Frank Hurley left behind a collection of striking and daring photographs. The best-known are of Ernest Shackleton 's legendary Antarctic expedition, but he also took remarkable photographs during the Second World War and in his native Australia. Using archive footage and pictures by Hurley, this documentary traces his life and work.
Peter Maxwell Davies conducts the BBC
Philharmonic in a performance of his work. It is accompanied by stunning images of the Antarctic, in a musical cry to heed the warnings from this endangered continent. Presented by Mary Ann Kennedy. There's more music by Maxwell Davies in Proms on Four on Tuesday at 2am
Passions are inflamed when a handsome young samurai joins the Shinsengumi militia. Takeshi Kitano stars in Nagisa Oshima 's darkly comic historical drama from 1999. In Japanese with English subtitles. Review page 58.
Regional Variations (2)
The prosecution witnesses falter during defence lawyer David Rudolf's cross-examination. (2005)
Marcus Brigstocke 's satirical talk show.
2/2. Highlights from
Glasgow's winter folk festival, with performances from Beth Nielsen
Chapman, Bellowhead, Mindy Smith , Le Vent du Nord and Karen Matheson
the story of a unique violin with a second set of strings, which create an unforgettable sound