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3/5 A teenage Maya Angelou stays out late and gets into trouble with her feisty mother.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
Anna Magnusson, writer and broadcaster, with spiritual comment and prayer to start the day
50,000 tonnes of meat is recalled across Europe, as the horsemeat scandal continues.
Organ donations increase, plus goal-line technology and China's involvement in Liberia.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Amazons, formidable female warriors of classical myth.
4/5 By the age of 22, Maya has left home with her five-year-old son to live in rented rooms.
Helena Morrissey, laddish uni culture, and Zainab Hawa Bangura. Presented by Jenni Murray.
4/5 Bruce is trapped in Aylmer's pantry. Will he escape in time for his performance?
Lucy Ash on why battling HIV and AIDS in Ukraine - Europe's hotspot - is so challenging.
The unlikely career and startling fall from grace of a great writer.
A young mother stuck abroad without insurance, and why phone contracts are getting longer.
Lady Thatcher appointed Nigel Lawson as Chancellor and gave him some surprising advice.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley.
19/30 David Hendy explores the history of slavery through sound.
Helen enjoys an evening out.
Fantasy drama about an imagined day in the life of the young Beatrix Potter as a child.
Felicity Evans follows the Pembrokeshire footsteps of abstract artist Graham Sutherland.
Ronni Ancona presents an appeal for the Environmental Investigation Agency.
Elif Shafak discusses her bestselling novel The Forty Rules of Love.
Francine Stock talks to director Derek Cianfrance on new film The Place Beyond the Pines.
The future of open science? Fewer dusty journals, more research in the cloud.
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National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/6 Comedian Mark Thomas creates a People's Manifesto based on suggestions from the audience.
Lilian receives an apology.
Royal Court's Dominic Cooke, plus new exhibitions of Rachel Whiteread and Elisabeth Frink.
In 1985, Lady Thatcher clashed with a young government whip named John Major.
Mark Dowd travels to Argentina to probe the background of the new Pope.
Peter Day examines new plans to get people who are off sick back to work more quickly.
Exploration of the experience of loneliness through interwoven personal accounts.
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective with Carolyn Quinn.
4/5 Jerry's mother writes to say his father has been reported missing in battle.
2/5 Suspicious of respect for loud extroverts, Jon Ronson asks if brainstorming really works.
John Sessions selects favourite pieces of literature, read by Roger Allam and Amanda Root. (R)
Caz Graham hears how struggling Scottish tenant farmers are calling for rent freezes.
Friday 12 April 2013