Presented by Nigel Swinford. Jesus Calls Us! O'er the Tumult (Sf Andrew ). Mark 1, vv14-22. Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (Repton, arr Chambers). Sing of the Lord's Goodness (Sands, arr Walker/Inwood). Director of music Graham Eccles. Organist Jeffrey Makinson.
Professor Barry Cunliffe tells the story of Pytheas the Greek, the first literate man ever to visit the British Isles. He arrived 300 years before Julius Caesar and wrote an account of his voyage, On the Ocean. But his achievement was trashed by his contemporaries and he was dismissed as a liar and a fraud. Why? Producer John Byrne
4/6. The Nearly Departed. Andrew finds turning 35 is little cause for celebration. His black mood is not helped by the realisation that he shares his special day - with Clement. Written by Marc Haynes and Chris Heath. Producer Chris Neill
2/6. John Simpson presents a geographical panel game that takes a whistle-stop tour of the globe, giving insights into fascinating places and cultures. This week's guests are Phil Ashby , Richard Holmes and Emma Kennedy. Producer Liz Anstee
When Rosa and Colm meet at their local pool, a love affair quickly blossoms. But whatever the complications in Rosa's life, Colm's unexpected past requires more than a little explanation. By Annie McCartney.
Producer/Director Eoin O'Callaghan
3/5. An Animal to the Memory. Mark Berman is anxious to change schools but his mother is adamant that he should stay at the Hebrew school. Subversive measures are required. By David Bezmozgis. For details see Monday
Anna, Illinois, is a town of about 7,000 people and is described as the perfect place for "an exceptionally enjoyable family life". But Anna is a "Sundown Town", so called because until the 1970s, it was common to see signs such as: "Nigger, Don't Let the Sun Go Down on You in Anna". Anna is, in fact, an acronym for "Ain't No Niggers
Allowed". Laurie Taylor looks at the phenomenon of these white-only towns in America and finds that the informal practice of barring blacks (and sometimes other groups) after night fall was astonishingly wide.
6/6. Friendship and Stress. A double bill of Adam Bloom with highlights from his previous series. Adam interviews his closest friends to discover if honesty is always the best policy. Next, he deals with the stress of not finishing the script and how the wrong dinner companion can ruin a meal. With Brendon Burns. Producer Adam Bromley
9/11. Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which Melanie Phillips , Professor Steven Rose , Clifford Longley and Rosie Boycott cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
2/3. How much do we know about the regulators who watch over our daily lives? Kirsten Lass talks to
David Norgrove , chairman of the new pensions regulator. At a time when headlines scream about another pensions crisis, he explains why he believes pensions are good and healthy. Producer Smita Patel Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
4/6. The search for intelligent life in the universe is a serious scientific endeavour. Peter Evans visits the SETI Institute in California to meet the researchers whose life work has been to scan the heavens for signals from other intelligent beings. But if they do get in touch, what on earth will we say to them? Producer Alexandra Feachem
5/6. Food and Drink. Professor Joy Klamp (Dawn French) guides us through the miserable universe of food and drink. With Chris Douglas , Sally Grace , Lucy Montgomery , Dan Tetsell , Ewan Bailey , Geoffrey McGivern , Geoffrey Whitehead and Brian Perkins. Written by Chris Douglas and Nick Newman. Producer Simon Nicholls
3/6. Steven Berkoff. The flamboyant theatre star and Clover improvise a story in which he is led by Al Pacino in a monkey suit to the Wailing Wall in Jersualem. Another in the series of stories that reveal much about the celebrities who tell them. Producer Gary Reich
The third day's play in the final Test from the Gaddafi
Stadium, Lahore. Including 7.15-7.21 News and Papers;
8.31 8.59 Yesterday in Parliament; 9.45 Daily Service.Producer Peter Baxter *approximate time
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