The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/5 The early life of Sylvia Plath as she starts work at Mademoiselle magazine in New York.
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.
Charlotte Smith hears about the cocktail of drugs we could be eating in our horse lasagne.
Should severely ill patients be allowed untrialled drugs? Plus new findings on fidgeting.
Kirsty Young interviews columnist and author Julie Burchill.
5/5 Sylvia Plath wins a Fulbright scholarship and starts at Cambridge University.
Children forced to grow up too quickly; Italian women and austerity. With Jenni Murray.
5/5 Practising at being parents, Darleen and Jamie take her stepsister Stacey out for the day.
2/2 Grahame Dangerfield, veteran naturalist, revisits the place he thought was Eden.
6/6 A moral tale in which Sandy and his family catch the gambling bug.
Trading Standards on the latest horsemeat tests, and news for Mac Pro users.
The latest weather forecast.
Norman Smith presents national and international news.
5/5 Carol Ann Duffy explores poems of parting and separation.
There's a Valentine's Day surprise.
5/5 By Martin Jameson. DCI Stone finds himself in mortal danger.
Eric Robson and the GQT team visit the Seedy Sunday community seed-swap event in Brighton.
1/3 Powerful short story about an incident that galvanised the American civil rights movement.
Remembering Zhuang Zedong, David Taylor, Stuart Freeborn, Patricia Hughes and Paul Tanner.
Radio 4's forum for audience comment. Presented by Roger Bolton.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/8 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches.
Jazzer blunders in.
Screenwriter Simon Beaufoy, Malian musicians Rokia Traore and Salif Keita, and John Green.
Guests include Margaret Hodge MP, Nick Harvey MP, John Hayes MP and Ruth Davis.
David Cannadine defends Birmingham against a slur in Jane Austen's Emma.
By Andrea Gibb. Parents Laura and Mark learn the terrible truth about their golden boy. (R)
Horse meat tests results revealed - we speak to the CEO of the Co-Op. With Philippa Thomas
5/8 Home from New York, Esther finds herself slipping into lethargy and at a loss.
Harriett Gilbert is joined by Meg Rosoff and Sara Pascoe to discuss the books they love.
Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A reading and a reflection to start the day on Radio 4 with the Rev Johnston McKay.
'Throwing them into work ill-equipped.' A critique of British education for the workplace.
Saturday 16 February 2013