The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 The George enters literary history with the publication of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A short reflection and prayer with Bishop Donal McKeown.
Warnings that Schmallenberg disease could be more widespread than expected.
Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Libby Purves meets actor Simon Callow and folk singer Maddy Prior.
3/5 Shakespeare's inn-yard theatres take off in Southwark's taverns, against stiff competition
Designer Caroline Charles meets Jenni Murray, and Cook the Perfect chocolate truffle.
3/5 Dinah has been seized by Delicata and taken to the desert. Modesty and the gang give chase
Jumping on freight trains in America - danger, thrills and desperation in the USA today.
3/4 Charles wants to prove that his old friend Hugo did not kill his wife.
Winifred Robinson investigates the hidden costs of online shopping in Scotland.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Edward Stourton.
3/10 Marina Warner enters the magical worlds of the fairy tale.
Jim is disgruntled.
A lonely young woman and an isolated teenager share the secret of her miracle baby.
Child benefit rules are changing. Are you entitled and will you have to pay a tax charge?
Claudia Hammond investigates how reading a baby's mind helps its development.
Laurie Taylor on our multinational armed forces, and Deborah Butler on female jockeys.
Pollard Review analysis and reaction with Steve Hewlett.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/6 Comedian Mark Steel visits Ottery St Mary in Devon to discuss Coleridge's childhood.
Lilian faces an awkward encounter.
Barry Norman reviews Dustin Hoffman's Quartet; singer Katy Carr; pick of comedy DVDs.
Clive Anderson and guests discuss controversial proposed changes in employment law.
Georgie Fienberg argues that charities doing development work should want to close.
Science writer Chris Riley examines the enduring legacy of the Apollo moon missions.
The deputy head of BBC News resigns after damning reports on Newsnight. With Ritula Shah.
3/5 Christmas goes awry when Sara brings home the wrong shopping. Read by Jenny Agutter.
4/4 The eve of Waterloo, and our heroes face the prospect of seeing each other face to face.
4/4 Jane, Lucy and Amelia try to record the last-known speaker of an ancient dialect.
Rachel Byrne with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
Farmers are receiving food handouts as rural poverty is on the rise.
Thursday 20 December 2012