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Paul Merton goes in search of the origins of screen comedy in the forgotten world of silent cinema, not in Hollywood but in pre-1914 Britain and France. Show more
Drama-documentary about Joyti De-Laurey, the PA at Goldman Sachs whose 4.5 million pound sting led to her being called the Picasso of con artists. Show more
Mariella Frostrup discovers more about the diaries of Virginia Woolf, Anne Frank and Adrian Mole by meeting Virginia Nicholson, Jacqueline Wilson and Sue Townsend. Show more
A performance of the central act of Harrison Birtwistle's opera The Mask of Orpheus by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Singers, conducted by Martyn Brabbins. Show more