The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 Simon Morrison's moving story about Serge Prokofiev's remarkable wife. European adventures
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 Rt Rev Richard Chartres.
'Worse than Foot and Mouth' - a Welsh hill farmer tells of the devastation wrought by snow
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Jonathan Freedland takes the long view of the Francis Report into NHS failings at Stafford
Ian McMillan goes in search of how to write a memoir and exactly where to start. (R)
3/5 Simon Morrison's moving story about Serge Prokofiev's remarkable wife. Moscow beckons.
Trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth, author Daisy Waugh, and Naomi Gryn on giving birth after 40.
3/5 The kidnappers demand that Jackie delivers the ransom money in person.
Adrian Goldberg tries to work out what the Black Country is - and where it is.
1/6 Return of the word-obsessed panel game. Milton Jones and Susie Dent join Gyles Brandreth.
How the new test for disability benefit will work. Plus, representing yourself in court.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
13/30 David explores how medieval singers and preachers adapted to the acoustics of holy places.
Brenda feels under pressure.
2/4 On the verge of their first gig, the lead singer's home-life spins out of control.
Getting a fair deal from your bank? Paul Lewis answers questions about personal banking.
Dr Mark Porter reports on the latest health stories, including the new NHS 111 number.
Laurie Taylor explores gender and the military as women go into the frontline of battle.
Melvyn Bragg talks to Steve Hewlett about arts coverage on TV. How important is it?
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/4 Comedian Alun Cochrane takes us on a stand-up tour of his house.
Peggy gives her opinion.
Julian Barnes discusses his new book Levels of Life, in conversation with Mark Lawson.
1/3 Mariella discusses how we can best equip the next generation to deal with pornography.
William Dalrymple introduces Ranjini Obeyesekere in Four Thought in Jaipur.
Alice Roberts finds urban wasteland being transformed into productive agricultural sites.
The US is sending missile system to Guam after threats from North Korea. With Ritula Shah.
8/10 The next step to becoming filthy rich in rising Asia - patronise the artists of war.
1/4 Matt Berry (The IT Crowd) plays a twisted regression therapist in this dark comedy.
2/4 Neil's new trilby hat is a flashpoint for an argument. (R)
2/4 Poetry and prose tell a story about moving in with Siobhan and wedding day plans.
2/4 When cab driver Keith's wife goes into hospital, he's forced to re-evaluate his world view (R)
After tens of thousands of sheep perish in the snow drifts, will lamb go up in the shops?
Thursday 4 April 2013