2/5 Kitty Fitzgerald on the life of Gertrude Bell, author of the 1921 map of modern Iraq.
BBC Radio 3
Philip Dodd meets psychotherapist Gwen Adshead. Contains some disturbing images.
2/5 How diplomacy requires an ambassador to see beyond the shortcomings of foreign hosts.
BBC Radio 4
Ken Livingstone asks an audience in Gateshead if the North-South divide still matters.
Martin Bright asks if the truth is really always desirable and in the public interest.
A weekly look inside British politics from the BBC.
BBC World Service
2009's Free Thinking festival opens with Tanya Byron's vision of the 21st-century family.
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical debate from Burgess Hill in West Sussex.
1/5 Valedictories in which retiring ambassadors poked fun at the nations where they had served
Ed Stourton asks if a battle over theology could bring an end to Iran's Islamic Republic.
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