On-demand recommendations

This month

Churchill's Grave

Radio Times Choice
Churchill's Grave
28mins
BBC iPlayer

William Crawley journeys from London to Oxfordshire to mark the 50th anniversary of former prime minister...

The Real MacColl

Radio Times Choice
The Real MacColl
30mins
BBC iPlayer

John Cooper Clarke charts the life and career of broadcaster and folk singer Ewan MacColl. He immortalised his...

The Documentary

Radio Times Choice
Your Rubbish, Our Hope
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

Out of the Ordinary

Desperately Seeking Sperm
28mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Jolyon Jenkins explores another selection of stranger-than-fiction stories that sometimes shed an...

Sunday Feature

Radio Times Choice
Sunday Feature: Andy Warhol's Factory Friends
45mins
BBC iPlayer

The American pop artist's Factory in New York was a magnet for bohemians from the 1960s to the 80s - a centre of...

The Single Life

Radio Times Choice
The Single Life
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Journalist Mark Hodkinson tracks down some DIY singles in a store and investigates what happened to the...

One to One

Radio Times Choice
Adrian Goldberg on Mixed Marriage
15mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. In the first of three programmes, Adrian Goldberg explores the topic of inter-racial marriage,...

Can Democracy Work?

Radio Times Choice
Can Democracy Work?
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Nick Robinson investigates whether British democracy is fit for its purpose, beginning with an examination of...

The Secretaries of Juliet

Radio Times Choice
The Secretaries of Juliet
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Jolyon Jenkins explores why 10,000 people write to Juliet - Shakespeare's great romantic heroine - every year,...

The Diaries of Brett Westwood

Radio Times Choice
The Diaries of Brett Westwood
15mins
BBC iPlayer

The radio presenter and author uses his diaries to reflect on how wildlife has changed in five different...

Self Orbits Cern

Radio Times Choice
A Naked Lunch
15mins
BBC iPlayer

Will Self embarks on a 50km walking tour of the Large Hadron Collider at Cern, near Geneva, Switzerland, where...