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This month

The Essay

Radio Times Choice
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

Radio Times Choice
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...

Tales from the Stave

Radio Times Choice
Mozart's Requiem
30mins
BBC iPlayer

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

The Essay

Radio Times Choice
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

Radio Times Choice
Midnight Cowboy
30mins
BBC iPlayer

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