The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 The early successes of Charles Dickens. Claire Tomalin's book about the great novelist.
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.
The RSPB questions the Government's commitment to the environment.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
Lively and diverse conversation with Libby Purves and guests including Chris Mullin.
3/5 Charles Dickens is well-received in America. Claire Tomalin's acclaimed biography.
Is today's industrial action 'a woman's strike', Christmas jumper fashion - scandi knits!
3/10 Gilbert Markham wishes for more than friendship with the mysterious tenant Helen Graham.
Mel Giedroyc takes a British family back 2,000 years to live in a Danish Iron Age village.
3/3 A dramatised tribute to Tommy Lorne, one of Scotland's great early 20th-century comedians. (R)
Consumer news with Winifred Robinson. Liverpool's World Heritage status.
The latest weather forecast.
Martha Kearney presents national and international news.
3/5 Joan Armatrading talks to folk guitarist Richard Thompson.
Things look black for Brian.
A sixth-former decides to take a stand against the current cuts in university funding.
Vincent Duggleby and guests answer calls on the implications of the Autumn Statement.
Mentoring scheme for people with anxiety, fraud in psychology and earworms.
Laurie Taylor explores opera in Argentina, plus grammar schools and social mobility.
Richard Caseby, managing editor of the Sun; the deal behind Rupert Murdoch's wedding.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/6 Victoria Coren Mitchell challenges Mark Steel, Jessica Berens and Christopher Biggins.
Helen is struggling.
Mark Lawson reviews Lenny Henry in The Comedy of Errors, and meets Rob Brydon.
David Aaronovitch and guests explore the moral implications of the public sector strike.
Science writer Angela Saini celebrates being a late adopter of new technology.
Geoff Watts explores the origins of depression and efforts to find new treatments.
Robin Lustig presents national and international news and analysis.
3/5 By Edith Wharton. Saul slips out to see his ex-girlfriend, even though she died years ago.
5/6 Can tolerance turn people into doormats?
Alicia McCarthy with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
The end of the cheap food era will hit the poorest hardest, says a new study.
Thursday 1 December 2011