An intimate and profound portrait of the Moon.
Ranging across science, art and mythology, writer Oliver Morton explores the different spaces that Earth’s closest neighbour occupies in our lives.
From Galileo and the earliest theories of Moon geology through the highs of the Apollo missions to the current debate over whether humans should return, Morton lays out the history and future of our relationship with the Moon.
Omnibus read by Robin Laing.
Abridged by Anna Magnusson
First broadcast in five parts on BBC Radio 4 in 2019.
An intimate portrait of our nearest neighbour ranging across art, myth and science.