The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 The pub's early incarnation as a lawless Southwark drinking den.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A reading and a reflection to start the day with Bishop Donal McKeown.
As a group is fined for illegal hunting, supporters say the law is pointless and confusing
Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.
2012 Nobel Prize winner John Gurdon on cloning a frog decades before Dolly the Sheep.
Olivia O'Leary meets one of the greatest ever jump-jockeys, Mick Fitzgerald.
2/5 The George enters literary history with the publication of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
Meow Meow in cabaret, Sheridan Smith, alcohol and teenagers. Presented by Jane Garvey.
2/5 Dinah reveals her special talent, a skill which explains why the bad guys were after her.
16/24 Brett Westwood takes a look at the relationship between wildlife conservation and art.
A noisy exploration of the punk and politics of music's Riot Grrrl movement.
£493 million is to be invested in grassroots sports - what will it mean for you?
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Martha Kearney.
2/10 Marina Warner traces Grimms' tales back to their ancient origins.
Will doesn't hold back.
1/2 Rumpole defends a gardener accused of blackmailing the master of an Oxford College.
3/6 Jay Rayner and the Kitchen Cabinet team are with food enthusiasts in Birmingham.
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented. (R)
Michael Rosen starts a new series by investigating the effects of alcohol on speech.
3/9 Lemn Sissay joins Matthew Parris to discuss Queen Victoria's favourite, Prince Alamayu.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair. Includes Weather.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/6 Danger threatens Britain, as Harry Biscuit becomes possessed by the evil Pen of Penrith.
Jim is disgruntled.
Salman Rushdie on the film of his novel Midnight's Children; Victoria Wood on Joyce Hatto.
Allan Little looks at the changing dynamic of the European Union, as power heads east.
RNIB's Matt Davies tells Peter White of their concerns about the new regulations on PIPs.
Claudia Hammond investigates how reading a baby's mind helps its development.
The latest on Andrew Mitchell and 'plebgate'. News and analysis with Ritula Shah.
2/5 The owner of a Dublin restaurant, who lives abroad, decides to make an unexpected return.
5/6 Comedian Ed Byrne joins Robin and Brian to talk about science's quest to create life.
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
A short reflection and prayer with Bishop Donal McKeown.
Warnings that Schmallenberg disease could be more widespread than expected.
Wednesday 19 December 2012