The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/5 Paul Auster explores memories of homes, from a bare New York apartment to the family home.
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 Dr Janet Wootton.
Charlotte Smith discusses the new order at DEFRA and what it might mean for rural Britain.
Call for Patel inquiry, plus Nick Clegg on housing and Zadie Smith on race in fiction.
4/4 Stephen Fry explores the eXtraordinary story of the 24th letter of the English alphabet.
5/5 Edi Stark finds out how the special bond between twins isn't always a happy one. (R)
4/5 When his mother suddenly dies, Paul examines her life with the hindsight of adulthood.
'Butch' - what does it mean and is it an insult? Presented by Jenni Murray.
4/10 Shardlake's investigation is complicated by Whelplay's revelation of an earlier murder.
How exemption from conscription for ultra-Orthodox Jews is exposing Israel's faultlines.
Writer Andrew Greig explores the unexpected connections between mountain climbing and art.
The new Care Quality Commission boss gives his first interview. With Winifred Robinson.
James Naughtie profiles Simon Cowell, who made his name and fortune on talent shows.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Shaun Ley.
4/5 A mother whose son grew up apart from her emerges from 37 years of denial. (R)
Brenda offers reassurance.
A war hero prepares to bequeath his millions - but with strings attached. (R)
Helen Mark goes 'doon the watter' to explore the Isle of Bute, off Scotland's west coast.
Journalist and satirist Ian Hislop appeals on behalf of the charity Railway Children.
Victoria Hislop talks to James Naughtie about her debut novel The Island.
Joe Wright on Anna Karenina, starring Keira Knightly and Jude Law.
Quentin Cooper features some of the highlights of the British Science Festival in Aberdeen
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
Nicholas Parsons looks at 'JAM' tournaments in Indian colleges, inspired by Just a Minute. (R)
Pawel makes a surprising move.
Ballerina Darcey Bussell; new Bob Dylan album reviewed; restored Bristol Old Vic re-opens.
Melanie Abbott asks whether the cosmetic surgery industry has cleaned up its act.
Series about the world of work, from vast corporations to the modest volunteer.
1/24 Brett Westwood looks back at the summer of 2012. How did the wet summer affect wildlife?
National and international news and analysis.
4/10 Just as Serena is promoted, her friend Shirley is sacked and tells her she's being watched
1/4 Find out why Rapunzel is getting a haircut, and what spiders do for entertainment.
Rachel Byrne reports on what MPs have had to say after the cabinet reshuffle.
Rice exports from India are threatened after a poor monsoon. With Charlotte Smith.
Friday 7 September 2012