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Spiritual reflection to start the day, with the Very Rev John Chalmers, former moderator of the Church of Scotland's General Assembly. Show more
Anti-GM protests in Scotland in 2001 led to the imprisonment of an organic farmer. Sixteen years on, we catch up with him - and hear about what happened at the time. Show more
On a visit to the Camargue National Park in France, author Michael Morpurgo found getting close to beautiful and elegant flamingos, and hearing their call, touched his soul. Show more
Nozandulela 'Nozi' Samela; Party Socks; John Maddox Prize Winner; Alexandra Kollontai; Trinh T Minn La. Show more
By Ben Cottam. A teenage girl comes to the surgery fearing she is pregnant, and Dace is running late again for something important. Show more
As a satirist, Andy Zaltzman thinks it should be easy living a week following the teachings of the ancient Greek philosophy of the Cynics. He soon finds out how wrong he was. Show more
Mealtime is laden with anxiety and many dietary preferences – is the joy of food forgotten? Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From 2017. Show more
On this day in 1917, Germany and the new Russian government began a cessation of hostilities, while in Collingwood, Phyllis is still counting her losses. Show more
The country's largest house builder changes its policy on stamp duty contributions after concerns that first-time buyers would not benefit from the savings announced in the budget. Show more
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A darkly comic drama about who you might meet on the journey to hell. Charon is the Ferryman on the River Acheron. His son, Thomas, is determined to pursue a different career. Show more
Eric Robson and his panel of experts are in Lancaster to answer listeners' horticultural questions. Show more
Wandering the streets of London in search of a Christmas present for his teenage son, a middle-aged father struggles to make sense of his life and family. Show more
Obituary series. Matthew Bannister on singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky, businessman Lewis Golden, painter Unity Spencer, piano tuner John Butler and pilot Joy Lofthouse. Show more
Roger Bolton speaks to Richard Burgess, the BBC's UK news editor, about the royal engagement and goes behind-the-scenes at Radio 4's consumer affairs programme, You and Yours. Show more
When you view teenage rebellion from a mother's perspective, it is easy to forget you were once there yourself. Fi Glover presents. Show more
The First Secretary of State denies watching porn on a Commons computer nine years ago.
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches, with Lucy Porter, Flo and Joan and Kae Kurd. Show more
Soprano Cecilia Bartoli and cellist Sol Gabetta, the story of The Face magazine, and the Louis CK movie that might never be seen, I Love You, Daddy. Show more
Shaun Ley presents political debate and discussion from Newry, Northern Ireland, with a panel that includes Damian Collins, Deputy Leader of the DUP, and Nigel Dodds MP. Show more
A reflection on a topical issue. Zia Haider Rahman on the abysmal race record of some of Britain's foremost institutions. Show more
The third omnibus of Season 12, Giddy with Possibility, set in Tynemouth, in the week in 1917 when Germany and the new Russian government began a cessation of hostilities. Show more
President Trump's sacked national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia. Show more
Harry meets with his wife's lover and his mother, who urges him to leave Brewer and run away. He argues with Jill and is astonished to learn that she is starting to fall for him. Show more
Comedians Nish Kumar and Katy Brand tell Harriett Gilbert about their favourite books. Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth is revisited, but does it still stand up? Show more
Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster.
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