BBC Radio 4, Factual schedule Sunday 9 December 2012
Sunday 9 December 2012
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MorningBack to top
06:35 – 06:57Listen now
On Your Farm 09/12/2012
Caz Graham visits a Scottish farm that opened its doors to local farmers to help run it.FM only
07:55 – 07:57Listen now
Radio 4 Appeal Build Africa
Beatrice Achieng presents an appeal on behalf of the charity Build Africa.FM only
08:50 – 09:00Listen now
A Point of View Trustworthiness Before Trust
Onora O'Neill reflects anew on the theme of trust, the subject of her Reith lectures.FM only
09:00 – 10:00Listen now
Broadcasting House 09/12/2012
News and conversation about the big stories of the week with Paddy O'Connell.FM only
11:15 – 12:00Listen now
Desert Island Discs Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP
Kirsty Young interviews the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP.
AfternoonBack to top
12:32 – 12:57Listen now
Food Programme 09/12/2012
Sheila Dillon looks at the role food plays in different faiths.
13:30 – 14:00
Hardeep's Sunday Lunch Episode 3
3/6 Hardeep cooks for Peter and Will, who became friends after Peter broke into Will's house.
14:00 – 14:45Listen now
Gardeners' Question Time Rayleigh, Essex
Eric Robson chairs BBC Radio 4's horticultural panel programme from Rayleigh in Essex.
14:45 – 15:00Listen now
The Listening Project Sunday Edition: Lyn and Mary
Lyn and Mary reconsider their relationship, after Lyn's prison sentence for drink-driving.
16:00 – 16:30Listen now
Open Book 09/12/2012
Mariella Frostrup talks to India Knight about her hilarious new novel 'Mutton'.
16:30 – 17:00
Poetry Please 09/12/2012
Roger McGough presents some tree poems, as the country contemplates losing its ashes.
17:00 – 17:40
Inside the Academy School Revolution
Zoe Williams turns school inspector to put a range of academies to the test.
17:40 – 17:54Listen now
Profile Sir Philip Green
Lesley Curwen explores the colourful life of business tycoon Sir Philip Green.
EveningBack to top
18:15 – 19:00
Pick of the Week 09/12/2012
Sheila McClennon makes her selection from the past seven days of BBC Radio.
20:00 – 20:30Listen now
More or Less Royal twins and the Autumn Statement
Tim Harford asks what severe morning sickness tells us about the chances of having twins.
20:30 – 21:00Listen now
Last Word Brazil's most famous architect, an eminent jazz musician, an outrageous boxer and a radical Indian politician
Matthew Bannister on Oscar Niemeyer, Dave Brubeck, Bal Thackeray, Hector Camacho.
21:00 – 21:26Listen now
Money Box Autumn statement; landmark shake-up for investors; plastic rights and wrongs
Paul Lewis and guests on the Autumn Statement, financial advice and credit card rights.
21:26 – 21:30Listen now
Radio 4 Appeal Build Africa
Beatrice Achieng presents an appeal on behalf of the charity Build Africa.
21:30 – 22:00Listen now
In Business Strong Medicine
Peter Day visits two Swiss pharmaceutical companies to look at future drug development.
22:00 – 22:45
Westminster Hour 09/12/2012
Weekly political discussion and analysis with MPs, experts and commentators.
22:45 – 23:00
What the Papers Say 09/12/2012
Stephen Glover of the Daily Mail analyses how newspapers are covering the biggest stories.
23:00 – 23:30Listen now
The Film Programme 06/12/2012
Martin McDonagh and Sam Rockwell on Seven Psychopaths, and Charlotte Rampling on I, Anna.
LateBack to top