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A Gripping Yarn

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A Gripping Yarn
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Jane Garvey explores the world of knitting, and discovers to her surprise that its image is now a million miles...

Opera on 3

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Gounod: Faust
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Donald Macleod presents a performance of Gounod's Faust, once one of the most famous and most performed operas,...

The Interrogation

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The Interrogation
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New series. By Roy Williams. The return of the modern crime drama series, beginning with the story of Colin. His...

Caribbean Domino Club

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Caribbean Domino Club
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Benjamin Zephaniah explores the passion, community and history of Britain's Caribbean domino clubs, where each...

Mad About the Mustang

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Mad About the Mustang
57mins
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Actor Ewan McGregor celebrates the 50th birthday of the Ford Mustang by telling the story of this American icon...

At the Foot of the Cross

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At the Foot of the Cross
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Diane Louise Jordan presents a concert from Winchester Cathedral marking Good Friday, with actor Steven...

The Reunion

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Life on Earth
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Sue MacGregor reunites David Attenborough with members of the team behind the BBC's natural history series Life...

Ring for Jeeves

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Ring for Jeeves
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By PG Wodehouse. Dramatised by Archie Scottney. In the aftermath of the Second World War, Bertie Wooster enrolls...

The Olivier Awards 2014 with Michael Ball

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The Olivier Awards 2014 with Michael Ball
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The West End star presents highlights of last Sunday night's ceremony at London's Royal Opera House that...

Atlantic Crossing

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Atlantic Crossing
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Archaeologist and Guardian columnist Christine Finn explores the unique relationship between pilots crossing the...

Incredible Women

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Danielle Simmons
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Spoof documentary in which Rebecca Front explores the lives of fictional women with the help of her brother...

Drama on 3

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Drama on 3: Antony and Cleopatra
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Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston take the lead roles in Shakespeare's late tragedy in a new production to mark...

Dolly's Jukebox

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Dolly's Jukebox
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Ahead of Dolly Parton's forthcoming album Blue Smoke and world tour, music journalist Paul Sexton travels to...

No Triumph, No Tragedy

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No Triumph, No Tragedy
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Peter White interviews Chris Woodhead, the former Chief Inspector of Schools, as he copes with the final stages...

Ana Matronic

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Ana Matronic
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New series. Scissor Sisters singer Ana Matronic delves into her record collection to present an hour of disco...

Free Thinking

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18th Century Season Free Thinking: Are We Living Through a New 18th Century?
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Philip Dodd chairs a discussion on parallels between 18th-century London and today - financial bubbles bursting...

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

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Are You Sitting Comfortably?
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Chris Bowlby explores the health implications of sitting down for long periods of time, meeting researchers at...

Short Cuts

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Waking Life
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New series. Josie Long showcases short and unusual documentaries from around the world. This episode explores...

Soul Music

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Rhapsody in Blue
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A look at how pieces of music elicit an emotional response to them, beginning with Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue,...

The Life Scientific

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Alf Adams
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Jim Al-Khalili talks to physics Professor Alf Adams about his recent work.

Portraying Real Lives

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Portraying Real Lives
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Radio 4's Character Invasion continues as Maxine Peake meets fellow actors to discuss some of the many problems...

The Essay

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The Essay: Springwalks: Michele Roberts in Poznan
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Five writers set out on foot to sample the transforming qualities of spring, reporting back with tales that are...

Podcasting - The First Ten Years

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Podcasting - The First Ten Years
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Part one of two. Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann explore the global popularity of online, on-demand radio shows,...

Three Pounds in My Pocket

Three Pounds in My Pocket
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New series. First-generation Indian immigrants talk of their experiences of arriving in Britain in the 1950s as...

Letter from America: The 1970s

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Letter from America: The 1970s
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A selection of lost recordings from Alistair Cooke's long-running Letter from America series, providing...

Five Hundred Years of Friendship

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Gossips and Goodfellows
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New series. Dr Thomas Dixon examines the changing meaning of friendship over time, focusing on how in the 16th...

1914-1918: The Cultural Front

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Words for Battle
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New series. Presenter Francine Stock explores the role culture played during the First World War, and begins by...

The Food Programme

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The BBC Food and Farming Awards - Meet the Finalists
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Valentine Warner introduces the finalists hoping to achieve success in this year's BBC Food and Farming Awards,...

Costing the Earth

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Feeding the Crops of the Future
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Tom Heap investigates whether the world is running out of phosphorus, an essential element in fertiliser and...