Presented by Andrew Graystone. Light of Christ Guide Me
On (Wilson). 1 John 1, vv5-9. There's a Light upon the Mountains (Wostenholm arr Wilson). Shine, Jesus Shine (Kendrick). Director of music Alan Wilson.
1/9. Lechuguilla Cave. The caver's dream trip is the descent into Lechuguilla, the deepest cave in the United States. Apart from its enormous size, what makes
Lechuguilla so impressive are the beautiful and varied gypsum formations that adorn the walls, ceiling and floors of the caverns, as Huw Cordey discovers when he spends nearly a week in search of Lechuguilla s hidden jewels. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
2/2. Leon, Ed and the New Breed. This affectionate tribute to the stars of the RKO short film comedies concludes with a profile of two of their best-loved performers, Leon Errol and Edgar Kennedy who, by he
1940s, had become the mainstay of RKO's shorts. With Glenn Mitchell. Producer Stephen Garner
New series 1/3. An Historic Return - Horowitz at Carnegie
Hall. Vladimir Horowitz , the Russian-American pianist, made a dramatic comeback in 1965, having retired prematurely 12 years previously. Paul Gambaccini returns to Carnegie Hall with some of those who remember hat afternoon, including those who queued for two nights, the man who tuned the piano and the record executive who literally had to push the nervous maestro on to the stage. Producer Marya Burgess
Most people are familiar with E Nesbit's much loved children's classic The Railway Children. But what happened to the three once playful siblings, Roberta,
Peter and Phyllis? It is now 1919, just after the First World War. By Martin Jameson.
Producer/Director Gary Brown
Another batch of listeners' history queries, uncovering mvstprips and re-interpreting the past. With Sue Cook. ADDRESS: [address removed] email: email@example.com
Producers Ivan Howlett and Nick Patrick
2/5. The love letters written between Albert Einstein and his eventual first wife, Mileva Maric , are examined by Dr Brian Cox. Readers Michael Roberts and Alison Goldie.
For more details see yesterday
4/6. Why are Demis Roussos and Napoleon Bonaparte on a witness-protection scheme in Swanage? The Consultants have the answer. Producer Will Saunders
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2/5. Letters of a Country Postman. Frank is desperately trying to adhere to Mocky's advice but the eligible bachelor is finding it increasingly difficult to fight off the local spinsters, widows and eldest daughters as he delivers their mail.
For cast and details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
4/10. Around a quarter of deaths in the UK are due to diseases of the lung, such as asthma, lung cancer, emphysema and bronchitis. Dr Mark Porter reports on the latest treatments for some common lung conditions. Read Choice on page 124.
Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
2/15. Convinced that the roadside inn where he is staying is in fact a castle, our would-be knight errant determines to ask a favour of the castle's lord. The innkeeper is bemused by his lunatic guest but decides to humour him. Andrew Sachs continues to read Miguel de Cervantes'S novel. For details see yesterday
4/6. Going West. Jon Ronson hears stories from people who have decided to "go west", such as that of Tom Fremantle who followed in his ancestors' footsteps across America, and writer Chris Ettridge , who did battle with the bureaucracy Of US Customs. Producer Laura Parfitt
Out of the icy seas off the south-west coast of Iceland in November 1963, a massive volcanic eruption gave birth to the island of Surtsey. The same year in west Yorkshire, the poet Simon Armitage was born. They had never met until now. Four decades later, island and poet get together to compare how it's going. Producer Tim Dee
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