We can't live without it, but it’s thought a third of us in the UK are simply not getting enough quality sleep. In fact, the problem has become so serious; it's been described as a 'major public health concern'. Tonight's Fiona Foster meets people whose lives have become dominated by bad sleep, and investigates the causes and possible solutions. So have we now become a nation of bad sleepers, and what should be done about it? Some experts believe that sleep has been left off of the agenda for too long. With research suggesting that one in five teenagers have disturbed sleep due to technology, the problem is unlikely to go away, so how do we solve the problem of getting a good night’s sleep?
A fascinating look at the colourful career of architect Frank Gehry who despite being well into his eighties remains one of the world's most celebrated and famously provocative creative forces. From the iconic Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao to LA's Walt Disney Concert Hall, Gehry's buildings both intrigue and ignite. For Frank, rules are there to be broken. Alan Yentob explores Gehry's remarkable journey from poor outsider in Toronto to global 'starchitect' and follows the construction of a characteristically audacious new Gehry building in Sydney - his first in Australia.
This 1975 recording combines traditional Irish tunes like "Galway Bay" and "Galway Hills" with progressive folk originals by Gwendal.
It's All About Three Magicians who goes to offer their presents to the Jesus Child. It is a trip in search of knowledge, but it doesn't mind so much the destination as the trip in itself, which means knowledge of themselves and also of the marvelous landscapes that surround them. The experience of the three old chaps is similar to one of children, of joyful surprise because they are, in their rural and land worker appearance and in their way of speaking, innocent before the world. They are still able to wonder themselves.