2/5 In Dublin, Edna finds literary life, lotharios and love.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Attack of the killer shrimps - they could be coming to a river near you!
Libby Purves meets golfer Sam Torrance and novelist Bernard Cornwell.
3/5 Edna, the 'child bride', starts work on The Country Girls.
Lorraine Pascale, older women and Labour, the Fab Four, and smoking. With Jenni Murray.
1/4 A tale of lost and found cats in Portsmouth presented by Alan Dein.
What does the rail franchise fiasco mean for passengers? Consumer news.
3/5 Gyles Brandreth was a long associate of Kenneth Williams, and Frankie Howerd made a pass.
Paul Lewis and a panel of guests answer calls on renting and letting.
Dr Mark Porter finds out what's behind a new magazine called What Doctors Don't Tell You.
Sickness benefit claimants, and 'New Society' 50 years on. Presented by Laurie Taylor.
A new Savile documentary, plus former editor of Today Kevin Marsh on Hutton and the BBC.
Dramatist Howard Barker, how TV covers India, and attracting younger audiences to opera.
3/3 Mariella Frostrup and guests discuss the parenting challenges associated with adoption.
Colin Murray Parkes illuminates the importance of secure attachments for human happiness.
Will the promise of energy from the oceans become reality? Tom Heap reports.
1/3 Paul Jackson assesses Pop Idol, the show that rewrote the talent show rule book. (R)
Thursday 4 October 2012