1/5 Jamaica, 1935. A young boy is repeatedly beaten by his Chinese father. (R)
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
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Cold, wet and windy weather is causing problems for farmers needing to harvest.
Bill Oddie presents the great crested grebe. (R)
Leading biologist EO Wilson talks to Jim Al-Khalili about ants, altruism and evolution.
Adrian Chiles talks to Larissa Pelham, head of emergency food security for Oxfam.
2/5 'Mum, am I half-caste?' The author's parents were an unlikely combination.
Professor Laurie Rubiner talks about her life in US politics.
Brett Westwood explores how dinosaurs are influencing our stories, films and science.
2/4 Cerys Matthews pieces together her own Great Irish Songbook.
Classicist Edith Hall on Aristophanes's explanation of love.
Has there been a difference in mental health services?
2/5 Tim Samuels explores the sharing economy as it applies to services.
Helen Castor and guests discuss the impact spending cuts have on archaeology.
2/4 Murray Lachlan Young and pianist James Rhodes combine audio and ideas in unexpected ways.
Gordon Corera reveals evidence of a secret deal between a code-machine company and the NSA
Miriam Margolyes and Mark Haddon discuss favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.
Arts news, interviews and reviews.
Peter Oborne investigates why HSBC closed the accounts of several prominent Muslims.
Gary O'Donoghue at the 75th anniversary convention of the National Federation of the Blind
Dr Mark Porter presents a series that aims to demystify perplexing health issues.
Leading biologist EO Wilson talks to Jim Al-Khalili about ants, altruism and evolution. (R)
4/6 Brian Cox and Robin Ince head to San Francisco to talk aliens and UFOs. (R)
2/4 David broke his neck diving into a shallow pool, and Sian was hit by a taxi on holiday. (R)
2/5 'Mum, am I half-caste?' The author's parents were an unlikely combination. (R)