Nigel Cassidy traces the curious histories of products and services which shape our lives. 4: Up in Smoke. Invented to help submarine crews survive weeks without a smoke, nicotine chewinggum and similar products such as the patch have seen sales soar. Cassidy looks at a multimillion-pound industry. Producer NeilKoenig
Reports on the stories that matterto people around the world. Norway's reputation as a beacon of liberalism and tolerance is under attack from members of its ethnic minorities who saythey suffer from blatant discrimination. The issue has convulsed this normally placid nation. Meriel Beattie investigates. ProducerHugh Levinson
Tasmin Little investigates the legacy of Antonio Stradivari , the Italian violin, viola and cello maker, whose name is a byword for supreme craftsmanship. She talks to musicians who play his instruments and those of his competitor-
Guarneri del Gesu. The maiden voyage of a violin in Cremona and a meeting with virtuoso violinist
Salvatore Accardo lead herto believe that reports of the death of Stradivari may be exaggerated. Producer Paul Evans
4: Eddie Adams - Execution of a Vietcong
Suspect, 1968. Credited with ending the Vietnam war, this photograph was reproduced in newspapers around the world within hours of it being taken. For details see Monday
Lake Vostok. Cut off from the rest of the earth for over a million years, Lake Vostok lies four kilometres beneath the Antarctic ice sheet and may harbour ancient species of microbes as yet unknown to science. Quentin Coopertalks to the researchers who are trying to penetrate the ice. Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: [address removed]
Mark Tavener 's six-part satirical comedy thriller. 4: Rupert Thresher arouses Cragge's suspicion as the hunt for the killer continues. Meanwhile the PM is once again depressed as his approval rating falls below 50 per cent for the first time. with Simon Greenall. Jessica Oyelowo , Michael Fenton Stevens , Peter Woodthorpe , Hugh Parker. Neil McCaul , Chris Pavlo and Beth Chalmers. Music Paul Mottram
Producer Dawn Ellis. Executive producer Paul Schlesinger
By Juliet Ace. 4: And All That Jazz. Count Orso offers a modern Viola a spectacular twelfth night, with a wardrobe beyond most cross-dressers' dreams. Starring Bette Bourne as Vi. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am
Isabel Letelier 's Search for Justice. For over 20 years Isabel Letelier has been trying to find the truth behind the murder of her husband Orlando who was killed in a car bomb a mile from the White House. Now the man she holds responsible - General Augusto Pinochet - is under house arrest in London. Steve Bradshaw investigates the crime that brought terrorism to the streets Of Washington. Producer Anne Koch
Live and Let Live. Toleration is central to liberal democracy, but is there a point where it becomes self-defeating? Do we need a collective agreement on certain moral or political values to hold society together? Felipe Fernandez-Armesto examines the limits to toleration.
Producer Anthony Dworkin. Repeated Sunday 9.30pm
From the yeti in the Himalayas to a brontosaurus in the Congo, reports of creatures that have eluded science can be found in most countries. In a new four-part series Mark Carwardine investigates these stories and looks at the biological evidence for the existence of some of these beasts.
1: Living Dinosaurs. Could huge reptiles from the Jurassic still roam the earth, and what is the truth behind the Loch Ness mystery? Producer Simon Roberts
A comedy series by Bill Matthews.
4: The populartelevision programme Antiques Forum visits Shipcombe Green village.
with Tom Marshall and Tom George. Music composed and performed by Terry Davies. Director Paul Miller
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