All available programmes on BBC Radio 4

Shipping Forecast: 01/08/2014

Shipping Forecast: 01/08/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Midnight News: 01/08/2014

Midnight News: 01/08/2014

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

The Living Mountain

The Living Mountain

Robert Macfarlane undertakes an immersive poetic pilgrimage to the Cairngorms.

Don't Make Me Laugh: Episode 3

Don't Make Me Laugh: Episode 3

Clive Anderson, Rhys Thomas, Chris Ramsay and Katherine Ryan try not to be funny.

Book at Bedtime: The Miniaturist: Episode 9

Book at Bedtime: The Miniaturist: Episode 9

The burgomasters of Amsterdam are determined to uphold their city's god-fearing reputation

The World Tonight: 31/07/2014

The World Tonight: 31/07/2014

In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.

Zeitgeisters: Series 2: Theaster Gates

Zeitgeisters: Series 2: Theaster Gates

Theaster Gates, who is using collectors' desire for his art to transform Southside Chicago

In Business: Deep Thoughts

In Business: Deep Thoughts

Peter Day meets business people inspired and influenced by highbrow philosophers.

The Report: Diabetes: A Surgical Solution?

The Report: Diabetes: A Surgical Solution?

Could increasing access to weight loss surgery help the battle against diabetes?

Front Row: Jonny Greenwood, Deon Meyer, Streaming books, Summer films

Front Row: Jonny Greenwood, Deon Meyer, Streaming books, Summer films

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, novelist Deon Meyer, streaming books, summer films.

The Archers: 31/07/2014

The Archers: 31/07/2014

Adam trusts Ed.

Sketchorama: Series 3: Episode 2

Sketchorama: Series 3: Episode 2

Thom Tuck features the sketch groups Mixed Doubles, the Real MacGuffins and Bob and Jim.

Great Lives: Franz Schubert

Great Lives: Franz Schubert

Cellist Steven Isserlis and musicologist Brian Newbould on the composer Franz Schubert.

Six O'Clock News: 31/07/2014

Six O'Clock News: 31/07/2014

National and international news from BBC Radio 4.

PM: 31/07/2014

PM: 31/07/2014

Eddie Mair presents coverage and analysis of the day's news.

Shipping Forecast: 31/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 31/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

1914: Day by Day: 31st July

1914: Day by Day: 31st July

Panic in the financial markets as the Bank of England is forced to close.

BBC Inside Science: ExpeRimental; Rosetta; MOOCs

BBC Inside Science: ExpeRimental; Rosetta; MOOCs

Alice Roberts indulges in some science experiments for kids, including Bubblecano!

The Film Programme: Richard Ayoade; Mark Gatiss; Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris

The Film Programme: Richard Ayoade; Mark Gatiss; Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris

Richard Ayoade, Mark Gatiss, Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris, the return of the space opera

Open Country: Slate Mines, Snowdonia

Open Country: Slate Mines, Snowdonia

Snowdonia's slate once roofed the world. Find out what has become of the quarries today.

Afternoon Drama: Imagining Some Fear

Afternoon Drama: Imagining Some Fear

By Ellen Dryden. Haunting story about a woman's struggle to come to terms with the truth.

Sport and the British: Beating Us at Our Own Game

Sport and the British: Beating Us at Our Own Game

Clare Balding takes a look at Britain's most successful export ever - football.

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Plant Invaders

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Plant Invaders

Prof Kathy Willis examines how one man's flower was turning into another man's weed.

World at One: 31/07/2014

World at One: 31/07/2014

Edward Stourton presents national and international news.

You and Yours: Affordable homes, nuclear waste and space age make-up

You and Yours: Affordable homes, nuclear waste and space age make-up

Winifred Robinson asks why it is so difficult to build enough affordable homes in the UK.

With Great Pleasure: Simon Callow

With Great Pleasure: Simon Callow

Actor Simon Callow presents his favourite readings, with the help of Patricia Hodge.

Shipping Forecast: 31/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 31/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Crossing Continents: Fearless Women in Turkish Kurdistan

Crossing Continents: Fearless Women in Turkish Kurdistan

Tim Whewell meets the dynamic women in Turkish Kurdistan who are defining the future.

Classic Serial: Silas Marner: Episode 2

Classic Serial: Silas Marner: Episode 2

Silas's life changes forever when Eppie, a little girl, crosses his threshold.

15 Minute Drama: Queens of Noise: Get It On: Episode 4

15 Minute Drama: Queens of Noise: Get It On: Episode 4

Velveteens land the support slot on a big tour, allowing them to play to thousands.

Woman's Hour: 31/07/2014

Woman's Hour: 31/07/2014

Jenni Murray presents the programme that offers a female perspective on the world.

Daily Service: 31/07/2014

Daily Service: 31/07/2014

Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music, led by David Waters.

Book of the Week: Cold Blood: Episode 4

Book of the Week: Cold Blood: Episode 4

The much maligned adder, and how to catch one.

Inside the Ethics Committee: Series 10: Treating Patients with Dementia

Inside the Ethics Committee: Series 10: Treating Patients with Dementia

When should doctors treat the ailments of people with dementia and when should they not?

Today: 31/07/2014

Today: 31/07/2014

Morning news. Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.

Yesterday in Parliament: 31/07/2014

Yesterday in Parliament: 31/07/2014

Sean Curran reports from Westminster.

Farming Today: Apple Harvest, Black Grass, Sheep Event

Farming Today: Apple Harvest, Black Grass, Sheep Event

The apples are early! The latest from the orchards of England.

Tweet of the Day: Spotted Flycatcher

Tweet of the Day: Spotted Flycatcher

Steve Backshall presents the story and sound of the spotted flycatcher.

News Briefing: 31/07/2014

News Briefing: 31/07/2014

News from BBC Radio 4.

Prayer for the Day: 31/07/2014

Prayer for the Day: 31/07/2014

A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Alison Murdoch.

