The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 The troubled childhood of Charles Dickens. Claire Tomalin's acclaimed biography.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
Prayer and reflection presented from Edinburgh by Alison Twaddle.
New research show two thirds of UK grown oysters tested contained Norovirus.
Debating the Autumn Statement, climate change talks, Stalin's daughter and Stonehenge lit.
Jim al-Khalili talks to biologist John Sulston.
Evan Davis talks to convicted fraudster Elliot Castro.
2/5 The early successes of Charles Dickens. Claire Tomalin's book about the great novelist.
Sibling relationships; Mary Barbour, Glasgow's WWI rights protester. With Jane Garvey.
2/10 Questions are being asked about the past of Helen Graham, the new tenant.
28/30 Brown hares are in decline in North Wales, but why?
3/4 Ken Clarke MP examines the life and music of the saxophonist Joe Henderson.
Young and jobless: How best to tackle record unemployment among 16 to 24-year-olds.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
2/5 Joan Armatrading talks to leading American Classical guitarist, Sharon Isbin.
Tony tries to make his point.
1/4 McLevy enlists the help of Jean Brash as he investigates the death of a young seamstress.
How do ground-nesting birds avoid detection by predators?
Did you have any imaginary friends as a child or do you in fact have some now?
3/3 Matthew Taylor looks at the new political choices created by sophisticated brain science.
Barbara Stocking and Lucy Worsley discuss their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/4 Is it acceptable to be prejudiced against public schools and the posh?
Things look black for Brian.
Ricky Gervais on Life's Too Short and Wayne McGregor on his new dance work.
Alan Yentob investigates a 2,600-year-old community in Iraq, now almost disappeared.
Blindness for Beginners. Top tips for gadgets to help you if you've just lost your sight.
Mentoring scheme for people with anxiety, fraud in psychology and earworms.
With Robin Lustig. National and international news and analysis.
2/5 By Fritz Lieber. An utterly captivating and alluring vampiress-cum-glamour model.
2/6 Robin Ince and Brian Cox are joined by guests Sir Paul Nurse and comedian Katy Brand.
Sean Curran with the news from Westminster as George Osborne delivers the Autumn Statement
The RSPB questions the Government's commitment to the environment.
Wednesday 30 November 2011