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Fri Feb 03
The Incident at Ong's Hat

Today 14:15 - 14:45

2/5. Sarah and Charlie meet a mysterious stranger at Ong's Hat who claims to be an interdimensional traveller. Is he here to help, or a dangerous stalker?

Understand: The Economy

Today 14:45 - 15:00

What are banks and what do they do with our money?

Gardeners' Question Time

Today 15:00 - 15:45

Horticultural programme featuring a group of gardening experts.

Short Works

Today 15:45 - 16:00

On a day out with her two young nieces, DD will do anything to live up the title of "World's Best Aunt.".

Last Word

Today 16:00 - 16:30

Matthew Bannister on businessman Ralph Ehrmann, actor Sylvia Syms, Rabbi Dr Abraham Levy, editor Jo Sandilands.

More or Less

Today 16:30 - 17:00

We examine a claim that the UK's trade with the European Union has increased since we left the bloc.

PM

Today 17:00 - 18:00

Afternoon news and current affairs programme, reporting on breaking stories and summing up the day's headlines.

Six O'Clock News

Today 18:00 - 18:30

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

The News Quiz

Today 18:30 - 19:00

6/11. Andy Zaltzman quizzes the week's news. We're off to Glasgow this week with panellists including Frankie Boyle, Susie McCabe, Ashley Storrie and Alex Massie.

The Archers

Today 19:00 - 19:15

Someone could be on a final warning, and Adam and Tony bask in their efforts.

Screenshot

Today 19:15 - 20:00

Ellen E Jones and Mark Kermode explore the dark arts of the film trailer, 110 years on from the first ever trailer, for Broadway musical The Pleasure Seekers.

Any Questions?

Today 20:00 - 20:50

Alex Forsyth presents political debate from Bangor Court House, County Down with Chris Hazzard MP, Simon Hoare MP, Emma Little-Pengelly MLA and Allison Morris.

A Point of View

Today 20:50 - 21:00

A weekly reflection on a topical issue from a range of contributors.

Buried

Today 21:00 - 22:00

A trucker leaves a deathbed tape about an appalling crime. It leads two journalists into a criminal underworld. But what did the man in the tape know? His plea - dig it up.

The World Tonight

Today 22:00 - 22:45

In-depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective.

My Father's House by Joseph...

Today 22:45 - 23:00

...O'Connor. 5/10. The choir's repertoire, included forgery, fundraising, people smuggling and much else besides.

Americast

Today 23:00 - 23:30

What might stop the US police killing so many unarmed African-Americans?

Today in Parliament

Today 23:30 - 00:00

All the news from today's sitting at Westminster.

Sat Feb 04
Midnight News

Tomorrow 00:00 - 00:30

The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.

The Meat Paradox by Rob Percival

Tomorrow 00:30 - 00:48

5/5. Rob Percival on why, in light of the ever burgeoning climate crisis, attitudes to our diet must change - the proportions of meat, fish and plants we eat must alter radically.

Shipping Forecast

Tomorrow 00:48 - 01:00

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

World Service

Tomorrow 01:00 - 05:20

BBC Radio 4 presents a selection of news and current affairs, arts and science programmes from the BBC World Service.

Shipping Forecast

Tomorrow 05:20 - 05:30

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

News Briefing

Tomorrow 05:30 - 05:43

The latest news from BBC Radio 4.

Prayer for the Day

Tomorrow 05:43 - 05:45

A reflection and prayer to start the day with the Rev Dr Emma Whittick, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David's Chaplain at Lampeter and Carmarthen.

Four Thought

Tomorrow 05:45 - 06:00

Ted Harrison argues that only art can truly capture the essence of spirituality.

News, Weather and Papers

Tomorrow 06:00 - 06:07

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

Ramblings

Tomorrow 06:07 - 06:30

Boff Whalley and Commoners Choir take Clare for a hike and a sing in Calderdale. Best known for Tubthumping in Chumbawamba, Boff is also a writer, playwright and fell-runner.

Farming Today This Week

Tomorrow 06:30 - 06:57

The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.

Weather Forecast

Tomorrow 06:57 - 07:00

The latest weather reports and forecast.

Today

Tomorrow 07:00 - 09:00

Including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

Saturday Live

Tomorrow 09:00 - 10:30

Radio 4's Saturday morning show brings you extraordinary stories and remarkable people.

The Kitchen Cabinet

Tomorrow 10:30 - 11:00

2/6. Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits.

The Week in Westminster

Tomorrow 11:00 - 11:30

Top commentators review the political week.

From Our Own Correspondent

Tomorrow 11:30 - 12:00

Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers from around the world.

News Summary

Tomorrow 12:00 - 12:04

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Money Box

Tomorrow 12:04 - 12:30

The latest news from the world of personal finance plus advice for those trying to make the most of their money.

The News Quiz

Tomorrow 12:30 - 12:57

6/11. Andy Zaltzman quizzes the week's news. We're off to Glasgow this week with panellists including Frankie Boyle, Susie McCabe, Ashley Storrie and Alex Massie.

Weather Forecast

Tomorrow 12:57 - 13:00

The latest weather forecast.

