The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 A portrait of the author Angela Carter via a series of postcards she sent to a friend.
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 Leslie Griffiths.
Eggs from non-caged hens are outselling caged eggs for the first time in decades.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
Psychiatrist Robin Murray on why he has changed his mind about the cause of schizophrenia.
Bridget Kendall talks to author Alexander McCall Smith about his work as an academic.
2/5 A portrait of the author Angela Carter via a series of postcards she sent to a friend.
Can a child as young as eight suffer from anorexia nervosa? Plus author Clare Morrall.
2/5 Working as a parliamentary reporter, Charles Dickens longs to be a published writer.
6/8 Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson explains how landscape paintings have inspired him.
2/5 Exploration of the haunting melancholy of Gresford, the Miners' Hymn, by Robert Saint.
With Julian Worricker. Listeners contribute their views on consumer issues.
The latest weather forecast.
Shaun Ley presents national and international news.
7/30 Clare Balding looks at the era when footballers were gentlemen, both on and off the pitch.
Pat and Ruth join the fight.
Nick Perry's claustrophobic drama is set in the world of top-flight sport. (R)
1/4 Jay Rayner presents a new food panel show aimed at anyone who cooks, not just the experts.
Can we adapt disease-carrying insects to become friends not foes? Alice Roberts reports.
2/3 Allan looks at the failure to enforce the rules of the Stability and Growth Pact.
Three favourite books are discussed by Harriett Gilbert, Bonnie Greer and Simon Brett.
Eddie Mair presents full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/4 Will reluctantly joins Annabelle at a music festival with her annoying friend Heather.
Alan is master of ceremonies.
With Mark Lawson. News of the 2012 Art Fund Prize for Museums and Galleries longlist.
As scientists alter viruses to make potentially deadly mutations, is the public at risk?
Feeling the pinch - the voluntary organisations who support the visually impaired.
Including the protocols for visitors to hospitals and a new treatment for tennis elbow.
Robin Lustig presents national and international news and analysis.
7/10 A desperate attempt to dispose of a body, and a more desperate attempt to fix the floors.
6/6 Dr Berry treats some intimidating East London twins with unexpected past lives.
6/6 The troubled Radio 4 announcer is not looking forward to his holiday. (R)
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
Cows at risk - a new disease spreads to UK cattle.
Wednesday 8 February 2012