Monty Python star Michael Palin guest-edits the programme.
Andrew Marr discusses the teaching of history with the Education Minister Michael Gove.
A space for spiritual reflection with a Bible reading, prayer and Christian music.
Emma Barnett hears from UK teens and schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai.
1/5 Penelope Wilton stars in Margaret Oliphant's witty tale of a woman who runs her own bank.
Aasmah Mir meets the families in which grandparents are bringing up their grandchildren.
2/6 Against her better judgement, Jan has dinner with her ex-husband.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Consumer news with Peter White.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
1/5 Dominic Lawson talks to writer and former alcoholic John Healy.
Something is bothering Lilian. (R)
1/5 Victorian gentleman scientist Enoch Cartwright tries to contact his dead daughter Emily.
Nationwide general knowledge quiz, hosted by Russell Davies.
Sheila Dillon and Tim Hayward on the legacy of Elizabeth David, 100 years after her birth. (R)
Robert Macfarlane undertakes an immersive poetic pilgrimage to the Cairngorms.
1/2 Liz Barclay follows three busy people on an experiment to slow down their pace of life. (R)
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
The latest shipping forecast.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/6 David Cameron is headmaster, but Michael Gove arrives and has a licence to teach.
1/6 David Mitchell hosts. With Arthur Smith, Henning Wehn, Bridget Christie and Ed Byrne.
Adam has a few misgivings.
Mark Lawson examines the American fiction that made the headlines in 2013.
1/5 Penelope Wilton stars in Margaret Oliphant's witty tale of a woman who runs her own bank. (R)
Elinor Goodman examines the complex identity of England's Gypsies.
Linda Pressly goes on the road with Brazil's anti-slavery hit squads. (R)
Monty Don presents a special edition recorded before a live audience at Bristol University (R)
Andrew Marr discusses the teaching of history with the Education Minister Michael Gove. (R)
Northern Ireland parties in final push for peace process deal. Presented by Roger Hearing.
6/10 The Never Again gang close in on Allan and his friends at Lake Farm.
Michael Rosen looks at children's television and its effects on language development.
6/6 Richard and Door finally discover who ordered the death of Door's family. Can they escape?
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/5 Nina Myskow and children's author Judith Kerr on the meals that make a place home. (R)
1/5 Matthew Baylis investigates the island cult of Vanuatu that worships Prince Philip. (R)
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Leslie Griffiths.
Hedge harvest - winter is a busy time for a nursery which grows miles of native hedging.
David Attenborough presents the tawny owl.
Tuesday 31 December 2013