The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 At a party in Washington, Rupert Everett has a flash of inspiration.
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 Dr Ed Kessler.
The RSPCA calls for 'Badger Friendly' labels on dairy products.
Pensioner benefits, the World Bank chief on aid, plus WWII's female Spitfire pilots.
Libby Purves meets former Prime Minister Sir John Major and columnist Caitlin Moran.
3/5 Rupert Everett's American sitcom idea is about to become reality.
What do seven-year-olds want to be when they grow up? Presented by Jenni Murray.
3/5 Trevor and Eileen visit Judy's commune.
Stephen Fry investigates the reality of being gay in prison.
1/6 The arrival of a new butcher's shop causes strife in the traders' community.
Abandoned patients, a single standard charger for all handsets, an end to private clamping
The latest weather forecast.
News, analysis and comment from the UK and around the world with Martha Kearney.
3/5 Dancer and broadcaster Deborah Bull on the emergence of dance as a competitive activity.
Matt springs a surprise.
By Amelia Bullmore. Starring Bill Nighy as a bat-obsessed widower. (R)
Paul Lewis and a panel of guests take your calls on benefits.
8/10 A dinner party conversation reveals more about the guests than they were perhaps intending
Laurie Taylor explores the culture and work of Bletchley Park.
The Sun's new Ombudsman, Channel 4's Drugs Live, and a broadband levy to save newspapers.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/4 The prospective politicians visit Phoebe and 'The Grundy' in hospital.
Lynda proves to be very persuasive.
Muse on their Olympic role, Andy Williams remembered, and Short Story Award writers.
2/3 Mariella Frostrup and her guests examine the hidden politics of the childhood bedroom.
Entrepreneur Margaret Heffernan argues for the value of whistle-blowers to businesses.
The environment of Laos remains scarred by American bombing. Tom Heap joins the clean-up.
Violent protest against cuts in Greece, plus analysis of Nick Clegg at LibDem conference.
8/15 Merivel operates to save Lady Bathurst's life and the King makes an offer he cannot refuse
3/4 A potential burglary brings out Neil's inner hero.
3/4 Two horses divided by war, united by love. Comedy starring Stephen Fry and Daniel Rigby. (R)
3/4 Matthew Sweet asks: When exactly does a balding man become bald? (R)
A cull of thousands of geese on Orkney raises objections from animal rights campaigners.
Thursday 27 September 2012