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2005122520051231

Francine Stock presents the best of BBC Radio from 2005. [Rptd Sat 11.00am]

20051231

Francine Stock presents the best of BBC Radio from 2005. [rpt of Sun 8.05am]

Afternoon

Morning

Evening

20061225

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis with the first of their personal selections from the best of BBC Radio 2006

20070101

2/2. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis preside over their second selection from the best of BBC Radio 2006.

2007122520071230

Lenny Henry chooses his favourite moments from the best of BBC Radio 2007.

Lenny Henry chooses his favourite moments from the best of BBC Radio 2007.

2007122520071230

Lenny Henry chooses his favourite moments from the best of BBC Radio 2007.

2008122520081227

Sandi Toksvig chooses her favourite moments from the best of BBC radio in 2008.

2008122520081227

Sandi Toksvig chooses her favourite moments from the best of BBC radio in 2008.

Sandi Toksvig chooses her favourite moments from the best of BBC Radio 2008.

2009122520091226
2009122520091226

Rob Brydon unwraps the best of the year's offerings from across BBC radio.

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

2010122520101231

Nicholas Parsons unwraps the best of the year's offerings from across BBC radio

Nicholas Parsons makes his pick from the best of the year's radio.

Among the many offerings he was able to squeeze into his BBC Christmas stocking are the beautifully evocative soundscapes of wildlife recordist, Chris Watson; Kathy Burke's secret desires, memories of one of the most divisive industrial disputes in this country's history, advice from Phil Tufnell on how to get the best out of a watermelon, some great comedy moments, and a little Soul Music.

PHONE: 0370 010 0400

Email: potw@bbc.co.uk or www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw

Producer: Cecile Wright.

Nicholas Parsons makes his selection of the best BBC Radio of 2010.

Nicholas Parsons makes his selection of the best BBC radio of the past year.

2010122520101231

Nicholas Parsons unwraps the best of the year's offerings from across BBC radio

Nicholas Parsons makes his pick from the best of the year's radio.

Among the many offerings he was able to squeeze into his BBC Christmas stocking are the beautifully evocative soundscapes of wildlife recordist, Chris Watson; Kathy Burke's secret desires, memories of one of the most divisive industrial disputes in this country's history, advice from Phil Tufnell on how to get the best out of a watermelon, some great comedy moments, and a little Soul Music.

PHONE: 0370 010 0400

Email: potw@bbc.co.uk or www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw

Producer: Cecile Wright.

Nicholas Parsons makes his selection of the best BBC Radio of 2010.

Nicholas Parsons makes his selection of the best BBC radio of the past year.

Nicholas Parsons makes his pick from the best of the year's radio. Among the many offerings he was able to squeeze into his BBC Christmas stocking are the beautifully evocative soundscapes of wildlife recordist, Chris Watson; Kathy Burke's secret desires, memories of one of the most divisive industrial disputes in this country's history, advice from Phil Tufnell on how to get the best out of a watermelon, some great comedy moments, and a little Soul Music.

20111231

This year we have tales of heroism from the Arctic convoys and from a devoted wife losing her husband to dementia. Find out why Brian Blessed nearly killed a fellow soldier....over Sibelius, about Sir David Attenborough's close shave with a lion and what happened when Rob Bryden supplanted Ken Bruce. Plus, this year there are plenty of bees - on the roof of a bank in the City of London, down in Hundred Acre Wood and yes, inside the World at One studio.

Spirit of the Beehive - Radio 4

PM - Radio 4

John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme - Radio 4

Arthur Smith's Balham Bash - Radio 4

The Foghorn: A Celebration - Radio 4

In Tune - Radio 3

Life and Fate: Anna's Letter - Radio 4

Music Planet - Radio 3

David Attenborough's Life Stories - Radio 4

Front Row - Radio 4

Just A Minute - Radio 4

Graham Torrington's Phone In - Radio Devon

The Proms: Mahler's 2nd Symphony - Radio 3

The Real Jimmy Savile - Radio Leeds

Ken Bruce - Radio 2

Jamie Cullum - Radio 2

Producer: Helen Lee.

