2/3 How music came under state control in the 1930s and serialism took over after the war. (R)
Mark Kermode's antidote to the Oscars with Sam Mendes, Mads Mikkelsen and Alicia Vikander. (R)
BBC Two except Northern Ireland
How Top of the Pops turned the credibility corner and showed punk and new wave bands. (R)
Another chance to hear Stuart Cosgrove's series My Life in Five Books.
BBC Radio Scotland
Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf brings Arabic scales to 1950s style jazz.
BBC World Service Online
Nicola Heywood Thomas talks to Ann Sholem of National Dance Company Wales.
BBC Radio Wales
5/15 Three pieces go before the hanging committee, including a driftwood sculpture. (R)
News, views, issues, culture and sport from across the north west.
BBC Radio Foyle
Saturday Kitchen's James Martin talks about how he hopes to revolutionise hospital food. (R)
Janice Forsyth is joined by New York stand up Jamie Kilstein.
Zoe Ball and James King sit in for Simon and Mark with Gemma Arterton and Dylan Mohan Gray
BBC Radio 5 live
Roger Bolton presents audience comment. Can you make jokes about Jimmy Savile on the BBC?
BBC Radio 4
Kim Lenaghan covers film, television, music, books and the visual arts.
BBC Radio Ulster
5/11 Robert Webb uncovers the clangers and gaffes in Hollywood's biggest blockbusters. (R)
Steve Jones joins Chris Evans and Alex Jones to chat about Let's Dance for Comic Relief.
Damien Hirst on humour in art, To the Wonder review, RB Kitaj, Marc Isaacs on The Road.
4/4 Valery Gergiev explores one of the great cultural documents of Stalinist Russia. (R)
A specially commissioned short story by Lucy Caldwell about the solace that music brings.
BBC Radio 3
Indian film director Anurag Kashyap and the Perunika Trio.
A film showing how swing music became the first worldwide pop phenomenon. (R)
Bill Wyman chats to Claudia about his new exhibition.
BBC Radio 2
Ian McMillan explores the language and literature of banking and business.
Harriett Gilbert is joined by Sarah Moss and Francis Spufford to discuss books they love.
Kirsty Wark and guests give their verdict on the Oscar nominees.
Portrait of crooner Frank Sinatra from early family background to showbusiness success. (R)
2/3 How music came under state control in the 1930s and serialism took over after the war.
Janice Forsyth is joined by New York stand up Jamie Kilstein. (R)
Art Critic Andrew Graham-Dixon presents the best of the month's arts and culture news.
BBC World News
Another chance to hear the previous week's 1Xtra's Story. (R)
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Saturday 23 February 2013