1/3 In the war of the rats, snipers like Anatoly Chekhov reigned. (R)
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Mark Coles profiles radical Islamic cleric Abu Qatada.
Living World this week is in search of centipedes and millipedes in Oxfordshire.
Sir Terry Wogan presents an appeal on behalf of Children in Need.
Mary Beard reflects on the arbitrary nature of some laws, including the age of consent.
News and conversation about the big stories of the week with Paddy O'Connell.
Comedy producer John Lloyd is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Tom Parker Bowles discovers the joys of the gourmet hot dog.
3/3 Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain.
Eric Robson chairs the horticultural panel programme from Bishops Castle, Shropshire.
Fi Glover presents conversations between people who have been helped by Children in Need.
Rachel Johnson on her novel Winter Games, prequels and sequels, and Dashiell Hammett.
3/4 Ruth Padel works with poets at Stalybridge Station buffet bar. Tough love for poems.
What effect are so-called zombie companies having on the UK economy? Hugh Pym investigates
Simon Parkes makes his selection from the past seven days of BBC Radio.
How well did the BBC cover its own crisis? And is the BBC's past ripe for satire?
Matthew Bannister on Sir Rex Hunt, Valerie Eliot, Duke Vin, Susan Jeffers, Joe Melia.
Banks criticised after CPP fine, mobile roaming, investment funds and cash cards for kids.
How the Arab Spring has affected the mindset of ordinary people in the Middle East.
Weekly political discussion and analysis with MPs, experts and commentators.
George Parker of the FT analyses how the newspapers are covering the biggest stories.
Bradley Cooper on Silver Linings Playbook, Beau Bridges on Hal Ashby. With Francine Stock.
Laurie Taylor explores the summer riots of 2011. Also, the death of the weekend.
Monday 19 November 2012