Comprehensive coverage of the council and mayoral election results.
4/5 How does Graham Greene figure when the Iyer family home goes up in flames one year?
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 Alison Jack.
Farming seaweed - the solution to feeding a growing world population?
Reaction to the local election results from the Conservatives, Labour and the Lib Dems.
Sue MacGregor reunites five people involved in the British handover of Hong Kong in 1997.
An act of worship led by Monsignor Tony Rogers.
Pat Phoenix, scrapbooking, writer Shelagh Stephenson and Italian widows. With Jenni Murray
5/5 Pat's future is in the hands of a certain famous author, and can Matthew find hidden gold?
Comedian Dave Brown, member of the Mighty Boosh, on the development of the Highway Code.
4/6 Milton gets tangled up in a close-fitting body suit and the population of Holland. (R)
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Digital wallets, dark tourism, and tackling insurance fraud. With Peter White.
Tony and Katherine from the Lincolnshire Wolds debate whether or not it's time to retire.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news and analysis, presented by Martha Kearney and Shaun Ley.
15/20 The problems in creating a Great Britain are encapsulated in designs for a common flag.
Jim is sceptical, and Amy is making plans.
By Katie Hims. Betsy goes on a journey through her tragic past. Starring Maxine Peake.
A drought-themed postbag edition, chaired by Peter Gibbs.
2/3 Attracted to Karlssen's brilliance, Chapman is soon on the receiving end of his ambition.
Matthew Bannister on Khalil Dale, Leila Berg, Tomas Borge, Terry Spinks, Rev Ray Davey.
Austerity, border queues and bank holidays. With Tim Harford.
Flavia can think of no better way for her daughter Afshan to live than to get married.
Eddie Mair presents coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/9 Jeremy Hardy, Phill Jupitus and Hugo Rifkind join Sandi Toksvig to review the week's news.
Ian provides reassurance and Amy jumps the gun.
Kirsty Lang with poet Paul Durcan, comic Isy Suttie; Michael Craig-Martin on Bauhaus art.
Jonathan Dimbleby presents a panel discussion of news and politics from St Albans.
Will Self explores Lords reform and the narrowing of the range of British political choice
Contemporary drama exploring the 'what if' scenario of a police strike. (R)
Lucy Kellaway explores the complexities of personal wealth with the super rich. (R)
The day after the UK's local elections, where do the main parties stand? With Ritula Shah.
5/5 Balwhidder remembers the loss of a dear friend and the shocking events at the cotton mill.
5/8 Alexei Sayle explains why scholar and literary critic Edward Said inspired him.
2/3 Des Lynam and Christopher Matthew visit the West Sussex Riding Club. (R)
Brother and sister, priest and nun, Mary and Peter discuss their religious vocations.
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/5 On the roads of Bogota an incident puts Iyer face to face with a Greene-like character.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer with the Rt Rev Chris Edmondson, Bishop of Bolton.
Another Country: A Briton who went French to vote there. Danny Baker reads Your News.
Saturday 5 May 2012