As the Times Literary Supplement reaches its
100th birthday, Laurie Taylor presents a five-part series celebrating the influential paperthathas championed, surveyed and sometimes dismissed the cream of the 20th-century literary world.
2: A look at the art of reviewing, with particular reference to the anonymous reviews of Virginia Woolf. Producer Laura Parfitt
By John Nichol and Tony Rennell. 2: Expectant relatives hope to hear news of the release of their loved ones from the prisoner-of-war camps in Germany. However, the men face an arduous journey Of epic proportions. For details see yesterday Rptd at 12.30am
Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. 0 Worship the King (Hanover). Ezekiel 1, w4-5, 26; 2, vl. Glorious and Powerful God (Wood). Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise (StDenio). Director of music Christopher Stokes.
Aubrey Manning returns with a new series of archaeological mysteries. This week he examines evidence from excavations in Kazakhstan of what could be the earliest domestication of the horse. Producer Martin Redfern
The series about music that makes the hairs stand up on the backs of our necks. 1: Fever. When bass player Max Bennett heard an unknown sing Fever in a small LA nightclub, he knew he had found a new songforthe singer he worked for-Peggy Lee. Lee's finger-snapping, bass and drums arrangement went on to immortal ise the song. Producer Sara Conkey
Sue Cook and the team examine more of your historical queries. If there is a local legend, quirk of history, family curiosity or architectural oddity that has you puzzled, or if you can help with another listener's query, please write to: [address removed], oremail: firstname.lastname@example.org Producers Ivan Howlett and Nick Patrick
2: Accommodation by Jo Baker. Jill and Liam live in probably the smallest flat in Belfast and with their first baby on the way, they need to find somewhere bigger, soon. Producer Tanya Nash Fordetailsseeyesterday
In November 1901 a lifeboat disaster in Norfolk took the lives of nine men. This was a tragedy felt deeply by the whole country and it was a catastrophe for the village of Caister-on-Sea. But it helped lifeboatmen to establish a special place in the hearts of the British.
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The final part in a series of reminiscences by well-loved broadcasters. This week barrister and writer John Mortimer , best known as the creator of Rumpole of the Bailey, shares his favourite stories Of his life and career. Producer Claire Jones
When the Taliban were ousted a year ago, the international community pledged to rebuild Afghanistan but only half the promised aid has arrived and with winter approaching, the situation is getting worse. As the USA gears up for another war, Jenny Cuffe reports from Afghanistan and asks why, despite all the promises, there's been so little progress.
Rptd on Sunday at 5pm
Connie St Louis concludes her look at health and wellbeing in the adult years. 4: Living Life to the Full. How do the lives we lead when we are healthy and young affect us in later years?
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By William Trevor. 2: The Gaults' decision to leave their beloved house in County Cork has had a devastating result. Captain Gault has found a small vest lying on the beach. But there is no sign of his eight-year-old daughter. For details see yesterday
Geoffrey Wheeler goes behind the facade of the Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square to seek out the traces of the Variety theatre which once stood in its place -the Alhambra. From the earliest days of the 20th century until its closure in the 1930s, the Alhambra was one of London's premier Variety venues. But it fell foul of the rising popularity of cinema and radio entertainment and was forced to close. Geoffrey Wheeler rediscovers the Alhambra's fine legacy. Producer Libby Cross
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