BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.



BBC Homepage
BBC Radio
BBC Radio 4 - 92 to 94 FM and 198 Long WaveListen to Digital Radio, Digital TV and OnlineListen on Digital Radio, Digital TV and Online

PROGRAMME FINDER:
Programmes
Podcasts
Schedule
Presenters
PROGRAMME GENRES:
News
Drama
Comedy
Science
Religion|Ethics
History
Factual
Messageboards
Radio 4 Tickets
Radio 4 Help

Contact Us



SOMETHING UNDERSTOOD
MISSED A PROGRAMME?
Go to the Listen Again page
SOMETHING UNDERSTOOD
Sundays 06:05-06:35
Rpt: Sunday 23:30-24:00
Each week the programme examines some of the larger questions of life, taking a spiritual theme and exploring it through music, prose and poetry.
Programme details: Sunday 12 August 2007
The Carer and the Cared For

Today's programme was written and presented by Mark Tully and featured an interview with the author and broadcaster Elizabeth Urch.

The readers were Simon Tcherniak, Gareth Armstrong, Julia Ford and Laila Vakil.

Readings:

Reading 1:
Extract from “An Evil Cradling” by Brian Keenan, pub. Vintage

Reading 2
Extract from “The Outsider” by Albert Camus, translated by Joseph Laredo, pub. Penguin

Reading 3:
Poem: “Monday’s Angel” by Edgar Ruddock, from “Wisdom Is Calling”: An Anthology of Hope: An Agenda for Change”, pub. Canterbury Press 1999.

Reading 4:
Poem: “Being There” by Pat Marsh, from “Wisdom Is Calling: An Anthology of Hope: An Agenda for Change”, pub. Canterbury Press 1999.

Reading 5
Extract from “Metal Jam - The Story of a Diabetic” by Teresa McLean, pub. St Martin’s (New York), 1986.

Reading 6:
Poem: “I Believe” by Sheila Cassidy, from “Something Understood - an Anthology of Poetry and Prose” compiled by Beverley McAinsh, pub. Hodder & Stoughton 1996.


Music:

Music 1:
From CD: “Iris: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack”, SONY CLASSICAL SK 89806 tr. 4

Music 2:
From CD: "Get Lifted” by John Legend, SONY 5185772 tr. 9: “Stay With You”.

Music 3 & 4:
From CD: "Angel Voices", QUALITY TELEVISION QTVCD018, tr. 19: “Be Still My Soul” (set to Sibelius Finlandia)

Music 5:
From CD: “Siempre Machín”, BMG ARIOLA EURODISC 354110 (9A), tr. 11: “Toda Una Vida” Sung by Antonio Machín.

Music 6:
From CD: "Chants de la Prière a Taizé”, TAIZÉ T560 tr. 17: Psalm 62 “My Soul Reposes in the Peace of God”

Something Understood is a Loftus production for BBC Radio 4.
Listen Live
Audio Help

Something Understood

Listen Again

Previous editions



About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy