Big Umbrella, The

The first of five programmes in which leading thinkers present radiophonic essays on original ideas.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970704]|The second of two programmes in which leading thinkers present essays on original ideas.|Over the Sea to Sky. The metaphor|"white horses on the sea" leads Nigel Lewis into a past and magical world. Producer Matt Thompson Repeat
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970704] |Unknown: Nigel Lewis|Producer: Matt Thompson
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970808]|Over the Sea to Sky. Nigel Lewis enters a past and magical world where to be literal is to be very mad indeed. Producer Matt Thompson Repeat
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970808]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970815]|Five essays. 2: The Death of ButterfliesWith poet and immunologist Miroslav Holub. Reader Guillermo Leon.|Series producer Matt Thompson Repeat
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970815] |Reader: Miroslav Holub.|Reader: Guillermo Leon.|Producer: Matt Thompson
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970822]|Five leading thinkers present essays on original ideas. 4: Satan and Us|Professor Elaine Pagels believes the Devil originated as a propaganda tool. Series producer Matt Thompson Repeat
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970822] |Unknown: Professor Elaine Pagels|Producer: Matt Thompson
The Bat19970614A leading thinker presents an essay of an original idea.|`The Bat'.|Evolutionist Dr Richard Dawkins celebrates the bat, with field recordings by Dr Gareth Jones.
01Over The Sea To Sky1997070519970809The first of five programmes in which leading thinkers present radiophonic essays on original ideas.`White horses on the sea', a metaphor which is more than mere description, leads Nigel Lewis into our past and magical world, where to be literal is to be very mad indeed.
02The Death Of Butterflies19970815Poet and immunologist Miroslav Holub evokes the difference between megadeath and the mortality of the individual.|Reader Guillermo Leon.
04Satan And Us19970823Professor Elaine Pagels believes the Devil originated as a propaganda weapon cooked up in the wartime literature of early religious sects.|``Our image of Satan is an inverse image of how we define ourselves - and our enemies.''.