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GEOFFREY WINTHROP YOUNG mountaineer, educationalist and poet, is sadly now almost a forgotten figure - perhaps his most enduring legacy is The Manhunt, a three-day game of hare and hounds played in the Lake District, which he started back in 1898. In this morning's feature, Manhunt (11am R4), Richard Coles examines this eccentric, beguiling, charming figure, and his work as one of the founding fathers of British climbing - his achievements included a second ascent of the Matterhorn after he'd lost a leg in the First World War.

A Life Worth Living (8pm R4) is an interesting debate on disability and whether genetic engineering is a blessing, or a judgement on people's value.

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