The Tablecloth Trick

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19960721]

In the first of four programmes, Richard Coles talks to people who have attempted "the tablecloth trick" - removing religion from their lives while leaving everything else standing. Producer Roger Childs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960721]

Talks: Richard Coles

Producer: Roger Childs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960728]

In the second of four programmes, Richard Coles tries to imagine a world without belief. He talks to Tony Benn , Ludovic Kennedy and lawyer Roger Brownsword. Producer Roger Childs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960728]

Unknown: Richard Coles

Unknown: Tony Benn

Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy

Unknown: Roger Brownsword.

Producer: Roger Childs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960804]

In the third of four programmes,

Richard Coles tests his own belief to see if it can face up to the complex wohd of science. He talks to two atheists, the cell biologist Lewis Wolpert and psychologist James Hemming , both of whom have attempted removing religion from their lives.

Producer Roger Childs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960804]

Unknown: Richard Coles

Unknown: Lewis Wolpert

Unknown: James Hemming

Producer: Roger Childs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960811]

Last of the series. Richard Coles talks to Peter Tatchell about religion and sexuality, and asks hospice carer Dr Anne Naysmith whether religion prepares you for death. Producer Roger Childs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960811]

Talks: Richard Coles

Unknown: Peter Tatchell

Unknown: Dr Anne Naysmith

Producer: Roger Childs