5/5 The author reaches Mary's final resting place - a grave on the banks of the Zambezi River.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Is the crisis in the UK's ash forests a vision of the future? Tom Heap reports.
The biggest manufacturing industry in the UK - food processing - faces a skills gap.
Mark D'Arcy reports on events at Westminster and beyond.
Sian Williams and Richard Coles with comedian Lee Mack and Paul O'Grady.
Tim Robbins, star of The Shawshank Redemption, leads acting classes in LA's Norco Prison.
Peter Oborne of the Daily Telegraph looks behind the scenes at Westminster and beyond.
Despatches from South Africa, China, Equatorial Guinea, Poland and the Netherlands.
O2 price rise, Asda credit cards, Repeat payments, Lloyds TSB & Co-op, Council Tax Benefit
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate and discussion from Leyland in Lancashire.
Topics include drug decriminalisation, immigration, gay marriage, and fracking.
Reverend Richard Coles on the buried and forgotten alternative Christmas recordings.
Nigella Lawson on parenting guilt; supermarket ads at Christmas; sex trade in Nepal.
Clive Anderson is joined by Sarah Hadland, Peter Wight, Sophie Parkin and artist Scottee.
The Hobbit, a new Quentin Blake exhibition, and the rich history of the Pantomime Dame.
Sir David Frost turns to the archives to get beneath the skin of Richard Nixon.
Clive Anderson and guests discuss who should pay compensation to victims of abuse.
The ever-popular nationwide general knowledge quiz, chaired by Russell Davies.
Roger McGough presents some tree poems, as the country contemplates losing its ashes.
Sunday 16 December 2012