The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
Laurie looks at social communication in the Twitter age. Also, elite university admissions (R)
The bells of Howden Minster in East Yorkshire. (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 Imam Monawar Hussain.
Tens of thousands of cattle are killed in snowstorms in the United States.
The latest weather forecast for farmers.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the jack snipe.
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Tom Sutcliffe talks to Grayson Perry, Penelope Curtis, Philip Davis and Nicholas Lovell.
1/5 Heston Blumenthal recreates a recipe from the oldest extant cookbook in English.
Do lads' mags deserve a place alongside the weekly groceries? With Anita Anand.
1/10 1888. Art-loving Harriet Baxter arrives in Glasgow for the city's International Exhibition
Laurence Llewelyn Bowen reports on the international success of British luxury brands.
2/6 Sue Perkins and guests discuss issues including 'Would you take part in a sham marriage?'. (R)
Carolyn Atkinson has exclusive access to an unannounced CQC inspection of a care home.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
In 1947, a bomb in Whitehall brought the conflict in Palestine to British shores.
It's party night for Susan. (R)
Only an arranged marriage will allow the great composer and organist Buxtehude to retire.
Tom Sutcliffe chairs the game of lateral thinking and cryptic connections.
Can there really be only 60 hop farmers left in the UK? Miles Warde finds out. (R)
2/2 Laurie looks at how cultural studies has reached beyond academia and into everyday life.
2/6 Aleks Krotoski explores what technology tells us about ourselves and the age we live in.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/6 John Lloyd and Humphrey Ker with Richard Ingrams, Jane Bussmann and Sir Howard Stringer.
Jamie takes the initiative.
Mark Lawson reviews the comedy film Enough Said, starring the late James Gandolfini.
1/10 1888. Art-loving Harriet Baxter arrives in Glasgow for the city's International Exhibition (R)
1/3 Misha Glenny begins his history with the French invasion of 1494.
Have big charities lost their philanthropic purpose? Fran Abrams investigates.
Sharks are one of the great icons of the oceans and yet are in severe decline. (R)
Tom Sutcliffe talks to Grayson Perry, Penelope Curtis, Philip Davis and Nicholas Lovell. (R)
US budget deadlock - is a deal imminent? News and analysis with Ritula Shah.
1/5 A young student is forced to entertain a most unwelcome visitor.
3/4 Two original story poems from spoken word artists Salena Godden and Scroobius Pip. (R)
3/4 The lovers face a challenge to their relationship - Marengo's stablemate Marcy. (R)
Sean Curran with the latest news from the Commons and the Lords.
1/5 Heston Blumenthal recreates a recipe from the oldest extant cookbook in English. (R)
Reports of food fraud have gone up by a third, despite fewer resources for food testing.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the rock dove.
Tuesday 15 October 2013