With the Rev Roger Hutchings. Eternal Ruler of the Ceaseless Round (Song 1); Ephesians 4, wl-7; Litany to the Holy Spirit (Hurford); Thy Hand, 0
God, Has Guided (Thornbury). Director of music LucyHaigh.
Written and read by Tony Hawks in five parts. There is a theory that professional sportsmen in one field can turn their hand to any other game with a degree of proficiency. In 1998 Tony Hawks decided to see if he could beat the entire Moldovan national football team at his chosen game Of tennis. Part 1. Producer Chris Neill
Martha Kearney with interviews and discussions from a woman's point of view. Drama: Elizabeth and Essex selected and compiled by Lisa Osborne. Part 1 Of 5. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Archaeologist Julian Richards presents the programme that shows you how to discover your town's past through the streets and buildings of today. 2: St Andrews. Richards discovers how the church laid out the street plan, andwhywarwith the English and the support of the wrong pope led to the founding of Scotland's first university. Producer John Byrne. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/history
Six murder mysteries set in Dublin.
By Simon Brett. Created by Barry Devlin.
Paolo Baldi , priest, philosophy lecturer and accidental sleuth, is caught up in solving the murder of a leading academic. He follows a trail leading into the past of one of Ireland's most cherished literary figures.
Fiona Kidman , read by Susan Curnow. With all the frantic arrangements taking place for a family wedding, the only burning question seems to be Whethertoweara a hat or not. Producer Rosemary Watts
Elizabeth and Essex selected and compiled in five parts by Lisa Osborne. For ten years the young Robert Devereux , Earl of Essex, was deemed a favourite ofthe aging Queen Elizabeth I, as his letters - recently acquired by the British Library-confirm. But Elizabeth had a formerfavourite whom Essex could never quite replace. Part 1.
Director Marion Nancarrow. Repeated from 10.45am Programme of the Week: page 121
Earl of Essex:
Earl of Leicester:
In the last of three programmes Gavin Esler explores the nature and the future of British national identity. DeadorAlive?Vne old glue that held Britain together - empire, war, religion, the monarchy, the welfare state - is weakening. Esler asks what can strengthen the emotional bond of Britishness. Producers Jane Ashley and Martin Rosenbaum
Rory MacLean and guests considerthe dilemmas facing today's traveller. 3: This week how some of the world's most spectacular sites are being threatened by our presence in them - from the peaks of Mount Everest to the icy wastes Of Antarctica. Producer Miriam Newman
Storm Alert. Scientists warn that the hurricanes and cyclones of 1999 were a mild warning of storms to come. Adverse weather conditions have killed thousands in India and caused billions of dollars of damage in the USA. Alex Kirby talks to people most at risk from extreme weather and finds out what science can do to protect them. Producer Brian King
Colin Thubron 's new book, read by John Rowe , shows us the soul of this country. It is not about the Gulag but about buildings and peoples and amazing quirks of nature. Abridged in ten parts by Andrew Simpson. Part 1. Producer Duncan Minshull
A transatlantic icon and a household name, Alistair Cooke has come a long way from his working-class roots in northern England. Nick
Clarke's biography Alistair Cooke - a Life traces thisjourney. Read in five parts by Ian Richardson. Part 1. Abridged and produced by Pat McLoughlin (R)
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