News Bulletin

Tomorrow 13:00 - 13:10

The latest national and international news and weather reports from BBC Radio 4.

Any Questions?

Tomorrow 13:10 - 14:00

Alex Forsyth presents political debate from Bangor Court House, County Down with Chris Hazzard MP, Simon Hoare MP, Emma Little-Pengelly MLA and Allison Morris.

Any Answers?

Tomorrow 14:00 - 14:45

Have your say on the issues discussed on Any Questions?

39 Ways to Save the Planet

Tomorrow 14:45 - 15:00

Arnold Schwarzenegger is the former governor of California and one of America's most influential green voices. He discusses his favourite ideas from the series with Tom Heap.

A Leap in the Dark

Tomorrow 15:00 - 16:00

When a wireless play was first suggested, the BBC was more afraid of advancing Bolshevism than whether listeners could actually understand what was going on.

Weekend Woman's Hour

Tomorrow 16:00 - 17:00

Highlights from the Woman's Hour week.

Saturday PM

Tomorrow 17:00 - 17:30

Full coverage of the day's news.

Political Thinking with Nick...

Tomorrow 17:30 - 17:54

...Robinson. Nick Robinson talks to the joint general secretary of the National Education Union, Mary Bousted. Can the woman leading the teacher strikes see a way out of the current crisis?

Shipping Forecast

Tomorrow 17:54 - 17:57

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

Weather Forecast

Tomorrow 17:57 - 18:00

The latest weather reports and forecast.

Six O'Clock News

Tomorrow 18:00 - 18:15

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Loose Ends

Tomorrow 18:15 - 19:00

Danny Wallace and George Egg are joined by Morwenna Banks, Rosie Jones, Gennaro Contaldo and Sam Delaney for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.

Profile

Tomorrow 19:00 - 19:15

An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines.

This Cultural Life

Tomorrow 19:15 - 20:00

John Wilson talks to a leading cultural figure about their life, work and creative process.

Knock Knock: 200 Years of Sound...

Tomorrow 20:00 - 21:00

...Effects. From noises off to the sounds of tomorrow, composer Sarah Angliss and some of the world's greatest effects artists celebrate 200 years of the awesome power of sound effects.

Stone

Tomorrow 21:00 - 21:45

5/10. DCI Stone tracks down one of the key suspects in the current murder case. Written by Cath Staincliffe.

Rabbit Remembered

Tomorrow 21:45 - 22:00

5/5. It's New Year's Eve, and Nelson decides to go out on the town with Pru, Annabelle and Billy. Nelson isn't sure about the attention Billy is paying to his half-sister. Contains strong language.

News Bulletin

Tomorrow 22:00 - 22:15

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

The Moral Maze

Tomorrow 22:15 - 23:00

Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk. With Timothy Stanley, Anne McElvoy, Ash Sarkar and Matthew Taylor. #moralmaze.

Counterpoint

Tomorrow 23:00 - 23:30

4/13. Paul Gambaccini chairs the nationwide music quiz, with questions on music of all varieties and eras.

Poetry Please

Tomorrow 23:30 - 00:00

TS Eliot prize-winning poet Bhanu Kapil chats to Roger about poetry and about the poems she loves.

Sun Feb 05
Midnight News

Sunday 00:00 - 00:15

The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.

Torn

Sunday 00:15 - 00:30

9/10. Gus Casely-Hayford charts the history of Ray-Ban sunglasses to find out how a piece of protective equipment designed for pilots evolved to become an iconic fashion item.

Short Works

Sunday 00:30 - 00:48

On a day out with her two young nieces, DD will do anything to live up the title of "World's Best Aunt.".

Shipping Forecast

Sunday 00:48 - 01:00

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

World Service

Sunday 01:00 - 05:20

BBC Radio 4 presents a selection of news and current affairs, arts and science programmes from the BBC World Service.

Shipping Forecast

Sunday 05:20 - 05:30

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

News Briefing

Sunday 05:30 - 05:43

The latest news from BBC Radio 4.

Bells on Sunday

Sunday 05:43 - 05:45

Bells on Sunday comes from the Church of St Mary of the Assumption, in Ufford in Suffolk.

Profile

Sunday 05:45 - 06:00

An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines.

News Summary

Sunday 06:00 - 06:05

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Something Understood

Sunday 06:05 - 06:35

'Gorillas taught me to be human.' An autistic woman's remarkable story offers insights into how we can hold onto our humanity in an alienating world. With John McCarthy.

On Your Farm

Sunday 06:35 - 06:57

Booming organic wine sales - and climate change - are driving a rise in organic wine production. Charlotte Ashton visits the Spier estate in South Africa to find out more.

Weather Forecast

Sunday 06:57 - 07:00

The latest weather reports and forecast.

News and Sunday Papers

Sunday 07:00 - 07:10

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

Sunday

Sunday 07:10 - 07:54

A look at the ethical and religious issues of the week.

The Radio 4 Appeal

Sunday 07:54 - 07:57

Lwiza Mulenga, a healthcare student who works for the charity, makes the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of Cecily's Fund.

Weather Forecast

Sunday 07:57 - 08:00

The latest weather reports and forecast.