Shipping Forecast: 31/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 31/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Shipping Forecast: 31/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 31/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Midnight News: 31/07/2014

Midnight News: 31/07/2014

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Today in Parliament: 30/07/2014

Today in Parliament: 30/07/2014

Susan Hulme reports from Westminster.

The Listening Project: William and Elizabeth - Finding Love in Orkney

The Listening Project: William and Elizabeth - Finding Love in Orkney

Going to live on a remote island brought about more life changes than anticipated.

Little Lifetimes by Jenny Eclair: Fifteen Minutes to Landing

Little Lifetimes by Jenny Eclair: Fifteen Minutes to Landing

A woman married to a philandering husband finds solace during a turbulent air flight.

Future of Radio: Sweet Smell of Success

Future of Radio: Sweet Smell of Success

BBC boffins explore the possibilities of broadcasting smells over the airwaves.

Book at Bedtime: The Miniaturist: Episode 8

Book at Bedtime: The Miniaturist: Episode 8

With Johannes under arrest, Nella must do what she can to sell the sugar before it rots.

The World Tonight: 30/07/2014

The World Tonight: 30/07/2014

Death toll rises as UN school and market struck in Gaza. With Carolyn Quinn.

The Bronze Age Man of Jodrell Bank

The Bronze Age Man of Jodrell Bank

His home's Bronze Age legacy and nearby Jodrell Bank inspire author Alan Garner to write.

Four Thought: Series 4: Adjoa Andoh

Four Thought: Series 4: Adjoa Andoh

Adjoa Andoh on raising a transgender child.

Moral Maze: Politics, personality and principle

Moral Maze: Politics, personality and principle

Michael Buerk presents combative, provocative and engaging debate.

Front Row: Adrian Dunbar, Tasmin Little, Mood Indigo, Katie Paterson

Front Row: Adrian Dunbar, Tasmin Little, Mood Indigo, Katie Paterson

Adrian Dunbar on Beckett, violinist Tasmin Little, Tautou in Mood Indigo, Katie Paterson.

The Archers: 30/07/2014

The Archers: 30/07/2014

Lynda makes a breakthrough.

Dead Ringers: Series 11: Episode 1

Dead Ringers: Series 11: Episode 1

The return of the popular impressions show that tugs on the beard of news.

Off the Page: Paranoia

Off the Page: Paranoia

Authors Mil Millington, Louise Welsh and journalist Malachi O'Doherty discuss paranoia.

Six O'Clock News: 30/07/2014

Six O'Clock News: 30/07/2014

National and international news from BBC Radio 4.

PM: 30/07/2014

PM: 30/07/2014

Eddie Mair presents coverage and analysis of the day's news.

Shipping Forecast: 30/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 30/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

The Media Show: 30/07/2014

The Media Show: 30/07/2014

Right to be forgotten, save BBC 3 campaign and London Live requests cut to live programmes

1914: Day by Day: 30th July

1914: Day by Day: 30th July

The tsar orders a full mobilisation of the Russian army.

Thinking Allowed: Non-Networking Graduates; Race and Consumption

Thinking Allowed: Non-Networking Graduates; Race and Consumption

Race and consumption. Also, working class graduates who refuse to network.

Afternoon Drama: Hatch, Match and Dispatch: Elephants All the Way Up

Afternoon Drama: Hatch, Match and Dispatch: Elephants All the Way Up

By Lavinia Murray. The ground starts to shift for simple soul Harper - literally.

Sport and the British: The Gentleman Amateur

Sport and the British: The Gentleman Amateur

Clare Balding on the demise of the amateur gentleman and the rise of the professional.

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Orchidmania

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Orchidmania

Prof Kathy Willis examines Charles Darwin's use of orchids as a scientific tool.

World at One: 30/07/2014

World at One: 30/07/2014

Edward Stourton presents national and international news.

Face the Facts: Prostitution: Red Light? Green Light?

Face the Facts: Prostitution: Red Light? Green Light?

John Waite investigates the varying approaches to street prostitution across the UK.

You and Yours: Cheap Chicken; Portas Towns; Driverless Cars

You and Yours: Cheap Chicken; Portas Towns; Driverless Cars

How raw chicken is being bulked out with extra hidden water. With Winifred Robinson.

Shipping Forecast: 30/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 30/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

The Gobetweenies: Series 2: Episode 2

The Gobetweenies: Series 2: Episode 2

Tom discovers Grandad in a stool-softening ad. Lucy figures Dad needs a classy present.

The Georgians: Restraint, Revolution and Reform: Episode 2

The Georgians: Restraint, Revolution and Reform: Episode 2

Amanda Foreman considers reform on the ground as the disenfranchised rebel.

Classic Serial: Silas Marner: Episode 1

Classic Serial: Silas Marner: Episode 1

Silas Marner lives a miserly isolated life, with money as his only company.

15 Minute Drama: Queens of Noise: Get It On: Episode 3

15 Minute Drama: Queens of Noise: Get It On: Episode 3

Songwriter Beth is pushing to dump the planned debut single and record her new song.

Woman's Hour: Margaret Atwood; Cook the Perfect Dal and East London Suffragettes

Woman's Hour: Margaret Atwood; Cook the Perfect Dal and East London Suffragettes

From our archive, Margaret Atwood on the Handmaid's Tale and we cook the perfect dal.

Daily Service: 30/07/2014

Daily Service: 30/07/2014

Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music, led by Andrew Graystone.

Book of the Week: Cold Blood: Episode 3

Book of the Week: Cold Blood: Episode 3

Tensions at home are released by a lizard hunt.

Publishing Lives: Series 1: Harold Macmillan

Publishing Lives: Series 1: Harold Macmillan

Robert McCrum explores the life of Harold Macmillan, the publishing prime minister.

Today: 30/07/2014

Today: 30/07/2014

Morning news. Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.

The Long View: 30/07/2014

The Long View: 30/07/2014

Jonathan Freedland on attitudes to young people who volunteer to fight in foreign wars.

Yesterday in Parliament: 30/07/2014

Yesterday in Parliament: 30/07/2014

Susan Hulme reports from Westminster.

