Debbie Wiseman tells the fascinating story of the composer of Captain Noah and Rumpole.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Investigations and journeys into the heart of global events from BBC correspondents. (R)
BBC World Service except Americas and the Caribbean
4/5 Simon Barnes argues that sport produces narratives worthy of a novel.
BBC Radio 4
8/10 Sivuqaq is an 18-year-old, larger-than-life Pacific Walrus. Can he become a dad? (R)
BBC Two except Scotland
11/14 Documentary following the spectacular wildlife along the Zambezi river. (R)
20/20 Pandra has a furry surprise for her classmates at Lowick and Holy Island Schools. (R)
3/3 How David Lloyd George became a world statesman following Britain's victory in 1918. (R)
BBC Radio Wales
The way of life of a Saami family of reindeer herders. (R)
Kim Lenaghan adds some seasonal sparkle to your Christmas party. (R)
BBC Radio Ulster
BBC World Service except East and Southern Africa, West and Central Africa