The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/5 Svetlana writes to her friend of the heartbreaking period before and during the war.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
Spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Methodist minister Rev Roger Hutchings.
Troublesome beavers - how escaped animals are causing problems for Scottish farmers.
Including Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Sean Curran with news from Westminster, where Vince Cable rejects a 'fire-at-will culture'
American comedian Jackie Mason is the latest castaway interviewed by Kirsty Young.
An act of worship led by Monsignor Tony Rogers.
Rosie Garland, The Awkward Squad and Shaken Baby Syndrome. Presented by Jenni Murray.
5/5 Hopeful young teacher George Harpole decides to shake things up in JL Carr's comic novel.
What does the response to last year's tsunami and meltdown tell us about modern Japan?
3/4 Bill Nighy as the actor-cum-sleuth, investigating a murder on a police procedural show.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
The 'hidden' costs of using pre-paid cash cards abroad, motorhome holidays and food waste.
The latest weather forecast.
Shaun Ley presents national and international news.
5/5 Race, politics and justice - Alvin asks whether they are as intertwined in New York today.
Eddie gets more than he bargained for, and Kirsty wades in to help.
David Tennant plays Caravaggio's former apprentice as he goes in search of his mentor.
Christine Walkden, Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness answer questions sent in to the show.
1/3 Calista Flockhart reads Christine Conrad's devastating new tale of friendship gone awry.
Matthew Bannister on Sherwood Rowland, Lawrence Anthony, James Q Wilson and Joe Thompson.
The Now Show and the Catholic Church - a joke too far? Plus Philip Glass on Glasswatch.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news. Including Weather.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/6 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis with a mix of topical sketches and stand-up.
Helen asks a big favour, and Christine is feeling wary.
Andrew Motion's Treasure Island sequel; violinist David Garrett; 1001 analogue TV sets.
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a discussion of news and politics from Bristol.
Historian David Cannadine reflects on the power of the press, past and present.
Fast-paced thriller by Chris Thorpe, set in one of Rio de Janeiro's most crowded favelas.
Is it time for a rethink on the qualities of leadership the Church of England needs?
10/10 The perpetrator sending the menacing postcards to Pepys Road is finally revealed.
Chris Lintott and Neil McCormick discuss their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.
Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster as the House of Lords debates the Middle East.
5/5 Svetlana and her father become estranged after her first love is exiled.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Rev Dr Bert Tosh.
The programme that starts with its listeners.
Saturday 17 March 2012