Factual A to Z
- A Point of View
A weekly reflection on a topical issue
- All in the Mind
Programme exploring the limits and potential of the human mind
Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad
- Any Answers?
Listeners respond to the issues raised in the preceding edition of Any Questions?
- Any Questions?
Topical discussion posing questions to a panel of political and media personalities
- Archive on 4
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
- Britain in a Box
Series exploring the stories behind programmes which have become part of TV history
- Broadcasting House
The Sunday morning news magazine programme. Presented by Paddy O'Connell
- Choristers of the Coronation
One-time boy choristers recall the thrill of singing at the 1953 Coronation.
- Costing the Earth
Programme looking at man's effect on the environment and how the environment reacts
- Creating Pitch-Perfect
Catherine Bott on software that corrects out of tune singing but is also a creative tool.
- Crossing Continents
Series focusing on foreign affairs issues
- David Pownall at 75
Dramas and a documentary to celebrate the birthday of the British playwright and author
- David Vaughan: The Artist Who Fell from Grace
The amazing life story of a 1960s pop artist who fell from grace, told by Wayne Hemingway.
- Desert Island Discs
Guests are invited to choose the eight records they would take to a desert island
- Destination Freedom
Profile of the pioneering 1940s civil rights radio series Destination Freedom.
- Disability: A New History
Peter White presents a history of disability in the 18th and 19th centuries
- Don't Log Off
Alan Dein takes nocturnal excursions via Facebook and Skype, discovering real-life dramas
- Face the Facts
Original investigations into social injustice, public policy, inefficiency and fraud
- Farming Today
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside
- File on 4
Award-winning current affairs documentary series
- Food Programme
Investigating every aspect of the food we eat
- Food: A Scandalous History
Giles Coren compares our horsemeat scandal to the Victorian history of food adulteration.
- Four Thought
Series of thought-provoking talks with a personal dimension
- Fried Chicken Feels the Heat
Yasmeen Khan checks out chicken shops - tasty and cheap, but are they healthy?
- From Our Own Correspondent
Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers
- Front Row
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
- Gardeners' Question Time
Horticultural programme featuring a group of gardening experts
- Great Lives
Matthew Parris presents the biographical series
- In a Prince's Footsteps
John McCarthy revisits sites of the Prince of Wales's photographic tour of 1862
- In a Prince's Footsteps - Omnibus
John McCarthy revisits sites of the Prince of Wales's photographic tour of 1862
- In Business
Series about the world of work from vast corporations to modest volunteers
- In Godzilla's Footsteps
Godzilla was a response to atomic war. Japanese artists now respond to the tsunami of 2011
- In Our Time
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
- In Touch
News, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted
- It's My Story
Stories about the lives of everyday people
- Last Word
Radio 4's weekly obituary programme
- Lives in a Landscape
Documentary series telling original stories about real lives in Britain today
- Loose Ends
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy
- Making History
Series exploring ordinary people's links with the past
- Material World
Gareth Mitchell sits in for Quentin Cooper finding out what's new in the world of science.
Lively and diverse conversation with weekly guests
- Money Box
The latest news from the world of personal finance
- Money Box Live
Phone-in programme with discussion and advice on personal finance
- More or Less
Tim Harford explains the numbers and statistics used in everyday life
- Mother Tongue Interference
Five short autobiographies in two languages
- Move Over Wodehouse
Mukti Jain Campion reports on the changing reading habits of India's growing middle class.
- On the Borderline
Writer Clare Allan on the controversial diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.
- On Your Farm
Getting to the heart of country life with a look at individual farming endeavours
- One to One
Interview series. Broadcasters talk to the people whose stories interest them most
- Open Book
Mariella Frostrup with the best in new fiction and non-fiction.
- Open Country
Countryside magazine featuring the people and wildlife that shape the landscape of Britain
- Over the Boundary
Cricket was almost wiped out in Ireland. Kevin Connolly tells the story of its revival.
- Pick of the Week
A selection of highlights from the past week on BBC radio.
- Poetry in Translation
Daljit Nagra explores the different practices behind translating poetry.
- Poetry Please
Selections of poetry on various themes chosen by listeners and presented by Roger McGough.
- Prosperity Gospel
Dotun Adebayo explores the rise of Prosperity Gospel in Britain's churches.
- Radio 4 Appeal
Highlighting a charity and appealing for donations. Presenters give their time freely.
Programme joining notable and interesting people for a walk through the countryside
- Safari Surgery
Ayisha Yahya reports on the growing demand for cosmetic surgery in Africa.
- Saturday Live
Extraordinary stories and remarkable people. With Sian Williams and Richard Coles
- Saturday Review
Sharp, critical discussion of the week's cultural events, with Tom Sutcliffe and guests
- Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
A selection of BBC World Service news and current affairs, arts and science programmes
- Short Cuts
A showcase for delightful and adventurous short documentaries from the UK and abroad
- Signing Up at 16
Penny Marshall presents a series that follows 16-year-olds through a year of army training
- Songs of the Sacred Harp
Cerys Matthews visits Alabama to uncover a sacred choral tradition.
- Start the Week
Weekly discussion programme, setting the cultural agenda every Monday
- State of Play
Can computer games help to solve the problems of the world? Alex Butterworth investigates.
- The Art of the Foreign Minister
Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's chief of staff, asks what makes a great foreign minister.
- The Bottom Line
Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show
- The Film Programme
The latest releases, the hottest stars and the leading directors, plus news and insights
- The Life Scientific
Jim Al-Khalili discusses the scientific life with fellow scientists
- The Listening Project
Capturing the nation in conversation, curated and archived by the British Library.
- The Living World
Natural history programme
- The Magic Theatre of Hermann Hesse
Tracing the legacy of the cult Swiss-German writer Hermann Hesse.
- The Media Show
Steve Hewlett presents a topical programme about the fast-changing media world
- The New North
Martin Goodman visits iconic new cultural buildings in search of a 'New North' of England
- The Outsourced
Chris Mullin explores what working life is like for some outsourced workers.
- The Report
Original insights into major news stories and topical investigations
- The Science of Music
Prof Robert Winston looks at music with a scientist's eye
- The Truth and Nothing but the Truth
Dr Geoff Bunn features comic book heroes and science in his history of the lie detector.
- The World This Weekend
Shaun Ley looks at the week's big stories and previews the week to come
- The Write Stuff
The radio panel game of literary correctness
- Thinking Allowed
New research on how society works
- Today in Parliament
News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament
- Tweet of the Day
British birds through their songs and calls. 265 programmes of 90 seconds, over a year
- Unreliable Evidence
Series exploring and analysing the legal issues of the day
- Vertical Farming
Could high-rise farming be the solution to feeding our cities or is it a utopian fantasy?
- Week in Westminster
Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster
- Westminster Hour
Radio 4's Sunday night political discussion programme
- What the Papers Say
The country's leading political journalists analyse the newspapers
- Wireless Nights
Jarvis Cocker explores the human condition after dark, with stories of night people
- Woman's Hour
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
- Word of Mouth
Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
- Yesterday in Parliament
News, views and features on yesterday's stories in Parliament
- You and Yours
News and discussion of consumer affairs