News and Sunday Papers

Sunday 08:00 - 08:10

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

Sunday Worship

Sunday 08:10 - 08:48

From Alive City Church, London with Volney and Angel Morgan.

A Point of View

Sunday 08:48 - 08:58

A weekly reflection on a topical issue from a range of contributors.

Tweet of the Day

Sunday 08:58 - 09:00

Liz Bonnin presents Montserrat oriole from the Caribbean island of Montserrat.

Broadcasting House

Sunday 09:00 - 10:00

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

The Archers Omnibus

Sunday 10:00 - 11:15

Lilian has a rude awakening, and Tony and Pat may have their hands full.

Desert Island Discs

Sunday 11:15 - 12:00

Lesley Manville, actor, shares the eight tracks, book and luxury item she would take with her if cast away to a desert island. With Lauren Laverne.

News Summary

Sunday 12:00 - 12:04

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Just a Minute

Sunday 12:04 - 12:32

6/8. Sue Perkins challenges Paul Merton, Holly Walsh, Zoe Lyons and Alan Davies to speak for 60 seconds without repetition, deviation or hesitation.

The Food Programme

Sunday 12:32 - 12:57

Born and raised in Gascony but celebrated as a chef for his cooking in London, Pierre Koffmann shares his food story, from summers spent on a farm to the heat of the kitchen.

Weather Forecast

Sunday 12:57 - 13:00

The latest weather forecast.

The World This Weekend

Sunday 13:00 - 13:30

Radio 4's look at the week's big stories from both home and around the world.

China's Accidental Activists

Sunday 13:30 - 14:00

The women battling the Chinese state after their loved ones were jailed as dissidents.

Gardeners' Question Time

Sunday 14:00 - 14:45

Horticultural programme featuring a group of gardening experts.

Opening Lines

Sunday 14:45 - 15:00

In the series that takes a look at books, plays and stories and how they work, John Yorke examines Lady Chatterley's Lover by D H Lawrence.

The Chatterleys

Sunday 15:00 - 16:00

DH Lawrence's infamous classic set in modern Redcar. As Cliff and Connie struggle with their new lives, Oliver Mellors makes a big impact on their marriage.

Bookclub

Sunday 16:00 - 16:30

Writer Cal Flyn joins James Naughtie and a group of readers to answer questions about her book, Islands of Abandonment.

The Poet Laureate has gone to...

Sunday 16:30 - 17:00

...his Shed. Simon Armitage opens the doors of his writing shed in the Pennine Hills to talk to Ian McKellen, whose acting career, spanning 7 decades, includes creating Gandalf and Magneto.

The Today Debate

Sunday 17:00 - 17:40

Mishal Husain is joined by a panel of guests to look at Brexit, exactly three years since the UK left the European Union.

Profile

Sunday 17:40 - 17:54

An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines.

Shipping Forecast

Sunday 17:54 - 17:57

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

Weather Forecast

Sunday 17:57 - 18:00

The latest weather reports and forecast.

Six O'Clock News

Sunday 18:00 - 18:15

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Pick of the Week

Sunday 18:15 - 19:00

A selection of highlights from the past week on BBC radio.

The Archers

Sunday 19:00 - 19:15

Kate gets a wake-up call, and Ruairi is feeling side-lined.

Believe it!

Sunday 19:15 - 19:45

3/4. Richard Wilson finds himself getting grumpier and grumpier with age. What to do about it? He enlists help from someone even grumpier than him - Alexei Sayle.

The Circus

Sunday 19:45 - 20:00

5/10. A former teacher, struggling to find purpose since her retirement, receives an unexpected offer in the post.

More or Less

Sunday 20:00 - 20:30

We examine a claim that the UK's trade with the European Union has increased since we left the bloc.

Last Word

Sunday 20:30 - 21:00

Matthew Bannister on businessman Ralph Ehrmann, actor Sylvia Syms, Rabbi Dr Abraham Levy, editor Jo Sandilands.

Money Box

Sunday 21:00 - 21:25

The latest news from the world of personal finance plus advice for those trying to make the most of their money.

The Radio 4 Appeal

Sunday 21:25 - 21:30

Lwiza Mulenga, a healthcare student who works for the charity, makes the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of Cecily's Fund.

Icon

Sunday 21:30 - 22:00

An exploration of celebrity culture in the last 70 years through facets of Elizabeth Taylor's life.

The Westminster Hour

Sunday 22:00 - 23:00

Radio 4's Sunday night political discussion programme.

Loose Ends

Sunday 23:00 - 23:30

Danny Wallace and George Egg are joined by Morwenna Banks, Rosie Jones, Gennaro Contaldo and Sam Delaney for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.

Something Understood

Sunday 23:30 - 00:00

'Gorillas taught me to be human.' An autistic woman's remarkable story offers insights into how we can hold onto our humanity in an alienating world. With John McCarthy.

Mon Feb 06
Midnight News

Monday 00:00 - 00:15

The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.

Thinking Allowed

Monday 00:15 - 00:45

Museums: Then and now. Laurie Taylor explores their evolution and current dilemmas.

Bells on Sunday

Monday 00:45 - 00:48

Bells on Sunday comes from the Church of St Mary of the Assumption, in Ufford in Suffolk.

