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Documentary following the hopes and ambitions of workers on Bombay's vast railway network, including Mumtaz Kazi, Indian Railways' first fully qualified female train driver. Show more
Saul David uses the BBC archive to examine the most important stories, and how our understanding of them has been re-defined since World War Two ended over 70 years ago. Show more
Virologist Mike Leahy uses 50 years of BBC archive to explore the history of pandemics - infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites - from smallpox to swine flu. Show more
A selection of hits from Rod's back catalogue, including Gasoline Alley, Angel, In a Broken Dream, The Killing of Georgie, Ooh La La, I Was Only Joking, and Rollin' and Tumblin'. Show more
Documentary telling the story of the easy listening genre, with contributions from Richard Carpenter, Herb Alpert, Richard Clayderman, Engelbert Humperdinck, Jimmy Webb and others. Show more