On-demand recommendations

This month

Mary Anne Hobbs

Radio Times Choice
Mary Anne Hobbs
180mins
BBC iPlayer

The host presents a Kate Bush special, welcoming her brother John, a poet and photographer, into the studio....

Words and Music

Radio Times Choice
I Need a Holiday
75mins
BBC iPlayer

Scott Handy and Jemima Rooper present poetry and prose on the theme of holidays, taking in the Italian sights,...

Piers the Plowman Revisited

Radio Times Choice
Piers the Plowman Revisited
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Ian Samson is locked away in a curfew tower and challenged with adapting William Langland's complex medieval...

Friday Night Is Music Night

Radio Times Choice
Friday Night Is Music Night
117mins
BBC iPlayer

Ken Bruce presents a live concert from London's Mermaid Theatre celebrating the world of disco. Stephen Bell...

BBC Proms 2014

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Prom 47: Britten's War Requiem
115mins
BBC iPlayer

Marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, Andris Nelsons conducts the CBSO in Britten's War...

BBC Proms 2014

Radio Times Choice
Prom 45: Late Night with Laura Mvula
105mins
BBC iPlayer

Brit- and Mercury-nominated singer-songwriter Laura Mvula made her Proms debut last year in the successful Urban...

BBC Proms 2014

Radio Times Choice
Prom 32: Beethoven, Bruch & Walton
135mins
BBC iPlayer

Another chance to hear last Sunday evening's Prom from the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Martin Handley. In...

Recycled Radio

Radio Times Choice
Hell
30mins
BBC iPlayer

The show which uses previously broadcast recordings to explore broad human themes returns. Political cartoonist...