Patient Progress (11.00 am R4). Second of two programmes on stress (repeat).
Thinking Allowed – The Larger Map (4.00 R4). Laurie Taylor is in Birmingham, where he meets novelist David Lodge, history Prof Carl Chinn and crime writer Judith Cutler.
The Countryside Debates (8.00 R4). Final programme revolves around the proposition that newcomers to the countryside are the ones saving its traditions, and promises among its participants “philosophers of the countryside”. Who might they be?
Twenty Minutes: Ivan Klima Stories (8.20 R3, also Thurs 8.10, Fri 8.20). Three stories by the Czech writer.
Signs of Life (9.00 R4). Drama-documentary series exploring the metaphors of illness ends with one about anorexia nervosa .
Sound of the City (9.00 R2). Charlie Gillett on the music of Memphis, Tennessee, with guest Sam Phillips.
» Confidence Lab (9.50 BBC2). Underconfident men and women “helped” (if it’s any help to have the camera record your shortcomings) by psychiatrist Sandra Scott and psychologist Ros Taylor.
» All the Rage (11.05 BBC1). Second of three programmes on stress and anger, in which Redford Williams (of Duke University) suggests that chronic anger can be bad for our health.