With Father James Hanvey.
Sarah Mukherjee asks where all the lard has gone.
Dr Onora O'Neill is today's guest editor.
With Sarah Montague and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.
Repeated from Boxing Day at 9.15am
With the Rev Ernest Rea.
s/5. William Joins the Waits. William and the Outlaws discover that some intended Christmas presents are doomed to disappoint. Can William come up with a seasonal idea to solve the problem? Martin Jarvis reads the final story by Richmal Crompton. For details see Monday 27 December Repeated at 12.30am
With Jon Snow. A switch of gender for the last programme of the year. Producer Angharad Law
By RD Blackmore.
10/10. The Woman's Hourdrama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
The burbot is a small, rather ugly fish - like a short, fat eel. Or rather was for it seems to have disappeared from British waters. Could there still be one or two lone survivors lurking deep in some isolated stretch of river? Writer and fisherman Chris Yates sets off for Yorkshire and gets embroiled in a curious piscatorial detective Story.
6/6. Brian writes a play that is a barely disguised portrait of his life with Clare and his longing for Megan.
Comedy by Harry Venning and David Ramsden. Starring Sally Phillips, Nina Conti, Gemma Craven, Alex Lowe, Richard Lumsden and Ellen Thomas.
Consumer issues, with Liz Barclay and John Waite. Series editor Andrew Smith
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News and analysis, with Shaun Ley. Editor Colin Hancock
7/6. What really mattered to people in 2004 in Asia, the Far East. Europe and America? Rosie Goldsmith tunes in to hear how South African radio celebrated ten years of democracy and how All India radio commemorated the Bhopal tragedy. There's a musical rendition of New York's subway centenary and, from uown Under, Rosie hears how an MP chucked raw eggs at the Beatles.
Producer Julia Rooke Repeated Sunday 2 January at 8pm
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
The story of one of the most colourful and interesting composers of electronic music, Delia Derbyshire , who 's best remembered for her major part in realising the Doctor Who theme. Writer Martyn Wade (R)
10/12. Chef Cyrus Todiwala cooks some hot and spicy Indian dishes when Gregg Wallace and Charlie Hicks dine out for a special festive feast in London's
Caf6 Spice - in front of a live audience.
Ring [number removed] Lines open from 1.30pm Producer Abi Awojobi
5/5. Will the children be able to return home? Alan Bennett reads the final chapter of J.M. Barrie's story.
For details see Monday 27 December
5/5. Next year will be the first time these 20-year-olds Will be able to vote. How do they feel about this Milestone in their lives? For details see Monday 27 December
4/7. An interview with writer and former Python Terry Jones is featured in this special edition recorded at the Cheltenham Festival of Literature. With listeners'
Questions answered by etymologist Michael Quinion and linguist Lynda Mugglestone , plus a column from Miles Kington. The reader is John Telfer. Presented by Michael Rosen. Producer Paul Dodgson Repeated Sun 2 Jan 8.30pm
Rptd from Christmas Day 12.30pm
5/5. Going into Skirts. The perils of playing Dame in pantomime. With actor and comedian Roy Hudd. For details see Monday 27 December Repeated at 12.15am
Jack Dee , Armando lannucci and John Oliver join Jeremy Hardy to help Ring Out the Old and Text in the New in a glittering all-star New Year's Eve spectacular - including some people talking!
Producer David Tyler Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
Jolene's patience is tested. For cast and details see page 201
In 2004, Ray Davies received the CBE, got shot in the leg in New Orleans and saw the album The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society reissued. He reflects on Englishness, America and some of his best loved Songs, with John Wilson.
10/10. John's joy soon turns to dust. By RD Blackmore. For details see Monday 27 December Repeated from 10.45am
BBC correspondents lay their reputations on the line to discuss the key events and themes they expect to see in the year ahead. With Stephen Sackur and his guests. Producer Rosie Goldsmith Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
Every week, an international broadcaster reflects on the latest developments in their part of the world.
Producer Jennie Walmsley Repeated on Sunday 2 January at 8.50am
Mary Rose is planning a wonderful New Year's Eve party. The only problem is that her wicked sisters have a surprise visitor up their sleeve - her long-lost son. When they go to collect him, they are in for a bit of a shock. By Melissa Murray.
Singer Eddi Reader nominates her hero the poet
Robert Burns for this special edition from Glasgow.
What better night to celebrate the life of the man who wrote Auld Lang Syne? With Humphrey Carpenter. Producer Peter Everett
5/5. Louise. She has a talent for marriage, many marriages. So what's her secret? For details see Monday 27 December
2/2. On one of the great party nights of the year, Simon Fanshawe and Bill Wallis stay at home and treat themselves to a cornucopia of comedy, quotations, literature and laughter. Noël Coward, Julian and Sandy and Jasper Carrott are among those Who join in the fun. Producer Paul Dodgson
Hamish and Dougal, two elderly Scotsmen, find themselves celebrating Hogmanay with a busload of celebrities after they get stuck in a snowdrift on its way to the BBC's Hogmanay Cavalcade in Edinburgh. Written by Graeme Garden
Producer Jon Naismith
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5/5. By Richmal Crompton. Repeated from 9.45am