1/2 Arena's double-bill begins with a documentary on the Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour. (R)
Committee session on the Independent Police Complaints Commission and the UK Border Agency
Paul Merton uses clips and interviews to explore Alfred Hitchcock's British films. (R)
Documentary about the extraordinary life of Finnish author and artist Tove Jansson. (R)
Matthew Stadlen films Jonathan Miller directing King Lear and talks to him about his life.
BBC News Channel
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with Robert Shepherd about his book, Westminster: A Biography.
1/3 How our knowledge of air can be used to control fire, defy gravity and harness lightning. (R)
A speech on Europe by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, from Tuesday 4 December.
Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair makes a speech on Wednesday 28 November.
Questions in the Northern Ireland Assembly to deputy first minister Martin McGuinness.
Margaret Beckett delivers a lecture on the Great Offices of State.
The latest business news, with reports from Singapore, Frankfurt, London and New York.
Carolyn Quinn discovers how Dickens was inspired by his time as a Westminster journalist.
Highlights from the debate in the House of Commons on the Leveson Report, from 3 December.
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with Douglas Carswell MP about latest book.
William Hague delivers a lecture on the Great Offices of State, from Tuesday 18 December.
2/3 Gordon discovers that bear cub Hope has been abandoned by her mother. (R)
The annual Political Studies Association Awards, including Politician of the Year.
A debate on lowering the voting age to sixteen, from Thursday 8 November.
2/3 David Attenborough looks back on the scientific discoveries that have shaped his career. (R)
A review of the parliamentary highlights at Westminster.
Caroline Spelman MP, Lord McNally and Baroness Bakewell choose the books of the year.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams' speech, from Wednesday 21 November.
Questions to prime minister David Cameron from Wednesday 19 December.
Select committee session on BBC off-payroll pay arrangements, from Thursday 22 November.
A look at some of 2012's big publishing events.
A look at how Swansea's monopoly of the copper trade propelled Nelson towards victory. (R)
10/26 Fiona Bruce and the team of experts return to Leeds Castle in Kent.
Jack Straw delivers a lecture on the Great Offices of State, from Monday 16 July.
The political sketchwriter discusses House of Fun: 20 Glorious Years in Parliament.
Deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon's a statement on the Edinburgh Agreement.
1/2 Chris Packham examines a baffling case of exploding toads in Germany. (R)
BBC Two except Scotland
6/14 Scottish Highlands wildlife filmed by Fergus Beeley, including sea eagles and red deer. (R)
A highlight from a session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
Documentary about Flinders Petrie, the pioneer who transformed field archaeology in Egypt. (R)
1/6 This episode takes flight across North America, as snow geese fall prey to bald eagles. (R)
Juan plans to give his bride Alice a Christmas present by marrying her in Central Park. (R)
1/2 Cameron walks the first half of the trail through the Borders and visits Edinburgh.
BBC Two Scotland
The clerk of the House of Commons, Robert Rogers, discusses his book Who Goes Home?
Questions in the Welsh Assembly to first minister Carwyn Jones from Tuesday 4 December.
George Osborne delivers a lecture on the Great Offices of State, from Monday 22 October.
2/3 Peter Wothers finds out whether the elements lurking in the water can restore his youth.
Nick has three weeks and £12,000 to give Rosie an unforgettable wintry wonderland wedding. (R)
1/3 Patrick Stewart traces Stirling Moss's race career, accompanied by the legend himself.
21/21 Fiona MacKenzie and Derek 'Pluto' Murray cook for Christine Primrose and Cathy MacDonald. (R)
Programme remembering some of the major global figures who passed away in 2012.
Energy and Climate Change select committee, from Tuesday 20 November.
Strictly Come Dancing head judge Len Goodman discovers the golden age of ballroom.
1/3 Angus Deayton and Mariella Frostrup take on Madagascar's roads at the end of rainy season.
7/9 Fiona is in the Cairngorms driving a Skoda Yeti in search of the Abominable Snowman!
3/3 The challenge of taking the abbey into the 21st century, while maintaining old traditions.
BBC Two Northern Ireland
The people and planes that bring lifeline air services to Scotland's island communities. (R)
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with Jack Straw about his autobiography Last Man Standing.
Michael Brandon narrates a profile of one of the legends of the big screen, Doris Day. (R)
Chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne's Autumn Statement, from Wednesday 5 December.
Profile of the late country legend, with performances of many of Tammy's greatest songs. (R)
A lecture by Robert Rogers, the chief executive and clerk of the House of Commons.
Film about female movie stars such as Garbo, Dietrich, Hayworth, Crawford and Monroe. (R)
A UK Youth Parliament debate in the House of Commons from Friday 23 November.
Caroline Quentin narrates a tale of animals born in some of the coldest places on Earth. (R)
BBC One except Scotland
Matthew Stadlen goes behind the scenes with violinist Nicola Benedetti at the BBC Proms.
Her Majesty the Queen marks the occasion of her diamond jubilee, from 20 March 2012.
2/3 Peter Wothers finds out whether the elements lurking in the water can restore his youth. (R)
Ruth Goodman and Peter Ginn return to Manor Farm to recreate the Christmas 1944. (R)
A tribute to nominees in the 2012 Rory Peck Awards for freelance news camera operators.
Documentary examining the significance of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee.
27/38 Featuring highlights from See Hear's trip to Manchester City's football ground and more. (R)
Dr Chris Ballinger discusses his book House of Lords 1911-2011: A Century of Non-Reform.
Session on the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, from 14 November.
Friday 28 December 2012