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.
14-year-old Sharmila avoids the grief from her mother's death in Hindu mythology.
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
Sci-fi thriller by award-winning US writer Ted Chiang
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.
Secrets, misunderstandings and passion played out over one hot summer. Omnibus editions.
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.
Quiz show hosted by Steve Punt from UK universities
Crazy panel show chaired by comic Sue Perkins
Members of the cast of popular TV sketch show Absolutely reunite for a radio series
Surreal comedy starring John Hegley and Simon Munnery
Do mysterious religious messages delivered via library books foretell the Second Coming?
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.
El Sistema's music changed lives in Venezuela. Can it work for deprived kids in Scotland?
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.
Comedy series in which, each week, Marcus Brigstocke is put in charge of a 'big thing'.
Classic sketch comedy from the 1970s
Alex Butterworth meets the police team protecting Italy's priceless culture.
Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.
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
Tom Robinson explores Robert Schumann's collaborative violin sonata, Frei Aber Einsam.
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 plays by Nigel Smith that imagine conversations at key moments in recent history
Series revisiting the childhood homes of influential Britons
Nick Revell's bizarre comedy
The story of the Hull Truck Theatre company and its move to new premises.
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.
Comic debating show that tackles the weighty issues of the day
Louise Elliott meets Terry O'Neill from Newport, whose story inspired Agatha Christie.
BBC Radio Wales
Panel show in which guests donate fascinating exhibits to a vast imaginary museum
More fun on the waves in this classic comedy
James Naughtie profiles 60 public figures nominated to mark the diamond jubilee
Roy Hudd's long-running topical sketch show
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.
Detective aficionado Professor Jeffrey Richards looks at popular radio detectives
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
Author Professor Dunning and Inspector Lionheart team up to unravel spooky mysteries
Comic series following the lives of John Shuttleworth and his family
An 'unreliable' Tudor history, created and written by Barry Grossman
The sketch show with regulars including Nick Golson, Tim de Jongh and Peter Bradshaw
Original stories by unpublished writers
Mathematician and code-breaker Alan Turing, and his role in the invention of the computer.
Spinoff of nautical sitcom The Navy Lark, as the Troutbridge's crew takes over a TV studio
Game show in which panellists are encouraged to tell lies
Screenwriter Jeremy Dyson praises the supernatural stories of Robert Aickman.