Martha Kearney chooses her favourite audio moments from BBC Radio in 2011.

20111231

This year we have tales of heroism from the Arctic convoys and from a devoted wife losing her husband to dementia. Find out why Brian Blessed nearly killed a fellow soldier....over Sibelius, about Sir David Attenborough's close shave with a lion and what happened when Rob Bryden supplanted Ken Bruce. Plus, this year there are plenty of bees - on the roof of a bank in the City of London, down in Hundred Acre Wood and yes, inside the World at One studio.

Spirit of the Beehive - Radio 4

PM - Radio 4

John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme - Radio 4

Arthur Smith's Balham Bash - Radio 4

The Foghorn: A Celebration - Radio 4

In Tune - Radio 3

Life and Fate: Anna's Letter - Radio 4

Music Planet - Radio 3

David Attenborough's Life Stories - Radio 4

Front Row - Radio 4

Just A Minute - Radio 4

Graham Torrington's Phone In - Radio Devon

The Proms: Mahler's 2nd Symphony - Radio 3

The Real Jimmy Savile - Radio Leeds

Ken Bruce - Radio 2

Jamie Cullum - Radio 2

Producer: Helen Lee.

Martha Kearney chooses her favourite audio moments from BBC Radio in 2011.

2012122520121229

In the New Year, Senior Announcer Harriet Cass leaves Radio 4 but before her departure she chooses her favourite moments from BBC Radio in 2012.

Included in her choices are children's voices talking about trout and haircuts, disembodied voices in desperate morse code messages signalling Titanic's end, Yorkshire voices searching for the point where language and accent change, great orator's voices - such as Martin Luther King - and voices telling moving and heart-breaking stories.

Good Morning Scotland - BBC Radio Scotland

The Arse That Jack Built - Radio 4

Today: Leap For Change - Radio 4

The Ice Mountain - Radio 4

Titanic In Her Own Words - Radio 4

Ship of Dreams - Radio 4

Wireless Nights - Radio 4

Soul Music: Brothers in Arms - Radio 4

Today: Obama's Victory Speech - Radio 4

Andrew Peach Show - Radio Berkshire

Charlie and Alfie's Breakfast Show: Martin Luther King Archive - Radio Newcastle

PM: Leap For Change - Radio 4

Tweflth Night - Radio 3

Old Harry's Game - Radio 4

Shortcuts - Radio 4

In Tune: The Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain - Radio 3

If there's something you'd like to suggest for next week's programme, please e-mail potw@bbc.co.uk.

Departing Radio 4 announcer Harriet Cass chooses her favourite radio moments from 2012.

Twelfth Night - Radio 3

In Tune: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - Radio 3

2012122520121229

In the New Year, Senior Announcer Harriet Cass leaves Radio 4 but before her departure she chooses her favourite moments from BBC Radio in 2012.

Included in her choices are children's voices talking about trout and haircuts, disembodied voices in desperate morse code messages signalling Titanic's end, Yorkshire voices searching for the point where language and accent change, great orator's voices - such as Martin Luther King - and voices telling moving and heart-breaking stories.

Good Morning Scotland - BBC Radio Scotland

The Arse That Jack Built - Radio 4

Today: Leap For Change - Radio 4

The Ice Mountain - Radio 4

Titanic In Her Own Words - Radio 4

Ship of Dreams - Radio 4

Wireless Nights - Radio 4

Soul Music: Brothers in Arms - Radio 4

Today: Obama's Victory Speech - Radio 4

Andrew Peach Show - Radio Berkshire

Charlie and Alfie's Breakfast Show: Martin Luther King Archive - Radio Newcastle

PM: Leap For Change - Radio 4

Tweflth Night - Radio 3

Old Harry's Game - Radio 4

Shortcuts - Radio 4

In Tune: The Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain - Radio 3

If there's something you'd like to suggest for next week's programme, please e-mail potw@bbc.co.uk.

