Clemency Burton-Hill reveals the story of the black British swing musicians of the 1930s. (R)
BBC Two Northern Ireland only
6/15 Claudia and Danny review Good Day to Die Hard, This is 40 and Lore. (R)
BBC Two except Northern Ireland
10/10 A look at 1960s short films examining the changing shape of the British Empire. (R)
Detroit is a city in spiralling decline. Can music and the arts help to revive it?
BBC World Service
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Làrach-lìn Gàidhlig do sgoilearan stèidhte air Tasglann Aonghais 'Ease' MhicLeòid MBE. (R)
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
2/15 A former busker's pencil drawing and a sculptor's porcelain and stoneware piece go on show (R)
1/5 Roger begins his tour of Chinese museums in Shanghai, with a visit to an opera museum. (R)
BBC Radio 4
Matt Baker and Alex Jones are joined by DJ and X Factor presenter Dermot O'Leary. (R)
News, views, issues, culture and sport from across the north west.
BBC Radio Foyle
Clare English talks to theatre director David Greig and Stereophonics singer Kelly Jones.
BBC Radio Scotland
Harriett Gilbert is joined by Sarah Moss and Francis Spufford to discuss books they love.
Kim Lenaghan covers film, television, music, books and the visual arts.
BBC Radio Ulster
Matt Baker and Alex Jones are joined by actor, director and producer Danny DeVito.
Mark Lawson talks to Nicole Kidman and Margaret Forster and reviews the film Cloud Atlas.
The new generation of Romanian film makers.
2/3 How music came under state control in the 1930s and serialism took over after the war.
Performances of works by Messiaen, Ligeti, Xenakis and Birtwistle recorded in 2012.
Red Button (Freeview)
Philip Dodd discusses the West End revival of A Chorus Line. Plus historian Shlomo Sand.
BBC Radio 3
BBC Two England, Wales only
BBC Two Scotland only
Current artists recreate the session that resulted in the Beatles album Please Please Me. (R)
2/3 How music came under state control in the 1930s and serialism took over after the war. (R)
Wednesday 20 February 2013