The first of three programmes in which seasoned travellers recall their exploits - and their reactions to extreme conditions. Robert Swan explores his motives for enduring the rigours of life at the poles. Producer Alastair Wilson
Last of six new plays by American writers.
The Star Quitter by William S Yellow Robe Jr. Set on a Native American reservation in Montana, the play explores the complex relationship between two women from totally different backgrounds.
Director Martin Jenkins
With Daire Brehan. For many years, Pluckley in Kent has had the reputation of being the most haunted village in England. But now there is another claimant to the record - one which is trying to get recognition from the Guinness Book of Records.
Paul Gambaccini sees Tim Burton 's sci-fi spoof Mars Attacks and Nicholas Hytner 's film version of Arthur Miller 's The Crucible starring Daniel Day-Lewis . Producer Alison Perks
Revised repeat at 9.30pm
Four programmes in which
Edward Stourton investigates the new forces binding the peoples of the world together, as transnational corporations continue to drive the global economy into a single unit and borderless communication networks become a new force in the world.
1: Turkey - Where Media Is King
Edward Stourton visits Turkey to see for himself the effect of the internationalism of the airwaves. Producer Sue Davies
Professor Kenneth Morgan introduces six programmes which review some of the major themes of life in Britain since the end of the Second World War. 1: Following in Father's Footsteps
Reflections on the economy, industry and employment from
Edmund Gartside and the past and present workers of the Shiloh Textile Company in Lancashire. With comments from Lord Healey.
Producer Ian Bell Repeat
11.00 Truly, Madly, Bletchley Surreal comedy series about a small local council in Bucks, written by and starring Julian Dutton , with Liz Fraser , David Battley , Toby Longworth and Simon Godley. Producer Dirk Maggs
11.15 The Cookbook of Apicius Six-part series celebrating the culinary delights of the ancient Roman cook Apicius, as spoken by Keith Floyd. In the fifth chapter, red mullet in a honey mint sauce is complimented by Apicius's views on extra-marital sex. Producer Jane Berthoud
A five-part comedy-adventure by Gary Parker. 2: Fractal Infinity A brain scan on Seymour uncovers a strange fractal world. with Robert Bathurst , Paul Bown , Nisha K Nayar, Julie Gibbs , Simon Greenall and Peter Serafinowicz. Producer Jo Clegg Repeat
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