The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 By Paul Kildea. Biography of the composer, published in the year marking his centenary.
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 the Rev Canon Noel Battye.
The foreign fruit fly invaders which are laying eggs in Britain's summer fruits.
Same-sex marriage, Ireland's Magdalene Laundries, plus do you 'live the brand'?
Jim Al-Khalili talks to breast cancer pioneer Valerie Beral.
John McCarthy talks to those who feel they've had to live outside mainstream UK society.
2/5 By Paul Kildea. Biography of the composer, published in the year marking his centenary.
Jane Garvey reports on Comic Relief projects in Ghana, and Aasmah Mir meets Philip Treacy.
2/5 On the cruise, Mary Ann and Burke get closer, and an old friend turns up for Mouse.
23/24 Brett Westwood, the BBC Natural History Unit and the Open University look into wildlife.
1/5 Those who love the Leiber and Stoller song find it inspirational rather than cynical.
Consumer phone-in with Julian Worricker on internet safety. Do you have a story to tell?
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Martha Kearney.
2/5 Dominic Arkwright talks to counsellors at Childline about the dramatic calls they receive.
Bert flexes his creative muscles.
By Meredith Hooper. Captain Scott's love affair with his wife, told through their letters.
Tom Holland and guests discuss issues from the past that have been raised by new research.
How satellite technology and advances in robotics may revolutionise the future of farming.
Julie Fernandez asks what happens to long-term relationships when a lover becomes a carer?
Miles Jupp and Barb Jungr talk to Harriett Gilbert about their favourite books.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
6/6 Dame Evelyn Glennie watches Downton Abbey, goes on a go-kart and throws a pot.
Jazzer is tempted.
Ice Age artefacts, Anthony Hopkins as Hitchcock, Antony Sher on Richard III's skeleton.
London is home for many rich Russians. But how much are they vetted on arrival?
In praise of Moon literacy; 'boot camps' for young people; your PIP questions answered.
Dr Mark Porter on how the technology that identified Richard III could help the rest of us
MPs vote on controversial gay marriage plan. News round-up with Roger Hearing.
7/10 Back home in England, down and out once more, Orwell is forced to learn about doss houses.
6/6 Sue Perkins, Maureen Lipman and Cerys Matthews are challenged received opinion. (R)
Susan Hulme with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
The EU's fisheries policy is expected to get the biggest shake-up in its history today.
Wednesday 6 February 2013