3/5 As a young solider in Crete, Paddy devises the plan that was to turn him into a war hero.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Farmers scramble to find seeds for planting crops next spring, as stocks run low.
Simon Jones reports on events at Westminster.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Borgias, the most infamous family in Renaissance Italy
4/5 Love blooms in Cairo, and, in 1948, Paddy retreats to a monastery to write his first book.
Grace Coddington, creative director of US Vogue; Antonio Carluccio; new anti-stalking law.
El Salvador's gangs have made a truce. The murder rate has plummeted. Can it last?
Consumer news with Aasmah Mir.
4/5 Lucy and Lang find out how feminism in France is still very much a fringe affair.
Helen Mark discovers the myths and legends of the landscape of Snowdonia.
Sir Terry Wogan presents an appeal on behalf of Children in Need.
Rachel Johnson on her novel Winter Games, prequels and sequels, and Dashiell Hammett.
Colin Firth on the secrets of comedy and why he never expected to play posh people.
Quentin Cooper investigates the science in the news and the news in science.
Choreographer Matthew Bourne, John Lithgow in The Magistrate, and Benjamin Britten.
Melanie Abbott asks how the law can deal with burglary victims who attack their intruders.
Peter Day travels to the Midlands to ask how businesses are coping in an era of no growth.
12/24 Brett Westwood examines the likely impacts of Ash dieback on our wildlife.
Rachel Byrne with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
Friday 23 November 2012