Michael Buerk interviews people who have faced a life-changing decision. Former war reporter
Alex Renton was so affected by what he saw in Kosovo that, disillusioned with British journalism, he took a big salary cut to work with an aid agency. Producer Lisa Davis. Rptd at 9.30pm
A A new four-part series about the history of the lifeboat service. 1: In the 18th and 19th centuries rotten ships and drunken captains regularly fell foul of the sandbanks around Norfolk and a new band of heroes called lifeboatmen sprang from the coastal villages. Paul Heiney looks back over 200 years Of Self-sacrifice. Producer Neil Walker.
Andrew Sachs reads five tales of forgotten people by Paul Collins. 2: The Man with N-Ray Eyes. In 1903 the distinguished French physicist Rene Blondlot discovered a new form of radiation. For a while he fooled the world. Forever he fooled himself. Fordetails see yesterday. Repeated at 12.30am
Led by Andrew Graystone. Greater Love Hath No
Man (I Tracey); When My Love to Christ Grows Weak (Song 13); Luke 23, W33-37 ; I Wonder As I Wonder (arr A Carter). Crown Him with Many Crowns
(Diademata). The director of music is Ian Tracey.
A two-part programme in which Guyanaese writer David Dabydeen explores the past and present of his home country. 1: Britain's involvement in Guyana began with the disastrous 16th-century expeditions of Sir Walter Raleigh. What remains of the British legacy in modern, independent Guyana? Producer David Olusoga
A series profiling Northern comedians of the past. 2:Gracie Fields.Gracie Fields was one of Lancashire's best-loved exports. Yet the press accused her of treachery when she and her Italian husband moved to America during the Second World War, despite the huge sums she raised abroad forthe British war effort. Mark Radcliffe presents a tribute to the woman once described as "the British nation's favourite big sister". Producer Libby Cross
I Emily Buchanan returns with a new four-part series of the programme in which she explores the lives of foreign correspondents through the music that marked their most memorable assignments. 1:
Simon Winchester plays calypso, brass bands and Bob Dylan and remembers the drama of Watergate, a prison cell in Argentina, and a journey across Russia in a Rolls Royce. Producer Paul Kobrak
A dark, cautionary comedy by Jackie Pavlenko.
Eva's life is a chaotic whirl of missed appointments and mad dashes as she tries to keep up with the demands of her children, herwork and her withering social life. Only when she starts to keep a diary does the real problem emerge.
Director Toby Swift
In the first of the new eight-part series Hanif Kureishi chooses Malcolm Lowry 's Underthe Volcano, and Jonathan Dimbleby picks House of Sand and Fog. Presenter Louise Doughty 's selection is the Oscar Wilde favourite The Picture of Dorian Gray. Producer Miles Warde. Repeated Sunday llpm
The touching correspondence between the young
Indira Gandhi and her father Nehru as edited by Sonia Gandhi and abridged in parts by Rukhsana Ahmad.
2: ATestingTime. Indira isgrowingup without herfather. From prison Nehru advises her about her education and becomes increasingly reliant on her letters for information about India's struggle for freedom.
For details see yesterday. Repeated from 10.45am
The patients'guide to medicine. 2: Breasts. As well as seeking out the latest evidence for trouble-free breastfeeding, DrGraham Easton investigates a condition which causes swollen breast-tissue in up to half of all teenage boys.
Producer Paula McGrath. Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
Jane Austen 's romantic classic about 19-year-old Anne Elliot , stopped from marrying the man she loves by the claims of birth, beauty and mind.
2: A Naval tenant arouses memories of an old love.
For details see yesterday
The second series of Bill Dare 's comedy about a struggling cappella band. 1: Meet the Wife by Giles New. Kenny is married and divorced in a day, while Johnny decides to make himself more attractive through the power of lying.
With Raquel Cassidy , Tony Gardner and Rachel Preece Producer Gareth Edwards (R)
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