The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/10 Beowulf's first encounter with the evil monster Grendel. (R)
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.
Charlotte Smith reports from the Dairy Show 2013 in Somerset.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the eider.
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets.
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music. Led by Rev Dr Mark Wakelin.
National minimum staffing levels in maternity units? And the launch of Feminist Times.
4/5 Unsolicited truths begin to emerge between Shonagon and her friend Saisho.
The crisis over Golden Dawn in Greece, and other stories from around the world.
Poet Dean Atta considers his response to one of the most controversial of words.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
How has the horsemeat scandal changed attitudes and what we buy? With Winifred Robinson.
The latest weather forecast.
News and current affairs presented by Shaun Ley.
4/5 Robert McCrum meets George Weidenfeld to talk about his extraordinary publishing life.
Rosa has an unwelcome visitor. (R)
By Paul Magrs. A fantastical tale of teenage love and close encounters.
3/6 Clare Balding walks around the city of Durham with Maggie and Keith Bell.
Charlotte Sewell, a beneficiary, presents an appeal on behalf of the Trussell Trust. (R)
Sathnanm Sanghera on Marriage Material, and a look at Brazil's vast literary scene. (R)
James McAvoy talks to Francine Stock about new film Filth, based on Irvine Welsh's novel.
Adam Rutherford explores the science behind the menopause and the uncertainty of science.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/6 Dave starts chatting online and Ramesh has a wobble about an upcoming date. (R)
Jill tries to be sensitive.
Arts news with John Wilson, including the verdict on James McAvoy in Filth.
4/5 Unsolicited truths begin to emerge between Shonagon and her friend Saisho. (R)
Are the warnings that the new Help to Buy scheme will cause a price bubble justified?
The money-making world of big data is discussed by Evan Davis and guests.
Adam Rutherford explores the science behind the menopause and the uncertainty of science. (R)
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets. (R)
African migrants die in boat; newspaper says sorry to Ed Miliband. With Philippa Thomas.
4/10 1969. A single mission. A veteran secret agent with a licence to kill. James Bond returns.
1/6 Stuart is made redundant from his job at the job centre.
Kwame Kwei-Armah presents his favourite pieces of writing and song lyrics to an audience. (R)
4/10 Hrothgar hosts a victory feast to celebrate Beowulf's defeat of the evil monster Grendel. (R)
Nearly a quarter of Wales' largest ancient forest is being felled because of disease.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the ortolan bunting.
Friday 4 October 2013