7/8 Christopher Brookmyre speaks to comedian Marcus Brigstocke about his life and writing. (R)
BBC Radio Scotland
Supermassive black holes which project their power across entire galaxies of stars.
BBC World Service
1/2 John Sebastian explores the creative influence of Greenwich Village in New York.
BBC Radio 6 Music
7/7 Author John Burnside shares the five key books in his life with Stuart Cosgrove. (R)
Celebrate Sunny and Shay on the Asian Network - it's open request time on the final show.
BBC Asian Network
William Crawley and guests debate the week's religious and ethical news. Including News.
BBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio Ulster
1/2 Na guthan seinn ro bhinn a choisinn buinn òir aig Mòdan Dhùn Omhain. (R)
BBC Radio Nan Gàidheal
6/8 Author Christopher Brookmyre is joined by comedy innovator Alex Horne.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day.
The creator of longest running strip 'Bristow' is celebrated by fellow cartoonists.
2/2 Na guthan seinn ro bhinn a choisinn buinn òir aig Mòdan Dhùn Omhain bho 2000-2006. (R)
Michael Rosen on the importance of Roald Dahl, and Patricia Craig considers censorship.
Join Clare English for a special interview with Jon Ronson. (R)
Janice Forsyth talks to director Sally Potter about her latest film Ginger and Rosa. (R)
AM Homes on her new novel May We Be Forgiven, and life behind the embassy door.
BBC Radio 4
Uncover Ulster-Scots culture, history and language from around the country.
Gwyneth Lewis, the first Welsh Poet Laureate, goes in search of the Welsh language Chaucer
6/6 Cherrie McIlwaine looks at Londonderry, known as the city of song, with guests. (R)
2/4 Another chance to hear Charles Hazlewood's profile of Andre Previn. (R)
BBC Radio 2
Political code-breaking at BBC Westminster, and is there is too much cricket on long wave?
3/4 Benji B tells the story of musician and author Gil Scott-Heron.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
With Benh Zeitlin's film Beasts of the Southern Wild and Sally Potter's Ginger and Rosa.
What is it that actually triggers our laughter, do all of us find the same things funny?
Stephen Duffy introduces an Arts, Classical and Jazz Zone with the emphasis on jazz.
Monday 22 October 2012