Ian Peacock picks up his spoon and delves into the history of 'The King of Fruits'.
How William Hague quit as Conservative party leader and took up the piano.
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen tells the story of dandyism and male peacockery through the ages
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
Cult Radio 1 series from the 1990s, starring a young(ish) Richard Herring and Stewart Lee
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
Navid Akhtar examines the career of Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire composer AR Rahman.
Comedy about one man's struggle to establish Britain's first communist football team
Comedy about the ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state
Novelist Julie Myerson pays a very personal tribute to Daphne du Maurier.
BBC Radio 4
Alistair Cooke’s weekly talks on American life, history and politics from 1946 – 2004.
Adapted from the novel by Lew Wallace. With Jamie Glover
The story of a Chinese artist who settled in a remote village near Hadrian's Wall.
Liam celebrates heroically ill-conceived technology of land, sea, space and cyberspace.
Peter White visits Argentina to hear about the work of blind fabulist Jorge Luis Borges.
David Thomson takes a personal journey through how cinema has changed us
Series about a pair of singing sweethearts who attempt a comeback
Comedy with Ronnie Barker
Lucinda Lambton reports on the struggle to save 20th-century buildings from demolition.
Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio
Satirical comedy series set in the small village of Little Blighty, starring Jo Kendall
More distinctly bizarre behaviour from the citizens of Little Britain
Orson Welles brings his infamous con artist character Harry Lime to radio
Sandi Toksvig visits the library where you borrow a person instead of a book.
Individual comedies about mothers and sons living together
The terrifying outcome of suspected witchcraft drawn from actual accounts.
Stories from bestselling romantic novelists
Architectural historian Lucinda Lambton tours some of her favourite buildings.
Heather is the Sherlock Holmes of the Sutter Estate, determined to help her community
Writer and satirist Lucy Kellaway traces the origins of today's corporate culture