From communication and contemplation to obedience and shame, we explore silence
BBC World Service
Gwyneth Paltrow wants to know what Justin Bieber looks like in the steam room
4/4 Miranda Sawyer presents Six Degrees of Jubilation with Jeremy Deller and Sister Bliss. (R)
BBC Radio 6 Music
Shaimaa Khalil listens to the new voices of the Egyptian revolution
William Crawley and guests debate the week's religious and ethical news.
BBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio Ulster
American Classic: Jay McInerney talks to Harriett Gilbert about F Scott Fitzgerald's novel
Pòl MacCaluim 's D R Caimbeul a' tadhail air na bailtean a tha am fasgadh Beinn Èiseabhal. (R)
BBC Radio Nan Gàidheal
Professor Ian Hargreaves gives the second annual talk dedicated to the BBC Wales presenter
BBC Radio Wales
William Crawley reads Dr Adam Rutherford's 'Creation' & explores literary locale Inishowen
Janice talks to William McIlvanney about the reissue of his classic novels. (R)
BBC Radio Scotland except MW
Marc Wringe agus dithis aoighean a' beachdachadh air The Village le Nikita Lalwani. (R)
Gillian Clarke discusses her poetry collection Ice with James Naughtie and readers.
BBC Radio 4
6/15 A Kist full of clanging hammers, voices of weans and the history of an ancient cottage.
Roger McGough with poems praising the heavenly and the everyday.
Dau dîm o feirdd yn cystadlu i gyrraedd y rownd derfynol yn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2013.
BBC Radio Cymru
Poet and comedian Tim Key sleuths out what makes a great literary opening line. (R)
What do you do if you don't want the life your family want for you? Nihal finds out.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Francine Stock talks to director Pedro Almodovar about raunchy comedy film I'm So Excited.
Monday 6 May 2013