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You and Yours
Books worth reading.
Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad, presented by distinguished writers, journalists and academics.
Listeners respond to the issues raised in the preceding edition of Any Questions?
Led by James Naughtie, a group of readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best-known novels
The Sunday morning magazine programme with a fresh approach to the news and discussion about the big stories of the week. Presented by Paddy O'Connell.
Sony Award-winning sitcom by Harry Venning and David Ramsden. Clare Barker is a social worker with all the politically correct jargon but none of the practical solutions. Stars Sally Phillips.
Fresh ideas from the sharpest minds working toward a cleaner, greener planet
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside
Radio 4's forum for comments, queries, criticisms and congratulations
A weekly reflection on a topical issue.
Current affairs parody created by Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.
Topical discussion in which a panel of personalities from the worlds of politics, media and elsewhere are posed questions by the audience. From a different location each week
Brilliant stories told using archive from the BBC and beyond.
Documentaries exploring the latest worldwide cultural issues, trends, celebrations and rebellions.
Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
The sound of church bells ringing on Sunday from around the country
Radio 4 has been given exclusive access to research involving the families of children born in Bradford 2007-2009. Winifred Robinson charts their progress over the years.
Comedy by Holly Walsh and Kat Sommers about a young charity volunteer and the old lady she has been paired with. With Miriam Margolyes and Helen Monks.
Paul Gambaccini presents radio's widest-ranging music quiz.
Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.
Drama from BBC Radio 4
Sebastian Baczkiewicz's thrilling prequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet. Set in an alternative 20th-century Europe.
Award-winning current affairs documentary series investigating major issues at home and abroad
Thought-provoking talks in which speakers explore original ideas about culture and society through their own thinking, experience and stories. Recorded in front of audiences at events around the UK.
Mishal Husain presents a monthly series featuring despatches from journalists and writers across the UK on all aspects of life in contemporary Britain.
The award-winning and critically-acclaimed podcast from George the Poet delivers a fresh take on inner city life through a mix of storytelling, music and fiction.