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
With Clair Jaquiss. The Spirit of the Lord Is Upon Me; 0 for a Thousand Tongues to Sing
(Richmond); Luke 4, wl6-24; Hold Me In My Life (Huijbers); Tell Out, My Soul (Woodlands). Director of music Christopher Walker.
Martha Kearney presents topical interviews and discussion from a woman's point of view. Drama: Chapters and Verses: Treasures of the British
Library - the Marie Stopes Storytold by Maggie Allen. Part 7. Drama repeated at7.45pm
Continuing the series in which Simon Caldertreks through the Peruvian Andes en route to the remote valley which sheltered the last Inca emperorfrom the Spanish invaders.
3: The Last Valley. As the going gets tougher,
Calder has some unsettling encounters with local food and discovers that global positioning systems are not all that they are cracked up to be. Producer Mick Webb
Five programmes mix pop and politics to capture the atmosphere and chart the course of general election campaigns which changed the country. 1: Roy Hudd tunes in to 1959, when
Harold Macmillan became Supermac and Cliff Richard got a Livin' Doll. Producer Chris Bond
Christopher Cook concludes his history of how people have listened to classical music. The impact of the recording industry on the 20th century has been both miraculous and destructive. The accessibility of music means that our knowledge of the great works is now taken for granted, whereas the Victorians prepared for concerts by learning transcriptions of orchestral music on the piano. Producer Helen Garrison
The first of two plays by Tony Ramsay. A bluethroat morning: a combination of mist and onshore breeze that brings migrating bluethroats ashore. Set on the Norfolk marshes, where the birding community gathers to sight rare birds. The second play is tomorrow at 2.15pm.
Director Janet Whitaker
In this series four leading writers take the chair. Louise Doughty and her guests novelist and scriptwriter Frederic Raphael and social historian Amanda Vickery discuss three of their favourite paperbacks.
Producer VivBeeby. Repeated Sunday llpm
Last in a comedy series that uses the format of a live radio discussion programme to take an original look at media absurdity.
Whither Broadcasting? A\nsley Elliot asks his guests if radio and television are becoming self-obsessed.
Written by the cast, with Nick Canner and Paul B Davies Producer Paul B Davies (R)
International Drugs Companies and the Poor In the continuing series of programmes, Isabel Hilton discovers an HIV/Aids epidemic of devastating proportions in the townships of South Africa. The government in Pretoria believes it faces a national emergency and is preparing legislation to enable it to override the patents on medicines owned by the big pharmaceutical companies. In response the companies have taken the government to court.
Producer Sue Davies. Repeated Sunday 5pm
Gary O'Donoghue recently travelled to Ghana to look at the legacy left by river blindness. Producers Cheryl Gabriel and Gary O'Donoghue PHONE: [number removed] for more information
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Grief. In the last programme about the excesses of human emotions Dr Gillian Rice explores the boundary between normal and pathological grieving. Personal stories show how some people come through a period of mourning and can "move on", while in others grief can cause serious psychiatric complications or physical problems. Producer Julian Hector
Why is murder so entertaining? What links
Cluedo and Tarantino and why was God the first detective? Steve Punt delivers a factual but humorous whistle-stop tour of the horrible history of gory stories and the fascination they hold for US. Producer Cathie Mahoney
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