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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with writer and broadcaster Anna Magnusson. Show more
Tour De France viewers worldwide will see giant artworks in the fields surrounding the start in Yorkshire. And we discuss whether dairy breeding has focussed on yield over welfare. Show more
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Mary Portas on the women working to save our high streets. Vince Cable on women on boards. Has the Premier League made the right decision about Richard Scudamore? Laurie Simmons. Show more
Timandra Harkness examines the latest research linking political choices to the way our brains function, and discovers what the implications could be for the conduct of politics. Show more
Frances Fyfield and her team are at the Library of Congress in Washington DC to explore the handwritten score and sketches of Leonard Bernstein's smash hit musical West Side Story. Show more
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Why was Abu Hamza tried in New York not London for terror offences? Former attorney general Lord Goldsmith tells Martha Kearney 'it didn't ultimately matter'. Show more
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Martin Sixsmith investigates how psychology is used in shaping our behaviour and desires through advertising, information campaigns and propaganda. From May 2014. Show more
Lee Mattinson's comedy drama inspired by his first full-time job. Lance aspires to a dull nine-to-five in favour of his hunger for metal, but can he ever live the life he wants? Show more
Jay Rayner and the team are in Golders Green, an area of North London known for its Jewish community. Show more
Britain's Overseas Territories, from the Caribbean to the Falkland Islands, contain a treasure trove of wildlife. Tom Heap asks if we are doing enough to protect it. Show more
Julie Fernandez draws on personal experience as a sufferer of brittle-bone disease to explore an agonising decision: whether to have children if it means passing on disabilities. Show more
Soprano Emma Kirkby chooses an English composer who died aged 36, Henry Purcell. With Matthew Parris. From 2014. Show more
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A ceilidh and songs about his car. Alex Horne and his band explore fashion and trends via music and comedy. From May 2014. Show more
Fatboy Slim discusses his new album Bem Brasil, artist Julian Opie on his Bath show, a review of Fading Gigolo starring John Turturro and Woody Allen, and a report from Cannes. Show more
The Criminal Cases Review Commission is the body charged with examining potential miscarriages of justice in England and Wales. But is it up to the job? Allan Urry investigates. Show more
New research shows that visual hallucinations suffered by some people with sight loss last longer than first thought; and St Vincent's School for the Blind's ukulele orchestra. Show more
Claudia Hammond hears from finalists in the All in the Mind awards. Plus how to help friends with mental health problems, and mental health provision in the City. Show more
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While Luke's play finally opens in Oxford, Nina finds herself entering into a rather unholy arrangement with Tony. Show more
Simon Mayo's battle of comedy generations. With Holly Walsh, Rufus Hound, Ted Robbins and Billy Pearce. From April 2011. Show more
The pioneer women who arrived from the Indian subcontinent in the 50s and 60s with as little as £3 recall their first impressions of Britain. Show more
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