Shipping Forecast

Monday 00:48 - 01:00

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

World Service

Monday 01:00 - 05:20

BBC Radio 4 presents a selection of news and current affairs, arts and science programmes from the BBC World Service.

Shipping Forecast

Monday 05:20 - 05:30

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

News Briefing

Monday 05:30 - 05:43

The latest news from BBC Radio 4.

Prayer for the Day

Monday 05:43 - 05:45

A reflection and prayer to start the day with the Revd Dr Emma Whittick, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David's Chaplain at Lampeter and Carmarthen.

Farming Today

Monday 05:45 - 05:56

The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.

Weather for Farmers

Monday 05:56 - 05:58

The latest weather forecast for farmers.

Tweet of the Day

Monday 05:58 - 06:00

Children's author and poet Michael Morpurgo discusses the cackling magpie, a bird that seemingly never dies.

Today

Monday 06:00 - 09:00

News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

Start the Week

Monday 09:00 - 09:45

Theatre director Zinnie Harris, academic Marion Gibson and filmmaker Jo Ingabire Moys discuss power, superstition and witches with Kirsty Wark.

Let Me Tell You What I Mean: A...

Monday 09:45 - 10:00

...New Collection of Essays by Joan Didion. A timeless collection of selected essays that offer a glimpse into the mind and process of the iconic and influential writer Joan Didion.

Woman's Hour

Monday 10:00 - 11:00

Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.

Learning from the Great Tide

Monday 11:00 - 11:30

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the North Sea flood of 1953, BBC Climate Editor Justin Rowlatt asks what lessons were learned.

The Bottom Line

Monday 11:30 - 12:00

What can the UK learn from France about how to run the economy? Evan Davis asks why a typical French worker can do in four days what their British equivalent would do in five.

News Summary

Monday 12:00 - 12:04

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

You and Yours

Monday 12:04 - 12:57

News and discussion of consumer affairs.

Weather Forecast

Monday 12:57 - 13:00

The latest weather forecast.

The World at One

Monday 13:00 - 13:45

Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Sarah Montague.

Understand: The Economy

Monday 13:45 - 14:00

How does pricing work, when is a bargain really a bargain, and what happens when we bulk buy?

The Archers

Monday 14:00 - 14:15

Kate gets a wake-up call, and Ruairi is feeling side-lined.

This Cultural Life

Monday 14:15 - 15:00

John Wilson talks to a leading cultural figure about their life, work and creative process.

Counterpoint

Monday 15:00 - 15:30

5/13. Paul Gambaccini asks questions on music of every variety and era in the nationwide music quiz.

The Food Programme

Monday 15:30 - 16:00

Born and raised in Gascony but celebrated as a chef for his cooking in London, Pierre Koffmann shares his food story, from summers spent on a farm to the heat of the kitchen.

A Kiss

Monday 16:00 - 16:30

In conversation with Caroline Bird, Richard Scott and Fleur Adcock, the poet Rachel Long explores the craft of writing a kiss.

Beyond Belief

Monday 16:30 - 17:00

Series exploring the place and nature of faith in today's world.

PM

Monday 17:00 - 18:00

Afternoon news and current affairs programme, reporting on breaking stories and summing up the day's headlines.

Six O'Clock News

Monday 18:00 - 18:30

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Just a Minute

Monday 18:30 - 19:00

7/8. Sue Perkins challenges Paul Merton, Jan Ravens, Tony Hawks and Desiree Burch to speak for 60 seconds without repetition, deviation or hesitation.

The Archers

Monday 19:00 - 19:15

Freddie needs to manage a tricky conversation, and Alice offers some support.

Front Row

Monday 19:15 - 20:00

Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music.

Taiwan: Hyper-democracy

Monday 20:00 - 20:30

The BBC's former Taiwan correspondent Cindy Sui examines Taiwan's much heralded 'hyper-democracy' and asks if its use of digital technology is the future for political engagement.

Analysis

Monday 20:30 - 21:00

Can the foundational economy ever be big and bold enough to transform Britain?

Is Psychiatry Working?

Monday 21:00 - 21:30

Diagnosis: What is the role and place of diagnosis in psychiatry?

Start the Week

Monday 21:30 - 22:00

Theatre director Zinnie Harris, academic Marion Gibson and filmmaker Jo Ingabire Moys discuss power, superstition and witches with Kirsty Wark.

The World Tonight

Monday 22:00 - 22:45

In-depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective.

My Father's House by Joseph...

Monday 22:45 - 23:00

...O'Connor. 6/10. Christmas Eve 1943, the countdown to the rendimento involves some urgent decisions. In the tunnels beneath the Vatican, the atmosphere is tense.

Word of Mouth

Monday 23:00 - 23:30

It's a hugely sophisticated industry that sees brands employ the best wordsmiths to orchestrate slick marketing campaigns.

Today in Parliament

Monday 23:30 - 00:00

All the news from today's sitting at Westminster.

Tue Feb 07
Midnight News

Tuesday 00:00 - 00:30

The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.

Let Me Tell You What I Mean: A...

Tuesday 00:30 - 00:48

...New Collection of Essays by Joan Didion. A timeless collection of selected essays that offer a glimpse into the mind and process of the iconic and influential writer Joan Didion.

