The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
The transformation of gourmet restaurant style. Also, racialised children's literature. (R)
The bells of Solovetsky Monastery, Russia. (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, presented by the Rev Scott McKenna.
The Faroese prime minister accuses the EU of bullying tactics in row over over-fishing.
The latest weather forecast for farmers.
Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the wood pigeon.
Morning news. The ethics of zero-hour contracts, and reaction to the new star of Dr Who.
1/3 Robert McCrum and his guests look at how to avoid writing 'the bits that readers skip'.
5/5 A useful and engaging guide to the wildlife of garden walls and stones.
1/5 The family house is now empty and the author uses it as his base.
Victoria Derbyshire talks to two mothers about the trauma and impact of child abuse.
1/5 1667. Sam and Elizabeth Pepys awake on New Year's day to find the Thames covered in ice.
Lucy Mangan explores the future for homeworking. Who wins - employer or employee?
4/6 A change in the law means unhappy Malcolm has to do a late-night Halloween-themed wedding.
A rise in student loan fraud, and cola-flavoured wine in France. With Julian Worricker.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
1/5 Hardeep Singh Kohli explores the origin and associations of the word 'box'.
Caroline's on the mend. (R)
By Christopher Green. This is a story about love. Chris meets Frida from Abba. (R)
A new series of Radio 4's popular quotations quiz, hosted by Nigel Rees.
Sheila Dillon asks why the future of the UK's most popular fruit, the banana, is uncertain (R)
Barry Cryer chooses some of his favourite pieces of writing to present to an audience.
Ernie Rea and guests debate the role of doubt in religion - is it positive or negative?
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
6/6 Tim, Barry and Graeme are joined by Rob Brydon on the panel and Jack Dee in the chair.
Kirsty Lang talks to Nick Payne, writer of Constellations, about his new play.
1/5 1667. Sam and Elizabeth Pepys awake on New Year's day to find the Thames covered in ice. (R)
3/3 James Jones asks if the crash of 2008 demands a rethink of capitalism.
How the disturbing tale of one abortionist is affecting America's wider debate.
Is it possible for seven billion people to live with nature sustainably? (R)
1/3 Robert McCrum and his guests look at how to avoid writing 'the bits that readers skip'. (R)
Terror alert shuts UK and US embassies. World news with Carolyn Quinn.
6/10 The People's Professor is determined to resume research for his new book.
Chris Ledgard talks to the outgoing editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. (R)
2/6 Documentaries in which people hurl themselves into the air with the hope of taking flight. (R)
1/5 The family house is now empty and the author uses it as his base. (R)
The milk contamination scare which could rock New Zealand's whole economy. With Caz Graham
Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the ringed plover.
Tuesday 6 August 2013