The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/5 By Adrian Fort. New biography of inspirational and groundbreaking politican Nancy Astor.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A reading and a reflection to start the day on Radio 4 with George Craig.
The RSPCA denies it is intimidating farmers over the badger cull.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
The latest events from Westminster with Sean Curran.
Kirsty Young interviews opera singer Noah Stewart.
An act of worship led by Christopher Landau.
The first successful baby heart transplant recipient, 25 years on.
5/5 The press are not deterred by Katharina's innocence of involvement with Ludwig's crime.
Domestic dogs and leisure horses have never had it so good but why do we spend like we do? (R)
4/6 Vera Sackcloth-Vest welcomes the writer of naughty books, DH Lollipop, to Sizzlinghurst.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Checking out the green credentials of the major supermarkets, presented by Peter White.
Sisters Joanne and Rachel talk about their regret that they have drifted apart.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Shaun Ley.
10/10 People power has long been promised. With the internet, is it finally here?
Lilian is pushed to the limit.
By Dan Allum. Ambition and culture clash in the traveller community. (R)
Eric Robson chairs an episode of the horticultural panel programme recorded in Oxfordshire
3/3 By Douglas Kennedy. A boy watches his parents' marriage fall apart, as nuclear war looms.
John Wilson on Keith Campbell, King Sihanouk, Wendy Greengross and Danny Sims.
Political code-breaking at BBC Westminster, and is there is too much cricket on long wave?
Lynn and Anna talk about the challenges facing Lynn, who has decided to retire.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
7/9 Sandi Toksvig with Jeremy Hardy, Phill Jupitus and Michael Deacon.
Lilian receives help from an unexpected source.
Kirsty Lang reviews Sally Potter's Ginger & Rosa and talks birds with Ralph Steadman.
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a discussion of news and politics from Shrewsbury in Shropshire.
In his second talk on understanding China, Martin Jacques examines the tributary system.
Carrie Gracie presents a series exploring ten great lives from Chinese history.
Andrew Mitchell resigns; car bomb in Beirut; Jimmy Savile allegations.
5/10 Violet suspects that Bea has been keeping a secret.
What does The Hunger Games have in common with Duras' The Lover? A desire to survive.
Mark D'Arcy reports on the day's events at Westminster.
Married couple Peter and Joan combine exotic holidays with plastic surgery.
5/5 Anna Maxwell Martin reads the final excerpt from a new biography of Nancy Astor.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Sheikh Michael Mumisa.
Listeners remember the Great Storm of 1987.
Saturday 20 October 2012