The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Acclaimed children's author Michael Rosen takes us on a journey back to his youth.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with the Rev Nicholas Papadopulos.
High-speed rail versus conservation: Anna Hill investigates the arguments for and against.
With Labour leader Ed Miliband and discussing HS2 and healthy nudges.
Jonathan Freedland compares Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee with that of Queen Victoria.
1/5 Jesse Lee Jones explains how his love of country music took him from Brazil to Nashville. (R)
2/5 Jeanette Winterson takes us on a journey to the Cairngorms.
Hidden domestic violence among older people. Launching a business with a market stall.
2/5 Ruth and the PAs come under the scrutiny of the visiting consultants.
2/8 Paul Evans goes in search of the Water Boatman's song.
Richard Langham Smith on the songs Debussy wrote for his muse Madame Vasnier.
Is it time to make the tax system more equitable?
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Martha Kearney.
2/5 Sara Wheeler studies the men on Captain Scott's Terra Nova Expedition: Tom Crean.
David tackles an unpopular job.
2/4 A story of murder, pacifism and chocolate taken from the casebook of Norman Birkett.
1/4 Tales of misadventure: A chance encounter on a train and gap year reminiscences.
The mystery of the maze and why ancient settlements end up underneath us. (R)
Michael Rosen hears the traditional stories that are being passed down the generations.
6/9 Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees champions the life of his hero, physicist Joseph Rotblat.
Eddie Mair presents the day's top stories.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
6/6 Mark performs in Wigan, talking about pie-eating and the radicalism of George Formby.
The new Mrs Grundy asserts herself.
JC Chandor on his film Margin Call; Freddie Flintoff's documentary about depression.
The film-maker Rex Bloomstein looks at the growing phenomenon of older prisoners in prison
The experience of a blind woman seeking work, and we discuss the use of the word 'blind'.
Dr Mark Porter demystifies the health issues that perplex us.
National and international news and analysis.
7/10 Hulot gets badly caught out, and loyal Adeline prepares to lose all for his sake.
2/6 Robin Hood (no relation) comes to Dr Matt Berry with a fear of spiders.
2/6 The return of Musical Notebook, and a revamp for Desert Island Discs. (R)
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
Denmark's race to raise welfare standards in time for new rules next year.
Wednesday 11 January 2012