BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
An iPM Olympic Special with an opening ceremony and the world champion who can't compete.
Jules Hudson visits West London in search of the wildlife that calls the city home.
Caz Graham discovers how biomass could be the next big money-maker for British farmers.
Sian Williams and Richard Coles at the Olympics with newsman and novelist Gerald Seymour.
The story of the first stage production of The Hobbit, at New College School in 1967.
Is there a right way to face our own death? Bridget Kendall and guests discuss.
The BBC's foreign correspondents take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines.
1/4 Michael Robinson investigates the origins of PPI mis-selling.
Shaun Ley chairs a live discussion of news and politics from Clevedon, Somerset.
Topics include sport in schools, Syria, Lords reform, Olympic legacy and films.
2/3 Paul Morley charts a history of music through recording studios. 2. London's Abbey Road.
Highlights from the Woman's Hour week, including Shirley Conran. Presented by Jane Garvey.
Clive Anderson is joined by folk singer Peggy Seeger and actor and writer Robert Llewellyn
As the Olympics come to London, Mayor Boris Johnson finds himself on the global stage.
Tom Sutcliffe and his guests review the week's cultural highlights, including the film Ted
Technology makes keeping a record of our lives easy. Toby Amies asks what is it all for? (R)
Offering a window into each Olympic nation through poetry and its readers.
Sunday 5 August 2012