The Inconstant Moon

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01The Real Moon20090713

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 Moon20090714

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.

02The Invented Moon20090720

03The Mad Moon20090715

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.

03The Mad Moon20090721

04The Mythic Moon20090716

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 Moon20090717

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.

05The Attempted Moon20090723

06The Women's Moon20090720

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.

06The Women's Moon20090724

07The Earth's Moon20090721

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 Moon20090722

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.

08The Magic Moon20090728

09The Inconstant Moon20090723

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.

09The Inconstant Moon20090729

10The Mock Moon

10 LASTThe Inconstant Moon20090723
10 LASTThe Mock Moon20090724

Conspiracy theories, James Bond and the great moon hoax.