Prayer for the Day

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Prayer for the Day
Running time2 mins (05.43)
Country of originUK
Home stationBBC Radio 4

Prayer for the Day is a religious radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in the United Kingdom. It comprises a 2-minute reading or prayer and reflection to start the day.


In 1983 the programme, which had always gone on air at 6.50am, was moved to 6.25am and replaced by a "Business News" slot. Since 1998 it has been broadcast each day between 5.43 and 5.45. a.m. before Farming Today.[1]


Recent contributors have included George Pitcher, Shaunaka Rishi Das, George Craig, Rabbi Dr Naftali Brawer, Judy Merry, Canon Stephen Shipley and Canon Noel Battye.


  1. ^ "Prayer for the Day - BBC Radio 4". Retrieved 27 March 2017.

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