Sue Lawley's castaway this week is explorer and environmentalist Robert Swan. As a boy, he became fascinated by Scott's attempts to conquer Antarctica. Later he decided not only to follow in his footsteps, but to go one further and cross the Arctic as well. In 1989 he become the first man everto walk unsupported to both the North and South Poles.
Repeated from Sunday 11.15am
From the East End to the South Seas. Alexander Frater presents a two-part story of cannibalism. volcanoes, religious fervour and family history in one of the most beautiful parts of the world.
1: He returns to Vanuata and the tiny island of Paama to deliver a new bell to a church built for and named after his grandfather. Producer Sara Jane Hall
Jerome Vincent. Italian cafe owner Arturo Zentulli reviews his life in England and struggles to come to terms with his only son's goals for life -which do not include serving cappuccinos. Director David Blount
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5: Hear the Difference. Claudia Hammond braves the clubbing scene and asks why do more young women than men suffer from tinnitus after a night out on the town? And is it true that more men than women are tone deaf? For details see Monday (R)
The Grundys are on the agenda.
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By Fanny Burney , adapted by Jennifer Howarth. Reunion. The British have defeated Napoleon, and Fanny makes a desperate journey across war-torn Belgium to reach her wounded husband. Final part. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am
Nick Clarke chairs debates on issues of perennial interest in front of an invited audience.
2: "Love and marriage no longer go together like a horse and carriage."
From Westminster Council House, London.
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By Michael Butt. Jack and Mike are each obsessed with their "perfect woman", but does such a creature exist? The two men go on a difficult journey to discover the truth.
Music David Chilton. Director Penny Gold (R)
Eleanor Oldroyd presents the sports programme. Sports writer Ian Woolridge visited his first
Olympics in 1960. He recalls the Rome games and relates tales of the eternal city in the first of four programmes building up to Sydney 2000. Producer Simon Crosse
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