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 process, from the initial dilemma to living with the consequences. Producer Rosemary Dawson. Rptd at 9.30pm
With Maggie Roux. Father, Lord of all Creation (Abbot's Leigh); Acts 2, w22-24, 36; Almighty and Everlasting God (Gibbons); Forth in the Peace of Christ We Go (Deo Gracias). Director of music James Whitbourn
Simon Calder concludes his trek through the Peruvian Andes en route to the remote valley which sheltered the last Inca emperor from the Spanish invaders. The Ruins. Calderfinally reaches the ruined city. With the help of a machete he uncovers amazing sculpted stones and discovers why terracotta roof tiles were such a vital clue in the archaeological arguments over the site of Vilcabamba. Producer MickWebb
Five programmes mixing pop and politics to capture the atmosphere and chart the course of general election campaigns which changed the country. 2: Ned Sherrin tunes in to 1964, when the Beatles conquered America and Roy Orbison yearned for a Pretty Woman. The Tories thought Sir Alec Douglas Home was the man to lead the country into the Swinging Sixties, but Labour's Harold Wilson was determined to stop him. Producer Chris Bond
Sir Alec Douglas
1,000 Years of Spoken English
In six programmes Melvyn Bragg continues his exploration of the history of the spoken language of Britain. 1: Coininglt. New words -linguists refer to them as coinages - are as old as the English language itself. Bragg traces the history of linguistic innovation from the Middle Ages, through the inventiveness of the Industrial
Revolution, to the latest creations of the new technology. Repeated from Friday
By David Britton , from a story by Elizabeth Jolley. It is September 1939, and a last-minute seaside holiday raises questions of responsibility for a Quakerfamily. with lestyn Jones and Dyfrig Morris . Director Alison Hindell (R)
A guide to the world of learning, with education news, practical advice and your views. Presented by Libby Purves.
Producer Dorothy Stiven. Action Line: [number removed]
E-MAIL: email@example.com. Repeated Sunday llpm
A new six-part historical comedy written by Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses. 1: Storm Clouds
The year is 1770 and Baltimore shopkeeper Samuel Oliphant has much to worry about. with Penelope Nice and Michael Fenton Stevens Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer
Mark Lawson investigates why Hollywood still likes to get back to the classroom in the wake of Wes Craven 's new film about an inspirational Harlem music teacher fighting against bureaucrats. Producer Nicki Paxman
International Drugs Companies and the Poor
Malaria kills millionseveryyear, and workers lose countless days to its raging fevers. In the last of three programmes Isabel Hilton examines the arguments forwarded by public health critics and activists who suggest that if malaria sufferers were well-off rather than destitute, the big pharmaceutical companies would have found a way to control the disease. Producer Sue Davies. Repeated Sunday 5pm
Raj Persaud introduces three programmes which explore the realities and myths of life on three psychiatric wards. 1: The psychosis unit sounds like a frightening place for newcomers, but patients and staff can both benefit from this unique environment and its innovative approaches to treating schizophrenia. Producer Rami Tzabar. Repeated Sunday 9pm E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. ACTION LINE: [number removed]
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