The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/5 Author Mark Haddon explains his love of words, of what they evoke and their texture.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A reading and a reflection to start the day on Radio 4. With the Rev Dr Stephen Wigley.
A reverend relives being attacked by a giant sea eagle.
News headlines, plus a look at the papers.
The latest weather forecast.
With six months to go, Helen Mark investigates if Weymouth is ready for the Olympic Games.
It's a pig's life: Charlotte Smith investigates welfare conditions for pigs.
Ed Balls on public sector pay cap; cruise liner grounded off Tuscany; and press ethics.
Richard Coles with journalist Jon Ronson; Inheritance Tracks from actress Jenny Agutter.
John McCarthy's guests discuss art and travel in Sicily, through land art and in swimming.
2/3 Scottish poet and writer Jackie Kay does her best to cheer up Muriel Gray.
Steve Richards of the Independent looks behind the scenes at Westminster.
Kate Adie hosts despatches from Afghanistan, Hungary, Haiti, Egypt and Copenhagen.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Paul Lewis with the latest news from the world of personal finance.
4/8 Jeremy Hardy and Sue Perkins take on Fred Macaulay and Bob Mills.
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a live discussion of news and politics from East Lothian.
Scottish independence, Britishness, Divomax, the economic cost of breaking up the Union.
Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the best-known play of the late playwright Michael Hastings. (R)
Should music videos have an age rating and is it natural to favour one child over another?
The programme that starts with its listeners.
Clive Anderson is joined by Heston Blumenthal, Alexei Sayle and Lucy Duran.
1/8 Snoo Wilson has a financier's wife pen a musical called Fat Cats.
Tom Sutcliffe and his guests review the week's cultural highlights.
Robin Ince listens back to some of the BBC archive of philosopher Bertrand Russell.
2/3 Disinherited by his grandfather, Mickey escapes India to try and make his fortune in Dubai
Nick Robinson goes behind the closed doors of Whitehall.
Contestants from London, Stevenage and Edinburgh compete for a place in the semi-finals.
Roger McGough presents a selection of poetry about winter, star-gazing and time.
2/3 A girl turns her back on life's opportunities for fear of a little dirt.
News from BBC Radio 4.
The bells of St Thomas' Church, Oxford.
Judith Clegg argues that start-up culture can make the world a dramatically better place.
Sunday 15 January 2012