3/3 John Humphrys is looking for reasons to have faith in God in this scientific age, in a world where atrocities are often committed in the name of religion. This week he questions the Chief Rabbi, Dr Jonathan Sacks
Producer David Coomes : Editor Christine Morgan Repeated at 9.30pm
2/4. Ninety-year-old fitness instructor Seona Ross tells Felicity Finch how much the world of work has changed since, aged 15, she began her training at the Women's League for Health and Beauty in London.
Led by the Rev Tony Burnham. Christ is the World's True Light
(Darmstadt). Romans 8, vv18-23. Here I Am, Lord (Schutte, arr Archer) God Is Love: Let Heaven Adore Him (Abbot's
Leigh). Directorof music Simon Lole. Organist Richard Tanner.
2/3 The Nightmare Scenario. The tiny kingdom of Swaziland is struggling with the highest incidence of Aids in the world combined with six years of drought and famine. Adam Lusekelo asks what policy makers and decision makers can do, faced with such impossible challenges. For further details see yesterday
1/2 Stewart Lee sees beyond the friendly red-nosed image of the clown to discover a moral purpose to what most of us regard as innocent entertainment. He goes to Los Angeles to meet a clown who assaults and ridicules his audiences, and witnesses the rituals of the Native American sacred clowns of New Mexico.
Producer Alison Vernon-Smith
New series 1/4 Huw Edwards unveils the history behind some of opera's most famous plots, beginning with Puccini's Tosca - a story of love, politics, religion, sadism and murder, based on real events in Napoleonic-era Rome. Producer Catherine McGhee Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
It's 1913, and a young travelling photographer sets out looking for business around the Worcestershire countryside His journey becomes a learning experience, both in his craft and in life, as he meets a variety of characters, including an early aviator and a newspaper proprietor, and a little girl who teaches him more about the true nature of photography than anyone. By Lance Woodman.
Producer/Director Peter Leslie Wild
Nick Baker and the team answer listeners historical questions. Producer Nick Patrick
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2/5 Huw Cordey and friends are aiming for a pristine rainforest wilderness but first they have to negotiate three huge waterfalls and are forced to carry their canoes and provisions - almost a ton in weight - through the dense vegetation, in heavy rain. They are finding their stamina and determination tested to the limit. For further details see yesterday
2/5. Let Them Call It Jazz. Selina, newly arrived from the West Indies, struggles to negotiate the hostile environment of 1950s London. Jean Rhys's tale, dramatised by Sarah Wooley.
For further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
7/10. Richard Watson investigates the extent of radicalisation among Britain's Muslim communities and asks if the security agencies and the Government are doing enough to tackle the problem.
Producer David Lewis ; Editor David Ross Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
New series 1/4. Is it normal for humans to have cancer? Medical professionals think it might be: either as part of the normal ageing process or because testing and screening can now spot more cancerous cells - even ones that will not develop into anything life-threatening. Vivienne Parry explores another aspect of human normality. Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
2/10. In hospital for tests, Dilly's mind wanders back to the terrible sea voyage she had when she left home for America as a little girl, travelling steerage. By Edna O'Brien. For further details see yesterday
2/3. The Dreadful Day of Judgement. Three lost souls meet over Christmas when they find themselves clearing up an abandoned graveyard, but it isn't long before their personal demons get in the way of their work. Dramatised byYvonneAntrobus.
Music by David Pickvance ; Producer Conor Lennon
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