Adventures based on Somerset Maugham's experiences during the First World War
Armed with hat and stick, poet Simon Armitage walks along the South West Coast Path.
Dramas and adaptations from the famed writer for radio and TV.
Comedy. Napoleon and Wellington's horses exchange love letters during the Napoleonic wars
BBC Radio 4
Martin Jarvis reads from Irving's spooky classic
Three-piece sitcom group featuring comedians Greg Davies, Steve Hall and Marek Larwood
Comedy series about a high-powered marketing director with no morals and hardly any brains
Series of chilling and intimate plays
Jimmy Edwards stars as the irascible headmaster of Chiselbury School
Clive Anderson investigates the demise of the traditional bank manager.
Radio series adapted from the Jeeves and Wooster tales by PG Wodehouse
How words or songs learned as a child have helped people in situations of extreme pressure
The tale of an unexpected encounter between 20th-century legends in a Miami gym in 1964.
Tattyfilarious comic Ken Dodd chats to actor Ricky Tomlinson about his life and times.
Simon Munnery debunks the image of some iconic characters
Martin Young hosts the famous people quiz.
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz created a TV phenomenon, but their marriage paid the price.
A tale of a man's relationship with an ancient landscape. Read by Robert Powell.
The panel game where four guests try to outwit with eachother through improvisation
Lionel Kelleway hosts the quiz to find the most knowledgeable naturalist
Will Smith brings his show The Tao of Bergerac to the Radio 4 audience
Comedy series in which comedian Will Smith seeks help and advice on coping with middle age
William Boyd's novel follows one remarkable woman through the decades of the 20th century.
Dr Crippen was hanged for the murder of his wife, but what happened on the night she died?
The life and exploits of 18th-century Irish adventurer Redmond Barry
Dramatisation of the classic novel by William Makepeace Thackeray. With Emma Fielding
Readings from the short story collection by the Irish author
A train journey in Italy sparks devastation, but a new purpose for one passenger.
Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.
Battle of Britain fighter pilots recall the summer of 1940. Presented by Misha Glenny.
Can Amelia deal with the public attention after she learns to walk on water?
Peter Tinniswood's bawdy comedy. With Maurice Denham
Family sitcom starring Maurice Denham, written by Peter Tinniswood
Comedy writer David Nobbs talks about his career
Why was the genteel Agatha Christie so good at writing murder stories?
Singer Pauline Black meets some of the women who were in the vanguard of punk music.
Comedy panel game all about words, hosted by Gyles Brandreth
Sue Limb's parody of the lives of the Romantic poets
Comedy about four housemates who seem to be the last people left on Earth
Authors discuss their well-known works
Deep in the East End, the worst pub in the world is run by Garry and Barry
The history of the illicit activities of the Wirral peninsula's wreckers.
The radio panel game of literary correctness
Drama series, exploring the 20th century through real correspondence and diaries
How an ancient stone inscription came to the National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul.