BBC Radio 4's schedule today and one week ahead

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00:00 - Midnight News
19/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 1
1/5 George Eliot's real life through five of her fictional characters - 1.Maggie Tulliver
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
19/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
19/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
19/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
19/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
19/11/2019
With the Archdeacon of Bangor, Mary Stallard
05:45 - Farming Today
19/11/2019
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Satin Bowerbird
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents Australia's satin bowerbird.
06:00 - Today
19/11/2019
News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - The Long View
19/11/2019
History series in which stories from the past shed light on current events
09:30 - Naturebang
Starlings and Social Networks
What can the patterns in a starling murmuration tell us about the way our ideas spread?
09:45 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 2
2/5 George Eliot's real life explored through five of her fictional characters. - Dorothea
10:00 - Woman's Hour
19/11/2019
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
10:45 - Life Lines
Series 3, Episode 2
2/5 Al Smith's award-winning drama series set in an ambulance control room.
11:00 - Hurting

Sally Marlow examines what is driving so many people to self-harm.
11:30 - Art of Now
VERY LOUD SCIENCE
The investigation into music and mental health concludes with a surprising experiment
12:00 - News Summary
19/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:04 - Candide
Episode 2
2/5 2/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.
12:18 - You and Yours
19/11/2019
News and discussion of consumer affairs.
12:57 - Weather
19/11/2019
The latest weather forecast
13:00 - World at One
19/11/2019
News, analysis and comment from BBC Radio 4.
13:45 - 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
Series 2: 50 More Things..., Interface Message Processor
The Interface Message Processor: the most important hunk of silicon you’ve never heard of.
14:00 - The Archers
18/11/2019
It's an emotional day for Eddie
14:15 - Drama
The National (Episode 1 of 3)
Politics and theatre do battle in the fight to establish a successful National Theatre
15:00 - Short Cuts
Series 21, From the Heart
Josie Long presents short documentaries about desire, love and heartbreak.
15:30 - Costing the Earth
Urban Wildlife
David Lindo AKA The Urban Birder explores why diversity matters for people and planet.
16:00 - Law in Action
How prison radio can help vulnerable inmates
The story of a prison radio project that aims to help vulnerable inmates.
16:30 - A Good Read
Nemone Metaxas & Raymond Antrobus
Nemone Metaxas and Raymond Antrobus talk favourite books with presenter Harriett Gilbert.
17:00 - PM
19/11/2019
Afternoon news and current affairs programme.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
19/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:30 - Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups
Series 5, The Bubbles Get Up Your Nose
2/4 Tom Wrigglesworth phone home! Tom Wrigglesworth phone home!
19:00 - The Archers
19/11/2019
There’s a bump in the road for Elizabeth
19:15 - Front Row
19/11/2019
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
19:45 - Life Lines
Series 3, Episode 2
2/5 Al Smith's award-winning drama series set in an ambulance control room.
20:00 - File on 4
Drug Shortages
Medics say drug shortages are worse than ever – putting the lives of patients at risk.
20:40 - In Touch
19/11/2019
News, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted
21:00 - All in the Mind
19/11/2019
Programme exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.
21:30 - The Long View
19/11/2019
History series in which stories from the past shed light on current events
22:00 - The World Tonight
19/11/2019
In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective
22:45 - Candide
Episode 2
2/5 2/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.
23:00 - Alexei Sayle's Imaginary Sandwich Bar
Series 2, La Vie Moral
Alexei considers how one might live an ethical life.
23:30 - Stranger Than Sci-Fi
Black Hole Jacuzzis
Physicist Dr Jen Gupta and comedian Alice Fraser travel the worlds of science and sci-fi.
00:00 - Midnight News
20/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 2
2/5 George Eliot's real life explored through five of her fictional characters. - Dorothea
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
20/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
20/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
20/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
20/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
20/11/2019
With the Archdeacon of Bangor, Mary Stallard
05:45 - Farming Today
20/11/2019
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Red-billed Quelea
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the world's most numerous bird: red-billed quelea.
00:00 - Midnight News
20/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 2
2/5 George Eliot's real life explored through five of her fictional characters. - Dorothea
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
20/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
20/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
20/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
20/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
20/11/2019
With the Archdeacon of Bangor, Mary Stallard
05:45 - Farming Today
20/11/2019
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Red-billed Quelea
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the world's most numerous bird: red-billed quelea.
