On-demand recommendations

This month

Lulu's Musical Map of Glasgow

Radio Times Choice
Lulu's Musical Map of Glasgow
57mins
BBC iPlayer

Broadcaster John Cavanagh joins the singer as she goes on a tour of her home town, sharing her experiences of...

Plants: From Roots to Riches

Radio Times Choice
A Rose by Any Other Name
15mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Kathy Willis examines how changing scientific, economic and social preoccupations have influenced...

Inside the Ethics Committee

Radio Times Choice
Treating Teenagers
43mins
BBC iPlayer

The return of the programme in which a panel of experts examine personal testimonies to assess the moral...

Karaoke As Art?

Radio Times Choice
Karaoke As Art?
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Katie Puckrik examines whether karaoke can now be considered an art form, travelling to Portland, Oregon, where...

The Documentary

Radio Times Choice
Back to Charm School
27mins
BBC iPlayer

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

Doing It the Milton Keynes Way

Radio Times Choice
Doing It the Milton Keynes Way
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Milton Keynes is gaining a reputation as the leading business-friendly town in the UK. It's location with good...

AL Kennedy: Holding Hands

Radio Times Choice
AL Kennedy: Holding Hands
30mins
BBC iPlayer

The Scottish author explores the social, cultural and emotional significance attached to holding someone else's...

Punt PI

Radio Times Choice
The Mysterious Death of Flying Millionaire Alfred Loewenstein
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Steve Punt returns to examine mysteries that perplex, amuse and beguile, beginning with the...

The Leadership Gap

Radio Times Choice
The Leadership Gap
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Former Head of BBC World Service and London's Barbican Centre John Tusa reflects on recent problems...

The Devil's Rope

Radio Times Choice
The Devil's Rope
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Ian Marchant drives across the American mid-West, from DeKalb in Illinois, where the metal fence was invented,...

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Radio Times Choice
Numbers Numbers Everywhere
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince return with more irreverent takes on the world of science. In this...

The Grace of Jeff Buckley

Radio Times Choice
The Grace of Jeff Buckley
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Documentary making use of previously undisclosed testimonies to tell the story of American folk-rocker Jeff...

Meeting Myself Coming Back

Radio Times Choice
David Puttnam
58mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. John Wilson returns with the series making use of archive recordings to give renowned public figures...

The Last Wish of a Prince

Radio Times Choice
The Last Wish of a Prince
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Hardeep Singh Kohli follows the campaign trail to have the remains of the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire,...

Mallorca and Middle-Aged Men in Lycra

Radio Times Choice
Mallorca and Middle-Aged Men in Lycra
30mins
BBC iPlayer

An investigation into why flocks of cyclists head for the Spanish island of Mallorca every year to enjoy what...

The Stranger in the Mirror

Radio Times Choice
The Stranger in the Mirror
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Michael Blastland explains why both historical and modern attitudes toward autism provide more of an insight...