Kim Addonizio meets the world's top blues harmonica aficionados in Trossingen, Germany. Read more
School for Harmonicas
Kim Addonizio meets the world's top blues harmonica aficionados in Trossingen, Germany.
Into the Valley
Mark Burman presents an audio portrait of the Monument Valley region.
Kafka-inspired drama about a young man seeking advice from a series of self-help experts.
The Scrapbook: Memoirs of a Forensic Investigator
Matt Thompson profiles former forensic investigator Jack Sturiano.
Wake Up Baby
An exploration of the sometimes unsettling world of 'reassuring' technology.
Poem sequence by Sean Borodale centring on bees and the hive. With the voice of Bellatrix.
We Are Writing a Poem about Home
A radio poem from Kate Clanchy and the Very Quiet Foreign Girls.
The Dhammazedi Bell
Juxtaposing the legendary largest bell in the world and Myanmar's November 2015 elections.
Alice at Crackpot Hall
The truth behind the story of a wild child found roaming at Crackpot Hall in Swaledale.
White Rabbits in Sussex
How an amateur production of Alice Through the Looking Glass became a psychedelic record.
Yuletide in the Land of Ice and Fire
Poet and author Gerdur Kristny explores Iceland's Christmas myths.
Return to Brigg Fair
Jim Moray on the meeting of composer Percy Grainger and farm bailiff Joseph Taylor.
The Three Second Rule
To see why the relaxed brain is happiest, artist Susan Aldworth slides inside a scanner.
First Find Your Tree
Feature about violin maker Andrea Ortona's work creating a copy of a Guarneri Kemp violin.
Inside Radio Alwan
An exiled Syrian radio station in Istanbul provides a lifeline for its listeners in Syria.
Seelonce, Seelonce: A Call for Help
An exploration of the history and the development of the language of the call for help.
The Impossible Book
Drama about a writer suffering hallucinations on a train travelling through time and space
A Beastly Midsummer Night
Drama about a family of four exploring the magic of a Norfolk wood on midsummer night.
The second of Glenn Gould's three sound documentaries, to mark Canada Day 2016.
The Mind's Eye
Soundscapes exploring how personal experience influences our mind's eye.
A recreation in sound and music of the final descent of freediver Natalia Molchanova.
The instruments of a string ensemble are physically deconstructed as they play Beethoven.
Tomorrow Never Knew
Documentary following people whose lives were punctuated by the music of The Beatles.
Rain, Alice Oswald's radio poem, commissioned in 2016 for Radio 3's 70th anniversary.
Tower of Babel
Robert Wilson's impressionistic interpretation of the story of the Tower of Babel.
Innovative adaptation of Frederick Forsyth's haunting classic aviation Christmas tale.
Between the Essays
A musical suite of innovative radio features from around the world.
The Enemy Within
An intimate exploration of living with a partner who returns home traumatised by war.
Sounds Like She
A musical exploration by transgender women of voice and gender.
Danu - Dead Flows the Don
David Bramwell confronts his fear of water, exploring the history of the river Don.
Second Side Up - a Life Captured in Radio
Documentary about an aspiring disc jockey who turned his life into a cassette radio show.
Water Towers of New York
A soundscape centring on the water tanks atop some of New York City's tall buildings.
A sound portrait in which artist Graeme Miller captures the poetry of the landline.
On Imaginary Media
Radiophonic drama exploring the irrational beliefs we project onto new technologies.
Give Me Space Below My Feet
Is it possible to take 93-year-old mountaineer Gwen Moffat climbing again?
Inside the disturbing world of solitary confinement, the prison within a prison.
The ferocious Gaelic game of hurling meets the gentle craft of the hurley stick maker.
The Shanty Boat
Frogs, storms and fireworks on the river with a modern day US Huck Finn-style anarchist.
Between the Ears: The Plot for Karl Marx
Alan Dein explores Karl Marx's journey from corpse to bronze monolith.
A poetic meditation on physicist Ronald Drever and the search for Gravitational Waves.
A Cow a Day
A meditative journey within the sonic backdrop of the ancient Indian city of Varanasi.
Young children listen to classic film soundtracks and invent original stories.
In Praise of Shadows
Nick Luscombe explores the sonic landscape of Junichiro Tanizaki's 'In Praise of Shadows'.
The Sheep of Art
Writer Chris Stewart knows a thing or two about sheep. Alexandra Harris knows art. Baa!
Right Between the Ears
Haunted by noises heard whilst undergoing surgery, Ken Hollings searches for primal sound.
Binaural documentary on an anthropologist's quest to live with an uncontacted tribe.
The NHS Symphony
The rhythms of life in the NHS captured in immersive stereo and specially composed music.
Miss Birdie's Letter
Poet Karen McCarthy Woolf is on the trail of a letter sent to her Jamaican grandmother
The Last Elfdalians
A journey through the mysteries of the endangered Swedish forest language: Elfdalian.
The Milk Way
A radiophonic poem following the flow of milk east out of Wales while the land flows west.
The In-Between Land
The magical North Pennines landscape of deaf shepherd-poet Josephine Dickinson
Message from the Moon
On a journey to the Moon, astronauts reflect on creation, God and our place in the cosmos.
A portrait of the legendary Soho patisserie and the woman for whom it provides a stage.
Singing, Not Drowning
Can the world’s greatest swimming instructor teach a terrified 57-year-old to swim?
How the music of Janacek and a letter from the BBC saves the Hollander family from Nazism.
Container Ship Karaoke
19,000 containers can be poor company on a voyage. Time for some karaoke!
The Virtually Melodic Cave
Between the Ears: The Virtually Melodic Cave
A signalman on a remote railway line is visited by a traveller. By Ross Sutherland.
The Egg Dealer
It's 1938 - there's been a brutal murder in Fife and the local 'egg dealer' is missing.
In search of the language and culture of the Sephardic Jews, expelled from Spain in 1492.
Living in a Box
Living off grid whilst in university, fighting for settled status, but happier than ever.
The M1 Symphony
The life of the M1 in words, sounds and an epic new work played by the BBC Philharmonic.
How hospital x-rays were used to capture forbidden music in the Cold War
Storytelling of walks with friends, which will transport you outdoors.
Not poetry, not conversation, not a story - but all of them at once.
A meditation on the physical, psychological and communal benefits of basketball in London
Hidden Sounds of Coastal Arcades
Sound artist Frazer Merrick explores the hidden sounds of Walton Pier.
The Escape of the Zebra from the Zoo
We follow the zebra that escaped from London Zoo into the city during an air raid.