In the New Year, Senior Announcer Harriet Cass leaves Radio 4 but before her departure she chooses her favourite moments from BBC Radio in 2012.

Included in her choices are children's voices talking about trout and haircuts, disembodied voices in desperate morse code messages signalling Titanic's end, Yorkshire voices searching for the point where language and accent change, great orator's voices - such as Martin Luther King - and voices telling moving and heart-breaking stories.

Good Morning Scotland - BBC Radio Scotland

The Arse That Jack Built - Radio 4

Today: Leap For Change - Radio 4

The Ice Mountain - Radio 4

Titanic In Her Own Words - Radio 4

Ship of Dreams - Radio 4

Wireless Nights - Radio 4

Soul Music: Brothers in Arms - Radio 4

Today: Obama's Victory Speech - Radio 4

Andrew Peach Show - Radio Berkshire

Charlie and Alfie's Breakfast Show: Martin Luther King Archive - Radio Newcastle

PM: Leap For Change - Radio 4

Tweflth Night - Radio 3

Old Harry's Game - Radio 4

Shortcuts - Radio 4

In Tune: The Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain - Radio 3

If there's something you'd like to suggest for next week's programme, please e-mail potw@bbc.co.uk.

Twelfth Night - Radio 3

In Tune: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - Radio 3

Departing Radio 4 announcer Harriet Cass chooses her favourite radio moments from 2012.

Departing Radio 4 announcer Harriet Cass chooses her favourite radio moments from 2012.

In the New Year, Senior Announcer Harriet Cass leaves Radio 4 but before her departure she chooses her favourite moments from BBC Radio in 2012.

Included in her choices are children's voices talking about trout and haircuts, disembodied voices in desperate morse code messages signalling Titanic's end, Yorkshire voices searching for the point where language and accent change, great orator's voices - such as Martin Luther King - and voices telling moving and heart-breaking stories.

Good Morning Scotland - BBC Radio Scotland

The Arse That Jack Built - Radio 4

Today: Leap For Change - Radio 4

The Ice Mountain - Radio 4

Titanic In Her Own Words - Radio 4

Ship of Dreams - Radio 4

Wireless Nights - Radio 4

Soul Music: Brothers in Arms - Radio 4

Today: Obama's Victory Speech - Radio 4

Andrew Peach Show - Radio Berkshire

Charlie and Alfie's Breakfast Show: Martin Luther King Archive - Radio Newcastle

PM: Leap For Change - Radio 4

Twelfth Night - Radio 3

Old Harry's Game - Radio 4

Shortcuts - Radio 4

In Tune: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - Radio 3

If there's something you'd like to suggest for next week's programme, please e-mail potw@bbc.co.uk.

20151228

Katie Derham looks back at some of the highlights of the last year on Radio 3 and picks some of her favourite BBC Radio Moments.

Amongst her picks are the unique 8 hour premiere of Max Richter's Sleep from our Why Music? season, a classic play by Arthur Miller, and a revealing interview from pianist Alfred Brendel.

Plus a live performance from Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra, coverage of this year's WOMAD festival and, of course, highlights from the BBC Proms.

Go to bbc.co.uk/radio moments to see more of our favourite Radio Moments from across the BBC this year.

John Humphrys2003122520031228

The very best of the year on BBC radio with John Humphrys

20052005122520051231

Francine Stock presents the best of BBC Radio from 2005.

25/12/200820081227

Sandi Toksvig chooses her favourite moments from the best of BBC radio in 2008.

25/12/200920091226
25/12/201020101231

Nicholas Parsons unwraps the best of the year's offerings from across BBC radio

Nicholas Parsons makes his pick from the best of the year's radio. Among the many offerings he was able to squeeze into his BBC Christmas stocking are the beautifully evocative soundscapes of wildlife recordist, Chris Watson; Kathy Burke's secret desires, memories of one of the most divisive industrial disputes in this country's history, advice from Phil Tufnell on how to get the best out of a watermelon, some great comedy moments, and a little Soul Music.

