Led by the Rev Roger Hutchings. In Heavenly Love Abiding
(Penlan). Titus 1, wi-5. Will Sing a New Song unto Thee
(Dvorak). Christians, Lift Up Your Hearts (Salve Festa Dies). With Mark Rowlinson. Organist Christopher Stokes.
1/5. One summer's day in the late 1960s two young Londoners fell in love with a ramshackle sheep farm in a remote and beautiful part of south Wales. They had almost no money, no idea about sheep and their marriage was uncertain from the start. This evocative memoir chronicles their changing relationship with the landscape - and with each other. Written and read by Horatio Clare and abridged by Doreen Estall. Producer Emma Harding Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: Running for the Hills by Horatio Clare is available for E13.99 (rrp £14.99) including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers to: [address removed] Call
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Controversial academic Dr Tony Sewell has a plan to break the cycle of underachievement among boys of Afro-Caribbean heritage in British schools Presenter
Kate Taylor follows the young recruits all the way to
Jamaica on this pioneering new project. Producer Kate Taylor
New series 1/4. when the late, great Jack Rosenthal finally wrote his memoirs he did so in the form he understood best - as a screenplay. This series was abridged and adapted by his daughter Amy Rosenthal from her father's original scripts and features his wife,
Maureen Lipman. This first programme startsjust before
Rosenthal's birth and follows him up to his days as an aspiring writer at the University of Sheffield.
Producer Bruce Hyman ; Director Maureen Lipman with Dirk Maggs Keeping it in the family: page 20
Stuart Maconie 's DVD review: page 38
5/6. In the literary quiz show this week, guests Peter Kemp and Miles Kington join team captains
Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh. WB Yeats is the subject for pastiche and the reader is Beth Chalmers. James Walton is in the Chair. Producer Katie Marsden Repeated on Saturday at 11pm
Two brothers breaking and entering face an awkward dilemma when they find the wife of their intended victim dead with a suicide note by her side. By Dominique Moloney.
Producer/Director Eoin O'Callaghan
Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Paul Lewis and his guests. Producer Sonia Rothwell
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1/5. The Italian Is Not My Songbird. A return of the series showcasing first-time and emerging writers in the short-story form. Present-day St Petersburg is the setting for Tara Bergin 's story of hidden desires and missed opportunities. An Italian student sets up longing in the heart of his landlady when he introduces her to the beauty of birdsong. Read by Marina Blake. Producer Gemma Jenkins
2/13. Exploring the place of faith in today's world, Ernie Rea and guests tease out the hidden and often contradictory truths behind the experiences, values and traditions Of Our lives. Producer Janet McLarty
2/11. Nicholas Parsons hosts the devious panel game from the Shaw Theatre in London, with panellists Paul Merton , Chris Neill , Kit Hesketh-Harvey and Lisa Tarbuck. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
1/5. The Frazzled Mum. Plagued by a 15-year-old son, who refuses to speak to her, and a tonally-challenged recorder-practising 10-year-old daughter, Jen (played by Claire Skinner ) sits trapped in the daily school run - inadvertently wearing her beige moccasin slippers and wondering what the red flashing light on the dashboard could be. A series of journey-packed comedy monologues told from five different perspectives, written by Alexis Zegerman. Producer Dawn Ellis Repeated from 10.45am
New series 1/3. Kenya's Bloody Summer. The investigative history series returns with a tale of murder and cover-up by the British Army in Kenya 50 years ago. Mike Thomson uncovers the facts, thanks to a secret file reluctantly released by the MoD. But some of its pages are still missing. What have the authorities got to hide? Producer Isobel Eaton
1/9. Poland. Since Poland joined the EU in 2004, thousands of workers have travelled across the EU's borders to find work. Tim Whewell examines the impact of this exodus on Poland. Repeated from Thursday
Searching for oil in the desert, Libya found vast quantities of fresh water under the sand. Consequently, one of the world's largest engineering projects, the Great Man-made River, was inaugurated by Colonel Gaddafi to pipe it from the desert aquifers to the coastal cities. Reporter Richard Hollingham visited the project. Producer John Watkins
1/5. Michael Fenton Stevens reads the first episode in Voltaire's classic satire on naive optimism, abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths . Producer Christine Hall
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There's nothing as funny as someone trying hard to be serious, and nothing as unfunny as someone desperate to get a laugh. Alex Games delves into the archives for moments that make US Squirm. Producer Vibeke Venema
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