In the week leading up to Remembrance Sunday, Canon Colin Semper travels across part of northern Europe to military establishments and places associated with war, to reflect on the spiritual questions posed by the pursuit of war and peace.
1: Ypres- Remembering and Forgetting from St George's Memorial Church.
0 Crucified Redeemer
(Llangloffan); Remember Not, Lord, Our Offences
(Purcell);0 God, Our Help in Ages Past (St Anne); Jeremiah31,w31-34; lepers Kamerkoor, directed by Dirk Coutigny.
Brief encounters, stiff upper lips and clipped vowels - the actress Celia Johnson epitomised the austere elegance of post-war Britain. Jenni Murray talks to her daughters Kate and Lucy Fleming as Lucy begins a 12-part reading of Kate's biography of their mother. Serial: Celia Johnson
"The beginning was very ordinary. Celia Elizabeth Johnson was born in 1908 in Surrey, where her father was a doctor." Abndged by Meg Clarke
Music: Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto
Editor Clare Selerie
Third in a six-part series celebrating 150 years of Punch magazine.
Featuring Leslie Phillips , Michaeljayston,
Angela Thorne and Eve Matheson.
Introduced by Simon Hoggart.
Adapted by Bill Matthews
Producer Diane Messias. Stereo
The second of Sue MacGregor 's eight guests is Dounne Alexander -
Moore, who talks about her life and the successful business she has built up based on her Trinidadian grandmother's recipes. ProducerGillian Hush
(Repeated Saturday at 8. 50pm;
Robert Walker is at the Royal Shakespeare
Company's premiere of new translations of Sophocles' Theban plays; Nick Baker goes behind prison doors to report on an unusual production of Stephen Sondheim 's Sweeney Todd ; and there's music from the classical and contemporary worlds.
Producer Anthony Denselow. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
The Man-Eater of Malgudi
A dramatisation of R K Narayan's novel, set in the small Indian town of Malgudi. Nataraj and his friends Sen and Kavi find their lives ruined by the arrival in Malgudi of the monstrous Vasu. Their attempts to deal with him build to a wickedly I humorous climax. Vasu .................BHASKER
Dramatised by William Ash Director Kay Patrick. Stereo
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