Led by Rev Peter Whittaker. God Is Love (Ubi Cantas).
John 19, vv5-16. 0 Saviour of the World (Goss). There Is a Green Hill Far Away (Horsley). Director of music Richard Tanner. Organist Philip Rushforth.
4/5. Steve Jones explains how the coral polyp, though apparently a single creature, is in fact frequently two, living symbiotically with their own solar panel, and thereby provides clues for the origins of the human cell. for further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
4/7. Canada. The Premier of British Columbia has announced the toughest measures in North America to combat global warming, including environmentally sustainable high-rise developments. Julian Pettifer investigates whether the drive to cut carbon emissions is consistent with plans for motorway expansions designed to help rapid economic growth.
Producer Arlene Gregorius Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
David Ouantick analyses the significance of NF Simpson's contribution to British comedy in the light of his return to the Royal Court Theatre after 40 years with a new play entitled If So, Then Yes.
Includes interviews with John Mortimer. Jonathan Miller , John Fortune and Eric Sykes. Producer Andrew McGibbon Jonathan Coe on NF Simpson: page 143
Natalia Power's account of John Masefield 's life, told from the perspective of a girl the poet laureate meets at a concert. He regales her with stories of his upbringing, his travels around the world, his marriage to an older woman, and his difficult relationship with fame.
Producer/Director Cherry Cookson
Young John Masefield:
6/6. Hip Replacements. Barbara Myers reports on the increasing number of hip replacement operations performed in the UK. As the age of recipients continues to decrease, an expert answers listeners' questions and discusses how long an artificial hip can be predicted to last and what to expect after surgery. Producer Pamela Rutherford PHONE: [number removed] from 1.30pm on the day of broadcast (calls cost no more than 8p per minute from land lines) or email via the Check Up website www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
4/4. Stirling. In the last of the series retracing the author s footsteps, Safraz Manzoor examines what remains of Stirling's battle scars from the wars of independence between England and Scotland and discovers how
Scottish people view their identity. For further details see Monday
Jonathan Coe is one of Britain's leading writers of comic fiction. Today he discusses the 1994 novel that made his name, What a Carve Up!, a work of social satire that uses the story of a powerful, wealthy and ruthless family, the Winshaws, to expose the excesses and evils of all aspects of Thatcherite Britain. Presented by James Naughtie.
Repeated from Sunday at 4pm
Jonathan Coe on NF Simpson: page 143
Quentin Cooper talks to palaeoanthropologists Clive Gamble and Mike Petraglia to discover what evidence exists to support the belief of some experts that a series of climate crises might have shaped human evolution.
Comedy, recorded last year at the Edinburgh Festival, in which Philippa Fordham and Simon Lipson take on a range of oddball characters in a quirky blend of sketch and song. With guests John Finnemore and Isy Suttie.
With Mark Lawson. Including a report on a rare revival of Koanga, an opera about slavery by Delius, who lived in the American South and drew inspiration from the music he heard there. Producer Ella-Mai Robey
4/5. Australia, 1912. Having talked her way out of prison,
Jess returns home to her baby son, only to find that in her absence everything has changed and he is nowhere to be found. By Kathryn Heyman. For cast and further details see Monday
The divorce rate among the over-50s has risen dramatically in the last 20 years. Kim Normanton discovers how couples go about disentangling decades of married life and attempt to start again. Producer Sally Flatman
6/9. 1707: Bravehearts and Bankers. The Act of Union between England and Scotland in 1707 brought wealth to Scotland and power to many
Scots. Dr Richard Weight sees whether there is a link between the end of Empire and the resurgence of Scottish nationalism and examines the relationship between patriotism and economics.
Producer Ingrid Hassler Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
4/5. Loving from a Distance. Alex Jennings continues Ian McEwan 's poignant story of shattered hopes. All
Florence's fears have come true. Estranged from Edward by sexual disaster, she waits for him on the beach while he looks for answers in their shared past. For further details see Monday
4/4. Comedy panel show in which a new host presents a quiz all about themselves, their whims, fancies, loves and hates and past glories. Former BBC royal correspondent Jennie Bond is the guest host, with panellists Sue Perkins, Robin Ince, Natalie Haynes and Will Smith.
Ian Hislop is joined by war veterans, an ornithologist, musicologists and Vera Lynn - celebrating her 90th birthday - to investigate the history of what became the signature song of the Forces' Sweetheart. As he probes deeper, politics, propaganda and more besides emerge as elements in the background of this wartime song.
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