The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/5 The author's thoughts on the subject of pleasure.
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 on Radio 4 with the Rev Johnston McKay.
What will it take to stop fly-grazing of horses? The NFU calls for ASBOs.
How best to tackle Islamic extremism? Plus why we love weepy movies.
Cricket commentator Jonathan Agnew is interviewed by Kirsty Young.
5/5 Orwell explores gullibility and ridicules the absurdities of the New Year's Honours List.
The future for girl guides; folk accordion player Sharon Shannon. Jenni Murray presents.
5/15 Louise is home from drama school and insufferable. Polly is struggling with her parents.
Geoff Watts investigates why we cry and why emotional tears are a uniquely human trait.
1/6 Nigel William's comedy about a retired odd couple. Will a lottery win change their lives?
Paying to block spam calls, reducing tax on tourism and the future of TV. With Peter White
The latest weather forecast.
Shaun Ley presents national and international news.
5/5 Philosopher Karl Popper and neuroscientist John Eccles discuss scientific progress. (R)
Paul makes an exciting announcement.
by Oliver Emanuel. A 'rapid response' play inspired by destitution among asylum seekers.
Peter Gibbs chairs the horticultural panel programme with gardeners in Milton Keynes.
2/3 A woman faces a dilemma when she discovers a student wanted by the anti-terrorist squad.
Matthew Bannister remembers Richard Briers, Ronald Dworkin, Eileen Fuchs and Kevin Ayers.
Roger Bolton presents audience comment. Can you make jokes about Jimmy Savile on the BBC?
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/8 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a comedic breakdown of the week's news.
Alistair gives Lynda food for thought.
Damien Hirst on humour in art, To the Wonder review, RB Kitaj, Marc Isaacs on The Road.
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate and discussion from the Gloucester Guildhall.
Lisa Jardine celebrates Elizabeth of Bohemia, who deserves a larger place in history.
A young composer arrives in Northumberland in search of the writer of a love song. (R)
The news with Roger Hearing in London and David Eades at the Italian elections in Rome.
Gus is confronted by a white-suited stanger, intent on bringing up the past.
Harriett Gilbert is joined by Sarah Moss and Francis Spufford to discuss books they love.
4/4 Featuring How Do I Get Up There?; The Ginge, The Geordie and The Geek; and Pappy's. (R)
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A reading and a reflection to start the day on Radio 4 with the Rev Dr Karen Smith.
A listener argues an ignored form of nuclear reactor could plug the UK's energy gap.
Saturday 23 February 2013