London to Arcadia. Booker Prize-winning author Ben Okri escapes stressful London to seek tranquility in a part of Greece that has inspired writers and artists for centuries. Repeat Subtitled ...........................
Day two of the summer racing festival, featuring the Sussex Stakes at 3.20, with 1,000 Guineas winner Cape Verdi among the likely runners, and further races at
2.15, 2.45 and 3.50. Introduced by Clare Balding and Willie Carson , with Jim McGrath , Jimmy Lindley , Graham Rock , Jonathan Powell and Angus Lough ran.
This week's edition comes from a lightning simulator laboratory at the University of Manchester. Using a two million volt generator, scientists show how a lightning bolt can travel more easily through a brick wall than thin air. The aim ofthe research isto improve lightning protection systems.
Also.anewtreatmentforfretful dogs that can't stand being separated from their owners.
Presented by Philippa Forrester and Craig Doyle , with reports from Peter Snow , Jez Nelson andAnyaSitaram.
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The twice-weekly series following young vets in the field. Birthdays. It's Trude's 30th birthday and she's planning a dayoutwith hersister, but first she must deal with a blind cat and a rabbit with sore eyes. Newlyweds Alison and Craig Beck are put to the test when their cat is taken ill-Alison diagnoses a thyroid problem and Craig agrees to operate.
Director Alison Bennett
Tonight's guests are singer Tanita Tikaram and pop group Sweetbox. Carol Vorderman reveals how lottery money is funding artists and inventors of the future.
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Prisoners of the Forgotten Plague
The first of five new documentaries looks at a mysterious disease, known as sleepy sickness, which left thousands of people motionless and speechless in the 1920s. Now "virus hunter"
Professor John Oxford fears there could be another outbreak.
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Producer Emma Walker ; Series producer
Michael Mosley ♦ The professor in search of brains: page 20
Hearts of Darkness. A day out on the river leads Victor and Margaret into murky waters.
Written by David Renwick
Director/Producer Susan Belbin
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A follow-up to a documentary broadcast seven years ago about 20 children in the Soviet Union. Since the first film, the USSR has splintered and the children are now 14-year-old teenagers. Interviews with the youngsters build a picture of life in Russia and the new republics. Narrated by Robert Carlyle.
Second World War espionage thriller, starring
Henry Faber , a German agent codenamed the "Needle", is undercover in wartime Britain and has information about D-Day. But then he is shipwrecked off a remote Scottish island.
Director Richard Marquand (1981, 15)
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