The third of six programmes featuring travellers' tales. Anthropologist Dr Jean Brown has been documenting the lives of the nomadic Pokot tribe of northern Kenya for 24 years. On her last trip, she records a way of life which is about to die out. Producer Neil Walker Repeated Sunday 5pm
Aldous Huxley 's first American novel, After Many a Summer, is more than just a vicious satire of a society obsessed with ageing. His science was spot on - the importance of bacteria in the gut, the dangers of cholesterol, and the reasons we should eat fish. Geneticist Steve Jones re-examines the novel and asks whether mortality will ever be defied. Producer Erika Wright
The second of four programmes in which pianist David Owen Norris talks to guests about changing interpretations of composers and their works. This week he discusses
Elgar with Jerrold Northrop Moore and Robert Walker.
Producer Virginia Crompton
Paul Vaughan reads the new
Saul Bellow novella The Actual, and talks to Claire Tomalin about an exhibition that celebrates the bicentenaries of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley at the Wordsworth Museum in Grasmere.
Producer Jackie Christie
Revised repeat at 9.30pm
Lucy Flannery 's sitcom in six parts. 3: There is havoc at the Reynolds household with preparations for the baby's naming ceremony. with Dave Lamb , Sally Grace and Chris Emmett. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat
Michael O'Donnell presents four portraits of contemporary family life.
After a brain aneurism, Christine Skiffington spent three years in a deep coma. The hospital gave the family no hope of her recovering until one night, as husband Dennis was praying at her bedside, Christine started to join in.
Repeated Saturday 5pm
Jenny Cuffe presents a three-part series which looks at the explosion in medical negligence litigation.
1: Patients - the Case for the Plaintiff
Victims of medical accidents explain why they sued the National Health Service. Including a man who was given a cancerous kidney and a husband whose wife now has the mind of a six-year-old. Producer Mark Savage
Six views of life in a European city through the eyes of one of its British residents.
2: Gdansk. Pia Regan discovered Gdansk when the excitement of Solidarity drew her to smuggle computers for the cause. Now she teaches management skills, but, as David Neil Lodge finds, the town is beginning to realise that economic freedom comes at a cost.
Producer Vibeke Venema Repeat
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