Laurie Taylor on our multinational armed forces, and Deborah Butler on female jockeys.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Charlotte Smith is in a Yorkshire sprout field to help bring in the harvest for Christmas.
Andrew Marr with Rolando Villazon, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Mary King and Michael Trimble.
1/5 The author recalls The Grange in Fulham, home to her grandfather artist Edward Burne-Jones
Tracey Thorn plays songs for Christmas Eve, plus chef Diana Henry. With Jane Garvey.
Christmas travel special: New destinations and bargains in the UK and abroad.
6/10 Marina Warner probes the fate of the tales at the hands of the Nazis.
6/6 Brian Cox and Robin Ince celebrate Christmas with Mark Gatiss and Steve Jones.
Mark Lawson meets the arts headline makers of 2012, including EL James and Danny Boyle.
6Music DJ Shaun Keaveny meets the scientists investigating why songs get stuck in our head (R)
Paul Henley meets the migrants heading to Poland, attracted by its thriving economy.
Unintelligent IQ tests, frozen Lakes, human life on Mars, and Santa stuck in a chimney.
Michael Rosen starts a new series by investigating the effects of alcohol on speech.
Tuesday 25 December 2012