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Apocalypse Now?

Mark Tully reflects on the reasons behind the current raft of films with apocalyptic themes.

Why has every age and every culture created myths of catastrophe and destruction? What function do these myths perform?

Producer: Eley McAinsh
A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

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30 minutes

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Sun 29 Aug 2010 23:30