Presented by the Rev Roger Hutchings. Thou Whose Almighty Word (Moscow). Romans 15, wl-7. Teach Me, 0 Lord (Attwood). Lord forthe Years (Lord of the Years). Director of music Graham Eccles. Producer Philip Billson
Dr Christopher Haigh goes in search of the connections between Elizabethans of the 16th and 21st centuries. 4: Religion. Dr Haigh asks how much Britain's modern multifaith generation has in common with its Christian predecessors in the reign Of Elizabeth IProducer Sarah Taylor
By the time of her death in 1603, Elizabeth I had presided over a flowering of literature and maps that shaped our image of Englishness for ever. In a new three-part series, Jonathan Bate shows how the Elizabethans "discovered England".
1: The Discovery of England's Past. Bate opens up an original copy of the Holinshed's Chronicles, which proved so influential for Elizabethan poets and playwrights, who plundered the work for material. Producer Matthew Dodd
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Philip Glassborow presents this dramatised feature, starring David Suchet, about the American author and illustrator Edward Gorey, who created a cosily sinister world that was as unconventional as his own life.
With Suchet as Edward Gorey and comment from Andreas Brown, Alison Lurie, Katherine Kellgren, Frank Langella and Steven Appleby, and additional contributions from Ogdred Weary, Miss D. Awdrey Gore and Wardore Edgy.
This week's topic forthe health phone-in is the kidneys and kidney disorders. Your questions are answered by Barbara Myers and DrJohn Eastwood, consultant renal physician at St George's Hospital in London. Phone [number removed] or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald
The concept of conserving buildings is well known, but now there is a movement to preserve areas of land with geological significance and international importance. Quentin Cooper finds out how Britain is leading the way in the practice of geo-conservation. Producer Sarah Empey EMAIL: email@example.com
6.30 The Right Time
The sketch show about life, written and performed by people who've lived a bit. Starring Eleanor Bron ,
Graeme Garden , Clive Swift , Roger Blake , Neil Innes and Paula Wilcox , with music by Neil Innes and Ronnie and the Rex. Producer Claire Jones
Through the 20-year correspondence conducted between Elizabeth I of England and King James VI of Scotland, Louise Yeoman delves into the emotional and human aspect of uniting England and Scotland. Readings by Penelope Keith and Forbes Masson.
Producer Dave Batchelor
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A Silver Lining. With people in the West living longer than ever before, the conventional wisdom is that we're doomed to an impoverished future. But Diane Coyle asks if the prophets of gloom have got it wrong. Editor Nicola Meyrick Producer Zaree rMasani Repeated on Sunday
By Maeve Brennan , abridged in two parts by Neville Teller and read by Tina Kellegher. Written in the 1940s, Maeve Brennan 's lost novella was discovered recently in a university archive. It's a haunting portrait of a young woman trying to find her place in the world after her mother dies.
1: Anastasia returns from Paris to Dublin, looking for her grandmother's affection. Producer Tanya Nash
The story about a man who can't stop himself breaking into song returns for a second series, starring Suggs, Bob Monkhouse and Bill Nighy. 1: In a bid to get rid of the band that lives in his head, Tom has been sent to a special centre. The treatment's going well - until the band make Tom burst into song.
Music by Andrew McGibbon. Nick Romero and Suggs Producer Dawn Ellis
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