News and current affairs. Including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
Extraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world. Featuring actor Phil Daniels, Paralympian Stefanie Reid and the Inheritance Tracks of Sharleen Spiteri. Show more
Bridget Kendall discusses the extraordinary life and inventions of the engineer Nikola Tesla with Professor Jasmina Vujic, Tesla expert Jane Alcorn, and historian Michael Krause.
From a clifftop village in China, a Ukrainian bunker and a former slave port in Tanzania correspondents share their stories and analysis. Introduced by Kate Adie. Show more
From the end of next week, consumers will no longer be charged to use a credit card. But we're already hearing of credit cards as a way to pay being withdrawn. Show more
Miles Jupp and team digest the big political stories of the week. With Helen Lewis, Andrew Maxwell, Zoe Lyons and Simon Evans. Show more
The latest weather forecast.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
DJ and presenter Trevor Nelson meets Adrienne, who has eight half-siblings and tries to convince Trevor that they really are one big happy family. Show more
In this special edition, singer-songwriter and composer Randy Newman talks to John Wilson about Sail Away, the 45-year-old album described by Rolling Stone as 'a work of genius'. Show more
John Wilson talks to the legendary Randy Newman about Sail Away, described by Rolling Stone as 'a work of genius'. Now it's the turn of the audience to ask some of the questions. Show more
4 Extra Debut. On a barge on the Thames in the 1960s, Nenna and her two daughters have tricky decisions to make. Stars Hattie Morahan. Show more
Janice Forsyth looks at Glasgow's vibrant theatre scene, with new work on show across the city. She visits the Citizens to find out what is planned for the new season. Show more
Highlights from the Woman's Hour week. Presented by Jenni Murray. Sober for 2018, why do Irish women celebrate 'Woman's Christmas' and young women on being 18 in 2018. Show more
Full coverage of the day's news with Luke Jones.
The latest shipping forecast.
The latest weather forecast.
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
Clive Anderson and Scottee are joined by Miriam Margolyes, Lili Fini Zanuck, YolanDa Brown, Lucy Porter and Anoushka Warden for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. Show more
As violent protests continue on the streets of Iran, Mark Coles looks at the life and career of President Hassan Rouhani. Show more
Antonia Quirke and guests Inua Ellams, Andy Riley and Errollyn Wallen review Crown Heights, The Boat, Google Cultural Institute and The Miniaturists. Show more
4 Extra Debut. Does luck exist - and is it something we can influence? Cambridge professor David Spiegelhalter investigates. From 2018. Show more
Bold new version of John Wyndham's science fiction classic by Graeae, a disabled-led theatre company. Adapted by Roy Williams. Show more
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4, followed by weather.
Anne McElvoy and Gabrielle Rifkind are joined by Charles Moore and Hugh Muir to discuss whether it is ok to be wary of those from other backgrounds. Show more