Celebrating poetry worldwide with a poem from Sierra Leone read by Olive Williams.
BBC Radio Scotland
Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh Book Festival with an authors' special.
The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day.
BBC World Service Online
Celebrating poetry worldwide with a poem from Bolivia read by Bibiana Tellez-Garside.
4/6 Amanda Vickery explores the virile poster boy of British manhood.
BBC Radio 4
Stuart Skelton talks about the role of Peter Grimes which is opening this October.
Nikki Bedi is joined by actor and screenwriter Seth MacFarlane, Dom Joly and Amy Shindler.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann discover new broadcasters from around the world.
BBC Radio 5 live
News, views, issues, culture and sport from across the north west.
BBC Radio Foyle
Join Clare English for a literary treat with new writing and favourite authors.
1/5 At HMP Brixton, prisoners write poems to their younger selves and to those at risk.
Science journalist Mark Henderson discusses his book, The Geek Manifesto.
Desi music, Bollywood news and entertainment with Waqas Saeed sitting in for Noreen.
BBC Asian Network
Mark Watson revisits Oxfordshire's 60s and 70s music scene with music and interviews.
BBC Radio Oxford
Today a special long interview with veteran French screen-writer Jean Claude Carriere.
Còmhla ri Mark Wringe. 'Se leabhar na mìos The Help le Kathryn Stockett.
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal
Fionola Meredith goes in search of writer Helen Waddell, once known as 'Ulster's Darling'. (R)
BBC Radio Ulster
7/11 Robert Webb uncovers the clangers and gaffes in Hollywood's biggest blockbusters. (R)
Mark Lawson talks to Hustle star Adrian Lester, who answers questions from young actors.
8/8 Another chance to see some of the programme's best features and stories. (R)
The best in music and entertainment in Mirpuri with Zarina Khan.
Celebrated Italian conductor Riccardo Muti talks to Norman Lebrecht.
BBC Radio 3
1/8 How the development of technology influenced art between 1880 and end of WWI. (R)
Chris Ledgard endures bars, clubs and flight paths to listen to speech through noise.
Jez Nelson presents Shabaka and the Sons of Kemet, and the Julian Siegel Quartet.
Lord David Lipsey on his memoirs, In the Corridors of Power.
4/6 A look back at some of the stories featured in the Highland press in the year 1980. (R)
Mark D'Arcy presents a look at books marking Her Majesty the Queen's diamond jubilee.
Celebrating poetry worldwide with a poem from Vietnam read by Trang Vuminh.
Celebrating poetry worldwide, today's poem from Timor Leste is read by Luis Corte-Real.
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with MP Tom Watson about his book Dial M for Murdoch.
Tuesday 28 August 2012