2/5 An opulent lifestyle is surrendered when the young gallant enlists in the French Army.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Shoppers may have to pay more for potatoes after the worst harvest for 35 years.
Sean Curran reports on events in Westminster.
Libby Purves meets theatre producer Bill Kenwright and musician Joe Brown.
3/5 General Dumas proves himself on the battlefield and encounters Napoleon Bonaparte.
Heather Headley, star of The Bodyguard musical. How do we view the Seven Deadly Sins?
Zareer Masani on why Indians worship English as a goddess who can free them from poverty.
Celebrity bakers Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood on the state of British baking.
3/5 Historian and journalist Michael Sturmer on the shifting perceptions of his country.
Ruth Alexander and a panel of guests answer your calls on the impact of the floods.
Polygraph testing for sex offenders, birdsong and wellbeing, body image and disfigurement.
Laurie Taylor hears how corrupt officialdom causes poverty.
Steve Hewlett on the last-minute lobbying before Lord Justice Leveson reports.
Daniel Radcliffe in TV series A Young Doctor's Notebook, plus Oliver Sacks and The Hunt.
Model and activist Sara Ziff discusses the problems with fashion and modelling.
Geoff Watts looks into how scientists can use the mind to control artificial limbs.
A clash at Prime Minister's Questions over the government's welfare-to-work programme.
Thursday 29 November 2012