Charles Hazlewood introduces the first of 14 Promenade concerts to be broadcast by BBC4 from London's Royal Albert Hall. This evening Charles Mackerras, a revered interpreter of 18th-century music, conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in a performance of The Creation by Joseph Haydn, sung in German. Soloists are soprano Christiane Oelze, tenor Paul Groves and bass John Relyea. Among the guests joining Charles Hazlewood in the interval is Nicholas Kenyon, Director of the BBC Proms. Also broadcast on Radio 3 and BBCi. Our full guide to the Proms: centre pages
***Comic tale of an Icelandic layabout who falls for his mother's beautiful Spanish dance teacher. However, his mother is also in love with the bisexual object of his affections. Directed by Baltasar Kormakur, and starring Victoria Abril and Hilmir Snaer Guonason. With music co-composed by Blur's Damon Albarn. In Icelandic and English with subtitles.
Portrait of transsexual writer Jan Morris, who as James Morris scored a major scoop with news of the conquest of Everest before changing sex in 1972. Presented by The Observer's literary editor Robert McCrum.
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