Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Mel Giedroyc with a mix of stories, comedy, interviews, facts and quizzes.
Crazy panel show chaired by comic Sue Perkins
Harriett Gilbert talks to two guests about their favourite books.
With dungeons and ghosts, Rory McGrath explores the first gothic castle in English fiction
Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects
The British Museum's Neil MacGregor tells A History of the World in 100 Objects.
Life of Gormenghast author Mervyn Peake, on the centenary of his birth, by his children.
Novelist Julie Myerson pays a very personal tribute to Daphne du Maurier.
A weekly reflection on a topical issue
Satirical comedy starring Stephen Fry and John Bird
Host Simon Mayo pits the comic generations against each other
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
Stories by unpublished writers
Screenwriter Alan Plater's tongue-in-cheek memories of the projects that were never made.
Comedy series about two sisters running a bed and breakfast in Norwich
Contemporary drama from the writers of 'The Archers'
Comedy series starring Tim Firth, Tim de Jongh, Michael Rutger and William Vandyck
Young Emily St Aubert endures supernatural terrors in a gloomy castle.
A young woman dismays her family by choosing to earn her own living as a governess.
Britain's funniest Milton returns with a fully-working cast and a shipload of new jokes
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Arthur Smith invites an audience into his home for music and comedy
Pam Ayres presents a series packed with poetry, anecdotes and sketches
Squire Fenton Babblewick inherits an estate. Stars Nicholas Le Prevost
Tim Boon tells the story of Percy Smith, a pioneer in the art of the natural history film.
Comedy drama series by Christopher Fitz-Simon, set in the 1950s in a Donegal town
Stories shortlisted for the National Short Story Award
A nationwide search to find the best new stand-up talent in the UK
Bob Geldof, Ronnie Wood and others remember rock 'n' roll music promoter Bill Graham.
Archive recordings and poem readings pay tribute to the familiar chimes
Songs and sketches from stand-up Boothby Graffoe and others
Sitcom set in a local authority register office, written by and starring David Schneider
Fine Time Fontayne stars as Stephen J Blackburn, ex-pitman turned private investigator
Comedy Victorian adventures by Mark Evans
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Miranda Emmerson adapts Michel Faber's novel, set in the near future.
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
Led by James Naughtie, readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best known novels
Classic BBC radio sketch comedy
Comedy inspired by TV shopping channels
Brother Cadfael is a Benedictine monk, a herbalist and an amateur sleuth
Comedy that mixes stand-up with re-enacted scenes from comedian Nathan Caton's family life
Series in which public figures choose others to interview
Comedy about a graduate trainee who takes charge of a rural railway station
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
Spoof children's programme with Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller
An exploration of the early history of Chinese people in Britain. Presented by Anna Chen
Three couples have their own reasons for returning to the scene of their happiest holidays
Christopher Bigsby's biography of the leading modern playwright, read by Henry Goodman
Captain Fitzroy sails to tragedy, as Charles Darwin finds fame.
Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status
Interviews, atmosphere and much more, direct from the Machynlleth Comedy Festival
The Comedy Club brings you the best in contemporary radio comedy
Series in which guests choose six comedy shows that have influenced them
A newly released convict takes on the challenge of running a community centre
Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings
Heather Couper presents a narrative history of astronomy
The life of Count Arthur Strong, one time variety star and expert in absolutely everything
The history of crime, using a daring mixture of reconstructions, interviews and music
Steve Carver joins a cruise ship as a gentleman host, so no-one feels like a wallflower.
Sitcom about paranoid conspiracy theorist Dave Railings, written by and starring Dave Lamb
Comedy series about the continuing adventures of cricketer Dave Podmore
For Anne, a photo provokes vivid memories of an intense lost love story.
Kirsty Young introduces gems from the Desert Island Discs archive
Comedy by Nick Mohammed set at Tilford Road Police Station
Detective Inspector Cromwell and Mother Helen try to solve the murder mystery
Hattie Naylor's dramatisation of the seventeenth-century diaries. With Kris Marshall.
Before writing his novels, Charles Dickens worked as editor on a newspaper...
Sitcom by Marcus Powell, based on cantankerous trombone player Roy Walcott
As Doctor Who returns, Jon Culshaw looks at the man who changed it forever - Douglas Adams
Classic 1960s medical sitcom starring Richard Briers, sequel to Doctor in the House.
Comedy series following the fortunes of a young doctor, Simon Sparrow
Specially recorded audio dramas and readings from the time-travelling adventure series
Uncompromising, live phone-in show hosted by DJ Gary Bellamy.
Meet Ed Reardon, author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive e-mail
Einstein said the most joy in his life came from his violin. Brian Foster investigates.
A comedy set in an 18th-century Cornish village, starring Lucy Speed.
As their wagon trains migrate across America, the women's strength is tested.
Comedy with the dear ladies of a musical bent, Dr Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Bracket
Miss Madrigal brings some sanity to an unruly Sussex household, but what is she hiding?
A black teacher gets a job in a tough East End school. Stars Kwame Kwei Armah
A train, a missing governess and evil Nazi plans. All aboard for a gripping adventure.
Radio adaptation of the stories by EW Hornung
Short stories written by the English author Fay Weldon
The latest releases, the hottest stars and the leading directors, plus news and insights
Vintage comedy series, starring Elsie and Doris Waters as Gert and Daisy
Sitcom about an engaged couple striving for a 'normal' relationship. Starring Su Pollard
Writers are challenged to solve a murder. Written and chaired by Simon Brett
Franz Kafka's surreal novel in which a man is transformed into an insect
Joseph K is an unexceptional man. Then one day he is arrested, but what is his crime?
Germaine Greer presents a profile of eccentric 1970s rock icon Frank Zappa.
Charles Wheeler recalls the epic of strategic success that made victory possible.
...Top of the World. Trilogy of plays, starring Siobhan Redmond.
Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language