Why do we find the beat of the drum so intoxicating?
BBC World Service
Davie Scott selects an episode of For the Record, recalling a Kenneth McKellar recording.
BBC Radio Scotland
3/7 John Peel continues with Merseybeat, mods and rockers, and Swinging London.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Film critic Owen Gleiberman on Hitchcock starring Anthony Hopkins
Andrew Marr talks to Dr Peter Wothers about modern day alchemy.
BBC Radio 4 FM only
Today a special focus on comic books,cartoons and graphic storytelling for adults.
3/3 Mark Turin meets the linguists who track and preserve the languages of the Big Apple.
BBC Radio 4
Clive Anderson is joined by Sarah Hadland, Peter Wight, Sophie Parkin and artist Scottee.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
News, views, issues, culture and sport from across the north west.
BBC Radio Foyle
Clare English is joined by poet Roger McGough, a man with a magical way with words.
3/5 Sùil air an òran Pìobaireachd Dhòmhnaill Duibh agus an eachdraidh timcheall air.
BBC Radio Nan Gàidheal
1/10 Marina Warner introduces the Grimm brothers and examines the story of The Frog King.
Marie-Louise Muir covers film, television, music, books and the visual arts.
BBC Radio Ulster
Mark Lawson with Toby Jones, David O Russell and a review of the Life of Pi film.
The many ways the Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm have been adapted over the years.
Scott Mills is on a mission to write a perfect Christmas song to stand the test of time!
BBC Radio 1 N. Ireland
BBC Radio 1 Scotland
BBC Radio 1 Wales
BBC Radio 1
Anne McElvoy talks to Ang Lee and discusses the cultural history of angels.
BBC Radio 3
3/5 Sùil air an òran Pìobaireachd Dhòmhnaill Duibh agus an eachdraidh timcheall air. (R)
4/7 John Peel continues the era of flower power, student protest and the road to Kathmandu.
Tuesday 18 December 2012