The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 In Bogota, Pico Iyer first reveals how his travels are shaped by writer Graham Greene.
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 Alison Jack.
Caz Graham looks at the tradition of farming common land.
Debating UK borders, Pirate Bay, local elections and John Peel's record collection.
2/2 Peter White catches up with the youngsters who helped secure the 2012 Olympics for London.
Evan Davis talks to Penny, who for decades concealed her true self. (R)
2/5 Pico recalls schooldays in Oxford and then a remarkable decision to commute to California.
Gillian Gilbert; wedding dressing; recovering from anorexia. Presented by Jane Garvey.
2/5 Bruce has his eye on Pat as his new tenant, and five-year-old Bertie has issues.
5/8 Chris Sperring searches for sika deer and how they're fitting into the Dorset countryside.
Cerys Matthews celebrates one of her musical heroines, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
Consumer phone-in with Julian Worricker. Do we overreact about children and technology?
The latest weather forecast.
Analysis of current affairs reports, presented by Martha Kearney.
12/20 A delicate glass goblet reveals the twin seductions of Venice: luxuries and women.
Jennifer gets her hopes up.
Hugh Costello's play explores how abuse was allegedly covered up by the Catholic church. (R)
Helen Castor presents the popular history magazine. In this edition, the origin of May Day
Could a new generation of genetically-modified crops attract the public? Tom Heap reports
Michael Rosen investigates the world of interpreting.
5/8 Alexei Sayle explains why scholar and literary critic Edward Said inspired him.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/6 Ed lends some authentic 'oldenspeak' to the modern gaming fraternity.
Brian's thinking positive.
John Wilson meets Mark Haddon, plus news of the shortlist for the Turner Prize.
John Simpson on reporting from danger zones and the cost of getting the story home.
News of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, and a special school taster.
Could future health reforms affect mental health services? The psychology of online dating
Robin Lustig presents national and international news and analysis.
2/5 Balwhidder remembers how news of trouble in the Americas reached Dalmailing in 1769.
1/3 The Periwinkle and the Hermit Crab reveal the truth about life between the tides.
Moves to reshape the House of Lords come under attack. Susan Hulme reports.
GM scientists plead with protestors who have pledged to destroy vital trial crops.
Wednesday 2 May 2012