BBC Programme China
A History of the World in 100 Objects - The World in the Age of Confucius (500 - 300 BC) - Chinese Bronze Bell
Neil MacGregor tells the story of a Chinese bronze bell from the age of Confucius.
A View Through a Lens - Series 1 - Poyang Lake
Having set up beside Poyang Lake in China, John waits for dawn and watches the birds.
Afternoon Play - Avenues of Eternal Peace
By Lucy Caldwell. Student couple Kai-Liang and Chang Li join the Tiananmen Square protest.
Big in Bangalore, Big in Beijing - Episode 2
Rajan Datar heads to Beijing to see if developing economies offer riches for western music
Book of the Week - For All the Tea in China - Episode 1
In 1848 the East India Company engages a Scottish plant hunter to steal the secrets of tea
Book of the Week - For All the Tea in China - Episode 5
Robert Fortune travels 250 miles by junk and sedan into the interior of China.
Bookclub - Xiaolu Guo
James Naughtie and readers meet Chinese author Xiaolu Guo.
Business Daily - Old age - burden or triumph?
For some getting old may feel like a burden. But for many old age is full of triumphs.
Business Daily - Rubber Farms and Roadblocks
Steve Evans reports from a bus in the Ivory Coast.
Business Weekly - Greece and Africa
The man accused of fiddling the figures in Greece. The cost of Africa's financial crisis.
Captured By Pirates
The story of the English schoolchildren who were captured by pirates off the China coast.
China Stories - Dr Hao and Tian Tian
Dr Hao practises ancient Chinese medicine, and Tian Tian is at a top kung fu school.
China Stories - Xiao Di and Jiang Fen Gui
What is life really like in modern day China?
China, Britain and the Nunzilla Conundrum
Anna Chen finds out what novelty toys tell us about Britain's relationship with China.
China: Saviours of Snooker
Martin Kelner asks if China is set to overtake Britain as the home of snooker.
Chopsticks at Dawn
Anna Chen exorcises the irritating Chinese musical cliches that haunted her childhood.
Crossing Continents - Sri Lanka's fragile peace
Charles Haviland asks: can the government and army that won the war, now win the peace?
Crossing Continents - The Church in China
Christopher Landau explores the explosive growth of Christianity in China.
Digital Planet - 04/11/2008
Global censorship & tech firms, cloud computing, wifi project in the mountains of Nepal
Digital Planet - 16/06/2009 Blogging & Censorship Special
Iranian net activism, plus we discuss blogging and censorship in China, Vietnam and Cuba
Digital Planet - 19/05/2009
Venezuela's $14 phone, ebooks, Wikipedia history, DJ Paul van Dyk's phone app.
Digital Planet - 21/10/2008
Credit crunch & tech, Shanghai digital arts festival, Girl Geek Network goes global
Digital Planet - 31/03/2009 - WWW's 20th birthday
Africa broadband, Tim Berners-Lee, great firewall of China and galaxy zoo.
Excess Baggage - 05/09/2009
With John McCarthy. Featuring the Chinese Grand Canal and Michael Frayn's travel reports.
Excess Baggage - 22/05/2010
John McCarthy finds out about the boom in museums in China and volcano tourism in Iceland.
From Our Own Correspondent - 06/02/2010
Katya Adler meets the Mexican police recruits ready to confront the country's drug gangs.
From Our Own Correspondent - 09/07/2009
Quentin Sommerville talks to the victims of ethnic violence in China.
In Our Time - China's Warring States period
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the astonishing productivity of the Chinese Golden Age.
In Our Time - Daoism
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Daoism, the ancient Chinese philosophy and religion.
In Our Time - Genghis Khan
Melvyn Bragg discusses Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire.
In Our Time - Negative Numbers
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss negative numbers, a history of mystery and suspicion.
In Our Time - The Boxer Rebellion
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Boxer Rebellion in the summer of 1900.
In Our Time - The Great Wall of China
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss The Great Wall of China.
In Our Time - The Han Synthesis
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Han Synthesis philosophies of China.
In Our Time - The Needham Question
Melvyn Bragg examines the Needham Question; why Europe, not China made modern technology.
In Our Time - The Opium Wars
Melvyn Bragg discusses the 19th century Opium Wars between Britain and China.
In Our Time - The Taiping Rebellion
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Taiping Rebellion.
Listening to China
The story of the National Servicemen who were sent to eavesdrop on Chinese communications.
Making History - 12/05/2009
The experiences of a painter and decorator from Sale in 19th-century China.
Phil Mercer - Oxfordshire County Council cuts will hit hard in 2011
Oxfordshire County Council warns cuts are likely to be tougher next year than planned.