Farming Today: Rural tourism VAT, Powdered milk, Maris Otter barley

Farming Today: Rural tourism VAT, Powdered milk, Maris Otter barley

Members of the rural tourism industry unite to call for a cut to VAT.

Tweet of the Day: Cirl Bunting

Tweet of the Day: Cirl Bunting

Steve Backshall presents the story and sound of the cirl bunting.

Prayer for the Day: 30/07/2014

Prayer for the Day: 30/07/2014

A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Alison Murdoch.

News Briefing: 30/07/2014

News Briefing: 30/07/2014

News from BBC Radio 4.

Shipping Forecast: 30/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 30/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Shipping Forecast: 30/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 30/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Midnight News: 30/07/2014

Midnight News: 30/07/2014

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Today in Parliament: 29/07/2014

Today in Parliament: 29/07/2014

Sean Curran reports from Westminster.

The Listening Project: Edward and Ben - A Working Relationship

The Listening Project: Edward and Ben - A Working Relationship

Father and son discuss their successful family business and what it is that makes it work.

Book at Bedtime: The Miniaturist: Episode 7

Book at Bedtime: The Miniaturist: Episode 7

Nella discovers Marin's secret, but does she fully understand its implications?

The World Tonight: 29/07/2014

The World Tonight: 29/07/2014

The EU imposes new sanctions on Russia.

Inside Health: Back pain and paracetamol, blood thinning drugs, drug driving, kidney stones

Inside Health: Back pain and paracetamol, blood thinning drugs, drug driving, kidney stones

Paracetamol and back pain; blood thinning drugs; drug driving limits and kidney stones.

In Touch: Conducting a Choir when Blind

In Touch: Conducting a Choir when Blind

Three blind musicians debut as conductors; and a blind businessman in the building trade.

Trick or Trust

Trick or Trust

How evolutionary biology shapes policy on welfare reform, immigration and bankers' pay.

Front Row: A Streetcar Named Desire Review; Daniel Hope and Gabriel Prokofiev; Crime Writing; Summer Pop

Front Row: A Streetcar Named Desire Review; Daniel Hope and Gabriel Prokofiev; Crime Writing; Summer Pop

A Streetcar Named Desire review, violinist Daniel Hope and composer Gabriel Prokofiev.

The Archers: 29/07/2014

The Archers: 29/07/2014

PC Burns is handing out advice.

Life: An Idiot's Guide: Series 3: Mortality

Life: An Idiot's Guide: Series 3: Mortality

Stephen K Amos and comedian friends present a guide to mortality.

Six O'Clock News: 29/07/2014

Six O'Clock News: 29/07/2014

National and international news from BBC Radio 4.

PM: 29/07/2014

PM: 29/07/2014

Eddie Mair presents coverage and analysis of the day's news.

Shipping Forecast: 29/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 29/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

1914: Day by Day: 29th July

1914: Day by Day: 29th July

The Kaiser sends a telegram to the Tsar to try to prevent war.

A Good Read: Ade Adepitan and Dominic Holland

A Good Read: Ade Adepitan and Dominic Holland

Paralympian Ade Adepitan and comedian Dominic Holland talk books with Harriett Gilbert.

Word of Mouth: Newspeak

Word of Mouth: Newspeak

Chris Ledgard explores Orwell's dystopian vision of the future of language - Newspeak.

Into the Abyss: Deep Sea Mining

Into the Abyss: Deep Sea Mining

Is mining the deep ocean the solution to the world's growing demand for valuable metals?

Making History: 29/07/2014

Making History: 29/07/2014

Tom Holland and his guests discuss honour among 18th century street fighters.

Afternoon Drama: The Sensitive: Episode 2

Afternoon Drama: The Sensitive: Episode 2

Alastair Jessiman's second play about a psychic who uses his gifts to help the police.

Sport and the British: Driving Innovation

Sport and the British: Driving Innovation

Clare Balding is at Silverstone to explore how Britain led the way in motor racing.

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Tapping into Rubber

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Tapping into Rubber

Prof Kathy Willis explores the smuggling of rubber seeds from South America.

World at One: 29/07/2014

World at One: 29/07/2014

Edward Stourton presents national and international news.

You and Yours: Call You and Yours: Fracking

You and Yours: Call You and Yours: Fracking

As new licences are made available across the country, would you welcome fracking?

A Law unto Themselves: Justice Michael Kirby

A Law unto Themselves: Justice Michael Kirby

Justice Michael Kirby, the first Australian High Court judge to come out as gay.

Roots Reggae and Rebellion: Episode 2

Roots Reggae and Rebellion: Episode 2

British musician and poet Akala examines the culture of his Rastafarian heritage.

Shipping Forecast: 29/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 29/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Shared Planet: National Parks

Shared Planet: National Parks

Monty Don finds out if national parks are good for wildlife.

The Singing Fish of Batticaloa

The Singing Fish of Batticaloa

The search for an elusive watery wonder in the aftermath of Sri Lanka's civil war.

15 Minute Drama: Queens of Noise: Get It On: Episode 2

15 Minute Drama: Queens of Noise: Get It On: Episode 2

The implications of lead singer Rain's bombshell last night are starting to hit home.

Woman's Hour: Women in Sport

Woman's Hour: Women in Sport

Eating disorders and sport - Scotland high jumper Jayne Nisbet on recovering from bulimia.

Daily Service: 29/07/2014

Daily Service: 29/07/2014

Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music, led by Father Philip Sumner.

Book of the Week: Cold Blood: Episode 2

Book of the Week: Cold Blood: Episode 2

Toads - real and imaginary. The temptations of anthropomorphism.

Witness: The Man Who Tried to Kill Hitler

Witness: The Man Who Tried to Kill Hitler

In July 1944 a group of German officers attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

Today: 29/07/2014

Today: 29/07/2014

Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.

Yesterday in Parliament: 29/07/2014

Yesterday in Parliament: 29/07/2014

Sean Curran reports from Westminster.

