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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Richard Reddie from Churches Together in Britain and Ireland
As the Agriculture Bill has its second reading in Parliament, UK and European farmers speak about the future of farming. Show more
News and current affairs programme, including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day
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Comedian Jo Brand on writing advice for women; Actor Sian Brooke on new play 'I'm Not Running; Women's political history; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on winning Pen Printer Prize Show more
Why a ceasefire in Tripoli may not mean an easier life for the migrants detained in Libya. Kate Adie introduces stories from correspondents around the world. Show more
Artist and photographer Zoe Buckman sets off to find out how other female artists around the world are reacting and responding to sexual discrimination and violence. Show more
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On this day in 1918, CW Daniel, the publisher of Despised and Rejected, was fined £460, while in Folkestone, Alice has a red letter day. Show more
New figures on the state of health and social care in England, the elderly man left stranded overnight by the RAC, and why Barclays has put aside millions for mis-selling claims. Show more
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Mon-Thurs: Analysis of news and current affairs, presented by Sarah Montague. Fri: Analysis of news and current affairs, presented by Mark Mardell.
The war is over and Otto Wachter has disappeared high into the mountains with the help of a young SS soldier. Meanwhile his wife Charlotte is working on getting him out of Austria. Show more
Clare Balding joins the writer Tom Cox whose nature and walking books and essays reflect the countryside through very different and humorous eyes. Show more
Singer-songwriter Sophie Ellis-Bextor makes the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of Medical Aid Films Show more
Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard discusses A Death in the Family, with James Naughtie and a group of readers. The book is the first part of My Struggle, his series of memoirs. Show more
Presented by Antonia Quirke. Rupert Everett discusses his passion project about Oscar Wilde as The Happy Prince is released for home entertainment. Show more
PM at 5pm: interviews, context and analysis.
Minister admits some families worse off under benefit changes
Hardacre’s - London’s worst advertising agency – go on a team-building day to boost morale. Stars Nigel Havers. From 2018. Show more
Desiree Akhavan on writing, directing and starring in new Channel 4 comedy drama The Bisexual, Bad Times at the El Royale reviewed, and a discussion of Brecht’s play Mother Courage Show more
Evan Davis presents the business magazine. How do you build a bridge? Are you limited by economics or engineering? Evan and three civil engineers discuss. Show more
Frances Welty soon finds out that she is not the only guest at Tranquillum House to be hurting inside. It becomes clear that every guest has a story to tell. Show more
Despite many great expectations, Trisha is worried, Lizzie optimistic and Clare - plain relieved. Stars Hilary Lyon. From 2015. Show more
All the news from Westminster where MPs challenge ministers over the new benefit, Universal Credit, amid reports that 3.2 million households will lose more than £2,000 per year. Show more
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