What to watch tonight: TV choices - 24 October
No Sex Please, We're Japanese leads today's picks
No Sex Please, We're Japanese - 9pm, BBC2
As the global population keeps rising, Japan is set to shrink by a third in the next 40 years if current trends continue. Anita Rani visits the land of the rising sun – but not of raising sons – where maternity wards and primary schools lie empty and thirty-something men "date" virtual teenage girlfriends.
Trust Me I'm A Doctor - 8pm, BBC2
Could trees be the answer to air pollution, which kills 29,000 people a year? Plus a novel cure for migraines discovered by chance in a beauty clinic.
Arena: The National Theatre - 9pm and 2.40am, BBC4
The Arena programme salutes the National Theatre on its 50th anniversary. Everyone who has been anyone in this story reminisces on camera - the deceased obviously (Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Tynan and the architect Denys Lasdun) in archive form, although Lady Olivier, Joan Plowright, is on hand to put the knife in for her late husband. Jonathan Miller, Tom Stoppard and Maggie Smith also contribute.
Up All Night: The Minicab Office - 10pm, Channel 4
Cameras are installed in a Norwich cab office that chauffeurs 1,000 clients a night.
My Crazy New Jamaican Life - 11.05pm, Channel 4
Meet two white British women who have a love of all things Jamaican, including student Holly, who is turned off by her local social scene in Kent and dreams of acceptance in the expressive world of bashment.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Technology company Alibaba posts job advert asking for 'stunning' women with qualities of adult film actress Sora Aoi
- 2 How the language you speak changes your view of the world
- 3 'Fire at every person you see': Israeli soldiers reveal they were ordered to shoot to kill in Gaza – even if the targets may have been civilians
- 4 Italian police 'reveal' what Jesus looked like as a young boy
- 5 Uploading pictures to find out how old you are gives Microsoft the right to post them wherever they want
Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
X-Men Apocalypse: First look at Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner as Jubilee and Jean Grey
American Horror Story season 5: Hotel Angela Bassett set to make 'lots of trouble' with Lady Gaga
Jorge Luis Borges fan brings his infinite library to life online
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
In defence of liberal democracy
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils