The new movie by Stephen Spielberg takes us back to the American abolition of slavery.
BBC World Service
Libby Purves meets Olympian Ian Thorpe and penguin expert Pablo Garcia Borboroglu.
BBC Radio 4
News, views, issues, culture and sport from across the north west.
BBC Radio Foyle
3/5 With a controversial new home design, Pugin's prospects take off.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Steve Hewlett presents an extended Media Show on the crisis at the top of the BBC.
Rhaglen yn cynnwys darnau o'r archif gyda John Hardy. (R)
BBC Radio Cymru
Marie-Louise Muir covers film, television, music, books and the visual arts.
BBC Radio Ulster
Nicola Heywood Thomas meets two local poets, both up for the TS Eliot Poetry Prize.
BBC Radio Wales
The Effect, a new play by Lucy Prebble starring Billie Piper, plus the final Twilight film
Jazz singer Kurt Elling on the tunesmiths who worked in New York’s Brill Building.
Ismail Einashe reflects on the causes of violent gang culture among young Somali men.
Vicky Featherstone gives a talk on the idea of a national theatre at Free Thinking 2012.
BBC Radio 3
8/10 Joshua Nall gives a talk on Mars and the Victorians at the 2012 Free Thinking Festival.
Thursday 15 November 2012