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Radio 4's flagship news and current affairs programme; including religious reflections from Thought for the Day at 0748

Radio 4's flagship news and current affairs programme; including religious reflections from Thought for the Day at 0748

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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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Radio 4's flagship news and current affairs programme; including religious reflections from Thought for the Day at 0748

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English


Episodes

Joanne Harris: My winter walk

12/9/2022
The Today programme has asked some well-known faces to talk about the walks they do and why they’re so important to them at this time of year. Author Joanne Harris, best known for her novel Chocolat, describes her favourite walk from Almondbury, near Huddersfield, and up to Castle Hill. (Image credit: Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty Images)

Duration:00:04:19

Inside a hospital under pressure

12/8/2022
The Today programme gained access to a major hospital in Somerset and to social care in the county. Amid looming nurse and ambulance strikes and new data from the NHS on hospital wait times, Today's Mishal Husain visited Musgrove park in Taunton and spoke to A&E consultant James Gagg about their new ‘Ready to Go’ ward. She also spoke to GP Dr Matthew Booker who visits patients with a mobile medical unit, and to Jonathan Higman, Chief Executive of NHS Somerset. (IMAGE CREDIT: BBC)

Duration:00:28:14

Today: 08/12/2022

12/8/2022
News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

Duration:03:00:00

Pressure on NHS grows amid strike action

12/7/2022
Paramedics will join nurses in striking before Christmas, at a time when the NHS is grappling with long ambulance waits, growing pressures in A&E, and a lack of social care beds. Today's Mishal Husain spoke to Anne, whose husband has advanced Parkinson's and has been waiting in hospital for over a month to be discharged into care. She also spoke to an NHS paediatric consultant, who contacted the programme, about the "unprecedented levels" of patients she’s seeing at her hospital. She put...

Duration:00:20:46

Today: 07/12/2022

12/7/2022
News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

Duration:03:00:00

Are the Christmas strikes justified?

12/6/2022
More workers are expected to walk out as demands grow for better working conditions and pay increases to keep up with inflation. Today's Justin Webb spoke to the General Secretary of the RMT, Mick Lynch, who has advised members to vote no to the Network Rail's ballot ahead of the planned two 48 hours strikes next week - the busiest week for hospitality in the UK. (IMAGE CREDIT: James Manning/PA Wire)

Duration:00:18:38

Today: 06/12/2022

12/6/2022
News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

Duration:03:00:00

Keir Starmer on reform plans, private schools and the single market

12/5/2022
Today Labour is unveiling a report that includes recommending the House of Lords is replaced with an elected chamber if his party wins the next election. Today's Mishal Husain spoke to Opposition Leader Keir Starmer about those plans, private schools and whether rejoining the European single market would boost economic growth. (IMAGE CREDIT: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire)

Duration:00:15:28

Today: 05/12/2022

12/5/2022
News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

Duration:03:00:00

GPs struggling with the health care system

12/3/2022
The health care system has been in the news all week. Particularly the long ambulance waits outside A&E departments and delays releasing patients into social care. The President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, Dr Andrew Boyle, told the Today programme: “These problems we’re seeing with hospitals and ambulance emergency services are markers of a whole system problem.” The GP is often a patient’s first contact with the health care system - how are these issues affecting one of the...

Duration:00:13:19

My winter walk

12/3/2022
The Today programme has asked some well-known voices to tell us about their favourite walks at this time of year. Stephen Moss, naturalist, author and birdwatcher, describes his 'walk with a difference' along the Somerset coast since suffering a stroke three weeks earlier. (Image credit: Stephen Moss)

Duration:00:05:14

Today: 03/12/2022

12/3/2022
Including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

Duration:02:00:00

Today: 02/12/2022

12/2/2022
News and current affairs, including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

Duration:03:00:00

Hunter Davies: My winter walk

11/26/2022
The Today programme has asked some well-known faces to talk about the walks they do and why they’re so important to them as part of a winter walks series. Author Hunter Davies, best known for the only authorised biography of the Beatles, describes his favourite walk along Ryde Sands on the Isle of Wight. (Image Credit: Laura Palmer/BBC)

Duration:00:05:55

Jojo Moyes: My winter walk

11/22/2022
The Today programme has asked some well-known voices to tell us about their favourite walks at this time of year. Novelist and journalist Jojo Moyes - best known for 'Me Before You' - describes a walk where she is often accompanied by her dogs in Essex, and how it’s helped her when life is challenging. (Image Credit: Jojo Moyes)

Duration:00:04:19

Michelle Gallen: My winter walk

11/17/2022
The Today programme has asked some well-known faces to talk about the walks they do and why they’re so important to them as part of a winter walks series. Author Michelle Gallen, who wrote 'Big Girl, Small Town' and 'Factory Girls', describes her favourite walk near her childhood home in Castlederg, West Tyrone. (Image Credit: Deci Gallen)

Duration:00:04:16

Michael Morpurgo: My winter walk

11/11/2022
The Today programme has asked some well-known faces to talk about the walks they do and why they’re so important to them as part of a winter walks series. Author Michael Morpurgo, best known for children's novel War Horse, describes his favourite stroll near his home in Devon.

Duration:00:05:13

Gillian Clarke: My winter walk

11/10/2022
The Today programme has asked some well-known faces to talk about the walks they do and why they’re so important to them as part of a winter walks series. The poet, who was National Poet of Wales from 2008 to 2016, Gillian Clarke has chosen a path close to her home in Ceredigion.

Duration:00:04:13

Kate Mosse: My winter walk

11/9/2022
The Today programme invites some well known faces to speak about their favourite winter walk. Novelist and history writer Kate Mosse describes her walk through Fishbourne Marshes, near Chichester in West Sussex, from the old duck pond round to Bosham and back again. (Image credit: James Watkins/ BBC)

Duration:00:05:18

Simon Armitage: My winter walk

11/8/2022
The Today programme is inviting some famous faces to speak about their favourite winter walk. Poet Laureate Simon Armitage describes his walks up Pule Hill, the high point above Marsden and an exposed look-out post over Yorkshire, Lancashire and a high corner of Derbyshire. (Image, Simon Armistage, Credit, Emma Gibbs, BBC)

Duration:00:06:02