Manic Depression. 01 ivia 0' Leary explores the ecstatic highs and delusions of mania, and the crippling depression which follows, with two people whose lives have been turned upside down by manic depression. Producer Karen Gregor Repeated at9.30pm
rNew series Tales of extraordinary scientific phenomena that delighted our scientific forefathers and are now pushing 21st-century medical science to new limits. 1: Ajellyfish that gives off an eerie glow and captivated natural historians150 years ago is the keyto a revolutionary new diagnostic tool in medicine. Producer Louise Dalziel
Presented bythe Rev Stephen Shipley. Creator of the Stars of Night (St Gregory). Mark 13, w21-27. 0 Sing Joyfully (Batten). Ye Servants of the Lord
(Narenza). With the John Powell Singers. Director ot music John Powell.
By Konrad Lorenz , read by Nigel Anthony. 2: The distinguished and eccentric Austrian scientist explains how he came to be prancing about on the roof of his house in a devil's costume, to the consternation of his neighbours. Fordetails see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
New series Aubrey Manning returns with more archaeological mysteries. This week he visits a site in Norfolk that is littered with the bones of mammoths and the flint tools of our Neanderthal cousins. But were these people lucky scavengers or were they hunting down the great beasts?
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Geoffrey Wheeler crosses the waterto Dublin to discover more about the city's famous Gaiety
Theatre, one of the finest venues on the variety circuit. The theatre played hostto the Eurovision Song Contest in 1971 in its centenary year. With excerpts from some of the shows and comedy from stars past and present. Producer LibbyCross
3: Vitali Vitaliev 's assignments have taken him all over the world since he defected from the Soviet
Union in 1990. He talks to Emily Buchanan about life in the east, in the west and Down Under, and shares some of the music associated with his work. Producer Merilyn Harris
By Annie Caulfield, starring Simon Russell Beale and Frances Barber.
A touching play that charts the little-known relationship between Edith Piaf and Jean Cocteau, an artist as acclaimed in the literary world as Piaf was in popular music. It was a friendship that lasted until their deaths within hours of each other.
New Horizons by Carol Ann Frazer. Read by Phyllida Nash. Made redundant from her job and deserted by her husband, Eva looks for a hobby that will bring some excitement to her late middle age but finds herself drawn into a world of petty crime. For details see yesterday
Sue MacGregorand her guests, actress Carol Drinkwater and broadcaster Peter Stanford , entertain an audience at Dartington Hall with theirchoice of three favourite paperbacks. Producer Viv Beeby Repeated on Sunday at llpm
By Alison Joseph. 2: The search for Lucinda Carey intensifies and a former lover appears on the scene.
Fordetails see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
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New series In the first of two programmes, Maurice Walsh examines the key role that oil plays in American foreign policy. Tonight he reports from the Caspian on how a new oil pipeline has helped shift the strategic balance in the region.
Producer Andy Denwood Repeated Sunday at 5pm
In parts of the south west of Uganda, more than a fifth of the population is suffering from depression. This week, Dr Raj Persaud examines new research that is piloting interpersonal psychotherapy for groups to help local people.
Producer Jane O'Rourke Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
By Annie McCartney. Continuing the re-run four-part comedy drama about the bohemian residents of Marlborough Road, Belfast, who are saved from their own chaos by Sally, their cleaning lady. 2: Mythical Kings and Iguanas
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