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1/5 Antony Sher recounts the year he created his version of Shakespeare's Falstaff. (R)
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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with the Rev Dr Mike Ford.
The latest with the Rural Payments Agency as farmers try applying for EU farm subsidies.
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the story and sound of the common sandpiper. (R)
Morning news. Includes Sports Desk, Weather, Thought for the Day.
Exploring the legacy of the American Civil War and its impact on race relations in America
2/5 While rehearsing Falstaff, Antony Sher films a scene in The Hobbit with Ian McKellen.
Tania Branigan on domestic violence in China and Xinran on her new book. With Jane Garvey.
2/5 Zarlakhta is devastated when the Khan drives her parents and brother from the village.
Are DNA results being misinterpreted in criminal cases?
4/5 Soul Music explores the mystery and emotional ties of folk song Scarborough Fair.
2/5 Dominic Lawson interviews Garry Kasparov over a game of chess.
One in four children has had private tuition. Is that unfair to those who can't afford it?
The latest weather forecast.
Analysis of current affairs reports, presented by Martha Kearney.
It is May Day on the village green. (R)
1/2 Jim is sent to China to recruit students, but the VC seems to be setting him up to fail.
5/6 Josie Long presents a sequence of musical stories.
How will the next government tackle Britain's environmental problems? Tom Heap reports.
Michael Rosen and Laura Wright on colour words, how they vary and how they have changed.
5/9 Matthew Parris and Wendy Cope explore the life of poet John Clare.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/2 Poet Lemn Sissay explores the nature of home through comedy, poetry and conversation.
Fallon makes a discovery.
Arts news, interviews and reviews.
2/5 Zarlakhta is devastated when the Khan drives her parents and brother from the village. (R)
How sexual abusers are increasingly targeting people with learning difficulties.
News, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted.
Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.
Exploring the legacy of the American Civil War and its impact on race relations in America (R)
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
2/10 Dan, having deserted the priesthood in Ireland, is leading a double life in New York City.
An audio excavation of the island of Portland by artist Katrina Palmer.
5/6 Dan Antopolski, Nat Luurtsema and Tom Craine piece together a selection of sketches. (R)
2/5 While rehearsing Falstaff, Antony Sher films a scene in The Hobbit with Ian McKellen. (R)
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside. Presented by Anna Hill.
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the story and sound of the Savi's warbler. (R)