Spoof documentary following ageing rocker Brian Pern, former frontman of the prog rock group Thotch. Brian records a charity Christmas record in aid of bipolar polar bears. Show more
Matthew Bannister on former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe, Faces keyboard player Ian McLagan, Soviet ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, clown Trevor Pharo and Lebanese singer Sabah. Show more
Clive Anderson and Arthur Smith are joined by Billy Bragg, Mark Steel, Dane Baptiste and Sophie Willan for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy from Edinburgh. Show more
David Dimbleby chairs topical debate from Torquay.
Billy Bragg on skiffle; Hokusai's Great Wave; return of Pirates of the Caribbean; Nicola Benedetti, winner of the Queen's Medal for Music; Michael Schmidt on poetry and atrocity. Show more
Edith Bowman introduces Julien Temple's acclaimed film celebrating and documenting the history of the Glastonbury Festival. Featuring performances from David Bowie, Radiohead and Coldplay. Show more
Concert centring upon the singer-songwriter talents to emerge from the clubs of New York's Greenwich Village in the 1960s, including Judy Collins, Roger McGuinn and Eric Andersen. Show more
Presented by John Wilson, including Danny Boyle on directing his new film about Steve Jobs, and Hugh Hudson and Ken Loach remembering Colin Welland. Plus Billy Bragg on his lyrics. Show more
David Dimbleby presents topical debate from Edinburgh. On the panel are Keith Brown MSP, Annabel Goldie MSP, Kezia Dugdale MSP, Billy Bragg and Merryn Somerset Webb. Show more
Matt and Alex are joined by the star of Midsomer Murders, Neil Dudgeon. Tony Livesey investigates the validity of crime statistics and Billy Bragg on the man that started skiffle. Show more
Matt and Alex are joined by Olivia Newton John and Billy Bragg. Plus, animals lend a hand to the fire service and John Sergeant unwraps treasures that have been lost in the post. Show more
David Dimbleby presents Question Time from West London, with Sajid Javid MP, Harriet Harman MP, Kirsty Williams AM, Billy Bragg and Sir Martin Sorrell. Show more
Billy Bragg on how one song - Rock Island Line - kickstarted the skiffle craze in 50s Britain and gave birth to the great British bands of the 60s. Show more
A profile of Woody Guthrie, one of America's legendary songwriters - a tale of survival, creativity and reinvention. Show more
Jo Coburn with the latest political news, interviews and debate.
Spoof documentary following ageing rock star Brian Pern. Brian reunites with his Thotch bandmates to discuss the making of their first ever jukebox musical, Stowe Boys. Show more
Ex-punk musician turned clawhammer banjo player Allison Williams joins forces with West Virginia champion fiddler Chance McCoy for foot-stomping old-timey string band tunes.
Appalachian folk singer-songwriter Diana Jones weaves heartfelt lyrics and stirring melodies in an intense performance from the Barbican.