Farming Today: Research funding, Ukrainian harvest, crop trials

Farming Today: Research funding, Ukrainian harvest, crop trials

Concern that government research on the bee decline is being funded by pesticide companies

Tweet of the Day: Kingfisher

Tweet of the Day: Kingfisher

Steve Backshall presents the story and sound of the kingfisher.

News Briefing: 29/07/2014

News Briefing: 29/07/2014

News from BBC Radio 4.

Prayer for the Day: 29/07/2014

Prayer for the Day: 29/07/2014

A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Alison Murdoch.

Shipping Forecast: 29/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 29/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Shipping Forecast: 29/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 29/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Midnight News: 29/07/2014

Midnight News: 29/07/2014

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Today in Parliament: 28/07/2014

Today in Parliament: 28/07/2014

Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster.

The Listening Project: Hal and Natasha - Double Exposure

The Listening Project: Hal and Natasha - Double Exposure

A conversation in which a photographer and his model come to terms with nude shots.

Word of Mouth: Message in a Bottle

Word of Mouth: Message in a Bottle

Chris Ledgard uncorks the subject of messages in a bottle.

Book at Bedtime: The Miniaturist: Episode 6

Book at Bedtime: The Miniaturist: Episode 6

While Johannes is in Venice, an unwelcome visitor arrives at the Brandt household.

The World Tonight: 28/07/2014

The World Tonight: 28/07/2014

Libya government plea for help, Ukraine forces take back crash site, China gay rights row.

Shared Planet: Zoos in the Wild

Shared Planet: Zoos in the Wild

Monty Don asks if reserves fenced off for the benefit of wildlife are effective.

Crossing Continents: Tornado Hide and Seek

Crossing Continents: Tornado Hide and Seek

What do you do when a twisting funnel drops from the sky? A report from tornado alley.

Document: 28/07/2014

Document: 28/07/2014

Gordon Corera travels to Stockholm to investigate the assassination of a prime minister.

Front Row: Gareth Malone and Adrian Sutton, Neil Bartlett, In the Club

Front Row: Gareth Malone and Adrian Sutton, Neil Bartlett, In the Club

Gareth Malone and Adrian Sutton's Prom, Neil Bartlett's new novel and In the Club.

The Archers: 28/07/2014

The Archers: 28/07/2014

The SAVE video is ready to roll.

A Good Read: Judy Simpson and Tom Watt

A Good Read: Judy Simpson and Tom Watt

Tom Sutcliffe, Judy Simpson and Tom Watt on novels by Mary Shelley and Candia McWilliam.

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue: Series 61: Episode 5

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue: Series 61: Episode 5

Andy Hamilton joins regular panellists Tim, Graeme and Barry. Jack Dee hosts.

Six O'Clock News: 28/07/2014

Six O'Clock News: 28/07/2014

National and international news from BBC Radio 4.

PM: 28/07/2014

PM: 28/07/2014

Eddie Mair presents coverage and analysis of the day's news.

Shipping Forecast: 28/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 28/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

1914: Day by Day: 28th July

1914: Day by Day: 28th July

Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.

The Infinite Monkey Cage: Series 10: Can Science Save Us?

The Infinite Monkey Cage: Series 10: Can Science Save Us?

Stephen Fry and Eric Idle join Brian Cox and Robin Ince to ask, 'Can science save us?'.

The Art of the Nation: War

The Art of the Nation: War

Will looks at art and war, including the shipwrecked sailor who turned to painting.

Round Britain Quiz: 28/07/2014

Round Britain Quiz: 28/07/2014

Tom Sutcliffe chairs the game of lateral thinking and cryptic connections.

Afternoon Drama: The Waste Land

Afternoon Drama: The Waste Land

Eileen Atkins and Jeremy Irons read TS Eliot's classic poem.

World at One: 28/07/2014

World at One: 28/07/2014

Edward Stourton presents national and international news.

Sport and the British: Broadcasting to the Nation

Sport and the British: Broadcasting to the Nation

Clare Balding discovers how the birth of broadcasting changed British sport for ever.

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Taming the Exotic

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Taming the Exotic

Prof Kathy Willis examines the Victorian race to flower the Amazonian water lily.

You and Yours: Timeshare deals that last a lifetime and beyond

You and Yours: Timeshare deals that last a lifetime and beyond

The Portas towns two years on.

Midnight News: 26/07/2014

Midnight News: 26/07/2014

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Shipping Forecast: 26/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 26/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Shipping Forecast: 28/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 28/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Bad Salsa: Episode 4

Bad Salsa: Episode 4

Three women embrace Bad Salsa, where everybody knows your name, but not your prognosis.

Summer Nights: Series 2: Social media - does the retweet empower us?

Summer Nights: Series 2: Social media - does the retweet empower us?

Jane Garvey asks if we are better informed, but more powerless in the age of social media?

Stories from the Southern Cross: The Mare's Nest

Stories from the Southern Cross: The Mare's Nest

By Chris Womersley. A son remembers his father's obsession with his own father's suicide.

15 Minute Drama: Queens of Noise: Get It On: Episode 1

15 Minute Drama: Queens of Noise: Get It On: Episode 1

It's 1989, and all-girl rock band Velveteens sign their first record deal.

Woman's Hour: Woman's Hour in Scotland

Woman's Hour: Woman's Hour in Scotland

Is the independence referendum an issue for women?; MS research and care; Sally Beamish.

Book of the Week: Cold Blood: Episode 1

Book of the Week: Cold Blood: Episode 1

Eight-year-old Richard catches his first newt.

Daily Service: 28/07/2014

Daily Service: 28/07/2014

Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music, led by John Forrest.

World Agony: Australia

World Agony: Australia

Agony aunt Irma Kurtz talks to Australian counterpart Kate de Brito about Australian agony

Today: 28/07/2014

Today: 28/07/2014

Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.

Playing the Skyline: Cumnock and Ben Wyvis

Playing the Skyline: Cumnock and Ben Wyvis

James MacMillan plays a lowland skyline, Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis one in the highlands.

