1/5 The pub's early incarnation as a lawless Southwark drinking den.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
As a group is fined for illegal hunting, supporters say the law is pointless and confusing
Sean Curran reports on events at Westminster.
2012 Nobel Prize winner John Gurdon on cloning a frog decades before Dolly the Sheep.
Olivia O'Leary meets one of the greatest ever jump-jockeys, Mick Fitzgerald.
2/5 The George enters literary history with the publication of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
Meow Meow in cabaret, Sheridan Smith, alcohol and teenagers. Presented by Jane Garvey.
16/24 Brett Westwood takes a look at the relationship between wildlife conservation and art.
A noisy exploration of the punk and politics of music's Riot Grrrl movement.
£493 million is to be invested in grassroots sports - what will it mean for you?
2/10 Marina Warner traces Grimms' tales back to their ancient origins.
3/6 Jay Rayner and the Kitchen Cabinet team are with food enthusiasts in Birmingham.
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented. (R)
Michael Rosen starts a new series by investigating the effects of alcohol on speech.
3/9 Lemn Sissay joins Matthew Parris to discuss Queen Victoria's favourite, Prince Alamayu.
Salman Rushdie on the film of his novel Midnight's Children; Victoria Wood on Joyce Hatto.
Allan Little looks at the changing dynamic of the European Union, as power heads east.
RNIB's Matt Davies tells Peter White of their concerns about the new regulations on PIPs.
Claudia Hammond investigates how reading a baby's mind helps its development.
5/6 Comedian Ed Byrne joins Robin and Brian to talk about science's quest to create life.
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
Wednesday 19 December 2012