The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 Peter was a bookish child, who began his only work of fiction, featuring Cleopatra, aged 9 (R)
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 Andrew Martlew.
Anna Hill hears fears that traffic light labelling will put consumers off dairy products.
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the story and sound of the lesser whitethroat.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
Libby Purves meets photojournalist Paul Conroy and composer Errollyn Wallen.
3/5 A meal with the author's friends Mahmoud and Socratis takes a bizarre conversational turn.
Jane Garvey presents a special show on alternatives to prison for some female offenders.
3/5 Jessie's act of heroism could save the human race, but will those closest to her help?
2/2 The story of HMP Brixton's conversion in 1853 to a prison solely for female convicts.
5/6 Vicky wants a pay rise and decides she can only get it by becoming a single mother.
Computers for £24, the best supermarket fashions, and new food labelling.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
Michael examines the Tories of the day, who appeared to be dicing with political death.
Tom fills Brian in. (R)
Nick Perry's dystopic vision of London imagines the city divided in two.
Financial phone-in. Paul Lewis answers questions on disability and carers' benefits.
Do older people need specialist mental health services? Claudia Hammond investigates. (R)
Did Princess Diana's death prompt a major shift in British culture? Plus ethnography.
Jon Snow on reporting from Iran, the future of the TV licence fee, and the Guardian USA.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/4 A special edition of the show featuring a reunion from classic sketch group Absolutely.
Jamie's finding it hard work.
Lenny Henry returns to the stage, Joan Bakewell's Cultural Exchange and a Foghorn Requiem.
3/5 Jessie's act of heroism could save the human race, but will those closest to her help? (R)
Combative debate examining the moral issues behind pornography and the internet.
Economist Judith Shapiro believes the next steps towards women's equality will be harder.
Can we beat bacteria by stopping the bugs from talking to each other?
Libby Purves meets photojournalist Paul Conroy and composer Errollyn Wallen. (R)
George Osborne announces that Lloyds Bank will return to the private sector.
8/10 The investigation follows a new twist.
2/4 Luke struggles to tell his paranoid mother about his long-term girlfriend. (R)
3/4 By Naomi Alderman. A heart-broken girl returns to the Roman ruins of Silchester.
Health secretary apologises after accusations of a cover-up by England's health watchdog.
3/5 A meal with the author's friends Mahmoud and Socratis takes a bizarre conversational turn. (R)
Campaigners want the rules changed on feeding food waste to pigs. Is it a good idea?
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the story and sound of the cormorant.
Thursday 20 June 2013