James Coomarasamy presents a special programme from the Paralympic Games opening ceremony.
BBC World Service
Broadcaster Clive James and lyricist Don Black discuss the great songwriters.
BBC Radio 3
Andrew McGregor and players from the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester discuss Prom 57.
Glenda Jackson and Mark Kermode celebrate the work of the late film director Ken Russell.
Pat Barker and Giles Fraser on what Russian literature can teach us about faith and doubt.
Marin Alsop and Cathy Graham discuss the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and music in Brazil.
James MacMillan and Andrew Carwood talk to Louise Fryer about religion in music.
Anne McElvoy introduces a discussion on Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale.