Presented by Ram Gidoomal . I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (Kingsfold). John 10, wl-5. If Today You Hear God's Voice (Willcock). The King of Love My
Shepherd Is (Dominus Regit Me). Director of music Alan Wilson.
The park is a ubiquitous urban feature that sees all manner of human life pass through its gates. With its ponds and pathways, playgrounds for children and arbours for addicts, it's the place where illicit assignations are made and afternoons are ambled away. This portrait of the park was built up overthe course of a year from the funny, exotic and erotic stories to be found among the trees and flowers. 1: Summer Jazz and Conkers. In the first of two programmes, summerturns to autumn and two lovers begin theirtragic story. Producers Simon Elmes and Sara Parker
More puzzles from Chris Maslanka and guests, as they attempt to baffle each otherwith brainteasers based on words, numbers and logic. On the panel are crossword editor Val Gilbert , puzzle setter David Bodycombe and crossword compiler Don Manley. Send your puzzles and answers to Puzzle Panel.
BBC Radio 4. London W1A 1AA Email: email@example.com Producer Clare Csonka
In the first of two plays about Thomas Hardy and his wives, Adam Thorpe imagines the conversation between Hardy and his first wife Emma Gifford before midnight on 31 December 1900. They are talking in front of a crackling fire on a frosty night at the gloomy Victorian house Hardy built near
Dorchester. As the clock winds down towards midnight and a new century approaches, the strains in their marriage become sharply focused. Hardy wants to read Emma his new poem The Darkling Thrush but Emma tries to goad him into doing something more memorable.
Producer Rob Ketteridge
Presented by astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno. 3: The Bouncing Universe. When our universe ends, will it start all over again? Or do we need to escape tc another universe while we still have the time? The science of the Ancient Greek atomists provides some clues to where our universe is heading. For details see Monday
Laurie Taylor meets Coleridge Goode , one of the most innovative jazz bass players of the 20th century. Goode grew up in Jamaica but didn't discoverjazz until he arrived in Glasgow. Ian Carr, Julian Joseph and Kevin Le Gendrejoin the discussion about the rewards and problems of the jazz world, the criss-crossing transatlantic currents which have influenced the British scene and the distinctive society that grew up around it. Producer Jacqueline Smith
By Thea Gersten. Dramatised in 10 episodes by Andrew Farrell Readman.
3: Time Running Out. Thea's permit arrives and she leaves Germany to join her father in Warsaw. But will she be prepared for life as a refugee? For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Michael Buerk chairs a debate on the moral conundrums behind one of the week's news stories. Ian Hargreaves , Michael Gove , Steven Rose and Melanie Phillips cross-examine witnesses who hold passionate but conflicting views.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
When the Government announced recently that hundreds of key medical and military personnel were to be vaccinated against smallpox, it sent an unambiguous message to the population at large: we would be unwise to ignore the threat of a terrorist attack. In the first of three programmes investigating different threats to the social fabric, Sue Broom looks at the central role science is playing in the struggle against biological and chemical attack. Producer John Watkins
The last chance to join Neil Innes inside his own mind where there are stories of working with Monty Python , jingles for products you never thought you needed and a modest little song called Isn't It Great Being a Star. It's the only show that promises to pluck the eyebrows of intelligence with the sugar tongs Of fact. Producer Claire Jones
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