Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the remarkable Carthaginian general Hannibal.
BBC Radio 4
Stephen Evans on the circumcision row causing outrage among Jews and Muslims in Germany.
BBC World Service
4/10 Carrie Gracie explores why China's children still quote two drunkards from the 8th century
4/20 The implications of a portrait painted to justify Elizabeth I's position in the succession
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Friday 12 October 2012