Stewart Henderson has been up above the sombre clouds this week hearing how the poem, An Irish Airman Foresees His Death, by WB Yeats came to be. There's also a remarkable peace walk remembered, at the end of which an intended meeting with President Kennedy sadly didn't take place. And despite Soviet censorship, the eventual triumph of Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago is recalled.
Rodger Law and the Chinese Curiosities (All week, Radio 4)
Open Country (Thur 10th July, Radio 4)
The Hotel Suite (Mon 7th July, Radio 4)
The Zhivago Affair (All week, Radio4)
The Documentary: No Destination (Sat 12th July, World Service)
Blofeld and Baxter: Memories of Test Match Special (Sun 29th June, Radio 4)
Cold Water California (Mon 7th July, Radio 4)
Farran at Bay (Thur 10th July, Radio 4)
The Documentary: The Yellow Cab Blues (Tue 8th July, World Service)
It's a Fair Cop (Wed 9th July, Radio 4)
The Essay: Goodbye to All That (All week, Radio 3)
The Infinite Monkey Cage (Mon 7th July, Radio 4).