The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/5 Candid despatches from the frontline of male midlife.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with the Rev Dr Mark Beach.
The programme that starts with its listeners.
News headlines, plus a look at the papers.
The latest weather forecast.
Jules Hudson visits an Afghan village in Norfolk used to train soldiers.
Confused crops and bewildered wildlife - how the mild winter is affecting the countryside.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
Richard Coles with philosopher Alain de Botton; Inheritance Tracks of singer Ani DiFranco.
John McCarthy's guests discuss the Wild West, Calgary's Stampede and driving to Mongolia.
Patrick Humphries explores rock star Phil Collins's impressive Alamo collection.
Fraser Nelson of The Spectator looks behind the scenes at Westminster.
Kate Adie presents despatches from Paris, Abuja, Tripoli, Beijing and Addis Ababa.
Charity credit cards withdrawn, dividend spotting, and NS&I tries to deter richer savers.
6/8 A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig.
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a live discussion of news and politics from Lichfield Cathedral.
Topics include: RBS bank bonus, benefit cap, tax free allowance, high speed rail.
Comedy drama by Frank Cottrell Boyce about a Christian pop band in 1960s Liverpool. (R)
The first reunion in 70 years of writer Shirley Hughes and her 1940s dancing partner.
How could Labour Party strategists sell Ed Miliband to women? And why is IVF so expensive?
A fresh perspective on the day's news with sports headlines.
Evan Davis and guests swap thoughts on capitalism and peaking in business.
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
3/8 Adam Thorpe tells us about the destinies of two topical dogs.
Tom Sutcliffe and his guests review the week's cultural highlights.
Kirsty Young tells the story of the long-running radio programme.
1/2 Henry Wharton creeps into no-man's land to spend an evening with his family.
Nick Robinson goes behind the closed doors of Whitehall.
Competitors from Hull, Glasgow, Bristol and Leeds vie for a place in the semi-finals.
Roger McGough with poetry requests read by Catherine Cusack and Patrick Romer.
1/3 Neil longs for solitude and the wild as he takes over a remote Welsh cottage.
News from BBC Radio 4.
The bells of St Bartholomew's Church, Sutton-cum-Lound, Nottinghamshire.
Writer Gerard Darby argues that creativity is just as vital as science in education.
Sunday 29 January 2012