3/5 As the amell approaches, it's time to dash to a grubbery.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Charlotte Smith asks what the Autumn Statement means for the green economy and for farmers
Sean Curran with highlights of the chancellor's Autumn Statement and news from Westminster
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss influential British philosopher Bertrand Russell.
4/5 Feeling refreshed after your post-lunch slooming? Then get on with your faciendum.
Phyllida Lloyd and Melissa Dunne on gender-blind casting, and activist Alaa Murabit.
Linda Pressly looks at the disturbing story of rape and sexual abuse in America's prisons.
Trevor Cox on the physics behind the way orchestral instruments make their unique sound.
Delays to Green Deal energy assessments, professional dog walkers and Christmas loans.
4/5 Doctors from the UK and Mexico compare notes.
Jules Hudson discovers the secrets of 'The Canal That Never Was'.
The St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Appeal. Give on 0800 082 8284 or Radio 4 website.
Sathnam Sanghera discusses his award-winning memoir The Boy with the Topknot.
Martin McDonagh and Sam Rockwell on Seven Psychopaths, and Charlotte Rampling on I, Anna.
How science can save boring climate talks and an interview with DNA pioneer James Watson.
The Bodyguard musical, Dave Brubeck remembered, and Jeff Park on the latest crime fiction.
Matthew Hill asks why the Cornwall surgeon Rob Jones remained in practice so long.
Peter Day visits two Swiss pharmaceutical companies to look at future drug development.
14/24 Brett Westwood reports from the Scottish Natural Heritage conference in Edinburgh.
MPs reflect on the future of rail services on the West Coast Mainline. Sean Curran reports
Friday 7 December 2012