Shipping Forecast

Tuesday 00:48 - 01:00

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

World Service

Tuesday 01:00 - 05:20

BBC Radio 4 presents a selection of news and current affairs, arts and science programmes from the BBC World Service.

Shipping Forecast

Tuesday 05:20 - 05:30

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

News Briefing

Tuesday 05:30 - 05:43

The latest news from BBC Radio 4.

Prayer for the Day

Tuesday 05:43 - 05:45

A reflection and prayer to start the day with the Revd Dr Emma Whittick, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David's Chaplain at Lampeter and Carmarthen.

Farming Today

Tuesday 05:45 - 05:58

The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.

Tweet of the Day

Tuesday 05:58 - 06:00

Steve Backshall presents the story and sound of the kingfisher.

Today

Tuesday 06:00 - 09:00

News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

The Life Scientific

Tuesday 09:00 - 09:30

Jim Al-Khalili talks to pioneering mathematician and president of The Royal Society Professor Sir Adrian Smith.

One to One

Tuesday 09:30 - 09:45

What's it like when your new show is about to be exposed to the acid wit of the critics? Top theatre director Simon Godwin bares his soul on the weird experience of being reviewed.

Let Me Tell You What I Mean: A...

Tuesday 09:45 - 10:00

...New Collection of Essays by Joan Didion. Joan Didion reflects on a Gamblers Anonymous meeting and a trip to San Simeon; "La Cuesta Encantada" previously observed from Highway 1.

Woman's Hour

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00

Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.

The Curious Cases of Rutherford...

Tuesday 11:00 - 11:30

...and Fry. Rutherford and Fry investigate how anaesthetics work and what can they tell us about different states of consciousness.

In Time to the Music

Tuesday 11:30 - 12:00

The story of The House of the Rising Sun, based on a 17th-century broadside ballad travelling nearly 350 years to the present day.

News Summary

Tuesday 12:00 - 12:04

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Call You and Yours

Tuesday 12:04 - 12:57

News and discussion of consumer affairs.

Weather Forecast

Tuesday 12:57 - 13:00

The latest weather forecast.

The World at One

Tuesday 13:00 - 13:45

Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Sarah Montague.

Understand: The Economy

Tuesday 13:45 - 14:00

How we use credit can either grow the economy, or crash it.

The Archers

Tuesday 14:00 - 14:15

Freddie needs to manage a tricky conversation, and Alice offers some support.

From Shore to Shore

Tuesday 14:15 - 15:00

Three stories, three lives, three journeys to find a place to call home. Weaving three languages - Cantonese, Mandarin and English, and created from Chinese migrants' real stories.

The Kitchen Cabinet

Tuesday 15:00 - 15:30

2/6. Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits.

The Case of the Brillante Virtuoso

Tuesday 15:30 - 16:00

2/3. Nick Wallis investigates a high seas hoax that became connected to a murder.

Word of Mouth

Tuesday 16:00 - 16:30

Karli Witkowska is the subtitler behind TV shows including Stranger Things. She tells Michael how subtitles enhance the experience of Deaf listeners as well as being entertaining.

A Good Read

Tuesday 16:30 - 17:00

An eclectic mix of fact and fiction reading.

PM

Tuesday 17:00 - 18:00

Afternoon news and current affairs programme, reporting on breaking stories and summing up the day's headlines.

Six O'Clock News

Tuesday 18:00 - 18:30

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Phil Ellis Is Trying

Tuesday 18:30 - 19:00

4/4. Phil is tasked by the mayor of Parbold to find out if her husband is having an affair, leading Phil, Johnny and Polly across town to investigate Parbold's seedy underbelly.

The Archers

Tuesday 19:00 - 19:15

Susan may be a bit quick to judge, and Kate feels she is making a difference.

Front Row

Tuesday 19:15 - 20:00

Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music.

File on 4

Tuesday 20:00 - 20:40

A young British woman tells File on 4 about her relationship with controversial social media influencer and self-proclaimed misogynist Andrew Tate.

In Touch

Tuesday 20:40 - 21:00

News, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted.

Inside Health

Tuesday 21:00 - 21:30

Series that demystifies health issues, bringing clarity to conflicting advice.

The Life Scientific

Tuesday 21:30 - 22:00

Jim Al-Khalili talks to pioneering mathematician and president of The Royal Society Professor Sir Adrian Smith.

The World Tonight

Tuesday 22:00 - 22:45

In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective.

My Father's House by Joseph...

Tuesday 22:45 - 23:00

...O'Connor. 7/10. Twenty years after the events of Christmas Eve 1943, Sam Derry is interviewed by the BBC as research for an episode of This is Your Life.

Tudur Owen: Zoo

Tuesday 23:00 - 23:30

2/2. In the early 1980s Tudur Owen's father opened a zoo on the family farm in Anglesey. This is the story of how it rather predictably got out of hand.

Today in Parliament

Tuesday 23:30 - 00:00

All the news from today's sitting at Westminster.

Wed Feb 08
Midnight News

Wednesday 00:00 - 00:30

The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.

Let Me Tell You What I Mean: A...

