The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/5 The early life of Sylvia Plath, as she struggles with the sexual hypocrisy of '50s America
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 Paul Mathole.
A deal over horse movements between the UK, France and Ireland is fuelling illegal trading
NHS gag breaker speaks out, school sports report, and the War Horse team try Shakespeare.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ice ages.
4/5 The early life of Sylvia Plath as she starts work at Mademoiselle magazine in New York.
Film exec Tessa Ross, and journalist and blogger the Fleet Street Fox reveals her identity
4/5 Alex Huntesmith's mum Jill inspires Darleen to pursue her dream.
Kate Adie introduces reports from Syria, France, Italy, the United States and Tunisia.
Peter White hears about Damon Runyon, who captured New York's lowlife vibes in the 1920s.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on saving fish stocks, plus insurance fraud and cut flowers.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Shaun Ley.
4/5 Carol Ann Duffy explores poems that explore the highs and lows of a long-term relationship
David can't believe Pip's latest news.
Emmi and Leo rekindle their internet romance, in the sequel to Love Virtually.
2/6 Clare Balding attempts to walk in a silent, meditative state. It doesn't come naturally.
Margaret Sentamu presents an appeal for APT Action on Poverty.
Mariella Frostrup talks to Ali Smith about Sylvia Plath's celebrated novel The Bell Jar.
Francine Stock talks rites of passage with Judd Apatow, director of new comedy This Is 40.
The new corona virus - has it really mutated to be able to jump between humans?
Eddie Mair presents coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/6 Comedian Stephen K Amos and guests compile an Idiot's Guide to having your midlife crisis.
There's a Valentine's Day surprise.
Creating the title sequence for Skyfall; Picasso's breakthrough year; a Nairobi detective.
Simon Cox investigates the blacklisting of thousands of construction workers.
Evan Davis chairs a discussion providing insight into business from the people at the top.
24/24 Brett Westwood looks at a bird on the edge of extinction - the slender-billed curlew.
The day's news with Philippa Thomas, including the Oscar Pistorius murder arrest.
4/8 Buddy offers something new and Esther meets a woman-hater.
2/4 Timecops visit the BBC to try and prevent Adam from making an offensive radio programme.
Sean Curran reports on a bitter row about horsemeat, and doubts about press regulation.
Charlotte Smith hears about the cocktail of drugs we could be eating in our horse lasagne.
Friday 15 February 2013