Adjoa Andoh presents an appeal for Opportunity International. (R)
Adam Rutherford and Francine Stock examine the relationship between science and cinema.
Ian Hislop's favourite writing is read by Jim Broadbent and Tamsin Greig, for an audience.
5/6 Historian Lucy Worsley's diary reveals her love of the Girl Guides and collecting rocks.
Kirsty Lang talks to Sir Alan Ayckbourn in a special edition of the programme.
Laurie Taylor presents a special edition that explores rituals at Christmas and beyond.
Peter Day explains how random kindness can make all the difference to how we work and live
Cerys Matthews guides us through Dylan Thomas's famous journey into Welsh Christmas past. (R)
1/4 Jarvis Cocker and the BBC Philharmonic weave dark tales of insomnia and nocturnal visions.