There are claims that many patients die each year because doctors and nurses, although technically skilled, are not alert to the risk of a potentially life-threatening error. This happened to the wife of airline pilot
Martin Bromiley , who talks to Phil Hammond about his experiences. Contributors include those in the forefront of the campaign to understand and prevent human error, the Health Minister Lord Darzi, Chief Medical Officer Liam Donaldson , and US surgeon Dr Atul Gawande.
Producers Richard Bannerman and Jane Feinmann
By Glen Neath. The true story of Italian radio enthusiasts who intercept transmissions from early Russian space missions and listen in as the earliest men and women in space call in vain for help. The recordings are considered authentic by some experts and are disputed by others. The production team had access to the archive during the making of this play.
Producer/Director Boz Temple-Morris
Anne Swithinbank , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness are guests of Middleton Cheney Garden Club near Banbury,
Oxfordshire. The final instalment of the series on sustainable gardening examines the value of rainwater. Eric Robson is in the chair. Includes at approximately
5/5. Henry the Musician. At Hampton
Court Palace, where musicians once played in the gallery of the great hall, Renaissance expert Stephen Rice explores how the music Henry VIII listened to, played and wrote reflects his personal concerns, political outlook, religious convictions and practical abilities as a composer. For details see Monday
The cinema magazine programme focuses on the career of Richard Lester. The director talks with Francine Stock about his films, including The Beatles' A Hard Day's Night, 1960s sex comedy The Knack and The Three Musketeers, which starred Michael York, Oliver Reed, Frank Finlay and Richard Chamberlain.
Repeated on Sunday at 11pm
5/8. Jeremy Hardy , Fred MacAulay and Danielle Ward join Sandi Toksvig for another round of the topical comedy panel game featuring cryptic questions, acerbic satire and humorous newspaper cuttings sent in by listeners.
Producer Victoria Lloyd Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm RT DIRECT: The News Quiz: Read All about It CD is available for E9.99 (RRP E12.72) inc pSp.
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Jolene suspects an ulterior motive for Matt.
Writer Simon Frith
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The normality of a sunny London afternoon is shattered when a man is killed in the street. The testimony of passers-by and residents who witnessed the event reveals the personal, unforeseen and lasting effects of such an incident. By Doug Lucie.
Producer/Director Heather Larmour
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