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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...

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...

Martin Wainwright's Myth of the North

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Martin Wainwright's Myth of the North
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New series. The Leeds-born journalist reveals how the stereotype that life is grim in the north of England is...

The Reunion

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Four Weddings and a Funeral
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Sue MacGregor brings together five key players from successful British film Four Weddings and a Funeral, 20...

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...

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...

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...

Short Cuts

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Waking Life
28mins
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New series. Josie Long showcases short and unusual documentaries from around the world. This episode explores...

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...

Podcasting - The First Ten Years

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Podcasting - The First Ten Years
28mins
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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...

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...

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...

The First Generation X

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The First Generation X
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Oral historian Alan Dein sets out to discover what became of the teenagers interviewed for Charles Hamblett and...

Nature

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James and the Giant Atlas Cedars
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Professional tree climber James Aldred tests his skills on a giant Atlas cedar in Morocco, which have been...