One thing in common – Sir Jeremy Cooke

The Honourable Mr Justice Cooke is a former Harlequins rugby player and now a High Court Judge. He has judged many high-profile cases, including the Pakistani match-fixing trial in which he condemned their behaviour as “not cricket”. He is vice-chairman of the Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship. Here he is interviewed, and then speaks on: “Does faith fly in the face of the evidence?”

Is Life Worth Living?

Acts 17:16-34 The French philosopher Albert Camus wrote, “There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy”. Is it? If so, why?

One thing in common: Comedy Writer

James Cary is an award-winning comedy writer for BBC, having co-written two series of Bluestone 42 (BBC3), and worked on Miranda (BBC1) and My Family (BBC1) and numerous Radio 4 shows starring Milton Jones, David Mitchell and Marcus Brigstocke. Here he is interviewed, and then speaks on: “The Gospel According to Sitcoms, what comedy tells […]

Death and all his friends: Fear

John 11:38-57 Woody Allen once wrote: “Death is absolutely stupefying in its terror…It makes our lives look as irrelevant as waves breaking over the sea shore.” Even those of us who are convinced that there’s something better beyond death, still can find the thought of it very frightening. How can we approach our own deaths joyfully and confidently?