3/4 Waldemar Januszczak examines the early artistic explorations of the first Muslims. (R)
Miranda Hart and Anne Reid join Matt and Alex.
23/32 A look back over the best of the year in film. Includes an interview with William Friedkin
BBC Two except Northern Ireland
5/6 A series looking at the heritage of collections of Gaelic songs and stories. (R)
16/17 Claudia and Danny review West of Memphis, Love Crime and the first part of The Hobbit.
BBC One except Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland, Wales
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only
BBC Two Northern Ireland only
BBC One Scotland only
BBC One Wales only
Andrew Martin examines how the train came to shape the work of writers and film-makers. (R)
Thursday 13 December 2012