6/7 Comedy writer and novelist Charlie Higson tells Stuart Cosgrove about his favorite books. (R)
BBC Radio Scotland
Billy Differ presents a stage and screen-themed Zone.
Celebrating the extraordinary fairs once held on London's frozen River Thames.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
The many ways the Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm have been adapted over the years.
BBC World Service
1/8 Author Christopher Brookmyre chats life, loves and writing books with Barry Cryer. (R)
1/4 A' comharrachadh 200 bliadhna bho rugadh Teàrlach Dickens.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Andrew Marr with Rolando Villazon, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Mary King and Michael Trimble.
BBC Radio 4
Jack Reacher and Les Miserables.
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
Mark is joined by Santa Claus, who'll be taking calls from the children of the North West.
BBC Radio Foyle
Janice Forsyth talks to Nile Rodgers, the man behind Le Freak and We Are Family. (R)
6/10 Marina Warner probes the fate of the tales at the hands of the Nazis.
Rhaglen yn cynnwys darnau o'r archif gyda John Hardy. (R)
BBC Radio Cymru
Còmhla ri Mark Wringe. Seanchas mun leabhar The Thread le Victoria Hislop.
Both New York and London have claimed the punk movement as their own, but who is right? (R)
BBC Radio 6 Music
Huey Morgan returns to NYC to uncover how a poem from 1823 shaped the modern Christmas.
BBC Radio 2
Mark Lawson meets the arts headline makers of 2012, including EL James and Danny Boyle.
In a festive-themed Strand we hear about Christmas tunes from South Africa and Chile.
Another chance to hear favourite Bond themes as played by the BBC Philharmonic.
BBC Radio 5 live
Jane Garvey and Mike Sweeney celebrate the best of UK radio, BBC and commercial, in 2012.
Michael Rosen starts a new series by investigating the effects of alcohol on speech.
Charlie Sloth takes a road trip to find the North of England's hottest rappers. (R)
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Charlie Sloth takes a look at the rap scenes in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. (R)
Tuesday 25 December 2012