L Frank Baum's classic stars Barbara Barnes and Maureen Lipman
Comedy series about two elderly ladies who share a relationship based on correspondence
Two elderly ladies share a sometimes rocky relationship, conducted by correspondence
Ian Peacock picks up his spoon and delves into the history of 'The King of Fruits'.
Loveday Brooke investigates some nuns who appear to have taken to crime
The story of Ladybird children's books, including the Peter and Jane series.
Bryn Terfel, Katherine Jenkins and others reveal the history of the Welsh national anthem.
Julian Clary meets the intrepid British comics who take their acts abroad.
An epic space adventure set on Mars
John Wilson meets behind-the-scenes staff and visitors to major art exhibitions in London.
For centuries pigeon post carried messages of love and war. Can it survive the internet?
...Hitchcock Presents. Stories inspired by the master of suspense
How William Hague quit as Conservative party leader and took up the piano.
Two-part documentary in which Nicholas Parsons meets cruise ship entertainers
What does laughing reveal? Famous folk explain over Nicola Green's music using laughter.
Perrier Award winning comedian Laura Solon's sketch and character comedy series
How each age 'invents' the countryside to chime with the preoccupations of the day
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen explores the history of our homes from the 1920s to the present
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen tells the story of dandyism and male peacockery through the ages
Dramatisation of Laurie Lee's account of growing up in a remote village in the 1920s.
The fugitive crewmen of the Bounty, as they create a new life on the island of Pitcairn.
The author's views on mortality, with extracts from his 1997 Thanksgiving Service.
Facts and old historical solutions alike outwit one of the oldest of human diseases.
A kamikaze pilot's manual shows a girl how to avenge her dad's death.
A surreal tale of Edward Lear in search of his creations. Stars Derek Jacobi.
Improvised sketch show with a live studio audience, with Josie Lawrence and Jim Sweeney
A science-fiction comedy series adapted for radio by Chris Larner and David Gilbert
A surreal hour of music and comedy with Simon Munnery
Cult Radio 1 series from the 1990s, starring a young(ish) Richard Herring and Stewart Lee
An autistic girl comes to terms with her extraordinary life. Stars Becky Simpson.
Lee Mack definitely is going out. Recorded live at the 2005 Edinburgh Fringe
Stand-up, comedy sketches and music with quick-fire comic Lee Mack
Jules and Harry search for their grandmother's legacy
Omnibus. Probate researchers Dan and Rachel search for the true heir.
Satire set in the competitive world of advertising, starring Martin Jarvis
Ken Handley pitches to a motorway services chain. Advertising satire from January 1982.
An unknown agent is ensnared in a sinister plot to brainwash scientists and trade them.
Comedy about one man's struggle to establish Britain's first communist football team
Teresa Gallagher and Toby Stephens star in Tolstoy's love story set in 19th century Russia
Comedy about the ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state
Les Dawson reads his own epic novel of violence and lust.
Comedy. Les Kelly, host of a magazine show from hell, is a soundbite in human form
Christopher Hampton's dramatisation of the epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos
The adventures of Leslie Charteris' hero, Simon Templar
Russell Davies's history of radio quizzes and panel games
Alistair Cooke’s weekly talks on American life, history and politics from 1946 – 2004.
Adapted from the novel by Lew Wallace. With Jamie Glover
Charles Dodgson only trip abroad, which inspired a sequel to 'Alice in Wonderland'.
New impression and sketch show starring Lewis Macleod and guests
In a detective story set in California, the characters want independence from the script.
David Thomson takes a personal journey through how cinema has changed us
Comedy drama set in early 19th Century London, adapted from the novel by Pierce Egan.
Gary Younge meets the outspoken cartoonist and author of the provocative comic strip.
The Cartwrights feel the loss of their mother, but she left five meals to help them cope.
Sitcom profiling the life of bachelor David Bliss.
Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London
Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows
Stephen K Amos and comedy stand-ups attempt to unravel the knotty problems of modern life
Roy Boulter's comedy finds two holidaying accountants locked inside a Shanghai warehouse.
Series about a pair of singing sweethearts who attempt a comeback
Two stranded friends meet an old woman who claims to control the elements in Scotland.
Sitcom written by and starring the late Linda Smith
Comedy with Ronnie Barker
Spoof documentary series starring Tom Baker along with Stewart Lee and Richard Herring
Lisa French-Blaker recounts her tough time as an aid worker in the civil war in Darfur.
Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the last week of radio
Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of deadpan humour
Blind broadcaster Peter White explores the world where sound means everything.
Features rare interviews, routines, Listen to Les, In the Psychiatrist's Chair and more.
Laurie Lee takes Christopher Somerville on a tour of the village of Slad, where he grew up
Satirical comedy series set in the small village of Little Blighty, starring Jo Kendall
More distinctly bizarre behaviour from the citizens of Little Britain
Comedy inspired by Radio 4 listeners. Stars Prunella Scales and Hannah Gordon.
Martyn Wade's Edwardian entanglements, based on characters from the novels of Ada Leverson
Ada Leverson's social comedy set in Edwardian London.
Martyn Wade's dramatisation of Ada Leverson's comedy set in Edwardian London.
Ada Leverson's social comedy set in Edwardian London. Stars Haydn Gwynne
Five darkly comic tales by the master of the bizarre: Roald Dahl. Starring Charles Dance.
Scots explain what their history, literature, culture and music means to them.
Drama about the rivalry between a communist mayor and a priest in a postwar Italian town
How Mary Wollstonecraft's elopement with Percy Shelley sparked Frankenstein's creation.
Panic strikes in a university drama department as a siege situation unfolds.
Dramatisation of the LM Montgomery novel about an impetuous red-headed girl
Comedy sketch show, featuring Graeme Garden, Alison Steadman and Barry Cryer
Recorded in the 1990s, a panel of comedians recall exciting years that were yet to come
Recorded in July 1993, a comedic "look back" at the decade that was yet to happen
Brian Perkins, Kate Robbins and Chris Barrie 'look back' at the decade yet to happen.
Ian Hislop on the historical, social and moral landscape of Middle England
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy
Michael Rosen explores the meaning behind the tale of The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
Series of three short stories by major writers which have only recently come to light
A young woman experiences the corrosive impact of tabloid journalism.
David Rayvern Allen asks what happens when opera singers fall silent. With Norma Burrowes.
Rick Gekoski tells the stories that lie behind five very different missing works of art
Lottie is sent to save a town from disaster. But are the 'terrestrials' up to no good?
A marriage of blackmail and convenience becomes a genuine love affair tragically cut short