1/5 Impressionistic cultural portrait of a society on the edge.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Show celebrates 50 years at Builth Wells with a big crowd.
Steve Backshall presents the story and sound of the lesser black-backed gull.
Sean Curran reports from Westminster.
Jonathan Freedland on tax avoidance today and in the 8th century. With Margaret Hodge MP.
3/4 Tim Harford is joined by influential counter-insurgency expert David Killcullen.
2/5 Impressionistic cultural portrait of a society on the edge.
Professor Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer for England, talks to Jane Garvey.
Can the oil industry be an asset for wildlife or is the risk too high?
What can be done to make life easier and happier for young people? With Julian Worricker.
Lucy reveals how hiring the 'best man for the job' wasn't always the way it was done.
3/6 Jay Rayner chairs the culinary panel programme from Bakewell in Derbyshire.
4/4 Michael Blastland asks if finding something disgusting influences moral judgement.
Chris Ledgard explores the language ideas in the story of Babel.
Meera Syal and Stephen Grosz discuss their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.
John Wilson presents a review of The Wolverine plus an art exhibition by the late Ian Dury
Coal keeps the lights on. But as UK mining firms collapse, do ministers have a plan?
Peter White talks to Dr Mike Townsend about the latest technology to assist blind people.
Dr Mark Porter reports on NHS health checks, gestational diabetes and Crohn's disease.
Jonathan Freedland on tax avoidance today and in the 8th century. With Margaret Hodge MP. (R)
5/6 Brian Cox and Robin Ince mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Alfred Russel Wallace. (R)
2/5 Impressionistic cultural portrait of a society on the edge. (R)
Wednesday 24 July 2013