Paul Bhattacharjee reads poet and novelist Michael Ondaatje 's account of his colourful family's life in Ceylon in the twenties and thirties. Abridged in five parts by Jill Waters. Part 1. Producer Jill Waters
Writer, director and actor Steven Berkoff performs extracts from his favourite poetry, prose and plays before an audience at this year's Edinburgh Festival. He draws on ancient Greek drama, Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde and poet Walt Whitman to celebrate language as an instrument of praise. Producer Rob Ketteridge
Jesus, Where'er Thy People Meet (Wareham); 1 Thessalonians 5, w9-ll, 15-18; Standing in the Need of Prayer (Spiritual, arr
Andrews); Forth in the Peace of Christ (Deo Gratias). Director of music David Andrews.
Jenni Murray talks to Sian Phillips , who stars in a new film about a Welsh family who are seduced and destroyed by the American Dream. Serial: Angel, by Anita Mason , read by Barbara Flynn , abridged in 12 parts by Jane Marshall. Part 6. Managing editor Nadine Grieve E-MAIL: email@example.com
The final part of Nigel Baldwin 's three-part drama about a journalist's investigation of the mysterious death of a student. 3: Sarah
Dee discovers more than she likes about the pollution cover-up. with Antony O'Donnell , Siriol Jenkins. David Middleton, Manon Edwards , Ray Llewellyn and Steffan Rhodri. Composer
Laurie Scott-Baker . Musicians Dylan Fowler and Evan Parker. Director Alison Hindell
Lynne Walker catches a rare performance of Martinu's surrealist opera Julietta in a new production at Opera North Leeds and sees a new play, Mackerel Sky, at the Bush Theatre.
Producer Adrian Washbourne
Revised repeat at 9.30pm
The last of four programmes looking at the main points of the compass and what they mean to us.
East. Written and presented by Simon Armitage , with Jonathan Betts , Gerald Butt. Lisa Jardine , Ian McGaskill , Professor Brian Mathews ,
Patrick Moore and the Bishop of Monmouth. Producer Susan Roberts Repeat
By JM Synge, adapted for radio by Peter Kavanagh. Pegeen is set to marry a timorous west of Ireland farmer, until a real adventurer walks into her life. with Michael Elphick, Lloyd Hutchinson, John Rowe, David Bannerman, Anthony Ofoegbu Anne-Marie Duff, Janet Maw and Tracy Ann Oberman. Director Peter Kavanagh
The last of four programmes examining issues of ethnicity and nationalism. Letter from the North
Fergal Keane examines the sectarian feuding which has dominated the history of Ulster.
Producer Tony Grant Repeat
The last episode of Peter Lovesey 's historical whodunit, dramatised by Geoffrey M Matthews. Bertie seems as far away as ever from solving the murder at the Moulin Rouge. with Paul Jenkins , Daniel Philpott , Stephen Critchlow , Tessa Worsley. Olivier Pierre and Geoffrey Whitehead. Director Matthew Walters
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