1/4 When Bernie catches the wrong bus, he is transported back to 16th century Rome.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
3/6 Victoria Coren hosts the show that thinks the unthinkable. From May 2008.
1/6 Patrick wonders who Green Day are, and Joe turns into a doting daddy.
2/8 An extended compilation of the best bits of The News Quiz from 2012, with Sandi Toksvig.
2/8 John and Mary see the New Year in in an inn, and Ken's off to buy a sofa.
1/6 Singers Tommy and Sheila have a supermarket to open, and go silver-surfing.
1/6 Dave and Cathy leave the city for Drayton Warlock's pastoral idyll.
3/8 Christopher Brookmyre talks to the fantastically honest stand-up and writer Sean Hughes. (R)
BBC Radio Scotland
1/6 Teacher turmoil at a sixth form college for drama, when a new female science head arrives.
5/6 Mark uncovers an unlikely town rivalry and the story behind a baffling accent.
8/14 The lad is set to be immortalised in wax, but it's not quite how he'd envisaged.
8/14 Hovercrafts, ferrets - and the three-toed sloth. Sketches and songs from November 1966.
6/6 Father enjoys a remarkable recovery, while Nancy makes a big decision over the old rogue.
This may smart! Doctor in the house - Fred gets his MOT and his prescription for 2013.
1/6 Social worker Clare Barker and her colleagues have to move offices and embrace hot-desking
BBC Radio 4
4/6 Gussie upsets his fiancee when he looks elsewhere on the menu. PG Wodehouse romp.
2/4 The travellers hit 19th-century Austria, with Freud set to reveal his views on telepathy.
6/6 Comedian Mark Steel visits Chipping Norton to perform a stand-up show all about the town.
3/4 The incisive reporter focuses on the joys of lower league soccer.
4/5 Musing on old cuppas and paying with Fool's Gold. Songs and stories from Ivor Cutler.
1/6 Sarah solves problems, including a controlling partner and a non-drinker with no friends. (R)
4/4 Mitch competes with his nemesis for the title of best musical satirist in the world.
3/4 David is terrified that the landlord will find out he doesn't live in the flat alone.
Thursday 3 January 2013