The latest news headlines. Including a look at the papers.
The Archbishop of Canterbury reflects on the life of Nelson Mandela in a service live from St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square and from Sophiatown, Johannesburg. Show more
Will Self reflects that our modern secular society has silenced the voices of the dead. As a result, he argues, we fail to appreciate what they have left behind. Show more
Sunday morning magazine programme with news and conversation about the big stories of the week. Presented by Paddy O'Connell. Show more
A return visit to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane for regulars Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden plus special guest Victoria Wood on the panel and Jack Dee in the chair. Show more
Sheila Dillon investigates the world of food. Cambridge University historian Lesley Steinitz explains the pioneering story of Bovril - a very beefy (and British) love affair. Show more
The latest weather forecast.
The latest national and international news, including an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.
Eric Robson chairs the horticultural panel programme from Wainfleet. Answering questions from local gardeners are Matthew Wilson, Pippa Greenwood and Bunny Guinness. Show more
Fi Glover with conversations ranging from whether to bring up your child as a vegetarian to whether to bring him up with wolves, with the highs and lows of fatherhood along the way. Show more
A young woman turns up at Jess Tyler's cabin, 20 years after his two-timing wife left him, in a story of revenge, murder and forbidden passion. Adapted by Adrian Bean. Show more
David Vann and Stuart Kelly on Norse myths, Penelope Lively on where she writes, and Suzanne Berne talks about her novel The Dogs of Littlefield. With Mariella Frostrup. Show more
A portrait of Martinique's most famous son, poet and politician Aime Cesaire, who died at the age of 94, in 2008. Show more
There is a housing crisis in many parts of Britain. But is land the real issue? Chris Bowlby goes to Oxford, where the problem is acute, to investigate. Show more
Mark Coles profiles British Olympic diver Tom Daley, who provoked a great deal of discussion this week by announcing that he is dating a man. Show more
The latest shipping forecast.
The latest weather forecast.
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
The American humourist on his guilt using his family in his writing in 'Repeat After Me', plus more diary extracts. From December 2013. Show more
By Frank Cottrell Boyce. A certain Oxford academic is transported to a world at once strange, but somehow familiar. Read by David Troughton. Show more
Was Radio 4's coverage of Nigella Lawson's appearance in court 'too tabloid'? And it's wellies-on for a trip to Ambridge to meet the Archers archivist. Show more
Matthew Bannister on General Paul Aussaressess, Archpriestess Olivia Robertson, car number plate expert Noel Woodall, kidney specialist Hugh de Wardener and singer Junior Murvin. Show more
Why some energy firms keep your money after switching, what the Autumn Statement means for you, a deal to end sky-high mobile bills, and calls to regulate the cost of heating oil. Show more
The rich people of Newcastle live 11 more healthy years than the poor. Peter Day spends time at Newcastle University where they are trying to work out how to bridge this gap. Show more
Preview of the week's political agenda at Westminster with MPs, experts and commentators. Discussion of the issues politicians are grappling with in the corridors of power.
Dennis Sewell of the Spectator looks at how papers covered the week's biggest stories.
Francine Stock talks to Daniel Radcliffe about playing a beat poet in Kill Your Darlings. Director Alexander Payne discusses Nebraska, and James Fox on A Long Way From Home. Show more