Meeting the sons and daughters of famous comedians
Classic sitcom about the exploits of a Second World War Home Guard platoon
By James Hopkin. Stories that explore the history and landscape of the Dalmatian Islands
Sketches and songs from the surreal comedy minds of Dan Freedman and Nick Romero
Reem Kelani explores the history of the Dance of the Seven Veils.
Rachel Johnson talks to women, now in their 90s, who visted Germany in the 1930s.
Daphne Du Maurier's dark fantasy tale exploring the sinister side of human nature
Series of Scottish 19th-century tales of terror and mystery, dramatised by Marty Ross
Dashiell Hammett's thriller stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth
Former spies Josephine Daunt and Susan Dervish set up a detective agency
Comedy series about the continuing adventures of cricketer Dave Podmore
It's Ashes time - again. Is Dave Podmore's reign as England's anti-hero finally over?
Ted is not asking much for his birthday, just a winning bet. But will the horse oblige?
In the 1950s, influential artist Pablo Picasso stirs up a community at a peace conference.
Series of talks by Sir David Attenborough on the natural histories of creatures and plants
Short stories from one of the London Evening Standard's Books of the Year 2012.
4 Extra Debut. Drag queen Darcy White's ex-partner Dennis turns up after 20 years.
David 'Reginald Perrin' Nobbs reads from his autobiography
Dramas and a documentary to celebrate the prolific British playwright and author
A group of veteran outrageous comedians face home truths when one of their number dies.
The story of Alexander the Great, with a distinguished cast list
Three school friends imagine their perfect worlds, but what will their adult lives bring?
Adam Smith explores Nathanael West's 1938 Hollywood novel Day of the Locust.
Award-winning comedy impression show
BBC Radio 4
Comedian Jo Brand explores the sinister history of chocolate.
Jamie Parker reads Gore Vidal's mystery whodunit set in the world of a ballet company
A waitress falls for a neurotic poet, except that sometimes she longs to find 'a real man'
A couple are house-sitting when they meet an unappealing dog and a celebrity neighbour.
Peter Curran explores the city of Austin in Texas.
How did Indian bandit queen Phoolan Devi become a heroine and earn worldwide notoriety?
Dad's Army star Clive Dunn looks back over his eventful showbiz career
Spoof report series, in which an incompetent investigator tackles various subjects
Series of ghostly stories by Irish novelist Dermot Bolger
Kirsty Young introduces gems from the Desert Island Discs archive
Impoverished sisters struggle to choose lives governed either by emotion or intellect.
The lives on Pitcairn Island of the HMS Bounty mutineers and their descendants
Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.
Sue MacGregor tells the story of the battle over a perfect T-Rex skeleton.
4 Extra Debut. 1840: Sir Harcourt Courtly is aiming to capture young Grace Harkaway.
Peter White presents a history of disability in the 18th and 19th centuries
Ian Lavender explores his Dad's Army colleague Arthur Lowe's radio legacy.
As Doctor Who returns, Jon Culshaw looks at the man who changed it forever - Douglas Adams
Specially recorded audio dramas and readings from the time-travelling adventure series
Children's writer and illustrator Lauren Child explores the world of the doll's house.
Ernest is a fairground stallholder living in his Uncle Leo's baleful shadow.
A bus driver's philanthropic nature means bad timekeeping but general goodwill.
English Civil War drama with Graham Blockey
A Shakespearean academic learns a large item awaits collection at a remote station.
David Baddiel hosts a stand-up show in which comedians try not to make an audience laugh.
John Osborne returns to Radio 4 with stories from the seasides closest to his heart.
Sharp comedy from Frank Skinner - a masterclass in the great art of arguing
A former Vermont college student looks back upon the deadly events of years earlier.
Uncompromising, live phone-in show hosted by DJ Gary Bellamy.
The poet and cultural icon Dr John Cooper Clarke has been given control of Radio 4 Extra.
Jenny Eclair explores the world of outrageous animated ladies over the years.
Mary Robinson examines Eleanor Roosevelt's role in the UN Declaration of Human Rights.
Exploring The Wind in the Willows and author Kenneth Grahame's relationship with his son.
Sitcom about an unemployed man living with his high-flying mother