Presented by Nigel Lee. The Lord s My Shepherd
(Archer) Romans 8, wl8-25. Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Blaenwem). Irish Blessing(
Leddington Wright ). With the Radio 2 Choristers of the Year
Lucy Rhodes and James Eager. Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.
The Americans are invading Cuba. Armed with processed cheese and turkey drumsticks, hundreds of businessmen have come to Havana, hoping the US embargo is soon to fall. Fidel Castro is there to greet them with open arms. Meanwhile on the streets ordinary people use ration books and whatever hustle they can dream up to feed their families Mariusa Reyes reports from a divided island and meets dissidents who are using Harry Potter and Dr Seuss to undermine state control. Repeated Monday 8.30pm
Adam Hart-Davis sets out on a rare musical quest: to get to the bottom of the strange world of "tuning".
Why do we need tuning? Is there any correct way to tune a musical instrument? And does it really matter? Along the way, we clamber into the bowels of a cathedral organ, meet the inventors of some rather unusual musical instruments, and discover whether even the most sophisticated recording technology is up to thejob of making Adam Hart -
Davis Sing perfectly in tune. Producer Michael Surcombe
By Carol McGuigan. Two worlds collide in this passionate portrait of a painter and the ordinary young woman who changes his life. Based on American artist Winslow Homer's 1881 visit to Cullercoats, a fishing village on the north-east coast of England.
Producer/director Nadia Molinari
A columnist advances a controversial view on a topical subject, then listeners can take issue by telephone. Presented by David Jesse !. PHONE: [number removed] LINES OPEN from 1.30pm Producer Nick Utechin
Could the fictional technology used by the crew of the starship Enterprise when they "set phasers on stun" soon be a reality? There has been considerable interest in the development of weapons that cause only temporary injury, for policing, peacekeeping and war. Quentin Cooper asks what non-lethal weapons might be used for, and whether they could be misused. Producer Sarah Empey EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
The sitcom about management consultants who transform companies in ways they barely understand. With Marcus Brigstocke , Emma Kennedy , Catherine Shepherd and David Mitchell. Written by James Cary. Producer Adam Bromley
Christopher Gunness continues his series about modern Asian history, this week from Indonesia.
Under the auspices of easing population pressures on the inner islands of Java, Bali and Madura,
Indonesia's transmigration programme saw seven million people uprooted from their homes in the largest resettlement programme of the 20th century. Producer John Murphy
A Church That Matters? As a new Archbishop of Canterbury takes office, Anglicans have high hopes of revived prestige forthe established church. The Church of England still intends to exert influence in many areas of politics and society, ranging from prisons and asylum to the morality of bombing Iraq. But the institution Rowan Williams will lead faces paralysing disputes over sexual morality and biblical authority. Andrew Brown asks whetherthe church can rise above them and continue to matter in our national life. Producer Chris Bowlby Repeated Sunday 9.30pm
Geoff Watts examines new digital technology that's set to send tremors through the world ofwine.
Researchers have cracked the code for making fine wine by breaking down the components that give any bottle its unique colour, flavour and fragrance. Could this spell the end forthe traditional tasting? Producer Beth Eastwood EMAIL: email@example.com
Fantasy sitcom set in the world of Gravy.
5: Night of the Sexicle. Things hot up as Raamen Bod calls upon the services of Morpheena, the sexiest assassin in Gravy. Starring Nick Frost , Matt King , Simon Pegg , Mark Heap , Peter Serafinowicz , Kevin Eldon , Julia Deakin , Janet Anderson , Daisy Jones and Kevin Marcell. Producer Mario Stylianides
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