06:00 - Today
20/11/2019
News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - Only Artists
Helen Cammock meets Suhayla El Bushra
The artist Helen Cammock meets the playwright Suhayla El-Bushra.
09:30 - The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry
Series 14, The Heart of the Antimatter
How do you make antimatter?
09:45 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 3
3/5 George Eliot's real life through her fictional characters - Janet from Janet's Repentance
10:00 - Woman's Hour
20/11/2019
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
10:41 - Life Lines
Series 3, Episode 3
3/5 Al Smith's award-winning drama series set in an ambulance control room.
10:55 - The Listening Project
Anabel and Edwina - A Great Gift
Mother and adopted daughter on constantly being asked specific questions about adoption.
11:00 - Designing a World for Everyone

The story of American designer Pattie Moore, who dared to do things differently.
11:30 - Woof
True Tales of Romance and Failure, It's All In A Name & Much Loved Son and Fantasist
Bittersweet stories written and performed by Chris Neill with ... More >>Martin Hyder and Isy Suttie.
12:00 - News Summary
20/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:04 - Candide
Episode 3
3/5 3/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.
12:18 - You and Yours
20/11/2019
News and discussion of consumer affairs.
12:57 - Weather
20/11/2019
The latest weather forecast
13:00 - World at One
20/11/2019
News, analysis and comment from BBC Radio 4.
13:45 - 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
Series 2: 50 More Things..., Prohibition
The idea of the “rational criminal” helps explain why Prohibition was so widely flouted.
14:00 - The Archers
19/11/2019
There’s a bump in the road for Elizabeth
14:15 - The National
Episode 2
2/3 Battles ensue as the National struggles to find a successor to Sir Laurence Olivier.
15:00 - Money Box
20/11/2019
The latest news from the world of personal finance.
15:30 - All in the Mind
19/11/2019
Programme exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.
16:00 - Thinking Allowed
20/11/2019
New research on how society works.
16:30 - The Media Show
20/11/2019
The programme about a revolution in media with Amol Rajan, the BBC's Media Editor
17:00 - PM
20/11/2019
Afternoon news and current affairs programme.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
20/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:30 - Susan Calman Makes Me Happy
Episode 1
1/1 Susan Calman explains why her love of television makes her happy.
19:00 - The Archers
20/11/2019
Lily is left feeling guilty
19:15 - Front Row
20/11/2019
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
19:45 - Life Lines
Series 3, Episode 3
3/5 Al Smith's award-winning drama series set in an ambulance control room.
20:00 - Moral Maze
20/11/2019
Live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
20:45 - The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry
Series 14, The Heart of the Antimatter
How do you make antimatter?
21:00 - Costing the Earth
Urban Wildlife
David Lindo AKA The Urban Birder explores why diversity matters for people and planet.
21:30 - Only Artists
Helen Cammock meets Suhayla El Bushra
The artist Helen Cammock meets the playwright Suhayla El-Bushra.
22:00 - The World Tonight
20/11/2019
In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective
22:45 - Candide
Episode 3
3/5 3/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.
23:00 - Twayna Mayne: Black Woman
3. Gender and Sexuality
3/4 Comedian Twayna Mayne explores the story of her identity as a Black British Woman
23:15 - Bunk Bed
Series 2, Episode 3
3/6 Peter Curran and Patrick Marber with their acclaimed late-night conversation series.
23:30 - Stranger Than Sci-Fi
Talking Plants
Physicist Jen Gupta and comedian Alice Fraser travel the worlds of science and sci-fi.
00:00 - Midnight News
21/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 3
3/5 George Eliot's real life through her fictional characters - Janet from Janet's Repentance
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
21/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
21/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
21/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
21/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
21/11/2019
With the Archdeacon of Bangor, Mary Stallard
05:45 - Farming Today
21/11/2019
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Black Drongo
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the black drongo of Southern Asia.
00:00 - Midnight News
21/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 3
3/5 George Eliot's real life through her fictional characters - Janet from Janet's Repentance
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
21/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
21/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
21/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
21/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
21/11/2019
With the Archdeacon of Bangor, Mary Stallard
05:45 - Farming Today
21/11/2019
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Black Drongo
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the black drongo of Southern Asia.
