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Born in the DDR

Born in the DDR
60mins
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Jonathan Myerson's drama follows the incredible night in July 1988, when Bruce Springsteen played a gig in East...

Private Passions

Alison Goldfrapp
60mins
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Alison Goldfrapp discusses the music that has inspired her, including tracks by Jessye Norman, the Bulgarian...

Bunk Bed

Bunk Bed
13mins
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Peter Curran and Patrick Marber climb into bunk beds and chat for another round of pillow talk, allowing...

Afternoon on 3

Nielsen 150 Opera Matinee: Maskarade
150mins
BBC iPlayer

Penny Gore presents Nielsen's opera Maskarade with a Danish cast and Michael Schønwandt conducting the Danish...

Rapunzel

Parlez Vous
15mins
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New series. Parlez Vous. By Julie Mayhew. The first of three stories inspired by the classic fairy tale. A woman...

Opera on 3

WNO: Peter Pan
195mins
BBC iPlayer

Erik Nielsen conducts the Welsh National Opera in the British premiere of Richard Ayres and Lavinia Greenlaw's...

Private Passions

Jung Chang
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Writer Jung Chang talks to Michael Berkeley about Chinese and Western music, which was banned during her...

Between the Ears

Between the Ears: Bee Journal
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Sean Borodale's intimate poem sequence, written as a series of field notes over two years in Somerset, which...

The Verb

The Verb
45mins
BBC iPlayer

To celebrate 100 years of TS Eliot's The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock, Ian McMillan presents a reading of the...

The Tony Awards 2015 with Elaine Paige

The Tony Awards 2015 with Elaine Paige
117mins
BBC iPlayer

Elaine Paige presents highlights from the 69th annual Tony Awards, which took place at the Radio City Music Hall...

Radio 3 Live in Concert

André Previn Conducts the LSO and Anne-Sophie Mutter
150mins
BBC iPlayer

Composer, conductor, and pianist extraordinaire, André Previn is a hugely versatile musician. He returns to the...

Radio 3 Live in Concert

Radio 3 Live in Concert: Nielsen 150: BBC Philharmonic: Nielsen 150
150mins
BBC iPlayer

To celebrate 150 years since the birth of composer Carl Nielsen, the BBC Philharmonic presents the first in a...

A Good Read

A Good Read
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Harriett Gilbert talks to journalist Miranda Sawyer and broadcaster Tom Robinson about the books they love, with...

Opera on 3

Puccini: La Boheme live at the ROH
210mins
BBC iPlayer

Live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, one of opera's most endearing love stories: Puccini's La Boheme...

Sunday Feature

Sunday Feature: WB Yeats and the Artifice of Eternity: WB Yeats and the Artifice of Eternity
45mins
BBC iPlayer

Theo Dorgan explores the way the poet and senator WB Yeats is still a living presence in the cultural and public...