The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/10 Beowulf arrives in the land of the Shieldings and explains his mission to King Hrothgar. (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 Canon Simon Doogan.
Fixed pay rates for farm workers in England are scrapped, but Wales wants to keep them.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the red-legged partridge.
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Lively and diverse conversation as Libby Purves meets actor Emma Thompson.
3/10 Beowulf's first encounter with the evil monster Grendel. (R)
Sheila Hancock joins Jenni Murray to talk about her new play Barking in Essex.
3/5 Shonagon begins to change her attitude towards the new arrival.
2/3 Young people from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales share their vision of devolution.
3/4 Amateur sleuth Lady Violet Strange tries to solve a murder with apparently no clues.
Consumer news with Winifred Robinson.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
3/5 Robert McCrum explores the life of Harold Macmillan, the publishing prime minister.
Clarrie is supportive. (R)
By Nick Hoare. Tom and Alice agree that their affair can never happen.
Need advice about welfare benefits? Call or email Paul Lewis and guests.
New research linking a swine flu vaccine to a rare sleeping disorder in children (R)
Laurie Taylor on the transformation of slums into visitor attractions. Also, food tourism.
Is the Mail breaking any regulations with its Ralph Miliband story?
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
A showcase of up-and-coming comics from the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe, hosted by Mark Watson.
Rosa has an unwelcome visitor.
Mark Lawson meets actress Saoirse Ronan, who stars in the film How I Live Now.
3/5 Shonagon begins to change her attitude towards the new arrival. (R)
Clive Anderson and guests ask if 'instant justice' is undermining our legal system.
Lindsay Johns says language is power, and makes the case for speaking English properly.
Tom Heap reports on the latest findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Lively and diverse conversation as Libby Purves meets actor Emma Thompson. (R)
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
3/10 1969. A single mission. A veteran secret agent with a licence to kill. James Bond returns.
5/6 Nigel tries to get his online music lessons up and running.
1/4 Are there civilisations on other planets, and, if so, why do they never call? (R)
Barry Cryer chooses some of his favourite pieces of writing to present to an audience. (R)
Charlotte Smith reports from the Dairy Show 2013 in Somerset.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the eider.
Thursday 3 October 2013