Compiled by Poly Gianniba
Monday May 14
7:15pm on BBC Radio 4: Front Row, Mark Lawson interviews actors Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths, starring in a new staging of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys.
10:45pm on BBC Radio 3: The Essay, in five programmes this week, writers from Sierra Leone, Brazil, India, Iran and China explain why Shakespeare resonates in their own countries. In this first essay Poonam Trivedi explains how Bollywood helped to make Shakespeare's reputation in India.
Tuesday May 15
10:45pm on BBC Radio 3: The Essay, Narguess Farzad explores how Iranians fell under the spell of Shakespeare.
Wednesday May 16
9pm on BBC2: Felicity Kendal's Indian Shakespeare Quest, actress Felicity Kendal returns to India, the land of her childhood, to talk about India's enduring love-affair with Shakespeare.
10:45pm on BBC Radio 3: The Essay, Eldred Jones explores the mutual attraction between Shakespeare and Africa.
Thursday May 17
7:15pm on BBC Radio 4: Front Row has a review of a new staging of Joe Orton's farce What The Butler Saw, starring Omid Djalili, Samantha Bond, Tim McInnerny.
10pm on BBC Radio 3: Night Waves discusses the new production of The Sunshine Boys.
10:45pm on BBC Radio 3: The Essay, Aimara Resende focuses on the power and influence of Shakespeare in Latin America.
Friday May 18
10:45pm on BBC Radio 3: The Essay, Yong Li Lan describes how popular Shakespeare remains in China and south east Asia.
11pm on BBC2: The Review Show talks about the new production of The Sunshine Boys.
Saturday May 19
7:15pm on BBC Radio 4: Saturday Review features the new production of The Sunshine Boys.
Sunday May 20
7:45pm on BBC Radio 3: Wesker at 80, as playwright Arnold Wesker celebrates his 80th birthday, he talks to Matthew Sweet about his life and work, including groundbreaking plays such as Roots, Chicken Soup with Barley and Shylock. Additional contributions from theatre critic Michael Billington, writer Margaret Drabble, actress Nichola McAuliffe and directors Dominic Cooke and Michael Kustow.
8:30mpm on BBC Radio 3: Chicken Soup with Barley: A radio adaptation of the Royal Court Theatre's 2011 production of Arnold Wesker's play. With Samantha Spiro, Danny Webb, Harry Peacock.
Catch up on iplayer
John Hodge talks about the Collaborators at Front Row
Jill Halfpenny discusses her role in Abigail's Party at the BBC Radio 2 Arts Show.