The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Edna O'Brien reads her memoir, from childhood in the faded grandeur of the big house.
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 Canon Simon Doogan.
Hollow potatoes and mouldy wheat - Anna Hill on how the wet weather has hit crop quality.
Liam Byrne on welfare reform, plus the Georgian election, and the British stiff upper lip.
Jim Al-Khalili talks to the next government chief scientific advisor, Sir Mark Walport.
Sarfraz Manzoor speaks to Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of 'misery memoir' Prozac Nation.
2/5 In Dublin, Edna finds literary life, lotharios and love.
Getting your child to practise, plus Philippa Gregory and Jessica Thom. With Jane Garvey.
2/5 Caterina learns more about her husband's secret life from state prosecutor Marisa Pirenisi
5/24 Brett Westwood examines some of the issues UK's freshwater resources are facing.
Intimate portrait of the musician Robert Wyatt in his own words.
Automatic-enrolment for workplace pensions. Is it the best way to save for the future?
The latest weather forecast.
News, analysis and comment from the UK and around the world with Martha Kearney.
2/5 Gyles wrote Sir John Gielgud's biography, and brought Superman to his 80th birthday party.
Lilian makes a disturbing discovery.
In 1936, Morris met Eva at Warrington Deaf Club. An unusual transatlantic romance began. (R)
4/6 Tales of transgression, wild children and dangerous encounters with ferocious beasts.
Will the promise of energy from the oceans become reality? Tom Heap reports.
1/4 The myth and reality of Joan of Arc, and the other Frenchwoman who did more to save France (R)
Scottish crime writer Val McDermid and comedian Alex Horne discuss their favourite books.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair. Includes Weather.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/4 Comedy offering an insight into the private lives of the famous.
Jazzer calls in a favour.
John Wilson has news of the BBC International Short Story Award winner.
How far should undercover police be allowed to go to gather intelligence?
Blind winner of US MasterChef Christine Ha, and getting past website audio capcha screens.
Dr Mark Porter finds out what's behind a new magazine called What Doctors Don't Tell You.
Ed Miliband's big speech, the latest on the missing five-year-old, Iran's currency crisis.
12/15 Merivel faces the music, fights a duel and ponders on death and marriage.
2/4 The team of scientists attempt to solve the global fuel crisis. With a hamster.
2/2 Following the death of Terry Nutkins we revisit two programmes he made about his childhood (R)
Attack of the killer shrimps - they could be coming to a river near you!
Wednesday 3 October 2012