Tweet of the Day: Herring Gull

Tweet of the Day: Herring Gull

Steve Backshall presents the story and sound of the herring gull.

Farming Today: Harvest, New Zealand Lamb

Farming Today: Harvest, New Zealand Lamb

Some farmers will face a price drop for the crops they are bringing in from the fields.

News Briefing: 28/07/2014

News Briefing: 28/07/2014

News from BBC Radio 4.

Prayer for the Day: 28/07/2014

Prayer for the Day: 28/07/2014

A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Alison Murdoch.

Shipping Forecast: 28/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 28/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Shipping Forecast: 28/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 28/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Thinking Allowed: Dalit Parties and Democratisation in Tamil Nadu; History of the Elevator

Thinking Allowed: Dalit Parties and Democratisation in Tamil Nadu; History of the Elevator

Elevators: A cultural history. Also, Indian militants who embrace electoral politics.

Midnight News: 28/07/2014

Midnight News: 28/07/2014

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Meet David Sedaris: Series 2: Nuit of the Living Dead and The End of the Affair

Meet David Sedaris: Series 2: Nuit of the Living Dead and The End of the Affair

What not to do with a mouse and the ups and downs of a long-term relationship.

1914: Day by Day: 1914: Day by Day - Omnibus: Episode 4

1914: Day by Day: 1914: Day by Day - Omnibus: Episode 4

Margaret Macmillan tells the story of the events leading up to the First World War.

Westminster Hour: 27/07/2014

Westminster Hour: 27/07/2014

Weekly political discussion and analysis with MPs, experts and commentators.

What the Papers Say: 27/07/2014

What the Papers Say: 27/07/2014

Dennis Sewell of the Spectator looks at how newspapers covered the week's big stories.

Analysis: Thrifty Debtors

Analysis: Thrifty Debtors

Has the downturn has made us thriftier, or are we stuck with high personal debt?

Face the Facts: Charity's New Mission?: Do More, Say Less

Face the Facts: Charity's New Mission?: Do More, Say Less

John Waite investigates claims by charities that they are being silenced.

The Empire Cafe: The Business of Tea

The Empire Cafe: The Business of Tea

Kei Miller's clever and multilayered story explores Glasgow's empire past in Jamaica.

John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music: Episode 3

John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music: Episode 3

John has invited Toyah Wilcox to the lounge, and Mary is not happy.

The Archers: 27/07/2014

The Archers: 27/07/2014

There's a special guest at the village fete.

Pick of the Week: Pick of the Week

Pick of the Week: Pick of the Week

The best of BBC Radio this week with Isy Suttie

Six O'Clock News: 27/07/2014

Six O'Clock News: 27/07/2014

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Shipping Forecast: 27/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 27/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Shipping Forecast: 27/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 27/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Kurdistan: A State of Uncertainty

Kurdistan: A State of Uncertainty

As Iraq falls deeper into chaos, John McCarthy asks a key question - who are the Kurds?

1914: Day by Day: 27th July

1914: Day by Day: 27th July

Reactions to British soldiers shooting unarmed protesters in Dublin.

Betjeman's Banana Blush

Betjeman's Banana Blush

Jarvis Cocker uncovers an album made by Sir John Betjeman in 1974.

Open Book: Jessie Burton and Summer Reads

Open Book: Jessie Burton and Summer Reads

Mariella Frostrup talks to Jessie Burton, author of the bestselling The Miniaturist.

Classic Serial: Eugenie Grandet: Episode 1

Classic Serial: Eugenie Grandet: Episode 1

Rose Tremain's gripping dramatisation of Balzac's novel stars Ian McKellen as Grandet.

The Listening Project: Sunday Omnibus

The Listening Project: Sunday Omnibus

Conversations from three married couples who each face very different challenges.

A Bombay Symphony

A Bombay Symphony

Zareer Masani on the new love for, and controversy over, Western classical music in India.

The World This Weekend: 27/07/2014

The World This Weekend: 27/07/2014

Shaun Ley presents national and international news.

Food Programme: English Wine

Food Programme: English Wine

English and Welsh wines are on the up and up, as Sheila Dillon investigates.

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue: Series 61: Episode 4

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue: Series 61: Episode 4

Harry Hill joins regular panellists Tim, Graeme and Barry. Jack Dee hosts.

Shipping Forecast: 27/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 27/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Desert Island Discs: Dame Wendy Hall

Desert Island Discs: Dame Wendy Hall

Kirsty Young talks to Dame Wendy Hall.

The Archers Omnibus: 27/07/2014

The Archers Omnibus: 27/07/2014

Contemporary drama in a rural setting.

The Reunion: Boys from the Blackstuff

The Reunion: Boys from the Blackstuff

Sue MacGregor reunites those involved in the making of TV's Boys from the Blackstuff.

Broadcasting House: 27/07/2014

Broadcasting House: 27/07/2014

Sunday morning magazine programme. Presented by Paddy O'Connell.

Tweet of the Day: Rock Pipit

Tweet of the Day: Rock Pipit

Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the rock pipit.

Sunday Worship: From the Buxton Festival

Sunday Worship: From the Buxton Festival

Buxton Festival Mass in St John's Church sung to the music of Mozart. Homily: Simon Taylor

News and Papers: 27/07/2014

News and Papers: 27/07/2014

The latest news headlines. Including a look at the papers.

Radio 4 Appeal: The Passage

Radio 4 Appeal: The Passage

David Dimbleby presents an appeal for The Passage.

Sunday: Gaza, Iraqi Christians, Pompeii of the north

Sunday: Gaza, Iraqi Christians, Pompeii of the north

Gaza, Iraqi Christians, Pompeii of the north.

News and Papers: 27/07/2014

News and Papers: 27/07/2014

The latest news headlines. Including a look at the papers.

The Living World: Turks and Caicos Islands: The Pygmy Boa Constrictor

The Living World: Turks and Caicos Islands: The Pygmy Boa Constrictor

Tom Heap joins a night safari in search of the Caicos pygmy boa constrictor.

