The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Saviano relates a surreal fish-out-of-water trip to the Cannes Film Festival.
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 Ranjit Singh Dhanda.
The emotional and financial cost of TB in cattle. Plus, Slugs versus Spuds.
Are the Dilnot social care reforms in doubt? What should A-levels look like? And Yoko Ono.
1/4 Niall Ferguson argues that institutions determine the success or failure of nations.
2/5 Roberto Saviano's tale of pianist Michel Petrucciani's music and indomitable spirit.
Biba designer Barbara Hulanicki. And why can't women use the word 'vagina' in US politics?
2/5 Mewa Gul and his son Taza Gul witness a murder.
Amber Marks explores the science of olfactory detection.
John Kember rediscovers the original song settings of children's verses by AA Milne.
With Julian Worricker. How can we change attitudes towards mental illness?
Doris Lessing. Spirited, straight-talking Nobel Laureate.
The latest weather forecast.
Martha Kearney presents national and international news.
17/20 Richard Holloway explores the theme of doubt and disloyalty.
Jill has her say.
Returning to Cape Town to record his new play, a writer is confronted by his first lover.
Tom Holland shares your passion for the past with Radio 4's popular history magazine.
Dominic Arkwright and guests discuss the merits of idleness.
Joshua Rozenberg asks if reducing costs is affecting the quality of advocacy in the courts
Harriett Gilbert and guests Ian Marchant and Larry Lamb discuss their favourite paperbacks
Ritula Shah presents full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
6/6 Some vodka and an unwary bird could spell the end of the line for MJN Air. (R)
Amy makes a bold move. Meanwhile, Brian tries to keep Adam on track.
Sam Mendes on TV Shakespeare; news of the winner of the Art Fund Prize for museums.
Are plans for secrecy in some civil courts necessary to protect national security?
White cane versus guide dog - is there a measurable difference?
Death while detained on psychiatric ward. Does parenting make you happy? Club drug clinic.
4/4 History documentary on the Portsmouth Sinfonia, 'the world's worst orchestra'. (R)
Round-up of the day's news, with Ritula Shah.
7/10 Esch and her brothers prepare for Katrina. Esch tells Manny he is the father of her child.
1/6 Robin Ince and Brian Cox consider the mysteries that remain uncovered in the watery depths
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
The weather causes the worst season in years for some British strawberry growers.
Wednesday 20 June 2012