Wednesday 00:30 - 00:48

...New Collection of Essays by Joan Didion. Joan Didion reflects on a Gamblers Anonymous meeting and a trip to San Simeon; "La Cuesta Encantada" previously observed from Highway 1.

Shipping Forecast

Wednesday 00:48 - 01:00

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

World Service

Wednesday 01:00 - 05:20

BBC Radio 4 presents a selection of news and current affairs, arts and science programmes from the BBC World Service.

Shipping Forecast

Wednesday 05:20 - 05:30

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

News Briefing

Wednesday 05:30 - 05:43

The latest news from BBC Radio 4.

Prayer for the Day

Wednesday 05:43 - 05:45

A reflection and prayer to start the day with the Revd Dr Emma Whittick, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David's Chaplain at Lampeter and Carmarthen.

Farming Today

Wednesday 05:45 - 05:58

The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.

Tweet of the Day

Wednesday 05:58 - 06:00

Chris Packham presents our smallest duck the teal.

Today

Wednesday 06:00 - 09:00

News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

More or Less

Wednesday 09:00 - 09:30

Tim Harford explains - and sometimes debunks - the numbers and statistics used in political debate, the news and everyday life.

Just One Thing - with Michael...

Wednesday 09:30 - 09:45

...Mosley. Put your phone down! How creating 'no phone zones' in your day can enhance your brain power, improve your social life, reduce aches and pains and do wonders for your mental health.

Let Me Tell You What I Mean: A...

Wednesday 09:45 - 10:00

...New Collection of Essays by Joan Didion. Joan Didion observes a WWII veterans reunion in Las Vegas and considers the famous photographer Robert Mapplethorpe's 'subject'.

Woman's Hour

Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00

Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.

The Shamima Begum Story

Wednesday 11:00 - 11:30

Shamima Begum begins a new life with ISIS and quickly realises, what was supposed to be a paradise, is more like a prison. At 15 she has to marry an ISIS fighter.

Gloomsbury

Wednesday 11:30 - 12:00

While driving to Sandwich to get Mrs Gosling back, Vera and Ginny call on Lytton Scratchy and Dora Barrington. They have heard that she epitomises Modern Womanhood.

News Summary

Wednesday 12:00 - 12:04

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

You and Yours

Wednesday 12:04 - 12:57

News and discussion of consumer affairs.

Weather Forecast

Wednesday 12:57 - 13:00

The latest weather forecast.

The World at One

Wednesday 13:00 - 13:45

Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Sarah Montague.

Understand: The Economy

Wednesday 13:45 - 14:00

Why do we have national debt, how much do we owe, and should we worry about it?

The Archers

Wednesday 14:00 - 14:15

Susan may be a bit quick to judge, and Kate feels she is making a difference.

50 Berkeley Square

Wednesday 14:15 - 15:00

London's most haunted house prepares to give up its secrets in Sami Ibrahim's ghost story about sweet revenge.

Money Box Live

Wednesday 15:00 - 15:30

A panel of experts answer calls on personal finance.

Inside Health

Wednesday 15:30 - 16:00

Series that demystifies health issues, bringing clarity to conflicting advice.

Sideways

Wednesday 16:00 - 16:30

Matthew Syed studies young brilliant minds to understand whether we really reach our peak when we're young.

The Media Show

Wednesday 16:30 - 17:00

Social media, anti-social media, breaking news, faking news: this is the programme about a revolution in media.

PM

Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00

Afternoon news and current affairs programme, reporting on breaking stories and summing up the day's headlines.

Six O'Clock News

Wednesday 18:00 - 18:30

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Conversations from a Long Marriage

Wednesday 18:30 - 19:00

6/6. When Roger, once more, falls asleep in front of the TV, Joanna says they're 'in a rut', so he plans a day of surprises. But there are rather more 'surprises' than he anticipated.

The Archers

Wednesday 19:00 - 19:15

Adam has an important Dad duty, and Stella thinks fast to deal with interference.

Front Row

Wednesday 19:15 - 20:00

Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music.

The Moral Maze

Wednesday 20:00 - 20:45

Combative, provocative and engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories. #moralmaze.

Four Thought

Wednesday 20:45 - 21:00

Farrah Jarral explains why she believes we need to put care at the centre of our society.

Pay Freezes

Wednesday 21:00 - 21:30

With labour shortages and the cost of living back as big issues for the first time in years, Phil Tinline traces the ups and downs of the politics of pay in Britain, 1979-2008.

The Media Show

Wednesday 21:30 - 22:00

Social media, anti-social media, breaking news, faking news: this is the programme about a revolution in media.

The World Tonight

Wednesday 22:00 - 22:45

In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective.

My Father's House by Joseph...

Wednesday 22:45 - 23:00

...O'Connor. 8/10. The British Ambassador Sir D'Arcy Osborne looks back on his role in the Rome Escape Line. Delia come to the aid of Father Hugh.

The Hauntening

Wednesday 23:00 - 23:15

Travel through the bad gateway in this modern ghost story as Tom Neenan discovers what horrors lurk in our apps and gadgets. This episode is a podcast - with an unwanted guest.

The Skewer

Wednesday 23:15 - 23:30

1/8. Jon Holmes's multi-award-winning The Skewer returns to twist itself into current affairs.

