With the Rev Tony Burnham. When God Almighty Came to Earth (0 Wa!yWaiy); Matthew 21, w23-32; Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God
(Lafferty arr Stokes); When We Wa!k with the Lord (Trust and Obey). With the Manchester Cathedra!
' Choristers. Directorof music ChristopherStokes.
Teacher, playwright and novelist Jonathan Smith reads five extracts from his entertaining and provocative account of life in the classroom.
1: Why Do Teachers Feel the Need to apologise ? Producer Bruce Young
in the 1760s David "King" Hartley nearty brought the EngHsh economyto its knees. He was a master forger and a leader of the CraggVaie coiners. AiianBeswick investigates the Yorkshire gang whose activities ied to betrayal, intrigue and murder. Producer SaraConkey
The concluding episode of Lyndon Mai!et's two-part comedy about the diary-writing inhabitants of number 11 Hare Lane. Rex is relegated to the boxroomwhen his iandiady Jessica takes in a younger man. Stiii unabieto impress her with his wit or D!Y skiiis, Rex seeks femaie company at a !ocai iap-dancing emporium.
Director Kate Valentine
Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest, including Beat the Bra/ns, in which listeners put their own questions to contestants. Frst round - North West England. Producer Richard Edis . Repeated Saturday llpm
By Michael Butt. The winner of this year's Sony Gold Award for Drama, this production investigates P.G. Wodehouse 's mysterious wartime decision to broadcast on German radio, the incandescent response of the British press, and the unexpected effects of these events on contemporary writer George Orwell. (R)
!n five programmes Nige! Richardson challenges the comforting myths of London's Latin Quarter. 1: The CM) of 20,000 Reflections. Fifties Soho - glamorous, beguiling and exotic. But was it? With George Meiiy and other regulars of its ciubs and , dives. ProducerSimonCoates !
Joining Nigel Rees to exchange quotations and anecdotes this week are Deborah Bull, Elizabeth Buchan , Alan Corduner and Miles Kington. Reader William Franklyn.
Producer Carol Smith. E-MAIL: [email address removed] Repeated Sunday 12 noon
Mark Lawson meets American writer Armistead Maupin, famed for his Tales of the City sequence of books. His new novel, The Night Listener, focuses on a late-night radio storyteller. Producer Rob Ketteridge
By Miles Franklin, adapted in ten parts by Annie Caulfield. 1: 1902. The town of Possum Guhey in the Outback, southern Australia. Sybylla Melvyn - would-be adventuress - leaves school and embarks on her "career" as imitation autobiographer.
Music Simon Cryer. Director Marina Caldarone Repeated from 10.45am
Rosie gets engaged to a man who, she finds out later, is seriously and simultaneously involved with at !eastten otherwomen. Furthermore, she discovers he has completely re-invented his persona. Jessica is bowled over by John, a high-flying iawyerwith a taste for luxury cars. Why do deverwomen fan for con-men who are a)so conning themselves? Shei!a Keegan investigates. ProducerMge!Acheson
The first series of McCarthy's epic journey was concerned with how the Bible was written. This second series focuses on the different ways it has been read. He encounters Bib!es from every age, from the earliest manuscripts to the latest websites and learns how each version tells an intriguing story about the people who made it or owned it.
Butteries. With the most comprehensive survey of butterflies overtaken in Britain and !re!and recently completed, Mark Carwardine investigates the issues and threats facing these most fragile and beautifu! of insects.
Producer Sheena Duncan. Repeated tomorrow llam
By Joanna Trohope , abridged in ten parts by Doreen Estall and read by Barbara Flynn .
1: When a high!y respected judge leaves his wife of 40 years for his mistress of seven years, the fahout affects the whole family.producer Di Speirs (R)
A thriller by Toby Litt, abridged in ten parts by Alison Joseph and read by Stephen Tompkinson.
Conrad's beautiful ex-girlfriend Lily is shot in front of him in a fashionable London restaurant. Who is behind the killing and can Conrad find out in time for his own safety?
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