen explores how human ingenuity deals with nature's big challenges.
The omniscient cyberfriend takes over Radio 4 for a unique experiment in broadwebcasting
Bill Connor's personal tales of eating and drinking
Comedy Victorian adventures by Mark Evans
Bob Dickinson talks to performance artists who have used their own bodies for art.
Maureen Lipman takes a vada at Took and Feldman's fantabulosa omi-polones.
Lucy Fleming embarks upon a quest to discover more about her mysterious uncle Ian.
Mark Wallington adapts his own comic novel
A special season of readings for the summer
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
Comedy by Martyn Wade set in a 19th century publishing house. Starring Michael Cochrane
Led by James Naughtie, readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best-known novels
The surreal adventures of zookeepers Howard and Vince who work at Bob Fossil's Funworld
Francis Pryor meets Stuart Wilson, who bought the land covering a lost medieval Welsh town
A selection of science fiction stories by famous authors
Will the creation of the Ultimate Machine wreak havoc on the universe?
Intriguing sci-fi tales by the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning writer
Exploring the demolitions industry through the dismantling of Marischal College, Aberdeen.
Jack Dee narrates the story of Gerard Hoffnung's classic tale, The Bricklayer's Lament.
Classic sketch comedy from the 1970s