Tuesday 13 March 2012
A week ahead of the budget we take a longer look at the black hole in the public finances, assessing what the state is going to be able to in decades to come.
We will hear from our Economics editor Paul Mason and our Political editor Allegra Stratton as well as guests Lord Lawson, Ruth Porter and Lord Skidelsky.
David Grossman has the latest on the newspaper phone hacking allegations, which today saw former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks being arrested as part of the police inquiry.
Five other people, including Mrs Brooks' husband, the racehorse trainer Charlie Brooks, were also detained.
We will be discussing the latest developments with media lawyer Charlotte Harris and former editor of The Scotsman Tim Luckhurst.
And Stephen Smith has the first broadcast interview with ballet superstar Sergei Polunin since he shocked the dance world in January by unexpectedly quitting the Royal Ballet where he was the youngest dancer ever made a principal.