06:00 - Today
21/11/2019
News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - In Our Time
Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the most powerful woman in the C12th Kingdom of Jerusalem
09:45 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 4
4/5 George Eliot's real life explored through five of her fictional characters - Silas Marner
10:00 - Woman's Hour
21/11/2019
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
10:45 - Life Lines
Series 3, Episode 4
4/5 Al Smith's award winning drama goes behind the scenes of an ambulance control centre
11:00 - Crossing Continents
Russian Women Fight Back
Domestic violence is endemic and often deadly in Russia but some women are fighting back
11:30 - Write Brummie

A portrait of a writing day in Birmingham.
12:00 - News Summary
21/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:04 - Candide
Episode 4
4/5 4/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil
12:18 - You and Yours
21/11/2019
News and discussion of consumer affairs.
12:57 - Weather
21/11/2019
The latest weather forecast
13:00 - World at One
21/11/2019
News, analysis and comment from BBC Radio 4.
13:45 - 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
Series 2: 50 More Things..., Bonsack Machine
One historian of the cigarette industry reckons it invented much of modern marketing.
14:00 - The Archers
20/11/2019
Lily is left feeling guilty
14:15 - The National
Episode 3
3/3 Union unrest, building delays and vicious infighting dog the opening of the new theatre.
15:00 - Open Country
Arnos Vale Cemetery
Helen Mark explores the landscape of Arnos Vale Cemetery in Bristol.
15:27 - Radio 4 Appeal
Children in Need
Matt Baker makes the Radio 4 Appeal for BBC Children in Need.
15:30 - Open Book
Ben Lerner, Ian Rankin, Auto Fiction
Elizabeth Day talks to Ben Lerner about his novel The Topeka School
16:00 - The Film Programme
21/11/2019
The latest releases, the hottest stars and the leading directors, plus news and insights.
16:30 - BBC Inside Science
21/11/2019
Adam Rutherford goes inside science to explore the research that is transforming our world
17:00 - PM
21/11/2019
Afternoon news and current affairs programme.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
21/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:30 - Alone
Series 2, Friday Nights, Saturday Mornings
6/6 Will’s new girlfriend Hannah seems to have a problem with Mitch. Stars Angus Deayton
19:00 - The Archers
21/11/2019
Things are looking up for Tracy
19:15 - Front Row
21/11/2019
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
19:45 - Life Lines
Series 3, Episode 4
4/5 Al Smith's award winning drama goes behind the scenes of an ambulance control centre
20:00 - Law in Action
What’s it really like to be in prison?
The reality of life behind bars, revealed in a new podcast, The Secret Life of Prisons.
20:30 - The Bottom Line
21/11/2019
Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show
21:00 - BBC Inside Science
21/11/2019
Adam Rutherford goes inside science to explore the research that is transforming our world
21:30 - In Our Time
Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the most powerful woman in the C12th Kingdom of Jerusalem
22:00 - The World Tonight
21/11/2019
In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective
22:45 - Candide
Episode 4
4/5 4/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil
23:00 - Where's the F in News
Series 3, Episode 3
3/6 Topical show with Jo Bunting and guests Sara Barron, Elizabeth Day and Tessa Coates.
23:30 - Stranger Than Sci-Fi
Space Colonies
Physicist Dr Jen Gupta and comedian Alice Fraser travel the worlds of science and sci-fi.
00:00 - Midnight News
22/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 4
4/5 George Eliot's real life explored through five of her fictional characters - Silas Marner
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
22/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
22/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
22/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
22/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
22/11/2019
With the Archdeacon of Bangor, Mary Stallard
05:45 - Farming Today
22/11/2019
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
King Eider
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the Arctic specialist the king eider duck.
00:00 - Midnight News
22/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 4
4/5 George Eliot's real life explored through five of her fictional characters - Silas Marner
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
22/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
22/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
22/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
22/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
22/11/2019
With the Archdeacon of Bangor, Mary Stallard
05:45 - Farming Today
22/11/2019
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
King Eider
Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the Arctic specialist the king eider duck.
06:00 - Today
22/11/2019
News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - Desert Island Discs
Stephen Graham
Stephen Graham, actor, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
09:45 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 5
5/5 George Eliot's real life through five of her fictional characters - Gwendolen Harleth
10:00 - Woman's Hour
22/11/2019
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
10:45 - Life Lines
Series 3, Episode 5
5/5 Al Smith's award-winning drama set in an ambulance control room.
11:00 - Natural Histories
Pigeon
One of our oldest companions, the pigeon inspires both love and loathing.
11:30 - In and Out of the Kitchen
Series 4, The Birthday
3/6 Damien takes his friends on a narrowboat holiday to celebrate his birthday.
12:00 - News Summary
22/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:04 - Candide
Episode 5
5/5 5/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.
12:18 - You and Yours
22/11/2019
News and discussion of consumer affairs.
12:57 - Weather
22/11/2019
The latest weather forecast
13:00 - World at One
22/11/2019
News, analysis and comment from BBC Radio 4.
13:45 - 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
Series 2: 50 More Things..., GPS
GPS is sometimes called the “invisible utility”. What would happen if it stopped working?
14:00 - The Archers
21/11/2019
Things are looking up for Tracy
14:15 - Drama
Do Not Go Gentle
Josey may be facing her last days on earth, but she will go down fighting and laughing.
15:00 - Gardeners' Question Time
Sheffield Botanical Gardens: Correspondence Edition
Kathy Clugston and the team are at the Sheffield Botanical Gardens.
15:45 - Short Works
Cuckoo
A sudden injury causes Ben to look at himself in a brand new way.
16:00 - Last Word
22/11/2019
Radio 4's weekly obituary programme
16:30 - Feedback
22/11/2019
The programme that holds the BBC to account on behalf of the radio audience.
16:55 - The Listening Project
Helena and Abdul - Becoming British
Friends who met at a language class talk about their unlikely and enduring friendship.
17:00 - PM
22/11/2019
Afternoon news and current affairs programme.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
22/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:30 - The Now Show
Series 55, Episode 5
5/7 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches.
19:00 - The Archers
22/11/2019
Justin’s plans gather pace
19:15 - Front Row
22/11/2019
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
19:45 - Life Lines
Series 3, Episode 5
5/5 Al Smith's award-winning drama set in an ambulance control room.
20:00 - Any Questions?
Sarah Wollaston
Chris Mason presents political debate from Callington Community College in East Cornwall.
20:50 - A Point of View
22/11/2019
A weekly reflection on a topical issue.
21:00 - Archive on 4
Driven
A look back at the culture of cars as the driverless era approaches.
22:00 - The World Tonight
22/11/2019
In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective
22:45 - Candide
Episode 5
5/5 5/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.
23:00 - A Good Read
Nemone Metaxas & Raymond Antrobus
Nemone Metaxas and Raymond Antrobus talk favourite books with presenter Harriett Gilbert.
23:25 - Stranger Than Sci-Fi
Jurassic Park
Physicist Dr Jen Gupta and comedian Alice Fraser travel the worlds of science and sci-fi.
23:55 - The Listening Project
Mark and Glyn - For Better or Worse
Husband and husband talk frankly about what it's like living with Multiple Sclerosis.
00:00 - Midnight News
23/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 5
5/5 George Eliot's real life through five of her fictional characters - Gwendolen Harleth
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
23/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
23/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
23/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
23/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
23/11/2019
Radio 4's daily prayer and reflection
05:45 - The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry
Series 14, The Heart of the Antimatter
How do you make antimatter?
00:00 - Midnight News
23/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - George Eliot: A Life in Five Characters
Episode 5
5/5 George Eliot's real life through five of her fictional characters - Gwendolen Harleth
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
23/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
23/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
23/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
23/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
23/11/2019
Radio 4's daily prayer and reflection
05:45 - The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry
Series 14, The Heart of the Antimatter
How do you make antimatter?
06:00 - News and Papers
23/11/2019
The latest news headlines. Including the weather and a look at the papers.
06:07 - Open Country
Arnos Vale Cemetery
Helen Mark explores the landscape of Arnos Vale Cemetery in Bristol.
06:30 - Farming Today
Farming Today This Week
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside
06:57 - Weather
23/11/2019
The latest weather forecast.
07:00 - Today
23/11/2019
Including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - Saturday Live
23/11/2019
Extraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world.
10:30 - Rewinder
23/11/2019
Greg James digs into the BBC's archives, using current stories as a portal to the past.
11:00 - Electioncast
23/11/2019
The essential guide to the 2019 UK general election.
11:30 - From Our Own Correspondent
23/11/2019
Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers.
12:00 - News Summary
23/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:04 - Money Box
23/11/2019
The latest news from the world of personal finance.
12:30 - The Now Show
Series 55, Episode 5
5/7 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches.
12:57 - Weather
23/11/2019
The latest weather forecast
13:00 - News
23/11/2019
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
13:10 - Any Questions?
Sarah Wollaston
Chris Mason presents political debate from Callington Community College in East Cornwall.
14:00 - Any Answers?
23/11/2019
Have your say on the issues discussed on Any Questions?
14:45 - Middlemarch
Episode 1: A Study of Provincial Life
1/12 George Eliot's beloved classic novel of life, love and politics adapted by Katie Hims.
15:45 - One to One
Emma Freud talks to Emily Maitlis
Emma Freud talks to Emily Maitlis about the reality of being a news journalist.
16:00 - Woman's Hour
23/11/2019
Highlights from the Woman's Hour week.
17:00 - PM
23/11/2019
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines.
17:30 - The Bottom Line
21/11/2019
Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show
17:54 - Shipping Forecast
23/11/2019
The latest shipping forecast.
17:57 - Weather
23/11/2019
The latest weather forecast.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
23/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:15 - Loose Ends
Frank Skinner, Emily Maitlis, Jeff Kinney, Paul Charles, Calexico and Iron & Wine, Natacha Atlas, Nikki Bedi, Clive Anderson
Clive Anderson and gue ... More >>sts with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
19:00 - Profile
23/11/2019
An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines
19:15 - Saturday Review
23/11/2019
Sharp, critical discussion of the week's cultural events, with Tom Sutcliffe and guests
20:00 - Archive on 4
High Crimes and Misdemeanours: US Presidential Impeachment
Michael Goldfarb looks back at how impeachment became a tool of US partisan politics.
21:00 - Dickens Confidential
Series 1, High Society
3/6 Will editor Charles Dickens' judgement be compromised when a story close to home emerges?
21:45 - Book at Bedtime
Rabbit, Run, Episode 2
2/10 In seeking advice about his marriage, Rabbit finds himself introduced to a new partner.
22:00 - News and Weather
23/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
22:15 - Moral Maze
20/11/2019
Live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
23:00 - Counterpoint
Series 33, Semi-Final 3, 2019
12/13 The wide-ranging quiz about music of all kinds, with Paul Gambaccini.
23:30 - Charlotte Mew: The Heart of Hidden Things

Julia Copus looks at the life and work of the Bloomsbury poet.
00:00 - Midnight News
24/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - Short Works
Cuckoo
A sudden injury causes Ben to look at himself in a brand new way.
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
24/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
24/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
24/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
24/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Bells on Sunday
Tavistock Parish Church
Bells on Sunday comes from Tavistock Parish Church
05:45 - Profile
23/11/2019
An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines
00:00 - Midnight News
24/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - Short Works
Cuckoo
A sudden injury causes Ben to look at himself in a brand new way.
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
24/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
24/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
24/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
24/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Bells on Sunday
Tavistock Parish Church
Bells on Sunday comes from Tavistock Parish Church
05:45 - Profile
23/11/2019
An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines
06:00 - News Headlines
24/11/2019
The latest national and international news headlines.
06:05 - The Wrath of God

Mark Tully asks how we can reconcile the idea of a loving God with an angry one.
06:35 - On Your Farm
Carbon Counting
How much does the carbon footprint of a Cumbrian family farm contribute to climate change?
06:57 - Weather
24/11/2019
The latest weather forecast.
07:00 - News and Papers
24/11/2019
The latest news headlines. Including a look at the papers.
07:10 - Sunday
24/11/2019
Sunday morning religious news and current affairs programme.
07:54 - Radio 4 Appeal
SolarAid
Matthew Syed makes the Radio 4 appeal for SolarAid
07:57 - Weather
24/11/2019
The latest weather forecast.
08:00 - News and Papers
24/11/2019
The latest news headlines. Including a look at the papers.
08:10 - Sunday Worship
Called to serve
Students from Cranmer Hall in Durham reflect on their calling to serve those around them.
08:48 - A Point of View
22/11/2019
A weekly reflection on a topical issue.
08:58 - Tweet of the Day
Monty Don's Fieldfare Season
Writer, gardener and TV presenter Monty Don recalls the fieldfare arrival heralding winter
09:00 - Broadcasting House
24/11/2019
The Sunday morning news magazine programme. Presented by Paddy O'Connell
10:00 - The Archers Omnibus
24/11/2019
Lily is left feeling guilty and Justin's plans gather pace.
11:15 - Desert Island Discs
Isabella Tree, writer and conservationist
Isabella Tree, conservationist, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne
12:00 - News Summary
24/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:04 - I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue
Series 72, Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
2/6 The 72nd series of the multi award-winning comedy panel game chaired by Jack Dee
12:32 - The Food Programme
In Defence of Meat: Why Eating Animals Still Has a Future.
Dan Saladino explores the current debate taking place over meat eating and climate chang ... More >>e.
12:57 - Weather
24/11/2019
The latest weather forecast
13:00 - The World This Weekend
24/11/2019
Global news and analysis, presented by Mark Mardell.
14:00 - Gardeners' Question Time
Sheffield Botanical Gardens: Correspondence Edition
Kathy Clugston and the team are at the Sheffield Botanical Gardens.
14:45 - The Listening Project
Sunday Omnibus - All About Reliance
Three conversations on the theme on reliance presented by Fi Glover.
15:00 - The Pallisers
Episode 3
3/6 Jessica Raine and Tim McMullan star in a new adaptation of the novels by Anthony Trollope.
16:00 - Open Book
24/11/2019
Programme looking at new fiction and non-fiction books
16:30 - Power Lines
City
Poet and proud Brummie Amerah Saleh leads a tour of Birmingham's booming poetry scene.
17:00 - File on 4
Drug Shortages
Medics say drug shortages are worse than ever – putting the lives of patients at risk.
17:40 - Profile
23/11/2019
An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines
17:54 - Shipping Forecast
24/11/2019
The latest shipping forecast.
17:57 - Weather
24/11/2019
The latest weather forecast.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
24/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:15 - Pick of the Week
Pippa Evans
The best of BBC Radio this week.
19:00 - The Archers
24/11/2019
Johnny is left devastated
19:15 - Rich Hall's (US) Breakdown
04/07/2019
Rich Hall satirises the latest news from across the pond.
19:45 - A Run in the Park
Episode 4
4/10 As she runs through Belfast, refugee Yana explores her new home. Written by David Park.
20:00 - Feedback
22/11/2019
The programme that holds the BBC to account on behalf of the radio audience.
20:30 - Last Word
22/11/2019
Radio 4's weekly obituary programme
21:00 - Money Box
23/11/2019
The latest news from the world of personal finance.
21:25 - Radio 4 Appeal
SolarAid
Matthew Syed makes the Radio 4 appeal for SolarAid
21:30 - Analysis
NATO at 70
NATO won the first Cold War, but could it lose the second?
22:00 - Westminster Hour
24/11/2019
Radio 4's Sunday night political discussion programme.
23:00 - The Film Programme
21/11/2019
The latest releases, the hottest stars and the leading directors, plus news and insights.
23:30 - A Believer's Guide to Atheism

Michael Symmons Roberts explores the changing faces of atheism in modern Britain.
00:00 - Midnight News
25/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
00:15 - Thinking Allowed
20/11/2019
New research on how society works.
00:45 - Bells on Sunday
Tavistock Parish Church
Bells on Sunday comes from Tavistock Parish Church
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
25/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
25/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
25/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
25/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
25/11/2019
Radio 4's daily prayer and reflection
05:45 - Farming Today
25/11/2019
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:56 - Weather
25/11/2019
The latest weather forecast for farmers.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Dominic Couzens on the Moorhen
Natural history writer, speaker and tour leader Dominic Couzens reveals the moorhen.
00:00 - Midnight News
25/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
00:15 - Thinking Allowed
20/11/2019
New research on how society works.
00:45 - Bells on Sunday
Tavistock Parish Church
Bells on Sunday comes from Tavistock Parish Church
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
25/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
25/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
25/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
25/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
25/11/2019
Radio 4's daily prayer and reflection
05:45 - Farming Today
25/11/2019
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:56 - Weather
25/11/2019
The latest weather forecast for farmers.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Dominic Couzens on the Moorhen
Natural history writer, speaker and tour leader Dominic Couzens reveals the moorhen.
06:00 - Today
25/11/2019
News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - Start the Week
Love and unreason
Andrew Marr with Bettany Hughes, Clare Carlisle, Emma Lewis and Mark Padmore.
09:45 - The Pulse Glass
A Seventh Century Gospel
1/5 A reflection on family history and the changing meanings of the objects that survive us.
10:00 - Woman's Hour
25/11/2019
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
10:45 - Middlemarch
Episode 2 : Something More Unmanageable than a Dragon
2/12 George Eliot's beloved classic novel of life, love and politics adapted b ... More >>y Katie Hims.
11:00 - The Untold
Expectations
Should Hazel leave the job she loves?
11:30 - Loose Ends
Frank Skinner, Emily Maitlis, Jeff Kinney, Paul Charles, Calexico and Iron & Wine, Natacha Atlas, Nikki Bedi, Clive Anderson
Clive Anderson and gue ... More >>sts with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
12:00 - News Summary
25/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:04 - Grandmothers
Episode 1
1/10 1/10 Salley Vickers’ tender new novel about three women and the children they help raise.
12:18 - You and Yours
25/11/2019
News and discussion of consumer affairs.
12:57 - Weather
25/11/2019
The latest weather forecast
13:00 - World at One
25/11/2019
News, analysis and comment from BBC Radio 4.
13:45 - You're Doing It Wrong
Series 1, Work
1/5 Adam Buxton explores the world of work. Why do we do it? Can it make us happy? Should it?
14:00 - The Archers
24/11/2019
Johnny is left devastated
14:15 - Drama
The B Towns, The Punjab
Three stories from three neglected but resilient towns. The Punjab is set in Lancashire.
15:00 - Counterpoint
Series 33, The Final, 2019
13/13 Paul Gambaccini hosts the general knowledge music quiz.
15:30 - The Food Programme
In Defence of Meat: Why Eating Animals Still Has a Future.
Dan Saladino explores the current debate taking place over meat eating and climate chang ... More >>e.
16:00 - Adam Buxton and the Human Horn

Adam Buxton uncovers the mystery of the world’s weirdest scat singer, Shooby Taylor.
16:30 - The Digital Human
Series 18, Mask
Aleks Krotoski explores the digital world.
17:00 - PM
25/11/2019
Afternoon news and current affairs programme.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
25/11/2019
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:30 - I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue
Series 72, New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
3/6 The 72nd series of the multi award-winning comedy panel game chaired by Jack Dee
19:00 - The Archers
25/11/2019
Helen receives a blast from the past
19:15 - Front Row
25/11/2019
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
19:45 - Middlemarch
Episode 2 : Something More Unmanageable than a Dragon
2/12 George Eliot's beloved classic novel of life, love and politics adapted b ... More >>y Katie Hims.
20:00 - Exhaustion: A History

Philip Ball charts the forgotten story of listlessness, burn-out and fatigue.
20:30 - Crossing Continents
Russian Women Fight Back
Domestic violence is endemic and often deadly in Russia but some women are fighting back
21:00 - Hurting

Sally Marlow examines what is driving so many people to self-harm.
21:30 - Start the Week
Love and unreason
Andrew Marr with Bettany Hughes, Clare Carlisle, Emma Lewis and Mark Padmore.
22:00 - The World Tonight
25/11/2019
In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective
22:45 - Grandmothers
Episode 1
1/10 1/10 Salley Vickers’ tender new novel about three women and the children they help raise.
23:00 - Have You Heard George's Podcast?
Chapter 2, 12. A Night To REMember
George dives deeper into his dreams via a circus of characters - some old, some new.
23:30 - Stranger Than Sci-Fi
Telekinesis
Physicist Dr Jen Gupta and comedian Alice Fraser travel the worlds of science and sci-fi.
00:00 - Midnight News
26/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4
00:30 - The Pulse Glass
A Seventh Century Gospel
1/5 A reflection on family history and the changing meanings of the objects that survive us.
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
26/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
26/11/2019
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
26/11/2019
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
26/11/2019
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
26/11/2019
Radio 4's daily prayer and reflection
05:45 - Farming Today
26/11/2019
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Dominic Couzens on the Goldfinch
Ornithologist and nature writer Dominic Couzens recalls the glitterati goldfinch.