Today in Parliament

Wednesday 23:30 - 00:00

All the news from today's sitting at Westminster.

Thu Feb 09
Midnight News

Thursday 00:00 - 00:30

The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.

Let Me Tell You What I Mean: A...

Thursday 00:30 - 00:48

...New Collection of Essays by Joan Didion. Joan Didion observes a WWII veterans reunion in Las Vegas and considers the famous photographer Robert Mapplethorpe's 'subject'.

Shipping Forecast

Thursday 00:48 - 01:00

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

World Service

Thursday 01:00 - 05:20

BBC Radio 4 presents a selection of news and current affairs, arts and science programmes from the BBC World Service.

Shipping Forecast

Thursday 05:20 - 05:30

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

News Briefing

Thursday 05:30 - 05:43

The latest news from BBC Radio 4.

Prayer for the Day

Thursday 05:43 - 05:45

A reflection and prayer to start the day with the Revd Dr Emma Whittick, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David's Chaplain at Lampeter and Carmarthen.

Farming Today

Thursday 05:45 - 05:58

The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.

Tweet of the Day

Thursday 05:58 - 06:00

David Attenborough presents the red kite.

Today

Thursday 06:00 - 09:00

News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

In Our Time

Thursday 09:00 - 09:45

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 19th-century campaign for greater democracy: the changes demanded in the People's Charter included votes for all men and secret ballots.

Let Me Tell You What I Mean: A...

Thursday 09:45 - 10:00

...New Collection of Essays by Joan Didion. In this penultimate essay Joan Didion explains the reason why she writes through questioning the pictures of the mind.

Woman's Hour

Thursday 10:00 - 11:00

Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.

From Our Own Correspondent

Thursday 11:00 - 11:30

Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers from around the world.

Cupid Loves Eros

Thursday 11:30 - 12:00

An exploration of queer love poetry for Valentine's week presented by Val McDermid with Stephen Fry and Jackie Kay. Poems from ancient Greece to today, including famous love poems.

News Summary

Thursday 12:00 - 12:04

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

You and Yours

Thursday 12:04 - 12:32

News and discussion of consumer affairs.

Sliced Bread

Thursday 12:32 - 12:57

The latest ad-hyped products and trending fads promise to make us healthier, happier and greener, but are they really 'the best thing since sliced bread'? Greg Foot finds out.

Weather Forecast

Thursday 12:57 - 13:00

The latest weather forecast.

The World at One

Thursday 13:00 - 13:45

Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Sarah Montague.

Understand: The Economy

Thursday 13:45 - 14:00

What does it mean to go bankrupt? Though painful, is it always bad for the economy?

The Archers

Thursday 14:00 - 14:15

Adam has an important Dad duty, and Stella thinks fast to deal with interference.

Nazis: The Road to Power

Thursday 14:15 - 15:00

5/8. The story of how in just 13 years, Adolf Hitler led a fringe sect with less than a hundred members and outlandish ideas to be the dominant force in German politics.

Ramblings

Thursday 15:00 - 15:27

The Icknield Way is said to be the oldest road in Britain. It runs from Dorset to Norfolk.

The Radio 4 Appeal

Thursday 15:27 - 15:30

Lwiza Mulenga, a healthcare student who works for the charity, makes the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of Cecily's Fund.

Bookclub

Thursday 15:30 - 16:00

Writer Cal Flyn joins James Naughtie and a group of readers to answer questions about her book, Islands of Abandonment.

The Curious Cases of Rutherford...

Thursday 16:00 - 16:30

...and Fry. Rutherford and Fry investigate how anaesthetics work and what can they tell us about different states of consciousness.

BBC Inside Science

Thursday 16:30 - 17:00

A weekly programme that illuminates the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

PM

Thursday 17:00 - 18:00

Afternoon news and current affairs programme, reporting on breaking stories and summing up the day's headlines.

Six O'Clock News

Thursday 18:00 - 18:30

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

Prepper

Thursday 18:30 - 19:00

A solar burp is coming. Are you Armageddon-ready? Sylvia and Rachel are here to show you how. This week - situational awareness. Comedy with Sue Johnston and Pearl Mackie.

The Archers

Thursday 19:00 - 19:15

Alice finds herself in unfamiliar territory, and can David and Elizabeth see eye to eye?

Front Row

Thursday 19:15 - 20:00

Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music.

The Briefing Room

Thursday 20:00 - 20:30

David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news.

The Bottom Line

Thursday 20:30 - 21:00

Evan Davis chairs a round table discussion providing insight into business from the people at the top.

BBC Inside Science

Thursday 21:00 - 21:30

A weekly programme that illuminates the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

In Our Time

Thursday 21:30 - 22:00

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 19th-century campaign for greater democracy: the changes demanded in the People's Charter included votes for all men and secret ballots.

The World Tonight

Thursday 22:00 - 22:45

In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective.

My Father's House by Joseph...

Thursday 22:45 - 23:00

...O'Connor. 9/10. Christmas Eve 1943, the Gestapo Chief in Rome is at his residence in the countryside, when a telephone call summons him back to the city.

