2/5 Scientist Clive 55 reconstructs a dead space pirate, who before long is running the ship.
2/6 Norman and Max are welcomed by the incurably friendly Oblivions. Stars Louise Lombard.
5/6 Lord Peter Wimsey's trail goes cold - until a stolen will brings fresh enlightenment.
2/4 New York, 1965: Grave Digger and Coffin Ed chase the masterminds behind the missing money.
6/6 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches.
6/6 Clive Anderson is joined by Stephen Fry, John Sessions, Rory Bremner and Jon Glover.
2/8 A drunken night at the pub results in an unfortunate case of mistaken identity.
2/3 Ilona Siegal left conflict-riven Georgia in the hopes of a brighter future in America.
As Ian rows with Kate on his 35th birthday, flashbacks reveal how they met 9 months before
8/8 Bill and Faith are set to get wed, when the groom gets a shock. From December 1988.
1/2 Poems include Monday Morning Mail and Hats, introduced by Janie Hampton.
6/6 Can Lord Peter Wimsey finally clear Harriet Vane's name - and persuade her to take his?
3/4 New York, 1965: Digger and Coffin's search for the missing money is getting dangerous.
3/4 The Meldrews' holiday homecoming proves eventful.
3/6 Comedian Mark Steel explores reggae, riots and white supremacist gardening in Handsworth.
The lad lives to regret answering a knock at the front door. From December 1959.
6/14 Music for Schools - and The Curse of the Flying Wombat. From November 1966.
4/6 Rosie's plan to live in London suits the old rogue, but where is Father plotting to go?
1/6 Crime writers Lady Antonia Fraser and Anthony Price probe the death of a top jockey.
3/8 There's a dramatic turn of events when a letter arrives from an attorney.
3/3 Grisha and Lera return to Moscow, but find Russia has changed beyond recognition.
1/3 Young Lecky and his Uncle rescue the Prince of Wales from the Tyne. With Shaun Prendergast
3/5 There's a major fallout when Vera's theories over Irene's relations spark family uproar.
3/30 The home as a microcosm of social order.
3/5 June Whitfield recounts her encounters with Kenneth Williams and Peter Sellers.
8/10 With no news of Willie - Tom heads to London and gets a shock. Read by David Brierley.
Emma Thompson shares her Inheritance Tracks, and we make the perfect Christmas pudding.
2/6 Bertie tries to play peacemaker when he arrives at Totleigh Towers. PG Wodehouse romp.
3/5 The crew have some space tourists on board - but it turns into a holiday from hell.
3/6 Surely it couldn't hurt to introduce the Oblivions to tennis, could it? Stars David Haig.
1/4 The incisive reporter investigates Britain's public houses. From November 2008.
2/5 Ivor Cutler's unique views on how to promote a child's growth. From May 1996.
2/4 The funny musician discovers how death for a rock star can be the start of a new career.
1/4 The London flatmates throw a party, with dates to impress - and a sandwich-maker to mend.
Thursday 20 December 2012