The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 Kidnapped and far from home, Solomon Northup is sent to be sold as a slave Virginia. (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 Bob Fyffe.
George Eustice tells the NFU conference the countryside won't be sacrificed to floodwaters
John Aitchison presents the white-fronted goose.
Morning news. Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Libby Purves meets film fans Austin and Howard Mutti-Mewse and auctioneer David Probert.
3/5 Solomon is sold to a new master in lieu of a debt.
Jenni Murray presents the female perspective, with the launch of the 2014 Power List.
3/5 At Jane's invitation, Anne goes with her new employer to Bath where more revelations await
1/3 Edward Stourton retraces the route of Mao's Long March, to mark its 80th anniversary.
2/6 Sam's new lodger Kate suggests a trip to the zoo. Or will it be a hair-raising adventure?
Winifred Robinson asks if the government is doing enough to regulate cosmetic surgery.
National and international news.
3/5 Daljit Nagra asks if Sita is a valuable role model for women today.
Alan faces a challenge. (R)
By Tom Wells. The heroic journey of Jamie Jones, from chronic asthma sufferer to GCSE PE.
Considering power of attorney? Lesley Curwen and guests answer listeners' questions.
The risks from taking selenium supplements, lung disease and constipation in children. (R)
Laurie explores how webcams are changing human life. Also, the 'generational' divide.
BBC DG's speech on the licence fee; Lord Hunt on IPSO; David Cohen wins Paul Foot award.
Interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/6 When a new rail line threatens a dormouse, Milton decides it's time to put his foot down.
Jill makes herself at home.
Arts news with John Wilson, including an interview with Peter Gabriel about his new film.
3/5 At Jane's invitation, Anne goes with her new employer to Bath where more revelations await (R)
What are the moral underpinnings of nationalism? Engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Sharon Kinsella explores the Japanese 'cult of girls'.
Do you try to lead a greener life? Tom Heap investigates how to have the greenest death. (R)
Libby Purves meets film fans Austin and Howard Mutti-Mewse and auctioneer David Probert. (R)
Northern Ireland's first minister threatens to quit over secret letters. With David Eades.
18/20 A disagreement forces Gabriel to consider his own place in the country of his birth.
2/4 Up-and-coming playwright Billy Shakespeare ponders how his new work will be received.
2/6 Paul Whitehouse's new series follows a community psychiatric nurse on her rounds.
Susan Hulme and the BBC parliamentary team report from Westminster.
3/5 Solomon is sold to a new master in lieu of a debt. (R)
A new leader is announced at the second day of the NFU conference in Birmingham.
John Aitchison presents the black-throated diver.
Thursday 27 February 2014