Felicity Kendal travels around India uncovering the country's passion for Shakespeare. (R)
2/3 Alastair Sooke looks at the artistic legacy of Rome's mad, bad and dangerous emperors. (R)
We review the new film from Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master.
BBC World Service
Clive Anderson is joined by Rob Brydon, with music from Beth Orton.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
2/4 Poet Paul Henry looks at how Felix Mendelssohn was inspired by a journey to Wales. (R)
BBC Radio Wales
3/5 Exploring how this song from the 1870s continues to touch people's lives across the world.
BBC Radio 4
2/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Coleridge-Taylor's early successes.
BBC Radio 3
6/10 Sister Wendy Beckett and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen discuss their favourite books. (R)
News, views, issues, culture and sport from across the north west.
BBC Radio Foyle
Cyfres newydd gyda Kate Crockett a chriw o adolygwyr yn trin a thrafod llyfrau'r haf.
BBC Radio Cymru
Actor Alison Peebles talks about living with MS and her play My Shrinking Life.
BBC Radio Scotland
2/10 Juliet Gardiner looks into the mysterious divining ceremonies of the Druids.
18/26 Artist Will Maclean presents his personal journey through the arts.
Noreen gets the latest gadget news on the IPhone 5 and Kindle Fire HD.
BBC Asian Network
South African novelist, Andre Brink, talks about his latest novel, Philida.
Live music from Matthew Barley and Julian Joseph plus Nicholas Daniel and Charles Owen.
Marie-Louise Muir covers film, television, music, books and the visual arts.
BBC Radio Ulster
Television presenter and novelist Penny Smith is the studio guest.
Mark Lawson on bronze artworks, American band The Killers and the Booker Prize shortlist.
1/4 Eilidh MacLeod explores the richness and diversity of the Gaelic language. (R)
1/6 Mouth organ and accordion players explain why they treasure their Hohner-made instruments. (R)
1/3 A look at games enthusiasts, D-I-Y obsessives and people who collect street furniture.
News, current affairs and music in Bengali with Shawkat Hashmi.
Anne McElvoy asks if we put too much weight on happiness as a measure of quality of life.
1/3 The art and literature of Georgian Britain revealed a nation openly and shockingly rude. (R)
2/5 Julian Jackson tells the story of France's involvement in sub-Saharan Africa. (R)
1/3 A look at games enthusiasts, D-I-Y obsessives and people who collect street furniture. (R)
Wednesday 12 September 2012