1/5 By Peter Hill. In 1973, a 19-year-old art school student with a head full of Kerouac, Hendrix and Vietnam discovers a new vocation. Read by David Tennant and abridged by Laurence Wareing. Producer Gaynor Macfarlane Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. The Lord s My Shepherd (Brother James 's Air, arr
Gordon Jacob ). Romans l,wl-7. How Lovely Are the Messengers (Mendelssohn). 0 Jesus, I Have
Promised (Wolvercote). With the Manchester
Chamber Choir. Director of music Jeffrey Makmson.
2/2 Jolyon Jenkins concludes his investigation of the Windsor Fellowship, a charitythat grooms youngsters from ethnic minorities for life in the upper reaches of British management. This week, he looks atthe personal enhancement programme" but he finds experts sceptical as to whether such Schemes can really work. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
5/6. Christopher Lee 's comedy drama set in the Ministry of Defence.
England Expects. If no one can say exactly what the Future Rapid Effects System is going to comprise, how can anyone be sure of what it's going to cost?
And will there be enough left over for a hair trimmer?
Producer Rosalind Ayres Director Pete Atkin
Wg Cdr Bryan:
Chief Petty Officer Grieves:
1/5. A week of stories by leading travel writers on the theme of Poste Restante, the international system that allows travellers' letters to be held until collected at a designated post office.
The Mombasa Mail Flag by Sara Wheeler , read by Rupert Graves. McDonnell, an expatriate farmer in Kenya, dreams of finally impressing his statesman father. Producer Gaynor Macfarlane
1/5. Tales of extraordinary scientific phenomena that delighted our scientific forefathers and are now relevant to 21st-century medical science.
1: Ajellyfish that gives off an eerie glow is the keyto a revolutionary new diagnostic tool in medicine. Producer Louise Dalziel
Ernie Rea in conversation with guests about the place of faith in today's complex world, teasing out the hidden and often contradictory truths behind the experiences, values and traditions of our lives. Producer Rosemary Dawson
Nicholas Parsons chairs the devious panel game from the University of Dundee where the panellists this week are Fred Macaulay , Maria McErlane , Nick Revell and Gyles Brandreth.
Producer Chris Neill Repeated on Sunday
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6/15. By Arnold Bennett , dramatised in 15 parts by Stephen Wyatt. Sisters Sophia and Constance grow up above a thriving drapery business in the Potteries in the 1860s.
The Elopement. Sophia escapes to London with her lover, travelling salesman Gerald Scales.
Producer/Director Claire Grove Repeated from 10.45am
On the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day,
Gareth Armstrong investigates an enduring anti-Semitic myth -that Jews ritually murder Christian children and use their blood to make the unleavened
Passovermatzo bread. He traces the waythis lie has resonated over the centuries and uncovers a new manifestion of the libel - in the newspapers and on the bookstalls of the Arab world. Producer Hugh Levinson
Bright lights, tunnels, meetings with dead relatives and life reviews are all features of new death
- experiences. This programme hears from those who have had these experiences and from scientists and theologians undertaking new research to understand these strange phenomena. Producer Amanda Hancox
Respect Your Elvers. The number of young eels returning to our rivers from the Sargasso Sea has fallen dramatically over the past 20 years. Lionel Kelleway finds out whether it is because of man's intervention orjust part of a natural cycle. Producer Joanne Stevens Repeated tomorrow at 11am
6/10. John le Carre continues to read from his latest novel, which follows the fortunes of two friends from the political unrest of the 1960s through to the end of the Cold War and on to the world of terrorism since 9/11. Abridged by Katrin Williams. The Berlin Wall comes down and Mundy's life as a double agent ends. Producer David Blount
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