Stories exploring with wit and humour how we all react to a glancing encounter with fame
A service of celebration from the church of St Giles Cripplegate in the Barbican, London.
A celebration from St Martin in the Fields in London. Preacher is Rev Dr Giles Fraser.
Live service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, with music from Vivaldi's Gloria.
Anna Chen presents a tribute to Hollywood's first Chinese-American star, Anna May Wong.
Series of monologues by Lynn Truss
Bill Nighy stars as actor cum amateur sleuth Charles Paris
A funny, evocative memory of a boy's Christmas in Wales.
Writer, comedian and rock drummer Andrew McGibbon explores the history of the cymbal.
Five stories about a crime told from five separate points of view
Shaun Wallace visits his local library to see how the Dewey Decimal System works.
Sue MacGregor tells the story of the battle over a perfect T Rex.
Clare Balding meets the native dog breeds of Britain and Ireland which are endangered
The comic poet Elvis McGonagall explores the world of satirical verse.
Mike Wooldridge presents a series exploring what living on a dollar a day really means
Mary Robinson examines Eleanor Roosevelt's role in the UN Declaration of Human Rights.
Yasmeen Khan investigates the problem of caring for elderly British Asians.
Tim Brooke-Taylor views Chaplin's legacy in the theatre of his grandson James Thierree.
Children's author Anne Fine examines the enduring appeal of the stories of Enid Blyton.
BBC correspondent Roland Buerk investigates Japan's growing "rent a friend" service sector
Julian Clary pays tribute to the wit and ingenuity of comedy musical acts.
Marcus Brigstocke assesses the performances of our elected representatives.
Simon Singh investigates the history of the most special numbers in maths
Stephen Evans reports on a memorial garden for the British people who died on 9/11.
Chris Bowlby reports on Hollywood's long search for anti-Nazi heroes.