Curiosity has always been with us but how important is it to science and to society?
BBC World Service
"As films have had to appeal to markets worldwide-it’s made them kind of dull” Neil Jordan
Half of Egypt’s population are under 25, what does the future hold for them?
With guests Mark Billingham and Natalie Haynes. This week's subject is Greek tragedy.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Anna Woodhouse explores what looking through glass and glasses means for us. (R)
BBC Radio 4
William Crawley and guests debate the week's religious and ethical news.
BBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio Ulster
Author Mohsin Hamid on his book The Reluctant Fundamentalist, now made into a film
Dòl Eoin MacFhionghuin a toirt sùil air eachdraidh an nos ciùil Roc Cheilteach. (R)
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Why millions of women - and some men - paint their faces
David McGuinness explores the music which came from the Court of Mary, Queen of Scots. (R)
BBC Radio 3
William Crawley looks ahead to the forthcoming Belfast Book Festival.
Celfyddyd a thrafodaeth. Arts discussion programme. (R)
BBC Radio Cymru
Janice Forsyth talks all things movies and hears from playwright Peter Arnott.
BBC Radio Scotland
Jim Crace discusses his 1997 Booker-shortlisted novel Quarantine with James Naughtie.
BBC Radio 4 FM only
10/15 Uncover Ulster-Scots culture, history and language from around the country.
Roger McGough presents listeners' poetry requests. Poets reading other poets' work.
Dau dîm o feirdd yn cystadlu i gyrraedd y rownd derfynol yn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2013.
With guests Sue Limb and Mark Watson. This week's author is Dorothy Parker.
Rex Bloomstein investigates Burma's cultural life at a time of extraordinary transition.
Another chance to hear 1Xtra's Story of Labrinth. (R)
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Neil Jordan on Byzantium, and Doctor Who films 50 years on with Mark Gatiss. (R)
Monday 3 June 2013