John Humphrys in conversation with six successful people who have weathered storms in theircareers. Controversial British artist TraceyEmin talks about drink, depression and what she thinks of people who fail to see why her stained, debris-strewn bed should be considered a work of art.
Producer Brian King. Editor Andrew Thorman. Repeated at 9.30pm
Rick Gekoski tells the story behind 20th-century literary masterpieces. 2: Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov The last thing that the aristocratic and scholarly
Nabakov wanted when Lolita was published was a scandal. But when an American publisher said it should be buried under a stone for 1,000 years, Lolita's notoriety had begun. Producer IvanHowlett
With the Very Rev Ken Riley. Jesus Stands among Us (Caswall); Acts 1, wlS-17, 20-26; Jubilate
Deo (Britten); Take My Life, and Let It Be (Emma). With the Paul Leddington Wright Singers. Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.
2: Departures. Sidney Poitier 's parents are tomato farmers, but owing to an American embargo from the Bahamas they are forced to abandon their home and move to Nassau. Here they are confronted with biting poverty, and Sidney isjailed for stealing corn. For details see yesterday. Repeated at 12.30am
The Passage Grave at Newgrange in Ireland, built around 5,000 years ago, is one of the most well-preserved Neolithic sites of its kind. Archaeologist Aaron Watson and acoustics expert Dave Keating visit the site and conduct a series of tests to try to determine how Neolithic man might have experienced such a monumentthrough sound. Presented by Joanna Pinnock. Producer Sheena Duncan
Four programmes marking the 21st anniversary of the untimely death of Peter Sellers , presented by Phill Jupitus. 1: 1925-1951. New and rare recordings chart the development of this comic superstar. Producer Steve Doherty
Three programmes examining the relationship between music and politics in the Soviet Union, presented by Bridget Kendall. This week she looks at the way in which music of all kinds was made to praise the Soviet cause in the years following Stalin's rise to absolute power. Producer Martin Smith
A comedy by mother and daughter writing partnership Linda Cotterill and Timandra Harkness. When God is forced to downsize the heavenly host, two angels have no choice but to try their luck on Earth, where they discover that having to choose a gender and deal with free will can get a little confusing. Producer Steve Doherty
The concluding part of the comedy devised by Bill Dare. 4: The Ballad of Kenny and Christine
The new love of Kenny's life is clever and beautiful, and she loves singing so much she wants to join the band. This would be wonderful news if only Nelson, Johnny and Lorelei didn't hate her. With Bill Dare Dave Lamb and Giles New Producer Gareth Edwards
Next year's Commonwealth Games in Manchester will be one of the biggest sports events ever staged in Britain. But after a leaked report warning of financial problems ahead Mark Whitaker asks whether taxpayers are set to be the Games' main losers.
Producer Jenny Chryss. Editor David Ross. Repeated Sunday 5pm
I n the last two decades many have turned away from modern medicine towards complementary and alternative therapies. But are they mutually exclusive? Graham Easton investigates whether a new discipline of integrated medicine can capture the best of both worlds.
Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm
Dr Mark Porter on complementary medicine: page 20
Last June's International Poetry Festival in Colombia's second largest city Medillin witnessed packed venues. Several of John Hegley 's poems were specially translated and he even performed some of them in Spanish himself. But what did the inhabitants of the women's prison make of his homage to the potato? Producer Nigel Piper (R)
The stories of songs that have entered the collective memory. Danny Boy. David Stafford explores the origins of the Celtic song of love, loss and yearning, with Ronnie Drew from the Dubliners, and Henry Kelly. Producer David Prest (R)
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