PHONE: 0370 010 0400

Email: potw@bbc.co.uk or www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw

Producer: Cecile Wright.

Nicholas Parsons makes his selection of the best BBC Radio of 2010.

Clarke Peters2017122420171225 (R4)

The best of BBC Radio in 2017 with Clarke Peters.

Yearly round-up of the best BBC programmes, selected by radio personalities

It's the season of goodwill and Clarke's stocking is full of radio gifts from 2017.

He has the sound of silence, a magical nanny trying to get through airport security and a jewel of a story from an astronaut. There's an absolutely fabulous actress, some dangerous women and we celebrate the life of soul and jazz singer Al Jarreau.

Producer: Stephen Garner

With production support and research from Kay Bishton.

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NANCY WISE makes a personal selection of items from BBC Radio and TV during 1970. Introduced by JOHN ELLISON

Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON (Shortened version: Sat, 4.30)

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

Producer: Phyllis Robinson

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Chris Serte and his guests choose their favourite broadcasting moments of 1991. Producer Liz Jensen. Stereo

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Unknown: Chris Serte

Producer: Liz Jensen.

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Chris Serle invites celebrities to choose their favourite moments from the year's broadcasting. Producer Sally Flatman. Stereo

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Unknown: Chris Serle

Producer: Sally Flatman.

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with Chris Serle.

Producers Sally Flatman and Rosemary Hart

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Unknown: Chris Serle.

Producers: Sally Flatman

Producers: Rosemary Hart

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Christopher Serle juggles the gems of 1994's radio and television to present his Pick of the Picks.

Producer Jane Ray. Rptd Friday at 7.20pm

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Unknown: Christopher Serle

Producer: Jane Ray.

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Repeated from Christmas Day at 3.45pm

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Christopher Serle celebrates the best of the year's broadcasting on the BBC. Producer Cathy Drysdale. Rptd Sun 3.30pm

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Unknown: Christopher Serle

Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

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Repeated from Friday

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Presented by Chris Serle. Producer Simon Elmes

Repeated Sunday 29 December 3.30pm.

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Presented By: Chris Serle.

Producer: Simon Elmes

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The very best of the year's broadcasting on BBC radio and television celebrated by Chris Serle in his pick of picks.

Repeated from Friday 27 December 7.20pm

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Unknown: Chris Serle

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With Chris Serle.

Producer Mairi Russell. Repeated Sunday 28 December 3.30pm. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]FAX: (0171)[number removed]E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk

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Unknown: Chris Serle.

Producer: Mairi Russell.

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With Chris Serle.

Repeated from Boxing Day 7.20pm

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Unknown: Chris Serle.

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The very best of the year's broadcasting on BBC radio celebrated by Peter White. Producer Bob Carter

PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]

E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk

WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw Repeated Sunday 27 December 6.15pm

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Unknown: Peter White.

Producer: Bob Carter

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Peter White celebrates the best of the year's broadcasting on BBC radio. Repeated from Christmas Eve 10pm

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Unknown: Peter White

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Presented by Peter White.

Producer Bob Carter. PHONE: [number removed] FAX' [number removed] E-MAIL potw@bbc co uk WEB SITE: www bbc co.uk/radio4/potw Repeated Sunday 6.15pm

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Presented By: Peter White.

Producer: Bob Carter.

Pick Of The Year 20132013122520131228

Sandi Toksvig picks the best of BBC Radio this year.

The BBC in London has moved to a brand new building and Sandi Toksvig unpacks the boxes of BBC Radio, choosing her favourite moments from 2013.

Her choices include a newsreader's nightmare with a tongue twister of a name containing 36 letters and 19 syllables; an inspirational 16 year old; an unwelcome studio pest; a love story and a tennis player, a man's ear and Morecombe and Wise making beautiful music together.

