Today: Friday 25th January
It is Holocaust Day on Sunday and a South African schoolteacher who survived the Holocaust tells the programme why she has finally told her remarkable story at the age of 86. The government says new laws to tackle aggressive bailiffs will be introduced next year in England and Wales. And also on the programme, the Dr Feelgood star, Wilko Johnson, on going on tour for the last time, and why being told he is dying of cancer has given him a new zest for life.
This is the running order for the Today programme on BBC Radio 4, as broadcast on Friday 25 January.
0615 Business news with Simon Jack on news from the Swiss mountain resort of Davos where business leaders have been gathering for the World Economics Forum.
0626 Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
0709 The government will announce new measures to tackle aggressive bailiffs today. Jon Dawkins, a bailiff, and Gillian Guy, the chief executive of the Citizens Advice Bureau, examine the announcement that bailiffs will be banned from entering properties at night or when only children are present and new safeguards will prevent them from using force against people who owe money.
0715 Business news with Simon Jack.
0718 Mistle thrushes are disappearing from UK gardens according to the RSPB, on the eve of their Big Garden Birdwatch. Jo Keene, RSPB's people engagement manager for the Northern region, explains that previous big bird watches show that mistle thrushes are now seen in fewer than half the number of gardens they were seen in ten years ago.
0726 Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
0733 The full text of the Equal Marriage Bill will be made available today. Maria Miller, Equalities Minister, explains that MPs will have their first chance to vote on the government's controversial plans to allow same-sex marriages on Tuesday 5 February.
0739 On Sunday in Qatar, the poet Muhammad al-Ajami is due to return to court, to appeal against that life sentence he was given after being accused of insulting the emir. Qatar is due to hold the World Cup in 2022. Sports correspondent, Tim Franks asks how far the right to hold one of the big global sports tournaments should depend on a minimum standard of human rights in the host country.
0743 The paper review.
0745 Ever since he left the British rhythm and blues band Dr Feelgood in 1977, guitarist Wilko Johnson has rarely been off the live music circuit but now he has announced a farewell tour after being diagnosed with terminal cancer and refusing chemotherapy. Wilko talked to Front Row presenter, John Wilson.
0749 Thought for the Day with Catherine Pepinster, editor of the Tablet.
0751 France's intervention in Mali to prevent the country's fall to Islamist groups and the attack by some of those groups on an Algerian gas facility has thrown a spotlight on the threats in north Africa and the dangers in particular for France. Marc Trevidic, France's leading counter terrorist judge on charge of investigations, spoke to our security correspondent Gordon Corera.
0810 It is Holocaust Day on Sunday and Prisoner A26188, a BBC1 documentary being shown on Sunday, tells the story of a young Polish girl Henia who survived four concentration camps and the death march and went on to bear witness to the creation of Israel in 1948. Henia Bryer reflects on how do you live with the memory of such horrors, and how important it is to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive.
0825 From the World Economic Forum in Davos, Lloyd Blankfein, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, the US investment bank, tells the BBC's economics editor Stephanie Flanders about an issue raised at length by David Cameron yesterday - tax avoidance.
0829 Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
0830 European researchers say The National Institute for Clinical Excellence ( NICE) should abandon the formula it uses for deciding which drugs should be funded by the NHS. Dr Ariel Beresniak, the project leader on the European research, and Professor Karl Claxton, professor of economics at the Centre for Health Economics, University of York, discuss NHS funding for drugs.
0835 The government announced in the Autumn Statement that it wants to spend £600m more on science. Science Minister David Willetts explains why one British city stands to gain more than the rest of us from this new spending.
0839 Earlier this month IMF chief Christine Lagarde said "If I had to name the enemy number one of economic development, it would clearly be conflicts". Ivor Ichikowitz, founder of one of Africa's largest private defence companies, and Chukwu-Emeka Chikezie, director of Up!-Africa, a company promoting inclusive growth and investment in Africa, discuss whether security is the main barrier to growth and development in Africa.
0845 Business news with Simon Jack.
0852 A new single by Jimi Hendrix is being released, David Bowie is back in the charts and the Rolling Stones are still playing gigs. Columnist Sarfraz Manzoor and radio presenter Nikki Bedi discuss the need to keep up with new pop culture when old artists are still performing.