Raise your cups, lovely listeners, as Vanessa investigates our tea-drinking habits! With Word of the Day, Pause for Thought and top tunes. Email: email@example.com. Show more
Oliver Jeffers, author of seven hugely successful books including The Way Back Home, gives hints and tips on writing a good short story in honour of the 500 Words Competition. Show more
The UK's most popular mid-morning show with the Popmaster music quiz, the Love Song and two more Tracks of My Years, chosen this week by Rumer. Show more
Jeremy discusses crime maps, the impact of paternity tests, how to tell your elderly parent to stop driving and football transfer records.
Steve, Tim Smith and Janey Lee Grace try and out-trivia each other with more brain-busting Factoids and chat to singer Barbara Dickson and farmer Jimmy Doherty. Show more
Simon oversees a blend of music, travel, sport and money. Simon also previews the Radio 2 Folk Awards with the show's host Mike Harding. Show more
Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz and the Brazilian singer, songwriter and actor Seu Jorge performs tunes at the BBC Maida Vale studios. Show more
Mark Radcliffe is joined by resident musicologist Sid Griffin, who's looking at music which inspired social change. Show more
Celebrating stars whose records were first heard in the 1950s, using BBC Light Programme and Radio Luxembourg archive. Desmond remembers Ruby Murray and Al Martino. Show more
Guy Barker pays tribute to his favourite jazz arrangers. Featuring Gil Evans, Charles Mingus and Billy Strayhorn, plus contemporary releases from Maria Schneider and Vince Mendoza. Show more
With Tunes of the Unexpected, your texts and emails, and the finest music this side of daylight.
Alex, AKA the Dark Lord, brings more laughs and music through the small hours on the Best Time of the Day Show. Includes tracks from Lester's and the Listener's Libraries and more. Show more