Something Understood: Translation

Something Understood: Translation

Mark Tully outlines the pitfalls and delights of translating ideas and emotions.

News Headlines: 27/07/2014

News Headlines: 27/07/2014

The latest national and international news.

News Briefing: 27/07/2014

News Briefing: 27/07/2014

News from BBC Radio 4.

Bells on Sunday: St Mary the Virgin, Bowdon

Bells on Sunday: St Mary the Virgin, Bowdon

The bells of St Mary the Virgin in Bowdon, Cheshire.

Shipping Forecast: 27/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 27/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Shipping Forecast: 27/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 27/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

The Food of Love: The Lovely Miss What's-Her-Face

The Food of Love: The Lovely Miss What's-Her-Face

By Kevin Barry. A spaghetti bolognese in a Manchester bedsit brings back romantic memories

Midnight News: 27/07/2014

Midnight News: 27/07/2014

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

The Verse That Stings

The Verse That Stings

Ian Hislop celebrates the sharp barbs of Alexander Pope and the 18th-century satirists.

Round Britain Quiz: 21/07/2014

Round Britain Quiz: 21/07/2014

Tom Sutcliffe chairs the game of lateral thinking and cryptic connections.

Inside the Ethics Committee: Series 10: Organ Donation and Newborn Babies

Inside the Ethics Committee: Series 10: Organ Donation and Newborn Babies

Under what circumstances can parents donate the organs of their newborn baby after death?

News and Weather: 26/07/2014

News and Weather: 26/07/2014

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Classic Serial: By a Young Officer: Churchill on the North West Frontier

Classic Serial: By a Young Officer: Churchill on the North West Frontier

Winston Churchill's adventure in the hostile mountains of the Afghan/Pakistan border.

Archive on 4: How Britain Went to War

Archive on 4: How Britain Went to War

Peter Hennessy examines Britain's secret war planning and preparations before August 1914.

Saturday Review: Medea, Joe, Our World War, DBC Pierre, Imperial War Museum

Saturday Review: Medea, Joe, Our World War, DBC Pierre, Imperial War Museum

The National's Medea, Nicolas Cage: Joe, Our World War, DBC Pierre, Imperial War Museum.

Profile: Mazher Mahmood

Profile: Mazher Mahmood

Edward Stourton profiles journalist Mazher Mahmood, the so-called 'fake sheikh'.

Loose Ends: Clive Anderson, Frank Skinner, Glen Matlock, Sophia Myles, Jess Thom, Scottee, Hercules and Love Affair, The Good Ones

Loose Ends: Clive Anderson, Frank Skinner, Glen Matlock, Sophia Myles, Jess Thom, Scottee, Hercules and Love Affair, The Good Ones

Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.

Six O'Clock News: 26/07/2014

Six O'Clock News: 26/07/2014

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

The Bottom Line: Recalls

The Bottom Line: Recalls

Faulty children's beds and mis-labelled monkey nuts: Evan Davis discusses product recalls.

Shipping Forecast: 26/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 26/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

PM: Saturday PM

PM: Saturday PM

Full coverage of the day's news.

1914: Day by Day: 26th July

1914: Day by Day: 26th July

The British foreign secretary proposes mediation to settle the Balkan crisis.

Woman's Hour: Weekend Woman's Hour: 80-year-old stand-up comic Lynne Ruth Miller.

Woman's Hour: Weekend Woman's Hour: 80-year-old stand-up comic Lynne Ruth Miller.

80-year-old stand-up comic Lynne Ruth Miller.

Roots Reggae and Rebellion: Episode 1

Roots Reggae and Rebellion: Episode 1

British musician and poet Akala examines the culture of his Rastafarian heritage.

Queens of Noise: Shout to the Top

Queens of Noise: Shout to the Top

Shane Richie stars in a music drama about wannabe all-girl band Velveteens.

Any Questions?: Greg Dyke, Dan Hannan MEP, Baroness Kramer, Justine Picardie

Any Questions?: Greg Dyke, Dan Hannan MEP, Baroness Kramer, Justine Picardie

Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate and discussion from Emsworth in Hampshire.

Any Answers?: Gaza, arms sales, sporting boycotts

Any Answers?: Gaza, arms sales, sporting boycotts

Your views on the issues discussed on Any Questions?

In the Psychiatrist's Chair: Steven Berkoff

In the Psychiatrist's Chair: Steven Berkoff

The director and playwright tells Anthony Clare about his lonely childhood.

The News Quiz: Series 84: Episode 8

The News Quiz: Series 84: Episode 8

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig.

News: 26/07/2014

News: 26/07/2014

The latest news from BBC Radio 4.

Money Box: Pension freedoms; The pros and cons of P2P lending; Tax credits deadline looms

Money Box: Pension freedoms; The pros and cons of P2P lending; Tax credits deadline looms

Pension freedom and responsibility, the pros and cons of P2P and tax credits deadline.

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast: 26/07/2014

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast: 26/07/2014

National and international news and the shipping forecast.

From Our Own Correspondent: Last Night in Gaza

From Our Own Correspondent: Last Night in Gaza

Correspondents in Gaza and elsewhere tell their stories and examine news in their region.

Week in Westminster: 26/07/2014

Week in Westminster: 26/07/2014

Steve Richards of The Independent looks behind the scenes at Westminster.

Punt PI: Series 7: The Case of the MP Who Vanished

Punt PI: Series 7: The Case of the MP Who Vanished

Steve Punt PI examines the curious case of Victor Grayson, the MP who vanished.

Saturday Live: From the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Saturday Live: From the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Today: 26/07/2014

Today: 26/07/2014

Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk, Thought for the Day and Weather.

Archive on 4: Broadcasting Freedom

Archive on 4: Broadcasting Freedom

Bonnie Greer explores how black broadcasters put radio at the heart of the race debate.

Farming Today: Farming Today This Week: Border Union Show

Farming Today: Farming Today This Week: Border Union Show

Farming Today This Week is at the Border Union Show in Kelso.

