|01||Night Time And Memory||20001211||20021230|
This programme moves from bloody accounts of the Falklands War, to the bird song in the midsummer night forest, to radio waves in nocturnal transmissions. With new poems by Hugo Williams and John Burnside.
|02||Dark Times, Dark Places||20001212||20021231|
Including descriptions of the peculiar black of the Antarctic winter, the solitary darkness of the seabed, and a haunting account of blindness. And new works by poets Sarah Maguire and John Burnside mix memory and imagination.
|03 LAST||Dark Thoughts||20001213||20030101|
An audio essay looking at the spiritual and elemental aspects of darkness, taking us from infant fear of the dark, through a universe filled with dark matter, and ending with beliefs about a black underworld of the afterlife. New poems are performed by Ruth Padel and Collete Bryce.