The controversial show on Saudi TV which dramatises the life of a companion of Muhammad.
BBC World Service
Celebrating poetry worldwide with a poem from Suriname read by Dez Vyzelman.
BBC Radio Scotland
2/4 Stephen Fry on the ups and downs of English. Intonation can make sentences somersault.
BBC Radio 4
News, views, issues, culture and sport from across the north west.
BBC Radio Foyle
Janice Forsyth talks to director James Marsh about his new film Shadow Dancer.
Singer Miss Pooja joins Noreen live in the studio ahead of her UK tour.
BBC Asian Network
Aminatta Forna presents the best new fiction and non-fiction and talks to Pat Barker.
Ry Cooder is none-too pleased with what's on offer in the forthcoming USA election!
James Marsh on Shadow Dancer, Bart Layton on The Imposter, and Mark Gatiss on Cole Porter.
Live music from Marcelo Bratke and Camerata Brasil plus Edward Gardner and Stuart Skelton.
BBC Radio 3
Uchafbwyntiau gweithgareddau'r Babell Lên yn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru Bro Morgannwg.
BBC Radio Cymru
Marie-Louise Muir meets literature fans at the Happy Days International Beckett Festival.
BBC Radio Ulster
Booker T and the MGs, the Authors cricket team, and Charlie Brooker's new comedy series.
News, music and entertainment in Hindi/Urdu with Gagan Grewal sitting in for Sanjay Sharma
1/6 Curtis Stigers remembers clarinettist and bandleader Benny Goodman in his centenary year. (R)
BBC Radio 2
Travel writer Ian Marchant investigates 'psychogeography'. (R)
3/5 Charlotte Mendelson recalls how travelling by InterRail in Europe transformed her life. (R)
Poet Kei Miller introduces poems from around the world as part of Poetry 2012.
Friday 24 August 2012