Series that tracks down the stories behind the scores of well-known pieces of music
BBC Radio 4
Bindi is an eccentric 'olderpreneur', driven to show everyone that it is never too late.
A portrait of bombing range RAF Holbeach and the civilians who man the targets there.
Tracey Logan explores the world of colour, from biology to fashion
A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage
Radio adaptations of the award-winning fantasy author's novels.
Jan Ravens puts familiar names in unfamiliar situations, including Maggie Smith.
Comedy sketch show, written by and starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb
Well-known names reminisce and entertain with tales from their lives.
Crazy panel show chaired by comic Sue Perkins
Surreal comedy starring John Hegley and Simon Munnery
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Arthur Askey welcomes Richard 'Stinker' Murdoch, Vic Damone, Lee Wilson and Bucks Fizz.
Tim Boon tells the story of Percy Smith, a pioneer in the art of the natural history film.
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.
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
Jack Dee narrates the story of Gerard Hoffnung's classic tale, The Bricklayer's Lament.
Classic sketch comedy from the 1970s
Alex Butterworth meets the police team protecting Italy's priceless culture.
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
Sue Teddern's drama based on the Rank Charm School. With Dinah Sheridan
Comedy from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The Comedy Club brings you the best in contemporary radio comedy
Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings
Series of Scottish 19th-century tales of terror and mystery, dramatised by Marty Ross
As Doctor Who returns, Jon Culshaw looks at the man who changed it forever - Douglas Adams
A radio outing for the comedy duo
The latest releases, the hottest stars and the leading directors, plus news and insights
John Hurt is The Narrator in John Fowles' tale of forbidden passions in Victorian Dorset
People from different generations discuss how approaches in a certain field have changed
Classic material from one of the all-time radio comedy greats
Five short stories inspired by structures created by Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Series of three stories inspired by the unique music of Tom Waits
Series revisiting the childhood homes of influential Britons
Nick Revell's bizarre comedy
Comedy from Manchester starring Smug Roberts, Kate Ward, Robin Ince and Helen Moon
Irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince.
Music and mayhem from Ken Dodd
Alan Dein uncovers the history of the Keskidee, the first black arts centre in Britain.
John Osborne wrestles with the idea of donating one of his kidneys to a virtual stranger.
Improvised sketch show with a live studio audience, with Josie Lawrence and Jim Sweeney
Stand-up, comedy sketches and music with quick-fire comic Lee Mack
Comedy about the ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state
Orson Welles brings his infamous con artist character Harry Lime to radio
A series chronicling the influences that affected the course of classical music
Matthew Sweet reveals the untold story of film critic Harold McCarthy.
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
John Lloyd celebrates 30 years of The Meaning of Liff with Matt Lucas and Helen Fielding.
More fun on the waves in this classic comedy
James Naughtie profiles 60 public figures nominated to mark the diamond jubilee
Comedy sketches and satirical comments from Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests
Roger Bolton tells the story of the Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest bible.
A man who meets the woman of his dreams, but there is one problem
Peter Luke's plays about the 1808-1813 peninsular campaign of the Duke of Wellington.
Adaptation of The Palliser novels by Anthony Trollope, written at the height of his powers
BBC Radio 7
Surreal political fantasy with Hugh Laurie
Libby Purves follows the way Britain prepared for the assault on Normandy in June 1944.
Robert Forrest's popular thriller, set in 10th-century Japan. Omnibus editions.
Derrick Weaver, 44 years a milkman in Birmingham, gives a revealing insight into his job.
Horror and mystery series, hosted by Vincent Price
Comedy. Kate Fox explores things she does not want, despite society telling her she should
Comedian Adam Bloom sets the world to rights, with help from his fellow comics
Award-winning drama series about a young married couple with learning disabilities
The story of the competition to become the first pilot to fly across the English Channel.
Series which reunites a group of people intimately involved in a moment of modern history
Sketch show about modern life for people old enough to know better
Inspector Lestrade introduces tales of Sherlock Holmes's rivals
Comic series following the lives of John Shuttleworth and his family
Game show in which panellists are encouraged to tell lies
Screenwriter Jeremy Dyson praises the supernatural stories of Robert Aickman.
Comedy about four housemates who seem to be the last people left on Earth
The radio panel game of literary correctness
Sitcom starring Harry Worth and Jacqueline Clarke
Phill Jupitus investigates the social importance of 2 Tone music in Britain.
Parody and mockery with Rory Bremner and Harry Enfield
Tony Robinson tells the story of Thor Heyerdahl’s epic raft journey across the Pacific.
Series of five stories by Scottish author Dorothy K Haynes, first published in 1949
Thucydides' masterful first-hand account of the devastating wars between Athens and Sparta
Poet and comedian Tim Key sleuths out what makes a great literary opening line.
Tom Wrigglesworth phones home for his weekly check-in.
Tony Law looks at surrealism in comedy, with archive material from Monty Python and more.
A real miscarriage of justice inspired Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Truman Capote's novel about a New York writer and 1940s girl-about-town Holly Golightly
Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast