BBC Radio 4's schedule today and one week ahead

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00:00 - Midnight News
09/03/2021The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.
00:30 - Rigorous History: Women vs Hollywood
When Film Could Be Female1/5 Film critic Helen O’Hara celebrates Hollywood’s female pioneers.
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
09/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
09/03/2021BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
09/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
09/03/2021The latest news from BBC Radio 4
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
09/03/2021A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Vishvapani
05:45 - Farming Today
09/03/2021The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Samuel West on the Grey HeronActor Samuel West recalls how a riddle in Hamlet was unpicked on a bird-watching trip.
06:00 - Today
09/03/2021News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - The Life Scientific
Mark Spencer on how plants solve crimesInside the mind of a forensic botanist, Mark Spencer.
09:30 - One to One
Friendship: Sima Kotecha speaks to her mum Hansa KotechaThe broadcaster talks to her mother about friendship.
09:45 - Rigorous History: Women vs Hollywood
Silenced by Sound2/5 Film critic Helen O’Hara celebrates Hollywood’s female pioneers.
10:00 - Woman's Hour
09/03/2021Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire
10:45 - Gudrun
Series 7, Episode 77/10 Kate Phillips returns as Icelandic heroine Gudrun in Lucy Catherine’s Viking epic.
11:00 - Faith, Lies and Conversion Therapy
Will banning conversion therapy end the practice of trying to change people's sexuality?
11:30 - Art of Now
Dreaming of DamascusOne artist's memories of Damascus, captured in minature.
12:00 - News Summary
09/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:03 - Shipping Forecast
09/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
12:06 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
2: Hope2/10 Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.
12:20 - You and Yours
09/03/2021News and discussion of consumer affairs
12:57 - Weather
09/03/2021The latest weather forecast
13:00 - World at One
09/03/2021Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Sarah Montague.
13:45 - A History of the World in 100 Objects
The Rise of World Faiths (200 - 600 AD), Gold coin of Kumaragupta I2/5 Neil MacGregor with gold coins from North India.
14:00 - The Archers
08/03/2021Negotiations commence at Brookfield.
14:15 - Drama
Scenes from a Zombie ApocalypseBy Katie Hims and Paul Elliott, a modern horror.
15:00 - Short Cuts
09/03/2021Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
15:30 - Costing the Earth
Environmental WatchdogMeet the woman charged with keeping the government green.
16:00 - Law in Action
Discriminatory prison sentencesAre some punishments racially unfair? And can Scotland hold a second referendum legally?
16:30 - A Good Read
Jane Hill & Derek OwusuThe news presenter and the writer propose favourite books for discussion.
17:00 - PM
09/03/2021Afternoon news and current affairs programme.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
09/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:30 - Reluctant Persuaders
Series 4, Episode 2: Because Change Happenz2/6 Nigel Havers stars, as Rupert Hardacre returns to his ad agency a much changed man.
19:00 - The Archers
09/03/2021One resident finds themselves in a terrifying situation.
19:15 - Front Row
09/03/2021Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
19:45 - Gudrun
Series 7, Episode 77/10 Kate Phillips returns as Icelandic heroine Gudrun in Lucy Catherine’s Viking epic.
20:00 - File on 4
The Disinformation DragonInvestigating China’s new strategy of spreading disinformation around the world.
20:40 - In Touch
09/03/2021News, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted.
21:00 - Inside Health
09/03/2021A weekly quest to demystify health issues, bringing clarity to conflicting advice.
21:30 - The Life Scientific
Mark Spencer on how plants solve crimesInside the mind of a forensic botanist, Mark Spencer.
22:00 - The World Tonight
09/03/2021In-depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective.
22:45 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
2: Hope2/10 Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.
23:00 - Fortunately... with Fi and Jane
09/03/2021Fi and Jane are joined by broadcaster Edith Bowman.
23:30 - Today in Parliament
09/03/2021News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament
00:00 - Midnight News
10/03/2021The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.
00:30 - Rigorous History: Women vs Hollywood
Silenced by Sound2/5 Film critic Helen O’Hara celebrates Hollywood’s female pioneers.
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
10/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
10/03/2021BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
10/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
10/03/2021The latest news from BBC Radio 4
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
10/03/2021A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Vishvapani
05:45 - Farming Today
10/03/2021The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
RookBill Oddie presents the rook.
06:00 - Today
10/03/2021News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - Positive Thinking
Ending PovertyCould ending poverty be as simple as giving people money with no strings attached?
09:30 - Will Self Takes the Waters
On the Rocks4/5 Will Self explores the science behind mineral water.
09:45 - Rigorous History: Women vs Hollywood
Putting the Industry in Film Industry3/5 Film critic Helen O’Hara celebrates Hollywood’s female pioneers.
10:00 - Woman's Hour
10/03/2021Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire
10:45 - Gudrun
Series 7, Episode 88/10 Kate Phillips returns as Icelandic heroine Gudrun in Lucy Catherine’s Viking epic.
11:00 - The Jump
The Jump: Covid-191/3 Chris Van Tulleken on the human behaviours that make viruses jump from animals to people.
11:30 - Alexei Sayle's The Absence of Normal
Series 2, Clive HoleA series of dark comic plays from Alexei Sayle.
12:00 - News Summary
10/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:03 - Shipping Forecast
10/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
12:06 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
3: Home3/10 Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.
12:20 - You and Yours
10/03/2021News and discussion of consumer affairs
12:57 - Weather
10/03/2021The latest weather forecast
13:00 - World at One
10/03/2021Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Sarah Montague.
13:45 - A History of the World in 100 Objects
The Rise of World Faiths (200 - 600 AD), Silver plate showing Shapur II3/5 Neil MacGregor, with a dramatic image of power and faith fro ... More >>m ancient Iran.
14:00 - The Archers
09/03/2021One resident finds themselves in a terrifying situation.
14:15 - Drama
The Flowers Are Perfect in the GardenOne in a trilogy of plays by Lucy Caldwell about goodbyes.
15:00 - Money Box
10/03/2021Paul Lewis and a panel of guests answer calls on personal finance.
15:30 - Inside Health
09/03/2021A weekly quest to demystify health issues, bringing clarity to conflicting advice.
16:00 - Sideways
10/03/2021Matthew Syed explores ideas that shape our lives, making us see the world differently.
16:30 - The Media Show
10/03/2021Topical programme about the fast-changing media world.
17:00 - PM
10/03/2021Afternoon news and current affairs programme.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
10/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:30 - Gossip and Goddesses with Granny Kumar
Episode 55/6 Granny Kumar is back! Meera Syal’s glorious creation returns to chat with her sisters.
19:00 - The Archers
10/03/2021Tension mounts at the hospital.
19:15 - Front Row
10/03/2021Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
19:45 - Gudrun
Series 7, Episode 88/10 Kate Phillips returns as Icelandic heroine Gudrun in Lucy Catherine’s Viking epic.
20:00 - Moral Maze
10/03/2021Engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
20:45 - Lent Talks
The Next SupperA personal, hopeful reflection inspired by an aspect of the story leading up to Easter.
21:00 - Costing the Earth
Environmental WatchdogMeet the woman charged with keeping the government green.
21:30 - The Media Show
10/03/2021Topical programme about the fast-changing media world.
22:00 - The World Tonight
10/03/2021In-depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective.
22:45 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
3: Home3/10 Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.
23:00 - Tom Mayhew Is Benefit Scum
Posh Radio2/4 In this episode Tom looks at how our beliefs shape the way we view the working class.
23:15 - The Skewer
Series 3, Episode 99/12 Jon Holmes's award winning satirical river of sound returns to twist itself into the news.
23:30 - Today in Parliament
10/03/2021News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament
00:00 - Midnight News
11/03/2021The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.
00:30 - Rigorous History: Women vs Hollywood
Putting the Industry in Film Industry3/5 Film critic Helen O’Hara celebrates Hollywood’s female pioneers.
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
11/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
11/03/2021BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
11/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
11/03/2021The latest news from BBC Radio 4
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
11/03/2021A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Vishvapani
05:45 - Farming Today
11/03/2021The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Melissa Harrison on the StarlingNature writer Melissa Harrison muses on the amusing mimicking sounds starlings can perform
06:00 - Today
11/03/2021News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - In Our Time
The Late Devonian ExtinctionMelvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of the five major extinction events on Earth so far.
09:45 - Rigorous History: Women vs Hollywood
How Women of Colour Fought to Be Heard4/5 Film critic Helen O’Hara celebrates Hollywood’s female pioneers.
10:00 - Woman's Hour
11/03/2021Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire
10:45 - Gudrun
Series 7, Episode 99/10 Kate Phillips returns as Icelandic heroine Gudrun in Lucy Catherine’s Viking epic.
11:00 - From Our Own Correspondent
11/03/2021Insight and analysis from BBC correspondents around the world.
11:30 - Future Art
Artists1/3 James Fox steps into the future to ask how technology is transforming the art world.
12:00 - News Summary
11/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:03 - Shipping Forecast
11/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
12:06 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
4: Imitation4/10 A new novel from the Kazuo Ishiguro, the Nobel Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go.
12:20 - You and Yours
11/03/2021News and discussion of consumer affairs
12:57 - Weather
11/03/2021The latest weather forecast
13:00 - World at One
11/03/2021Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Sarah Montague.
13:45 - A History of the World in 100 Objects
The Rise of World Faiths (200 - 600 AD), Hinton St Mary Mosaic4/5 Neil MacGregor encounters one of the earliest images of Christ.
14:00 - The Archers
10/03/2021Tension mounts at the hospital.
14:15 - Drama
At SeaCholera has ravaged a futuristic London as families flee for their lives.
15:00 - Ramblings
Big Cats! Rick Minter in GloucestershireBig Cats! Rick Minter in Gloucestershire
15:27 - Radio 4 Appeal
Lymphoedema Support NetworkProf Peter Mortimer makes the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of Lymphoedema Support Network.
15:30 - Bookclub
Kei Miller - The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to ZionJames Naughtie talks to Kei Miller about The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion.
16:00 - The Film Programme
11/03/2021Film programme looking at the latest cinema releases, DVDs and films on TV.
16:30 - BBC Inside Science
11/03/2021Illuminating the mysteries and challenging the controversies behind science today.
17:00 - PM
11/03/2021Afternoon news and current affairs programme.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
11/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:30 - Between Ourselves with Marian Keyes
AdulthoodBest-selling Irish author Marian Keyes in conversation with Tara Flynn.
19:00 - The Archers
11/03/2021Susan has concerns over a loved one
19:15 - Front Row
11/03/2021Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music.
19:45 - Gudrun
Series 7, Episode 99/10 Kate Phillips returns as Icelandic heroine Gudrun in Lucy Catherine’s Viking epic.
20:00 - Law in Action
Discriminatory prison sentencesAre some punishments racially unfair? And can Scotland hold a second referendum legally?
20:30 - The Bottom Line
11/03/2021Evan Davis chairs a round table discussion providing insight into business.
21:00 - BBC Inside Science
11/03/2021Illuminating the mysteries and challenging the controversies behind science today.
21:30 - In Our Time
The Late Devonian ExtinctionMelvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of the five major extinction events on Earth so far.
22:00 - The World Tonight
11/03/2021In-depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective.
22:45 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
4: Imitation4/10 A new novel from the Kazuo Ishiguro, the Nobel Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go.
23:00 - A Good Read
Jane Hill & Derek OwusuThe news presenter and the author both talk about the books they've chosen.
23:30 - Today in Parliament
11/03/2021News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament
00:00 - Midnight News
12/03/2021The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.
00:30 - Rigorous History: Women vs Hollywood
How Women of Colour Fought to Be Heard4/5 Film critic Helen O’Hara celebrates Hollywood’s female pioneers.
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
12/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
12/03/2021BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
12/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
12/03/2021The latest news from BBC Radio 4
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
12/03/2021A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Vishvapani.
05:45 - Farming Today
12/03/2021The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Melissa Harrison on the KingfisherWriter Melissa Harrison braves a dip and finds herself face to face with a kingfisher.
06:00 - Today
12/03/2021News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - Desert Island Discs
Mark Strong, actorMark Strong, actor, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
09:45 - Rigorous History: Women vs Hollywood
The Women Who Fought Back5/5 Film critic Helen O’Hara celebrates Hollywood’s female pioneers.
10:00 - Woman's Hour
12/03/2021Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire
10:45 - Gudrun
Series 7, Episode 1010/10 Kate Phillips returns as Icelandic heroine Gudrun in Lucy Catherine’s Viking epic.
11:00 - Conspiracies: The Secret Knowledge
Episode 11/3 What conspiracy theory - and conspiracy fiction - claim to tell us about power.
11:30 - For the Love of Leo
The Lear Jet Lady10/12 Leo’s Edinburgh home is besieged by unexpected visitors.
12:00 - News Summary
12/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:03 - Shipping Forecast
12/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
12:06 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
5: Chances5/10 Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.
12:20 - You and Yours
12/03/2021News and discussion of consumer affairs
12:57 - Weather
12/03/2021The latest weather forecast
13:00 - World at One
12/03/2021Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Jonny Dymond.
13:45 - A History of the World in 100 Objects
The Rise of World Faiths (200 - 600 AD), Arabian bronze hand5/5 A mysterious bronze hand tells the story of religious belief in Arabia ... More >>before Islam.
14:00 - The Archers
11/03/2021Susan has concerns over a loved one
14:15 - Drama
MartiansA young midwife prepares for the final countdown... Life on Mars
15:00 - Gardeners' Question Time
GQT at HomeKathy Clugston chairs the gardening Q&A with a panel of experts.
15:45 - Short Works
Hunter's BogA young girl hatches a plan to flee her claustrophobic life.
16:00 - Last Word
12/03/2021Matthew Bannister tells the life stories of people who have recently died.
16:30 - Feedback
12/03/2021The programme that holds the BBC to account on behalf of the radio audience
17:00 - PM
12/03/2021Afternoon news and current affairs programme.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
12/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:30 - The Now Show
Series 58, Episode 33/7 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches
19:00 - Front Row
12/03/2021Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
19:45 - Gudrun
Series 7, Episode 1010/10 Kate Phillips returns as Icelandic heroine Gudrun in Lucy Catherine’s Viking epic.
20:00 - Any Questions?
Daisy Cooper MP, Lord SumptionChris Mason presents political debate and discussion.
20:50 - A Point of View
12/03/2021Weekly reflections on topical issues from a range of contributors.
21:00 - A History of the World in 100 Objects
The Rise of World Faiths (AD 100 - 600)Neil MacGregor retells humanity's history through the objects it has made.
22:00 - The World Tonight
12/03/2021In-depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective.
22:45 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
5: Chances5/10 Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.
23:00 - Newsjack
Series 24, Episode 33/4 The week's news stories lovingly moulded into sketches and one-liners by the public.
23:30 - Today in Parliament
12/03/2021News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament
00:00 - Midnight News
13/03/2021The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.
00:30 - Rigorous History: Women vs Hollywood
The Women Who Fought Back5/5 Film critic Helen O’Hara celebrates Hollywood’s female pioneers.
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
13/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
13/03/2021BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
13/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
13/03/2021The latest news from BBC Radio 4
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
13/03/2021A reflection and prayer to start the day with Rev David Campton
05:45 - Profile
13/03/2021An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines
06:00 - News and Papers
13/03/2021The latest news headlines. Including the weather and a look at the papers.
06:07 - Ramblings
Big Cats! Rick Minter in GloucestershireBig Cats! Rick Minter in Gloucestershire
06:30 - Farming Today
Farming Today This WeekThe latest news about food, farming and the countryside
06:57 - Weather
13/03/2021The latest weather forecast
07:00 - Today
13/03/2021Including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - Saturday Live
Louise RedknappExtraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world.
10:30 - Mitchell on Meetings
The Thing1/3 David Mitchell learns to chair a meeting. And it’s harder than it looks.
11:00 - The Week in Westminster
13/03/2021Radio 4's assessment of developments at Westminster
11:30 - From Our Own Correspondent
13/03/2021Insight and analysis from BBC correspondents around the world.
12:00 - News Summary
13/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:03 - Money Box
13/03/2021The latest news from the world of personal finance
12:30 - The Now Show
Series 58, Episode 33/7 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches
12:57 - Weather
13/03/2021The latest weather forecast
13:00 - News
13/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4
13:10 - Any Questions?
Daisy Cooper MP, Lord SumptionChris Mason presents political debate and discussion.
14:00 - Any Answers?
13/03/2021Have your say on the issues discussed on Any Questions?
14:45 - One to One
Friendship: Sima Kotecha speaks to her mum Hansa KotechaCan mothers and daughters really be friends? The BBC News correspondent asks her mum.
15:00 - The Jungle Book
Episode 22/2 A gangland coming-of-age fable.
16:00 - Woman's Hour
13/03/2021Highlights from the Woman's Hour week
17:00 - PM
13/03/2021Full coverage of the day's news
17:30 - The Bottom Line
11/03/2021Evan Davis chairs a round table discussion providing insight into business.
17:54 - Shipping Forecast
13/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
17:57 - Weather
13/03/2021The latest weather forecast.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
13/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4
18:15 - Loose Ends
John Simm, John Culshaw, Nicola Roberts, Lake Street Dive, Jimmy Regal and the Royals, Athena Kugblenu, Clive AndersonClive Anderson and guests with a ... More >>n eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
19:00 - Profile
13/03/2021An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines
19:15 - The Infinite Monkey Cage
Series 23, In Praise of Flies1/6 Brian Cox and Robin Ince discover why flies should be celebrated, not swatted.
19:45 - Why Why Why?
Why worry?4/5 Phill Jupitus discusses pros and cons of worry with Dr Olivia Remes and Prof John Crichton
20:00 - Archive on 4
Search for a Common CultureDid a common culture ever exist in the UK, what did it mean and is it needed now?
21:00 - Drama
Lights Up: Stripe by Stripe and Other StoriesRakie Ayola reads short stories by Leonora Brito. A National Theatre Wales production.
22:00 - News
13/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4
22:15 - Moral Maze
10/03/2021Engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
23:00 - Round Britain Quiz
Programme 1, 2021The contest of lateral thinking and cryptic connections, with Tom Sutcliffe.
23:30 - JD Salinger, Made in England
How 3 months in rural Devon influenced one of the greatest chroniclers of urban New York.
00:00 - Midnight News
14/03/2021The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.
00:15 - The New Anatomy of Melancholy
Hereditary disease2/12 A 400-year-old guide to melancholy. What can it teach us today?
00:30 - Short Works
Hunter's BogA young girl hatches a plan to flee her claustrophobic life.
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
14/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
14/03/2021BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
14/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
14/03/2021The latest news from BBC Radio 4
05:43 - Bells on Sunday
St Andrew's, Nether Wallop, HampshireBells on Sunday comes from St Andrew's, Nether Wallop, Hampshire
05:45 - Lent Talks
The Next SupperA personal, hopeful reflection inspired by an aspect of the story leading up to Easter.
06:00 - News
14/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4
06:05 - Something Understood
The Greatest of These Is Love?John McCarthy considers the centrality of love in our lives. With writer Salley Vickers.
06:35 - Natural Histories
BlackbirdBrett Westwood investigates our obsession with the song and folklore of the blackbird.
06:57 - Weather
14/03/2021The latest weather forecast
07:00 - News and Papers
14/03/2021The latest news headlines. Including a look at the papers.
07:10 - Sunday
14/03/2021A look at the ethical and religious issues of the week
07:54 - Radio 4 Appeal
Radio 4 Appeal FundFelicity Finch makes the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of the Radio 4 Appeal Fund
07:57 - Weather
14/03/2021The latest weather forecast
08:00 - News and Papers
14/03/2021The latest news headlines. Including a look at the papers.
08:10 - Sunday Worship
14/03/2021A Service led by Rev Cheryl Meban and Helen Warnock.
08:48 - A Point of View
12/03/2021Weekly reflections on topical issues from a range of contributors.
08:58 - Tweet of the Day
Greta Scacchi on the GoldfinchActress Greta Scacchi compares the birds she knew in Australia with those in London.
09:00 - Broadcasting House
14/03/2021The Sunday morning news magazine programme. Presented by Paddy O'Connell
10:00 - The Archers Omnibus
14/03/2021One resident finds themselves in a terrifying situation and Susan has concerns.
10:54 - Tweet of the Day
Tweet Take 5 : The MagpieAn extended version of Tweet of the Day featuring the magpie.
11:00 - Desert Island Discs
Dame Louise Casey, crossbench peerDame Louise Casey, crossbench peer, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
11:45 - The Battles That Won Our Freedoms
8. The Married Women's Property ActThe struggle to win married women's right to own property and be counted as full citizens.
12:00 - News Summary
14/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:03 - Just a Minute
Series 86, Episode 3Nish Kumar hosts a special episode of Just a Minute.
12:32 - The Food Programme
14/03/2021Investigating every aspect of the food we eat
12:57 - Weather
14/03/2021The latest weather forecast
13:00 - The World This Weekend
14/03/2021Jonny Dymond looks at the week’s big stories from both home and around the world.
13:30 - The Listening Project
14/03/2021Capturing the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today
14:00 - Gardeners' Question Time
GQT at HomeKathy Clugston chairs the gardening Q&A with a panel of experts.
14:45 - The New Anatomy of Melancholy
Inflamed brain3/12 A 400-year-old guide to melancholy. What can it teach us today?
15:00 - Sweeney Todd and The String of Pearls
Sweeney Todd and The String of Pearls Episode 11/2 Rosalind Ayres directs a stellar cast in this masterly, rediscovered, horror-thrille ... More >>r.
16:00 - Open Book
14/03/2021Programme looking at new fiction and non-fiction books
16:30 - Inventions in Sound
The poet Raymond Antrobus explores the art of translating sound for the eye.
17:00 - File on 4
The Disinformation DragonInvestigating China’s new strategy of spreading disinformation around the world.
17:40 - Profile
13/03/2021An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines
17:54 - Shipping Forecast
14/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
17:57 - Weather
14/03/2021The latest weather forecast.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
14/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:15 - Pick of the Week
Raees KhanThe best of BBC Radio this week.
19:00 - Stillicide
Episode 11: Letter11/12 Anne-Marie Duff continues Cynan Jones' gripping series set in the very near future.
19:15 - Stand-Up Specials
Borderline. Growing up British and IrishNew Sunday evening comedy from BBC Radio 4
19:45 - One Night in Paradise
Hag Do1/3 Stag and Hens get together at a rundown seaside hotel.
20:00 - Feedback
12/03/2021The programme that holds the BBC to account on behalf of the radio audience
20:30 - Last Word
12/03/2021Matthew Bannister tells the life stories of people who have recently died.
21:00 - Money Box
13/03/2021The latest news from the world of personal finance
21:25 - Radio 4 Appeal
Radio 4 Appeal FundFelicity Finch makes the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of the Radio 4 Appeal Fund
21:30 - Analysis
Levelling Up WakefieldAnand Menon returns to his home city to road test plans to level up the UK economy.
22:00 - Westminster Hour
14/03/2021Radio 4's Sunday night political discussion programme.
23:00 - The Film Programme
11/03/2021Film programme looking at the latest cinema releases, DVDs and films on TV.
23:30 - Something Understood
The Greatest of These Is Love?John McCarthy considers the centrality of love in our lives. With writer Salley Vickers.
00:00 - Midnight News
15/03/2021The latest news and weather forecast from BBC Radio 4.
00:15 - Sideways
The Most Selfish People on EarthMatthew Syed examines the work of the controversial anthropologist Colin Turnbull.
00:45 - Bells on Sunday
St Andrew's, Nether Wallop, HampshireBells on Sunday comes from St Andrew's, Nether Wallop, Hampshire
00:48 - Shipping Forecast
15/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
01:00 - Selection of BBC World Service Programmes
15/03/2021BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
05:20 - Shipping Forecast
15/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
05:30 - News Briefing
15/03/2021The latest news from BBC Radio 4
05:43 - Prayer for the Day
15/03/2021A reflection and prayer to start the day with Rev David Campton
05:45 - Farming Today
15/03/2021The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
05:56 - Weather
15/03/2021The latest weather forecast for farmers.
05:58 - Tweet of the Day
Sue Perkins on the Great Horned OwlComedian Sue Perkins recalls meeting a great horned owl at the Staffordshire Country Show.
06:00 - Today
15/03/2021News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
09:00 - Start the Week
Rights and responsibilitiesAndrew Marr with Matthew d’Ancona, Minouche Shafik and Kenan Malik
09:45 - The Photographer at Sixteen by George Szirtes
Episode 11/5 George Szirtes reads his award-winning memoir about his mother.
10:00 - Woman's Hour
15/03/2021Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire
10:45 - No One Called Her Angel
Episode 11/5 No One Called Her Angel. A five-part reading for Radio 4 written by Louise Welsh.
11:00 - A Life Less Vertical
Melanie Reid reunites with her ward mates, a decade after becoming tetraplegic.
11:30 - How to Vaccinate the World
15/03/2021Tim Harford reports on the global race to create a vaccine to end the Covid-19 pandemic.
12:00 - News Summary
15/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
12:03 - Shipping Forecast
15/03/2021The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping.
12:06 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
6: Warnings6/10 Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.
12:20 - You and Yours
15/03/2021News and discussion of consumer affairs
12:57 - Weather
15/03/2021The latest weather forecast
13:00 - World at One
15/03/2021Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment, with Sarah Montague
13:45 - A History of the World in 100 Objects
The Silk Road And Beyond (400 - 700 AD), Gold Coins of Abd al-Malik1/5 Neil MacGregor with gold coins from Syria and the transformation ... More >> of the Middle East.
14:00 - Homeschool History
Life in Roman PompeiiFun history lessons for all the family, presented by Horrible Histories' Greg Jenner.
14:15 - Drama
Eastern StarReporter Chris Gunness finds himself at the centre of the 1988 Burmese Student revolution.
15:00 - Round Britain Quiz
Programme 2, 2021The contest of arcane cultural knowledge and cryptic connections, with Tom Sutcliffe
15:30 - The Food Programme
The Barrel Effect: Why Oak casks have stood the test of time.Jaega Wise hears how oak barrels continue to thrive in the drinks industry.
16:00 - Shock Waves
Artist Katie Paterson3/5 Artist Katie Paterson explores how the pandemic and lockdown have affected her creativity.
16:30 - The Digital Human
Series 22, NoveltyAleks Krotoski explores the importance of novelty and if the digital world can provide it.
17:00 - PM
15/03/2021Afternoon news and current affairs programme.
18:00 - Six O'Clock News
15/03/2021The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
18:30 - Just a Minute
Series 86, Episode 44/10 Jenny Eclair hosts a special episode of Just a Minute.
19:00 - The Archers
15/03/2021Ben receives an unexpected gift.
19:15 - Front Row
15/03/2021Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
19:45 - The Whisperer In Darkness
Episode 11/15 Henry Akeley, an old student from Dr Eleanor Peck’s folklore course has gone missing.
20:00 - The Wedding Detectives
Episode 33/3 An old album leads Charlotte and Cole to uncover the story of a lifelong friendship.
20:30 - Analysis
The Fine Art of Decision MakingMargaret Heffernan explores the fine art of decision making in times of uncertainty.
21:00 - Faith, Lies and Conversion Therapy
Will banning conversion therapy end the practice of trying to change people's sexuality?
21:30 - Start the Week
Rights and responsibilitiesAndrew Marr with Matthew d’Ancona, Minouche Shafik and Kenan Malik
22:00 - The World Tonight
15/03/2021In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective
22:45 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
6: Warnings6/10 Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.
23:00 - Loose Ends
John Simm, John Culshaw, Nicola Roberts, Lake Street Dive, Jimmy Regal and the Royals, Athena Kugblenu, Clive AndersonClive Anderson and guests with a ... More >>n eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
23:30 - Today in Parliament
15/03/2021News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament