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Splitting the Assets

Splitting the Assets
45mins
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Anita Anand examines the emotionally charged court process of financial settlement following divorce, and is...

The Reith Lectures

Stephen Hawking: Black Holes Ain't as Black as They Are Painted
28mins
BBC iPlayer

The Cambridge cosmologist Professor Stephen Hawking delivers the second of his BBC Reith Lectures on black...

One to One

Steve Backshall
15mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Steve Backshall meets polar explorer Ann Daniels, and asks what drives her to extreme adventure in...

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Gay Bombay

Gay Bombay
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Historian Zareer Masani returns to his native country to investigate how renewed Hindu nationalism is affecting...

Sunday Feature

Sunday Feature: Cecil Sharp's Appalachian Trail
45mins
BBC iPlayer

100 years ago, in the spring of 1916, English folk song collector Cecil Sharp set out on a voyage to America,...

Every Case Tells a Story

Every Case Tells a Story
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Clive Anderson explores a case brought before the High Court of Kolkata in 2003, which aimed to decide once and...

The Reith Lectures

Stephen Hawking: Do Black Holes Have No Hair?
29mins
BBC iPlayer

Professor Stephen Hawking delivers the first of his 2015 BBC Reith Lectures on the nature of black holes. Sue...

Comprehensively Eton

Comprehensively Eton
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Jolyon Jenkins follows the stories of four state-school boys who have won scholarships to continue their...

Rethinking Anorexia Nervosa

Rethinking Anorexia Nervosa
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Sally Marlow reports on novel experimental techniques to stimulate the brain in people with severe and enduring...

Bus Lines

Bus Lines
30mins
BBC iPlayer

First Bus's drivers talk about their company writing competition, including one who won the short story prize...

The Untold

High Stakes
28mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Grace Dent presents a programme documenting stories of 21st-century Britain, beginning with a man...