The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 It is1981, and life on the comedy circuit begins. (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 Dr Stephen Wigley.
National Trust members are to vote this weekend on badger culling on its land.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the sooty shearwater.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
Libby Purves meets actor and director Paul Michael Glaser.
3/5 It is 1991, and Absolutely Fabulous is about to hit British TV screens.
Jenni Murray talks to Indhu Rubasingham about 'unheard voices' at the Tricycle Theatre.
8/10 Three accused go on trial, but two are determined to lay the blame on another.
1/2 Steph McGovern on how the industry shaped one of the UK's main silk centres - Macclesfield
2/4 A great party gets taken over by fake tans, jerk chicken, insomniac parents and berets. (R)
Consumer news with Winifred Robinson.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
Fergal Keane explores the British response to paramilitary violence in Northern Ireland.
Ed and Mike wait for an update. (R)
3/10 Jack is reluctant to leave the house after the Krays' attack, but Billy has other plans.
Want to cut your energy bill or resolve an energy problem? Ruth Alexander takes questions.
Dr Mark Porter investigates how doctors detect and diagnose type-2 diabetes. (R)
A study into Muslim resistance to religious extremism. Also, customer abuse of service.
Steve Hewlett asks if broadcasters could do more to serve black audiences better.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/4 Bridget answers that old chestnut, 'Are Women Funny?'. (R)
Vicky is on edge, and Lynda has a lunch date.
Arts news. Dame Judi Dench discusses her role in the film Philomena with Mark Lawson.
8/10 Three accused go on trial, but two are determined to lay the blame on another. (R)
Is the social responsibility of business just to increase profits? With Michael Buerk.
Matt Locke examines how our attention has shaped our culture.
Globally cities continue to grow. Can wildlife and humans live together as cities spread? (R)
Former federal chairman Alan Greenspan in conversation with Evan Davis.
Petrochemicals plant at Grangemouth to close after bitter dispute. With Ritula Shah.
3/15 Theo finds a new and rare friendship in a dusty old antique shop.
2/6 Even the most successful writers have, at some point, had to take jobs to pay the bills.
4/4 What could we do if a giant asteroid were heading straight for us? (R)
Susan Hulme reports on PMQs and the rest of the day's events at Westminster.
3/5 It is 1991, and Absolutely Fabulous is about to hit British TV screens. (R)
Reaction to the badger cull in Gloucestershire getting another eight weeks.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the leach's storm petrel.
Thursday 24 October 2013