King James Bible Readings
BBC Radio 4 King James Bible Readings
The King James Bible is one of the great works of English literature. For centuries it has had an extraordinary influence on the English language and culture. To mark its 400th anniversary, Radio 4 is broadcasting readings throughout the day from the King James Bible and essays to celebrate its language, imagery, poetry and storytelling.
Ep 1 - This first collection of readings from the Book of Genesis is introduced by the historian Simon Schama.
Ep 6 - Will Self introduces the account of Jesus' death and resurrection from the King James Bible to mark it's 400th anniversary.
9th Jan 2011
Episode 1 - 0815 hrs
Episode 6 - 2100 hrs
Facebook page for fans, updated with news from this website.