Peter Finch, Zoe Strachan and Ian Sansom lose themselves in the theme of crowds.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
3/3 Examining the international side of comedy - its origins, variations and universalities.
Phill Jupitus investigates the social importance of 2 Tone music in Britain.
A' chiad phàirt den sgeulachd a th' air cùlaibh an òrain Guma Slàn do na Fearaibh.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
14/15 Peter Conrad turns his attention to the e-reader.
BBC Radio 4
Stephen McAuley sits in for Mark Patterson with grassroots news, views, issues and culture
BBC Radio Foyle
Billy Kay explores the legacy of Scott, Ossian, Burns and Byron in the Romantic movement.
BBC Radio Scotland
Janice Forsyth tunes into what is happening in arts, culture and music across Scotland.
Featuring Amanda Coe, the literary beginnings of Sherlock Holmes, and Catalan literature. (R)
With Francine Stock. In The Story of the Sound Effect, Ben Burtt discusses the light sabre
Marie-Louise Muir covers film, television, music, books and the visual arts.
BBC Radio Ulster
Arts news, interviews and reviews.
Anne McElvoy is joined by celebrated Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood.
BBC Radio 3
A' chiad phàirt den sgeulachd a th' air cùlaibh an òrain Guma Slàn do na Fearaibh. (R)
4/5 Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman on Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple. (R)