4/5 The age of the stagecoach changes the face of British pubs.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Nearly half of EU member states will be producing illegal pork from the start of January.
Susan Hulme reports on events at Westminster and beyond.
Sister Wendy Beckett, nun and art expert, is interviewed by Kirsty Young.
5/5 The myths and the ghosts of landlords and ladies past.
The longest-serving NHS nurse is about to retire. Plus, cooking chestnuts at Christmas.
Durham University debaters attempt to pass on their skills to those less privileged.
Janet Ellis celebrates that most unpredictable of mythological beings, the genie. (R)
Shoppers cut back on essentials and spend on comfort food instead. With Peter White.
Fi Glover presents a conversation between the parents of Tommy, their child with autism.
5/10 Marina Warner is drawn into the tales' rich history of illustration.
Eric Robson hosts a special Christmas edition of GQT from Muncaster Castle.
Matthew Bannister on Sir Lawrie Barratt, Galina Vishnevskaya, Jack Hart and Tommy Roberts.
Tim Harford investigates US gun crime statistics and the average age of first-time buyers.
Fi presents a conversation about the price paid by one online disability rights campaigner
New interviews with Judi Dench, Sam Mendes, Hilary Mantel, Sheridan Smith and more.
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate from Haddenham in Buckinghamshire.
Will Self warns against the false prophets of the new priesthood of economics.
3/9 Lemn Sissay joins Matthew Parris to discuss Queen Victoria's favourite, Prince Alamayu.
Mark D'Arcy looks back at the year in parliament, as MPs begin their Christmas break.
Fi Glover presents a conversation about the daily irritations of living with one you love.
Saturday 22 December 2012