The BBC National Orchestra of Wales is joined by world-renowned harpist Catrin Finch on an ambitious tour to inspire young musicians in the Welsh settlement of Patagonia. They hope to crown a week of music-making with an historic performance in a converted wool warehouse - the first time a full international symphony orchestra has ever performed in the region. But it's a race against time to turn an old industrial shed into a worthy venue for a gala concert.
To mark the 75th anniversary of the start of the Blitz, John Humphrys returns to south Wales to discover more about the devastating Nazi bombing campaign and how it affected those who experienced it. He sees the reconnaissance maps the Germans used to identify key bombing targets. He takes to the air to follow the direct flight path of the Luftwaffe bombers, as they attacked Cardiff and Swansea. Back on the ground, he also meets survivors of the bombings, including Elaine Kidwell from Swansea, who describes the Blitz on the city as hell. He also visits locations where the bombs hit, including the site of Hollyman's Bakery, the setting for the single worst atrocity in Cardiff. This is a personal story for John, who was born in 1943, and who remembers playing amongst the rubble of the bombsites in Splott, near Cardiff docks.
Kate Humble lives with shepherds in some of the most extreme environments on earth, discovering how the relationship between shepherd and flock has played a crucial role in human history.