The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/5 A Fleet Street pharmacist's obsession with clouds, and the father of the weather forecast.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
Prayer and reflection with the Rev Scott McKenna of Mayfield Salisbury Parish, Edinburgh.
A new government plan to improve life and business in the countryside is unveiled.
Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the biology and origins of the cell.
4/5 Charlie Connelly looks at meteorological eccentrics, geniuses, charlatans and dreamers.
Victoria Pendleton on the pressure of being an elite athlete and life after cycling.
9/10 Shardlake rushes back to Scarnsea monastery, ready to confront the murderer.
Kate Adie presents despatches from Ivory Coast, France, Iraq, Spain and the Gambia.
Uncovering the life and work of a pioneering and under-appreciated British painter.
Claiming care home fees, designing disability products, and is FairTrade chocolate a con?
The latest weather forecast.
News, analysis and comment from the UK and around the world with Martha Kearney.
4/10 Juliet Gardiner looks at the most famous futurologist of them all, Nostradamus.
Adam faces temptation.
A reality show contestant makes a bid to overthrow the royal family. Improvised drama.
Richard Uridge goes whale-watching in Scotland's Moray Firth.
Sports commentator Henry Blofeld appeals on behalf of the Macular Disease Society.
Zadie Smith talks to Mariella Frostrup about her much-anticipated new novel, NW.
Francine Stock reports from the Toronto Film Festival with Terence Stamp and Roger Michell
Quentin Cooper explores how online social pressure can increase voter turnout.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/6 John presents a trailer for a film about the only mode of transport that hasn't had a film
David comes bearing gifts.
Downton Abbey returns; Sheridan Smith stars as Hedda Gabler; David Byrne's musical rules.
Is the Independent Police Complaints Commission up to the job? Simon Cox investigates.
Peter Day reports from Iceland, on its economic recovery from the 2008 banking crisis.
2/24 Brett Westwood looks at ways to allow bats to fly free in an increasingly urbanised land.
National and international news and analysis.
9/10 Tom's novel has won a prestigious prize and started a chain of out-of-control events.
2/4 David has barricaded everyone inside the Radio 4 studio and taken the microphones hostage.
Sean Curran on why the Palace of Westminster may have to close for repairs.
As a major dairy announces a price rise for farmers, Charlotte Smith asks if it will last.
Friday 14 September 2012