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Staying Strong
28mins
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New series. Alan Dein continues to uncover the real-life drama behind people's social networking profiles. In...

Radio 3 Live in Concert

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Play Smetana, Brahms and Dvorák
150mins
BBC iPlayer

Viktoria Mullova is the soloist in Brahms' Violin Concerto as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment takes a...

Boswell's Lives

Boswell's Life of Freud
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Comedy series, written by Jon Canter. James Boswell, Dr Johnson's celebrated, time-travelling...

Ebola Junction

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Ebola Junction
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Dr John Wright records events as he visits an Ebola treatment centre at the key crossroads of Moyamba junction...

The Essay

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The Essay: Fear Itself
15mins
BBC iPlayer

In the first of five essays on different aspects of fear, writer and broadcaster Matthew Sweet uncovers the...

Front Row

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The Front Row Debate
30mins
BBC iPlayer

To mark the launch of the BBC's Get Creative campaign, John Wilson hosts a discussion exploring the relationship...

The Business of Film with Mark Kermode

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Development Hell
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. The film critic reveals the economic realities behind the film industry and begins by focusing on...

The Week in Westminster

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A Week in Westminster Special
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Elinor Goodman takes advantage of the February parliamentary recess to catch up with Conservative MPs Sarah...

A Country Practice

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A Country Practice
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Caz Graham visits the Cumbrian town of Coniston, which is fighting to save its GP surgery from closure and...

Great Lives

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Stan Laurel
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Ken Dodd champions Stan Jefferson, better known as Stan Laurel, who rose to prominence after taking the lead...

Chain Reaction

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Adam Buxton Talks to Reece Shearsmith
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. The long-running talk show which sees the previous edition's guest become the interviewer returns....

Tales from the Stave

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Mozart's Requiem
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Frances Fyfield returns to examine the creative process behind more classical masterpieces, beginning with a...

The Placebo Problem

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The Placebo Problem
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Geoff Watts investigates the phenomenon of the `nocebo' effect, the opposite of a placebo, and finds out its...

The Essay

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The Essay: The Five Photographs That (You Didn't Know) Changed Everything: Anna Bertha's Hand
15mins
BBC iPlayer

The stories of five influential images, starting with the X-ray that changed medicine. The photograph of Anna...

And the Academy Award Goes To

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Midnight Cowboy
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Paul Gambaccini revisits Midnight Cowboy, which in 1970 became the first `X-rated' film to win the Oscar for...

Ramblings

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Bonding Walks. Stiperstones, Shropshire
23mins
BBC iPlayer

Clare Balding returns with the series exploring the countryside, as she reveals the way rambling can help people...