Radio 4's spiritual anthology starts a series of Sunday programmes with new presenter Mark Tully. Through music, verse, prose and conversation, he probes questions he believes lie at the heart of our humanity.
A Unique Broadcasting production
Robin Page samples breakfast in Zimbabwe with Mick Townsend. Producer Tim Coleman
Religious news with Colin Morris.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Phil Pegum
speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of a charity which provides long-term development opportunities for young people at risk.
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All Too Human Lenten series in which women preachers explore the impact of the gospel. 5: Gospel in Suffering.
Led by the Rev John Howard. Preacher the Rev Professor Frances Young.
Isaiah 52, w 14-lsaiah 53, 16; Mark 8, w 31-35. Organist William Jones.
Producer Anne Reevell. Rptd Tuesday 11.00pm
Six European travel writers explore the strange culture and landscape of what is to them a very foreign country -
Britain. 2: The Lonely Rider. Horseman and travel writer Marc de Gouvenain returns to East Anglia, a place where he spent four days 27 years ago. Producer Kerry McGeever
See also Reading Aloud 7.30pm
with novelist Nina Bawden.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Friday 9.05am
with James Cox.
Anne Swithinbank , Geoffrey Smith and Nigel Colborn answer questions from visitors to The National Trust's
Gibside Estate, Tyne and Wear.
A Taylor Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am
by Lew Wallace. Dramatised in four parts by Catherine Czerkawska.
3: The Chariot Race. The biggest day of Ben Hur 's life dawns -the chariot race with Messala.
With Neville Jason. Ian Masters ,
Oliver Senton. Joshua Towb , Michael Tudor Barnes and Peter Yapp. Music by Wilfredo Acosta
Director Glyn Dearman. Rptd Friday 2.00pm
Andrew Dilnot questions the assumptions behind the British Government's science policy. Repeated from Thursday
In the last of the series, Guy Duke tries to bring the warring tribes of Kohistan in Pakistan together for the good of themselves and their environment.
Repeated from Tuesday
Gareth Owen and Judith Palmer introduce contemporary cowboy poetry, recorded at Elko, Nevada. Producer Viv Beeby
Misha Glenny 's four-part series on post-Cold War Europe. Repeated from Friday
Follow the Leader. What makes a good boss? Are top business people special or lucky? Peter Day hears from the trainers, the selectors and the leaders themselves.
A Kochan Hutchings Associates production
A futuristic four-part play by John Peacock. 2: The Overland. With
Dexter Retcher as Danny. Joe, Beth and Wilf's quest for survival begins.
Other parts played by members of the cast Director Celia De Wolff
Seven readings which present Britain through the eyes of settlers, visitors and passers through. 1: Letters from England by Karel Capek. The Czech playwright celebrates 1920s Britain. Read by Stephen Moore. Producer Lisa Osborne
8.00 Great Pioneers in Education:
Miss Buss and Miss Beale 8.30
Maths Miscellany 9.00 American
Conversations: Gloria Steinem 9.20
Jews and Christians in Renaissance Venice 9.40 Class in Britain Today
Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm
Alistair Beaton presents the best of Fourth Column from the last two series. With Bill Tidy and Dillie Keane. Producer Malcolm Love
Mark Whittaker looks at the buzz words of "sustainable development". Repeated from Wednesday
Last of the series in which women from the Isle of Dogs have their say. With Susan Marling. Producer Merilyn Harris
Six programmes in which Simon Rae presents an international anthology of the poetry of the Second World War. 2: How to Kill. The poetry of battle. Producer Paul Dodgson
Presented by Rodney Foster. Producer Smita Patel
Ian Bradley explores the power of the idea of sacrifice in Christian thought. 2: The Cross as Tree of Life
Producer Norman Winter