The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/5 A young ambitious reformist looks to topple Cixi from power, and a battle of wits ensues. (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 Sister Jane Livesey CJ.
As the UN reports on climate change, Charlotte Smith asks how farmers can help the planet.
Brett Westwood presents the story and sound of the tawny pipit.
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Kirsty Young talks to novelist and critic Zadie Smith. (R)
5/5 Cixi faces her greatest challenge as ruler, when anti-Western feeling leads to violence.
Arthur Miller's roles for women. A Midlands family in bronze. Presented by Jenni Murray.
5/5 New Year's Eve. Frank and Doris are saying farewell to 1938.
Are ash trees coping with the spread of ash dieback in Britain? Adam Hart investigates.
4/6 A barbecue proves painful for everyone.
Lost luggage, remote working, halal food, almond milk, restaurants bucking the recession.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
5/5 Lucy Powell asks if Freud was right about dreams.
Rob's working flat out. (R)
6/6 Frank and Sarah have been called into Manchester Central for questioning.
Eric Robson and the panel are in north east London to answer audience questions.
5/5 The chaos of a disintegrating relationship, a civil war and the trajectory of meteorites.
Matthew Bannister remembers Kofi Awoonor, Peter Kay, Carolyn Cassady and Ferguson Smith.
Tim Harford looks at the claim that there are more hospital deaths in England than the US.
Interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/6 Steve Punt, Susan Calman and the Now Show team present a comedic look at the week's news.
Oliver is reassuring, and there is a nice surprise for Joe.
Kirsty Lang talks to Stephen Poliakoff, and Viv Groskop reviews romantic comedy Austenland
5/5 New Year's Eve. Frank and Doris are saying farewell to 1938. (R)
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate and discussion from Nottingham.
Stephen King says, 'Love creates horror.' AL Kennedy agrees.
Elmore Leonard's classic western about John Russell, a white man raised by Indians.
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
5/5 Back in London, Lady Susan's admirers gather for some surprises.
8/9 Matthew Parris is joined by Brendan Barber, who nominates John Steinbeck as his Great Life
4/4 Alan Dein hears stories from Peru, Canada and Israel about the power of belief. (R)
5/5 Cixi faces her greatest challenge as ruler, when anti-Western feeling leads to violence. (R)
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Canon Simon Doogan.
A man convicted of viewing images of child abuse tells iPM why he wasn't sent to prison.
Saturday 28 September 2013