In Britten's Footsteps - Radio 4

The Chris Evans Breakfast Show: Yodelling Woman - Radio 2

News read by Neil Sleat - Radio 4

The Unsent Letters of Erik Satie - Radio 4

Shelagh Fogarty - 5Live

Mark Thomas: The Manifesto - Radio 4

The Danny Baker Show - 5Live

Today Programme: The Reduced Shakespeare Company - Radio 4

Hello, I'm Half-Caste - Radio 4 Extra

Saturday Drama: Air Force One - Radio 4

That Mitchell and Webb Sound - Radio 4

Who is the Doctor? - Radio 2

Afternoon Drama: Love, War and Trains - Radio 4

Return to Japan - Radio 4

PM: Malala Yousafzai - Radio 4

If there's something you'd like to suggest for next week's programme, please e-mail potw@bbc.co.uk.

Sandi Toksvig picks the best of BBC Radio this year.

The BBC in London has moved to a brand new building and Sandi Toksvig unpacks the boxes of BBC Radio, choosing her favourite moments from 2013.

Her choices include a newsreader's nightmare with a tongue twister of a name containing 36 letters and 19 syllables; an inspirational 16 year old; an unwelcome studio pest; a love story and a tennis player, a man's ear and Morecombe and Wise making beautiful music together.

In Britten's Footsteps - Radio 4

The Chris Evans Breakfast Show: Yodelling Woman - Radio 2

News read by Neil Sleat - Radio 4

The Unsent Letters of Erik Satie - Radio 4

Shelagh Fogarty - 5Live

Mark Thomas: The Manifesto - Radio 4

The Danny Baker Show - 5Live

Today Programme: The Reduced Shakespeare Company - Radio 4

Hello, I'm Half-Caste - Radio 4 Extra

Saturday Drama: Air Force One - Radio 4

That Mitchell and Webb Sound - Radio 4

Who is the Doctor? - Radio 2

Afternoon Drama: Love, War and Trains - Radio 4

Return to Japan - Radio 4

PM: Malala Yousafzai - Radio 4

If there's something you'd like to suggest for next week's programme, please e-mail potw@bbc.co.uk.

Pick Of The Year 201420141225

Can a year's worth of radio be condensed into less than an hour? Lynne Truss does, with the help of a nightingale singing to a cello. An elephant tickling some ivories. A Mongolian thunderstorm throws listeners right across the kitchen, and we will learn the meaning of friendship, being from Yorkshire, and growing chrysanthemums.

Pick Of The Year 201520151228

An eclectic mix of BBC radio programmes, across all networks, including listener requests and selections from radio personalities.

An eclectic mix of BBC radio programmes, across all networks, including listener requests and selections from radio personalities.

Katie Derham looks back at some of the highlights of the last year on Radio 3 and picks some of her favourite BBC Radio Moments.

Amongst her picks are the unique 8 hour premiere of Max Richter's Sleep from our Why Music? season, a classic play by Arthur Miller, and a revealing interview from pianist Alfred Brendel.

Plus a live performance from Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra, coverage of this year's WOMAD festival and, of course, highlights from the BBC Proms.

Go to bbc.co.uk/radio moments to see more of our favourite Radio Moments from across the BBC this year.

Pick Of The Year 20162016122320161224 (R4)

Louiza Patikas who has had a memorable year playing Helen in the radio drama 'The Archers' introduces her radio highlights from 2016

Louiza is taking time off from Ambridge and churning her characters award-winning Borsetshire Blue cheese to hand-pick tastes of the best radio on the BBC network this year.

There's nothing remotely cheesy or blue on the menu - just gourmet slivers of fabulous programmes featuring Hollywood royalty, a reformed bank robber, a centenarian killer whale, bells from the ends of the Earth and some of the best popular songwriters of all time. And of course a look back at a very dramatic year in Ambridge.

Produced in Salford by Stephen Garner

The Pick of the Year Production Team: Kay Bishton and Pete Liggins.

Louiza Patikas introduces the best of BBC Radio this year.

2004Sandi Toksvig2004122520041226
20060120061225

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis with the first of their personal selections from the best of BBC Radio 2006.

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2/2.

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis preside over their second selection from the best of BBC Radio 2006.