Documentary about the life and work of comedian Tommy Cooper. (R)
1/3 In the 1960s, British groups were astounded by pizza, skyscrapers and real cowboys. (R)
2/3 How Led Zeppelin spearheaded a British stadium rock assault on the States in the 70s. (R)
3/3 How the Sex Pistols and Duran Duran led new rock and pop invasions in the 70s and 80s. (R)
A tribute to nominees in the 2012 Rory Peck Awards for freelance news camera operators.
BBC News Channel
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with Robert Shepherd about his book, Westminster: A Biography.
Programme remembering some of the major global figures who passed away in 2012.
Carolyn Quinn discovers how Dickens was inspired by his time as a Westminster journalist.
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with Douglas Carswell MP about latest book.
Caroline Spelman MP, Lord McNally and Baroness Bakewell choose the books of the year.
A profile of Andy Stewart, one of Scotland's most successful entertainers.
BBC One Scotland only
An argument for the cinematic merit and cultural importance of 1950s British war films.
Moments from the trailblazing Gaelic soap from love and heartache to laughter and drama.
The political sketchwriter discusses House of Fun: 20 Glorious Years in Parliament.
1/3 Exploring the reality of life in a boy band and how these musical bands of brothers work. (R)
1/3 How the Romans pioneered an artistic style of warts 'n' all realism during the Republic. (R)
The clerk of the House of Commons, Robert Rogers, discusses his book Who Goes Home?
1/3 Cultural correspondent Stephen Smith explores the objects of Parisian Art Nouveau. (R)
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with Jack Straw about his autobiography Last Man Standing.
Wednesday 2 January 2013