3/4 How singer-songwriter Lionel Richie achieved a dream of becoming 'as big as the Beatles'. (R)
New views from the world’s freezer
BBC World Service
This film follows a girl band for a year as they prepare to make their debut.
BBC World News
1/3 Waldemar Januszczak explores St Peter's in Rome, and details the birth of Baroque. (R)
5/5 Leslie Forbes meets the artists who hung a 'living tapestry' among 15th-century textiles.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
William Crawley and guests debate the week's religious and ethical news. Including News.
BBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio Ulster
The Monty Python team reunited with their deceased colleague in this animated film
2/3 Eddi Reader and Boo Hewerdine return to Cambridge to retrace the song 'Patience of Angels'
BBC Radio 4 FM only
Ffilm neu gyfrol newydd, arddangosfa neu albym. I wybod mwy, ewch i'r Stiwdio. (R)
BBC Radio Cymru
7/10 Paul Martin visits Newlyn, Cornwall, celebrating its handmade tradition of metal working. (R)
Another chance to hear author Jonathan Coe in conversation with Clare English. (R)
BBC Radio Scotland
Janice Forsyth reviews the new Die Hard movie and the next tween fantasy blockbuster. (R)
Mariella Frostrup talks to David Baddiel and Naomi Alderman about the Jewish novel.
7/12 A trip to Pennsylvania, finding out more about the Scots-Irish settlers of the 1700s.
A year in the life of Liz Lochhead, Scotland's Makar or poet laureate.
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with Lord Donoughue about his Downing Street Diaries.
Radio 4's forum for audience comment. Presented by Roger Bolton.
BBC Radio 4
1Xtra's breakfast show host Twin B takes a unique look at a day in the life of Rita Ora.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Francine Stock talks rites of passage with Judd Apatow, director of new comedy This Is 40.
Current artists recreate the session that resulted in the Beatles album Please Please Me. (R)
Documentary examining the turbulent life and career of Beatles manager Brian Epstein. (R)
By the mid 60s, Epstein was lured into the world of gambling, sex and drugs. (R)
John Cavanagh revisits his Songlines series, exploring the stories behind iconic songs.
Monday 18 February 2013