At some point most of us are faced with a single choice that irrevocably changes our lives.
Michael Buerk looks at how people make life-altering decisions and takes them through the whole process, from the initial dilemma to living with the consequences.
Producer Rosemary Dawson. Repeated at 9.30pm
Philip Franks reads extracts from the autobiography of HE Bates. 2: A New Generation. As the nation slides towards the Great Slump, Bates struggles to earn a living as a writer. For details see yesterday
Three programmes looking at hunting around the world. 2: Killing for Kicks. Gerry Northam looks at how hunting has changed the world's landscape and natural history. Just what does it feel like to pull a trigger and end an animal's life? Repeated from yesterday 9pm
A hundred years ago, a young black man in his twenties was one of the most popular composers in Edwardian Britain. Yet his name is almost unknown today. David Owen Norris explores the life and music of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor . Producer Kate McAll
Know What I Mean? by John Mortimer A marriage between a barrister and a management consultant is under threat when a caller comes to visit, but they have the armoury of their professional languages on their side.
Wife Patricia Hodge Caller Sylvester Williams Husband Michael Kitchen
The Verger Queen by Neil Bartlett
An ancient verger in a historic church is disturbed by a tour party who spark in him memories of hundreds of years of the church, forgotten pleasure gardens and the coded world of a once-secret sexual culture.
Verger Queen Bette Bourne For details see yesterday
In four programmes, Claudia Hammond examines various aspects of manipulation.
How far would you go to help a stranger? Would you part with a pint of blood, give up a spare kidney, or even donate your eggs to a childless couple? Hammond examines how psychology is shaping the latest campaigns to manipulate our generosity of spirit into giving more of ourselves - literally.
Producer Paula McGrath.
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John Wilson presents the arts programme, and considers who might scoop the Turner Prize, which is awarded tonight. Will Tracy Emin 's much-discussed and much-abused bed prove a winner? Producer Jennifer Clarke
Dennis Sewell examines the politics of the decision to privatise the railways from its genesis in the free-market think-tanks of the mid-eighties, through its adoption as a Conservative Party manifesto commitment in 1992 and its stormy passage through parliament, with eyewitness testimony from the key players. Editor Gwyneth Williams
A person collapses in the supermarket. Would you know what to do? Dr Graham Easton hears from Scottish schoolchildren who are learning how- ER style.
Producer Paula McGrath. E-MAIL: [address removed]
Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm
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