The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Edna O'Brien reads her memoir, from childhood in the faded grandeur of the big house.
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 Canon Simon Doogan.
Hollow potatoes and mouldy wheat - Anna Hill on how the wet weather has hit crop quality.
Liam Byrne on welfare reform, plus the Georgian election, and the British stiff upper lip.
Jim Al-Khalili talks to the next government chief scientific advisor, Sir Mark Walport.
Sarfraz Manzoor speaks to Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of 'misery memoir' Prozac Nation.
Bible reading, prayer and a range of Christian music, led by the Rev Andrew Martlew.
Getting your child to practise, plus Philippa Gregory and Jessica Thom. With Jane Garvey.
Commentary on two matches in the Super Eights from Colombo.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/4 Comedy offering an insight into the private lives of the famous.
Jazzer calls in a favour.
John Wilson has news of the BBC International Short Story Award winner.
2/5 Caterina learns more about her husband's secret life from state prosecutor Marisa Pirenisi
How far should undercover police be allowed to go to gather intelligence?
Blind winner of US MasterChef Christine Ha, and getting past website audio capcha screens.
Dr Mark Porter finds out what's behind a new magazine called What Doctors Don't Tell You.
Ed Miliband's big speech, the latest on the missing five-year-old, Iran's currency crisis.
12/15 Merivel faces the music, fights a duel and ponders on death and marriage.
2/4 The team of scientists attempt to solve the global fuel crisis. With a hamster.
2/2 Following the death of Terry Nutkins we revisit two programmes he made about his childhood (R)
2/5 In Dublin, Edna finds literary life, lotharios and love.
Attack of the killer shrimps - they could be coming to a river near you!
Wednesday 3 October 2012