Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio


After the announcement of the death of the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Il we get analysis of the situation from experts in South Korea and across the region. Where does this leave the secretive, repressive totalitarian state?

The violence between demonstrators and the Egyptian Army continues in Cairo's Tahrir Square. We speak to Alexander Page who's in the Square as the army moves in.

It's the Best of Britain on tonight's phone in; listeners share their favourite hidden parts of the country with Dotun and the Rough Guide's Clare Currie.

The protest singer Odetta is the focus of our visit to the Pacifica Archive and Dr Chris Smith and friends explain why Brussels sprouts have such an inflated reputation.

Release date:

4 hours

Last on

Mon 19 Dec 2011 01:00

World Football Phone-In

World Football

Expert answers to your questions in World Football

5 live Science


The hottest science news, stories and analysis with Dr Karl

Let's Talk About Tech

Let's Talk About Tech Podcast

Technology, gaming and web news