Open Country: Butser Ancient Farm, Hampshire

Open Country: Butser Ancient Farm, Hampshire

How did people live and work 2,000 years ago? Helen Mark finds out at Butser Ancient Farm.

News and Papers: 26/07/2014

News and Papers: 26/07/2014

News headlines, plus a look at the papers.

iPM: 26/07/2014

iPM: 26/07/2014

'I check under my car every day.' Life as a Catholic police officer in Northern Ireland.

Prayer for the Day: 26/07/2014

Prayer for the Day: 26/07/2014

A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Alison Murdoch.

News Briefing: 26/07/2014

News Briefing: 26/07/2014

The latest news from BBC Radio 4.

Shipping Forecast: 26/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 26/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

The Listening Project: Gill and Paul - Marriage and MSA

The Listening Project: Gill and Paul - Marriage and MSA

A husband and wife deal with her fatal illness differently, yet face their future together

Book at Bedtime: The Miniaturist: Episode 5

Book at Bedtime: The Miniaturist: Episode 5

Nella decides to pay a visit to her husband at the offices of the Dutch East India Company

The World Tonight: 25/07/2014

The World Tonight: 25/07/2014

In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.

Saturday Drama: The Confessions of Caminada

Saturday Drama: The Confessions of Caminada

Drama based on a case from the memoirs a real-life detective in 19th-century Manchester.

A Point of View: Is patriotism the last refuge of the scoundrel?

A Point of View: Is patriotism the last refuge of the scoundrel?

Will Self reflects on what really lies behind our sense of patriotism.

Front Row: Julian Lloyd Webber; Andrew Graham-Dixon; The Galapagos Affair

Front Row: Julian Lloyd Webber; Andrew Graham-Dixon; The Galapagos Affair

Julian Lloyd Webber; Andrew Graham-Dixon on the Art of China; The Galapagos Affair.

The Archers: 25/07/2014

The Archers: 25/07/2014

There's a funeral at St Stephens.

Fry's English Delight: Series 1: Quotation

Fry's English Delight: Series 1: Quotation

'Ask driver for quotation' van signs and why a misquote is better than a quote.

Six O'Clock News: 25/07/2014

Six O'Clock News: 25/07/2014

National and international news from BBC Radio 4.

PM: 25/07/2014

PM: 25/07/2014

Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.

Shipping Forecast: 25/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 25/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.

Desert Island Discs: Duncan Grant

Desert Island Discs: Duncan Grant

Roy Plomley's castaway is painter Duncan Grant

Desert Island Discs: Dave Allen

Desert Island Discs: Dave Allen

Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Dave Allen

1914: Day by Day: 25th July

1914: Day by Day: 25th July

Margaret Macmillan tells the story of the events leading up to the First World War.

Desert Island Discs: Stanley Holloway

Desert Island Discs: Stanley Holloway

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor and musician Stanley Holloway

Desert Island Discs: Patricia Hayes

Desert Island Discs: Patricia Hayes

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Patricia Hayes

Desert Island Discs: Doris Hare

Desert Island Discs: Doris Hare

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Doris Hare

Desert Island Discs: Vince Hill

Desert Island Discs: Vince Hill

Roy Plomley's castaway is musician Vince Hill

Feedback: 25/07/2014

Feedback: 25/07/2014

What happened to BBC iPlayer? And was Moral Maze just a slanging match?

Desert Island Discs: Brian Inglis

Desert Island Discs: Brian Inglis

Roy Plomley's castaway is journalist Brian Inglis

Desert Island Discs: Ron Moody

Desert Island Discs: Ron Moody

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor and comedian Ron Moody

Desert Island Discs: Margaret Price

Desert Island Discs: Margaret Price

Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Margaret Price

Desert Island Discs: James Stewart

Desert Island Discs: James Stewart

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor James Stewart

Desert Island Discs: Eddie Waring

Desert Island Discs: Eddie Waring

Roy Plomley's castaway is commentator Eddie Waring

Last Word: James Garner, Joep Lange, Alan Alan, Philip Wayre, Dora Bryan

Last Word: James Garner, Joep Lange, Alan Alan, Philip Wayre, Dora Bryan

Julian Worricker on an actor, a physician, a naturalist, an actress and an escapologist

Desert Island Discs: Denholm Elliott

Desert Island Discs: Denholm Elliott

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Denholm Elliott

Desert Island Discs: Oliver Reed

Desert Island Discs: Oliver Reed

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Oliver Reed

Desert Island Discs: Bruce Tulloh

Desert Island Discs: Bruce Tulloh

Roy Plomley's castaway is long-distance runner Bruce Tulloh

Desert Island Discs: Angela Baddeley

Desert Island Discs: Angela Baddeley

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Angela Baddeley

Desert Island Discs: Bernard Hailstone

Desert Island Discs: Bernard Hailstone

Roy Plomley's castaway is portrait painter Bernard Hailstone

Desert Island Discs: Valerie Masterson

Desert Island Discs: Valerie Masterson

Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Valerie Masterson

Desert Island Discs: Roland Culver

Desert Island Discs: Roland Culver

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Roland Culver

Desert Island Discs: Jilly Cooper

Desert Island Discs: Jilly Cooper

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and journalist Jilly Cooper

Gardeners' Question Time: Chester Zoo

Gardeners' Question Time: Chester Zoo

Eric Robson chairs the horticultural panel programme from Chester Zoo.

