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This month

Afternoon Edition

Afternoon Edition
180mins
BBC iPlayer

Dan Walker and Sarah Brett present an afternoon of engaging stories and conversation, including the latest from...

Bringing Up Britain

Boosting Your Child's IQ
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Mariella Frostrup returns with the parentcraft debate show, marking the beginning of the new school year by...

The Jacqueline Effect

The Jacqueline Effect
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Music journalist Helen Wallace tells the story of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre, whose brilliant career was cut...

Crossing Continents

The Harragas of Algeria
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Lucy Ash meets the `Harragas' of Algeria - young people who burn their identity papers and head north across the...

Lives in a Landscape

The Adoption Party
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Alan Dein highlights more unusual stories about ordinary people from around the nation, beginning by...

How to Have a Better Brain

Brain Drill
15mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Sian Williams presents a guide to boosting brain power, beginning by meeting neuroscientists whose...

The Reunion

Guantanamo Bay
45mins
BBC iPlayer

Sue MacGregor reunites former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg with his lawyer, a fellow ex-prisoner and the...