What is life like for Mali's musicians now that Islamists are imposing a ban on music?
BBC World Service
Brian Kernohan presents news, views, issues, culture and sport from across the north west.
BBC Radio Foyle
Janice Forsyth previews The Hobbit with film critics Wendy Lloyd and Alistair Harkness.
BBC Radio Scotland
Mark Wringe a' toirt sùil air an leabhar Saoghal An Treubhaiche le Aonghas MacIllFhialain.
BBC Radio Nan Gàidheal
Ffilm neu gyfrol newydd, arddangosfa neu albym. I wybod mwy, ewch i'r Stiwdio.
BBC Radio Cymru
4/5 The comedian and actor shares tales of Dan Leno, Tommy Cooper and Arthur Askey.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Mariella Frostrup talks to India Knight about her hilarious new novel 'Mutton'.
BBC Radio 4
Francine Stock talks to Sir Peter Jackson about his new film The Hobbit.
Mary Blance presents a monthly look at the latest local publications and literary events.
BBC Radio Scotland BBC Radio Shetland only
Marie-Louise Muir covers film, television, music, books and the visual arts.
BBC Radio Ulster
Martin Freeman interviewed on The Hobbit, and musical recommendations from 2012.
William Crawley talks to Edna O'Brien about how censorship in Ireland affected her career.
News from the 9th Dubai International Film Festival which opened with Life of Pi
From Free Thinking 2012, Lindsay Johns argues that we should stop listening to the young.
BBC Radio 3
Mark Wringe a' toirt sùil air an leabhar Saoghal An Treubhaiche le Aonghas MacIllFhialain. (R)
6/6 Roger McGough's poetic reflections on life, death and the Today programme. From June 2000.
Richard Demarco continues to explore Edinburgh's cultural heritage.
Friday 14 December 2012