Presented by the Rev Sarah Bullock. Thou Whose Almighty Word (Moscow). Genesis 2, w4-9. The Lord at First Did Adam Make (traditional). God Is Love: Let Heaven Adore Him (Abbot's Leigh). Director of music Gordon Stewart.
Dame Eileen Atkins introduces some of her favourite pieces of prose and poetry reflecting a long career in the theatre. They include Virginia
Woolf, WB Yeats, Anthony Powell , and a story about Charles Dickens 's favourite cat. They are read for her by Juliet Stevenson and Tim Pigott-Smith . Producer Viv Beeby. Repeated Sunday 12.15am
Adapted for radio by Alison Joseph. A passionate and poignant yet doomed romance told in the intimate letters between well-to-do Edinburgh woman Agnes McLehose and poet Robert Burns.
Music performed by Ian McGregor and Saskia Tomans Director Gaynor Macfarlane
Each week a columnist advances a controversial view on a topical subject before listeners are given the opportunity to take issue by telephone. With David Jessel.
Producer Nick Utechin. PHONE: [number removed]
Fiona Shaw appeals on behalf of a charity that works to protect and promote freedom of expression in all its forms.
Producer Laurence Grissell.
DONATIONS: Writers and Scholars Educational Trust. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Repeated from Sunday 7.55am
Another report from the audio log ofTodd Jarrell aboard the square-rigger Europa, sailing down the coast of Antarctica, now 65 degrees south. A close encounter with minke whales near Paradise
Harbour. The ship eases through Le Maire where spectacular spires of rock are topped with meringues of ice. At Vernadsky Base, Todd bravely faces danger - vodka distilled by Ukrainian scientists from the Antarctic ice, steeped with fiery red peppers to keep out the cold. Producer Julian May
David Hatch returns with the radio quizthattests the wits and the ears of radio stars from across the dial. This week Brian Perkins and Jon Culshaw challenge Sandi Toksvig and Peter White. In the thirties Radio Times officially banned staff from fighting on its premises: true orfalse? ProducerViv Black
Mark Lawson meets the writer Michael Frayn whose plays include Noises Off and Copenhagen. Frayn is about to publish a new novel, Spies, about two boys living in wartime suburbia, whose games take a sinisterturn.
Producer Martin Smith
By Victor Hugo. Dramatised by Lin Coghlan.
19: The army is determined to put down the student uprising, and Marius and his friends pay dearly for their part in it.
For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am
As part of the Holocaust commemorations this week, Professor Mark Roseman uses rare personal and official documents to retrace the final journey of Ernst Krombach and his family, German Jews deported from Dusseldorf to Lublin in Poland in the spring of 1942. Their train left the station on time... and that punctual beginning of their journey to the concentration camp was indicative of a much longer bureaucratic journey for the Nazi regime as it organised the expulsion and execution of millions of its citizens. Along the route to Lublin, Roseman examines the chillingly precise machine that made a system out of slaughter.
Another in the series of narrative poems. 4: King Robert of Sicily. By HW Longfellow.
A medieval morality tale re-worked by Longfellow into a rousing story of pride brought low. Read by Stephen Thorne. Producer Sara Davies
By John W Campbell , adapted in four parts by Mike Walker. Six men are trapped by a vicious snow-storm in an Antarctic research station. As the weather closes in, they allow the strange creature they found in the snow to thaw out. What emerges is terrifying. Once it thaws, the alien comes to life, and it has the ability to mutate into the person it has just killed, making it impossible to detect. Will any of them survive? A story that will get right inside you.
Directed by Rachel Horan
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