The Inconstant Moon

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01The Real Moon *20090713

Forty years after the Apollo 11 landing, author Jeanette Winterson offers a series of reflective readings about the moon.

Jeanette considers what the moon means to us.

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

02The Invented Moon *20090714

Forty years after the Apollo 11 landing, author Jeanette Winterson offers a series of reflective readings about the moon.

Jeanette considers the moon in fiction.

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

03The Mad Moon * *20090715

Forty years after the Apollo 11 landing, author Jeanette Winterson offers a series of reflective readings about the moon.

Jeanette considers why lunar is lunatic.

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

04The Mythic Moon * *20090716

Forty years after the Apollo 11 landing, author Jeanette Winterson offers a series of reflective readings about the moon.

The ancient and long-held dream of the moon begins to come true.

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

05The Attempted Moon * *20090717

Forty years after the Apollo 11 landing, author Jeanette Winterson offers a series of reflective readings about the moon.

Jeanette considers earlier attempts on the moon - the so near yet so far planet of our dreams.

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

Jeanette considers earlier attempts on the moon, the planet of our dreams.

06The Women's Moon *20090720

Forty years after the Apollo 11 landing, author Jeanette Winterson offers a series of reflective readings about the moon.

Why the male-conquered moon is still a woman's moon.

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

07The Earth's Moon *20090721

Forty years after the Apollo 11 landing, author Jeanette Winterson offers a series of reflective readings about the moon.

The moon's imprint on our crops, our weather and our tides.

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

08The Magic Moon *20090722

Forty years after the Apollo 11 landing, author Jeanette Winterson offers a series of reflective readings about the moon.

Jeanette wonders at spells and futurology, alchemy and broomsticks.

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

09The Inconstant Moon *20090723

Forty years after the Apollo 11 landing, author Jeanette Winterson offers a series of reflective readings about the moon.

The moon in medieval and Renaissance thought.

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

10 LASTThe Mock Moon *20090724

Conspiracy theories, James Bond and the great moon hoax.