The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/10 Hrothgar hosts a victory feast to celebrate Beowulf's defeat of 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.
Nearly a quarter of Wales' largest ancient forest is being felled because of disease.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the ortolan bunting.
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Kirsty Young talks to comedian Lee Mack. (R)
An Act of Worship led by the Rev Angela Tilby.
Transgender icon April Ashley's new art exhibition in Liverpool. Sheila McClennon presents
5/5 Yukinari hears that Shonagon has gone into early labour and rushes to her side.
3/3 Young people from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales share their vision of devolution.
5/6 Sitcom about love, marriage and despair. Two parties provide a particular challenge.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Peter White looks at how the government's latest Help to Buy scheme will work.
Fi Glover with a conversation about getting to grips with technology when you're over 80.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
5/5 Robert McCrum explores the publishing life of Geoffrey Faber.
Jill tries to be sensitive. (R)
Leskov's searing classic Russian tale of passion and murder is an emotional rollercoaster.
Eric Robson and his GQT panel are at West Dean College and Gardens, near Chichester.
1/3 Tatiana Salem Levy's short story reflects on the legacy of Brazil's military regime.
Matthew Bannister on Tom Clancy, Lindsay Cooper, Rabbi Philip Berg and Anthony Hinds.
Are hundreds of young children visiting A&E because of alcohol? Tim Harford investigates.
Fi Glover introduces a father and son talking about leaving home to study - for the circus
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/6 Steve Punt and Jon Culshaw present topical stand-up, sketches and songs.
Jazzer chances his arm.
Anoushka Shankar on her new album, TV's Truckers reviewed and Frank Auerbach painting.
5/5 Yukinari hears that Shonagon has gone into early labour and rushes to her side. (R)
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate and discussion from Ilkley in West Yorkshire.
Lisa Jardine draws lessons from the career of Leo Szilard, who worked on the atom bomb.
Radio version of Jack Rosenthal's award-winning television play about a Bar Mitzvah boy. (R)
Will this be the Asian Century as many have predicted? News round-up with Ritula Shah.
5/10 1969. A single mission. A veteran secret agent with a licence to kill. James Bond returns.
9/9 Comedian Al Murray champions the life of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery.
The incomparable Joan Bakewell with some favourite pieces of prose and poetry. (R)
Fi Glover with a conversation about the thrill and possibly fatal danger of driving fast.
5/10 After Hrothgar's victory feast, Grendel's mother appears to avenge the death of her son. (R)
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with George Craig.
A listener tells iPM, 'Don't start labelling our children as depressed.'.
Saturday 5 October 2013