Desert Island Discs: Jacques Loussier

Desert Island Discs: Jacques Loussier

Roy Plomley's castaway is pianist Jacques Loussier

Desert Island Discs: Colin Welland

Desert Island Discs: Colin Welland

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor and playwright Colin Welland

Desert Island Discs: June Whitfield

Desert Island Discs: June Whitfield

Roy Plomley's castaway is comedy actress June Whitfield

Desert Island Discs: Bert Foord

Desert Island Discs: Bert Foord

Roy Plomley's castaway is weather forecaster Bert Foord

Desert Island Discs: Joyce Carey

Desert Island Discs: Joyce Carey

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Joyce Carey

Desert Island Discs: Bill Sowerbutts

Desert Island Discs: Bill Sowerbutts

Roy Plomley's castaway is horticulturalist Bill Sowerbutts

Desert Island Discs: Leontyne Price

Desert Island Discs: Leontyne Price

Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Leontyne Price

Desert Island Discs: Peter Rogers

Desert Island Discs: Peter Rogers

Roy Plomley's castaway is producer Peter Rogers

Desert Island Discs: Professor Sir Alister Hardy FRS

Desert Island Discs: Professor Sir Alister Hardy FRS

Roy Plomley's castaway is zoologist Professor Sir Alister Hardy FRS

Desert Island Discs: Gareth Edwards

Desert Island Discs: Gareth Edwards

Roy Plomley's castaway is captain of Welsh rugby team Gareth Edwards

Desert Island Discs: Alexander Young

Desert Island Discs: Alexander Young

Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Alexander Young

Desert Island Discs: Group Captain Peter Townsend

Desert Island Discs: Group Captain Peter Townsend

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and explorer Group Captain Peter Townsend

Desert Island Discs: Adelaide Hall

Desert Island Discs: Adelaide Hall

Roy Plomley's castaway is jazz singer and actress Adelaide Hall

Desert Island Discs: Ruskin Spear RA

Desert Island Discs: Ruskin Spear RA

Roy Plomley's castaway is painter Ruskin Spear RA

Afternoon Drama: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency: The Saturday Big Tent Wedding

Afternoon Drama: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency: The Saturday Big Tent Wedding

By Alexander McCall Smith. The case is solved but there is still the wedding to organise.

Desert Island Discs: Joe Bugner

Desert Island Discs: Joe Bugner

Roy Plomley's castaway is heavyweight boxer Joe Bugner

Desert Island Discs: Brenda Bruce

Desert Island Discs: Brenda Bruce

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Brenda Bruce

Desert Island Discs: Jackie Charlton

Desert Island Discs: Jackie Charlton

Roy Plomley's castaway is footballer Jackie Charlton

Desert Island Discs: Edith Coates

Desert Island Discs: Edith Coates

Roy Plomley's castaway is mezzo-soprano Edith Coates

Desert Island Discs: Noel Rawsthorne

Desert Island Discs: Noel Rawsthorne

Roy Plomley's castaway is organist Noel Rawsthorne

Sport and the British: War Games

Sport and the British: War Games

Clare Balding explores the vital role sport has played during both world wars.

Desert Island Discs: Norman Thelwell

Desert Island Discs: Norman Thelwell

Roy Plomley's castaway is cartoonist Norman Thelwell

Desert Island Discs: John Huston

Desert Island Discs: John Huston

Roy Plomley's castaway is director John Huston

The Archers: 24/07/2014

The Archers: 24/07/2014

The SAVE campaigners blaze a trail.

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Lumping and Splitting

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Lumping and Splitting

Joseph Hooker and the new laws of what grows where and why.

World at One: 25/07/2014

World at One: 25/07/2014

Shaun Ley presents national and international news.

The Listening Project: Eugene and Margaret - Bread for Africa

The Listening Project: Eugene and Margaret - Bread for Africa

Fi Glover with a conversation about how a bakery changed lives for the better in Ifakara.

You and Yours: Affordable Housing; Care Home Costs; Is the End Nigh for the £1 Slot on Your Shopping Trolley?

You and Yours: Affordable Housing; Care Home Costs; Is the End Nigh for the £1 Slot on Your Shopping Trolley?

Peter White on affordable housing and Morrisons scrapping its shopping trolley coin slots.

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast: 25/07/2014

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast: 25/07/2014

National and international news and the shipping forecast.

My Teenage Diary: Series 5: Ken Livingstone

My Teenage Diary: Series 5: Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone reads from his 1966 diary, when he hitchhiked across the Sahara Desert.

The Leadership Gap: Episode 3

The Leadership Gap: Episode 3

Sir John Tusa explores the state of leadership in large UK organisations today.

15 Minute Drama: The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Episode 5

15 Minute Drama: The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Episode 5

Darleen is in a dilemma when her young step-sister Stacey turns up.

Woman's Hour: Sexual abuse and the elderly; Child labour; How long should you wait before marriage; Natalie Williams.

Woman's Hour: Sexual abuse and the elderly; Child labour; How long should you wait before marriage; Natalie Williams.

Sexual abuse and the elderly, child labour, marriage and Natalie Williams.

Book of the Week: Deep: Episode 5

Book of the Week: Deep: Episode 5

Nestor is in Sri Lanka, diving in the hope of encountering the world's largest predator.

Act of Worship: 25/07/2014

Act of Worship: 25/07/2014

An act of worship and music led by Leslie Griffiths.

Today: 25/07/2014

Today: 25/07/2014

Morning news. Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.

Desert Island Discs: Doug Allan

Desert Island Discs: Doug Allan

Kirsty Young talks to wildlife cameraman Doug Allan.

Yesterday in Parliament: 25/07/2014

Yesterday in Parliament: 25/07/2014

Sean Curran reports on proceedings at Westminster.

John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music: Episode 2

John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music: Episode 2

As Heaven 17 settle down to play one of their songs, Joan Chitty arrives.

My Wizard

My Wizard

John Aiziewood investigates the phenomenon known as 'prog rock'.

Farming Today: Scottish referendum, African Swine flu, apricots

Farming Today: Scottish referendum, African Swine flu, apricots

Pig industry fear over the spread of African Swine Fever in Europe.

Tweet of the Day: Yellow Wagtail

Tweet of the Day: Yellow Wagtail

Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the yellow wagtail.

News Briefing: 25/07/2014

News Briefing: 25/07/2014

News from BBC Radio 4.

Prayer for the Day: 25/07/2014

Prayer for the Day: 25/07/2014

A short reflection and prayer with Canon Simon Doogan.

Shipping Forecast: 25/07/2014

Shipping Forecast: 25/07/2014

The latest shipping forecast.