Unsafe Space

Thursday 23:00 - 23:30

5/6. Diversity of opinion, thought-provoking debate, and comedy from voices new to Radio 4. Contains strong language.

Today in Parliament

Thursday 23:30 - 00:00

All the news from today's sitting at Westminster.

Fri Feb 10
Midnight News

Friday 00:00 - 00:30

The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.

Let Me Tell You What I Mean: A...

Friday 00:30 - 00:48

...New Collection of Essays by Joan Didion. In this penultimate essay Joan Didion explains the reason why she writes through questioning the pictures of the mind.

Shipping Forecast

Friday 00:48 - 01:00

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

World Service

Friday 01:00 - 05:20

BBC Radio 4 presents a selection of news and current affairs, arts and science programmes from the BBC World Service.

Shipping Forecast

Friday 05:20 - 05:30

The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.

News Briefing

Friday 05:30 - 05:43

The latest news from BBC Radio 4.

Prayer for the Day

Friday 05:43 - 05:45

A reflection and prayer to start the day with the Revd Dr Emma Whittick, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David's Chaplain at Lampeter and Carmarthen.

Farming Today

Friday 05:45 - 05:58

The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.

Tweet of the Day

Friday 05:58 - 06:00

John Aitchison presents the wigeon.

Today

Friday 06:00 - 09:00

News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

Desert Island Discs

Friday 09:00 - 09:45

Lesley Manville, actor, shares the eight tracks, book and luxury item she would take with her if cast away to a desert island. With Lauren Laverne.

Let Me Tell You What I Mean: A...

Friday 09:45 - 10:00

...New Collection of Essays by Joan Didion. In this final selected essay Joan Didion pays tribute to one of her writing influences: Ernest Hemingway, challenging the idea of posthumous publication.

Woman's Hour

Friday 10:00 - 11:00

Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.

Is Psychiatry Working?

Friday 11:00 - 11:30

Medication: What do we know about psychiatric drugs, and how can we learn more about what is effective?

Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones!

Friday 11:30 - 12:00

2/6. When a famous baker comes to the gym, Milton decides it's time to show off his nice buns.

News Summary

Friday 12:00 - 12:04

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

AntiSocial

Friday 12:04 - 12:57

Peace talk for the culture wars with Adam Fleming.

Weather Forecast

Friday 12:57 - 13:00

The latest weather forecast.

The World at One

Friday 13:00 - 13:45

Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Sarah Montague.

Understand: The Economy

Friday 13:45 - 14:00

How does the market for gas and electric work, and what's the impact on our bills?

The Archers

Friday 14:00 - 14:15

Alice finds herself in unfamiliar territory, and can David and Elizabeth see eye to eye?

The Incident at Ong's Hat

Friday 14:15 - 14:45

3/5. The truth about Ong's Hat is revealed after Sarah and Charlie track down a new source.

One to One

Friday 14:45 - 15:00

Biologist and presenter Gillian Burke explores the anatomy of gospel music with musical director Richard Penrose, whose love of gospel began as a teenager in Porthleven.

Gardeners' Question Time

Friday 15:00 - 15:45

Horticultural programme featuring a group of gardening experts.

Short Works

Friday 15:45 - 16:00

When loggers threaten their forest home, Trefor and Alan are made an unconventional proposal. A new story by Cardiff-based writer and archaeologist Electra Rhodes.

Last Word

Friday 16:00 - 16:30

Matthew Bannister tells the life stories of people who have recently died, from the rich and famous to the unsung but significant.

More or Less

Friday 16:30 - 17:00

Tim Harford explains - and sometimes debunks - the numbers and statistics used in political debate, the news and everyday life.

PM

Friday 17:00 - 18:00

Afternoon news and current affairs programme, reporting on breaking stories and summing up the day's headlines.

Six O'Clock News

Friday 18:00 - 18:30

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.

The News Quiz

Friday 18:30 - 19:00

7/11. Andy Zaltzman quizzes the week's news. Joining him this week are panellists including Mark Steel, Ria Lina, Catherine Bohart and Camilla Long.

The Archers

Friday 19:00 - 19:15

Ian worries about how Adam is coping, and Paul has a memorable encounter.

Add to Playlist

Friday 19:15 - 20:00

Cerys Matthews and Jeffrey Boakye create a playlist no computer could.

Any Questions?

Friday 20:00 - 20:50

Alex Forsyth presents political debate from St Fillans Church Hall, Aberdour.

A Point of View

Friday 20:50 - 21:00

A weekly reflection on a topical issue from a range of contributors.

Buried

Friday 21:00 - 22:00

Dan and Lucy learn how waste can fuel a mafia. Is the UK is playing a dangerous game? Then, in a finale of twists, they uncover the secret that disturbed Joe until the end.

The World Tonight

Friday 22:00 - 22:45

In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective.

My Father's House by Joseph...

Friday 22:45 - 23:00

...O'Connor. 10/10. Years after the events of Christmas 1943, some of the members of the choir are reunited. Letters are exchanged and confessions of one sort or another are made.

Americast

Friday 23:00 - 23:30

Americast delves into the issues and controversies that define the US as a nation.

Today in Parliament

Friday 23:30 - 00:00

All the news from today's sitting at Westminster.