The author of 16 novels, Carol Shields has retained a low profile despite her success. This film follows her on book tours, at home in Canada, and undergoing treatment for cancer.
Tonight, The Invention of Clouds by Richard Hamblyn.
This presentation, filmed in Barcelona, captures Jordi Savall's exuberant staging of Monteverdi's masterwork from 1607. Generally considered the first great opera, Orfeo tells one of the most famous stories of classical myth. The key players are Montserrat Figueras, Furio Zanasi and Arianna Savaii.
In June 1967, Israel attacked the USS Liberty, killing 34 American servicemen. Israel stated that it made a tragic mistake, but survivors claim the truth was far darker.
Christopher Mitchell's film looks into the facts.
Charlie Higson, Germaine Greer and Michael Gove join Mark Lawson. Shown
Friday on BBC2.
Fay Weldon talks about her work.
The work of Susan Black, who, as a forensic anthropologist, identifies the murdered and missing from skeletal remains.