Clint Eastwood, Emma Watson and Johnny Depp feature in this actors' special.
BBC Radio 4
John Wilson meets the new generation of British female singer songwriters.
Mark Lawson reports on rumours of the death of the book.
The lives of Somerset Maugham, Muriel Spark and William Golding in a biography special.
Mark Lawson in conversation with Alan Bennett in a special edition of Front Row.
The names behind the cultural headlines of 2009.
Mark Lawson talks to some of 2009's key cultural figures.
Eddie Izzard on 2012 and political aims; TV Hamlet and Turn Of The Screw reviewed.
Kenneth Branagh on Wallander and John Wilson on the last decade's cultural highlights.
Keira Knightley in The Misanthrope and an interview with John Hurt.
Catherine Tate; Rope on screen and stage; artist Conrad Shawcross; audio books.
The Cat in the Hat on stage; St Trininan's 2; crime books for Christmas; countertenors.
Terry Wogan on bowing out, and a review of new film Nine.
Robert Downey Jnr and Jude Law on Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes and a review of Avatar.
Harry Hill on his show TV Burp; Alexander Hanson on the production of A Little Night Music
Heidi Thomas on writing Cranford; children's books for over 9s; film-maker Sally Potter.
Michael Frayn discusses his travel writing; Elvis Costello on the Black-E arts centre.
Including 2009 Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Wright.
The announcement of the winner of the BBC National Short Story Award; silent films on TV.
Green Wing's Julian Rhind-Tutt, and a review of TV drama Small Island.
BBC Radio 4 FM only
Including reviews of Tamzin Outhwaite in Sweet Charity and John Malkovich in Disgrace.
Carol Ann Duffy and Posy Simmonds on their Christmas collaboration.
Florence and the Machine, and artists responding to climate change at the Royal Academy.