BBC Programme Paris
Afternoon Reading - Spy Stories - The Child Spy
By Alphonse Daudet. During the Siege of Paris, a young boy is recruited into espionage.
Book at Bedtime - The Coral Thief - Episode 1
A botanist travelling to Paris and a new vocation is captivated by a mysterious woman.
Book at Bedtime - The Coral Thief - Episode 2
Daniel reports a theft to Henri Jagot, the notorious chief of Paris' security police.
Book at Bedtime - The Coral Thief - Episode 3
The beautiful thief, Lucienne Bernard, makes Daniel a promise.
Book at Bedtime - The Coral Thief - Episode 4
Chance encounters and a card game lead Daniel to make breathtaking new discoveries.
Book at Bedtime - The Coral Thief - Episode 5
Lucienne tells Daniel about her past in Paris' revolutionary underworld.
Book at Bedtime - The Coral Thief - Episode 6
Daniel is unsettled by an encounter with Jagot, the infamous chief of the security police.
Book at Bedtime - The Coral Thief - Episode 7
Lucienne receives one last and unwelcome commission.
Book at Bedtime - The Coral Thief - Episode 8
Plans to break into the Jardin des Plantes advance rapidly.
Book at Bedtime - The Coral Thief - Episode 9
Daniel arranges a meeting with Henri Jagot and plays his trump card.
Book of the Week - Parisians - Episode 1
Paris is saved from sinking in 1776 by the mysterious Charles Axel Guillaumot.
Book of the Week - Parisians - Episode 2
Marie Antionette flees the palace to meet the awaiting king.
Book of the Week - Parisians - Episode 3
Emile and Alexandrine Zola and other literary luminaries scale the Eiffel Tower for lunch.
Book of the Week - Parisians - Episode 4
Adolf Hitler tours the occupied French capital, wanting to model his dream-Berlin on it.
Book of the Week - Parisians - Episode 5
Gunshots at Notre Dame herald decades of danger for a new French leader.
Classic Serial - Therese Raquin - Episode 1
By Emile Zola. Therese and her lover Laurent conspire to murder her husband, Camille.
Classic Serial - Therese Raquin - Episode 2
By Emile Zola. Therese and Laurent have murdered Camille and are free to marry.
Costing the Earth - The Great Flood of Paris
Paris was devastated by flood 100 years ago. Tom Heap learns the lessons for today.
Digital Planet - 21/10/2008
Credit crunch & tech, Shanghai digital arts festival, Girl Geek Network goes global
Document - 06/04/2009
Why black soldiers in the French army were denied the glory of liberating Paris in 1944.
Excess Baggage - 04/04/2009
Sandi Toksvig explores old Paris, and uncovers an obscure corner of British military.
From Our Own Correspondent - 22/05/2010
Kate Adie looks behind the headlines with despatches from Iran, Sierra Leone and Paris.
In Our Time - St Bartholomew's Day Massacre
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the infamous St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre in 1572.
In Our Time - The French Revolution's reign of terror
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the reign of terror during the French Revolution.
Joe Pignatiello at Breakfast - As Wills proposes to Kate, Joe asks: Was your wedding proposal any good?
Joe hears Northants' reaction to the news that there's to be a Royal Wedding next year.
Open Book - 26/09/2010
Mariella Frostrup talks to writer Susan Hill about creating fear in her new ghost story.
Rik Mayall's Bedside Tales - Train to Paris
Rik Mayall tells the tale of the Train to Paris.
The Paris Bouquinistes
Kirsty Lang visits Paris to tell the story of its riverside booksellers, les bouqinistes.
The Story of O: The Vice Francaise
Rowan Pelling explores the sensational pornographic novel, The Story of O, and its author.
Today - 06/04/2009
Including Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Towering Ambition: A Tale of Two Cities
Rosie Millard asks if skyscrapers are the best way to express pre-eminence and modernity.
Woman's Hour - 07/04/2009
With Sheila McClennon. Including drama: Restless.
Woman's Hour - 30/03/2009
With Jane Garvey. Where to find happiness in difficult times?