Laurie Taylor on the transformation of slums into visitor attractions. Also, food tourism. (R)
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
The government launches new plans to boost food exports, but will they help our farmers?
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the pink-footed goose.
Anne McElvoy talks to Simon Heffer, Sonia Solicari, DJ Taylor and Prof Anthony King.
The difficulties in choosing a school for your 11-year-old. Email or call on 03700 100 444
Did the number zero come out of religious culture in ancient India? Alex Bellos explores.
The charities which aren't up front about what they do with their money.
Paris, 1800. Napoleon Bonaparte is caught by the blast from an enormous cart bomb.
Tom Sutcliffe chairs the cultural quiz. The North of England competes against the Midlands
Sheila Dillon meets a new generation of cooks using slow and pressure cookers. (R)
1/2 Laurie Taylor looks back at 50 years of cultural studies.
1/6 Aleks Krotoski asks if the digital world is allowing us to be more altruistic than ever.
Le Week-End and Breathless reviewed, and John Eliot Gardiner on his new book about Bach.
Anita Anand explores the taboo of relationships between teachers and students.
Are state secrets doomed by an emerging alliance of the anti-state right and liberal left?
Can the major religions of the world play a role in conserving the natural world? (R)
Anne McElvoy talks to Simon Heffer, Sonia Solicari, DJ Taylor and Prof Anthony King. (R)
2/4 Two original story poems from spoken word artists Luke Wright and Zena Edwards. (R)
Tim van Eyken investigates songs of seduction and ghosts - the night visiting songs. (R)
Tuesday 8 October 2013