Programme inviting guests to discuss their favourite books
The star of Doctor Who, The Navy Lark and Worzel Gummidge entertains an audience.
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Beardyman, aka Darren Foreman, explores the secrets of animal vocal mimicry.
CP Lee celebrates the life, career and music of singer and Oscar-winning actor Burl Ives.
The director and author Derek Jarman's experience confronting HIV and Aids.
Kirsty Young introduces gems from the Desert Island Discs archive
Ceramicist Lars Tharp explores our relationship with the funeral urn.
From Rochdale to renown, Gracie Fields' rise to fame was not without its traumas
Paul Roseby investigates the disasters of British musical theatre
The Velvet Underground singer was immortalised on Andy Warhol's influential album.
Probing interviews with some of the arts and entertainment world's most notable figures.
Janet Ellis celebrates the history and the art of the jigsaw puzzle.
Biographical series in which guests choose someone who has inspired their lives.
Lars Tharp and the team visit another stately home for the antiques quiz
Jonathan James-Moore's inside story of Beyond Our Ken and Round the Horne.
Series in which people talk about their careers in radio
Fifty years after ISIRTA was first spawned, Bill Oddie introduces its history and hysteria
Guests on songs inherited from their parents and songs they'd pass on to their children
Passionate account of growing up in a farming family in the Lake District.
Jon Ronson and guests examine a series of diverse stories and subjects
Julian Clary celebrates the clever use of double entendre in 1920s and 30s blues songs.
How each age 'invents' the countryside to chime with the preoccupations of the day
Looking at people who have written letters to themselves to be opened in years to come.
Phil Cunningham talks to a series of musicians about their lives, careers and influences.
Rufus Hound invites a guest to read extracts from their teenage diaries
Series featuring new writing and stimulating discussion
Martin Ellis presents a history of the bicycle
Lewis Carroll begins to tell three girls a fairy tale about a little girl called Alice.
Adam Nicolson's story of the popular British garden, started by his grandparents in 1932
Music writer Laura Barton explains her love for the cherished album liner.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores the digital remastering of music.
An evocative sound portrait of Britain's largest lake, home to wildlife and myth.
Ned Sherrin investigates the lore and history of matinees in theatres.
Cecil Sharp collected thousands of English folk songs to bring them to a wider audience.
The radio panel game of literary correctness
The comedian-author-adventurer recreates bizarre bets from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Archaeological series investigating the mysteries and secrets of the past
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