Edi Stark continues her Culture Zone series dedicated to conversations with great writers.
BBC Radio Scotland
We find out how the Islamist crackdown on music in Mali is having a dramatic effect
BBC World Service
Soprano Catrin Aur chats about Mid Wales Opera's production of Don Giovanni.
BBC Radio Wales
Marie-Louise Muir and Kim Lenaghan present an update from the Belfast Festival at Queens.
BBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio Ulster
News, views, issues, culture and sport from across the north west.
Janice Forsyth is joined by Arthur Mathews, co-creator of Father Ted.
5/15 Mark Lawson discusses the influence of Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo's Martin Beck novels.
BBC Radio 4
Daniel Craig talks about the new Bond movie, Skyfall.
BBC Radio 5 live
15/20 The problems in creating a Great Britain are encapsulated in designs for a common flag.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
We speak to world-renowned soprano Renée Fleming about her upcoming role in Verdi’s Otello
Your views on the BBC's Savile coverage, and how do you make a programme in a prison?
Kim Lenaghan covers film, television, music, books and the visual arts.
Playwright Jez Butterworth, Russell T Davies' latest TV show, and soundscapes on the move.
Paul Gambaccini tells the story of how the Beatles made Magical Mystery Tour in 1967.
BBC Radio 2
Ian McMillan presents Radio 3's cabaret of the word, celebrating the letter Q.
BBC Radio 3
10/30 Richard Gameson explores the everyday working lives and vital contribution of scribes.
Justin Webb and Frances Fyfield tell Harriett Gilbert about the books they love.
Janice Forsyth is joined by Arthur Mathews, co-creator of Father Ted. (R)
Another chance to hear the previous week's 1Xtra's Story: Gone Too Soon - Gill Scott Heron
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Saturday 27 October 2012