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One of the largest poultry producers in the UK is aiming to protect antibiotic effectiveness in humans by giving less to their chickens. Presented by Anna Hill. Show more
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The women using crowdfunding to pay for cosmetic surgery, the reasons behind clothes choices, and whether the gut is the most neglected part of the body. With Jane Garvey. Show more
Fi Glover with an emotional conversation in which a 90-year-old and her son acknowledge for the first time how the loss of a child in 1959 affected them then, and continues to.
AL Kennedy tells the story of Alcoholics Anonymous. Founded in Akron, Ohio, by Bill Wilson and Dr Bob Smith in 1935, it has a presence in most countries around the world. Show more
Milton Jones will help anyone, but can he assist a book festival whose visitors are too easily distracted? From March 2014. Show more
Dominic Lawson interviews mega-rich investor Rex Sinquefield, who is ploughing millions of dollars into chess. Show more
Dating site BeautifulPeople.com only lets in good looking daters - why don't British people have much success? Plus actor Lorelei King on why her voice is popular for audiobooks. Show more
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Rigorous analysis of news and current affairs, presented by Martha Kearney. Plus Election Call with the Liberal Democrat business secretary Vince Cable. Show more
Jim returns from China in triumph and is rewarded by being promoted to makeshift vice chancellor. But a rather shady educational company wants to do a deal with the university. Show more
Claudia Hammond investigates a surprising method of stopping ear worms, plus how to be invisible and the research looking at individuality in colour perception. Show more
Laurie Taylor explores the impact of gentrification on working-class residents. He also looks at the division of domestic labour in couples where women are the higher earners. Show more
Frontline journalists on the media-management of the general election, award-winning Sky News correspondent Alex Crawford and the CEO of Bloomberg Media. With Steve Hewlett. Show more
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Convinced a team member is blogging as 'The Secret Social Worker', Clare tries to unmask them. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2014. Show more
Kate Atkinson on her latest novel A God in Ruins, the director and the lyricist of a musical adaption of Carrie, writing in the Arab world and a review of the 56th Venice Biennale. Show more
Clive Anderson and guests discuss how the law balances the 'paramount' interest of children's welfare with the sometimes conflicting rights of parents. Show more
Comedian John Williams finds unexpected joy in his autistic son's view of life, despite the inevitable struggles. Show more
How will the next government tackle Britain's environmental problems? Tom Heap leads a debate from the Bristol Food Connections Festival. Show more
We have a special report from the East Midlands about the economic recovery.
County Limerick, Ireland, 1997. Rosaleen's faithful daughter Constance is alone at the hospital with a cancer scare. Show more
Mali, 2002. Rosaleen's son Emmet is living and working in Segou with girlfriend Alice. But Alice courts controversy among the locals when she adopts a local stray dog. Show more
Nigel tries to get his online music lesson service up and running. Stars Richie Webb and Vicki Pepperdine From October 2013. Show more
Writer and broadcaster Danny Leigh goes for a walk in the woods to explain why Twin Peaks is one of the most influential and innovative programmes in television history. Show more
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Antony Sher relays trying on his very heavy Falstaffian fat suit that he has to struggle not to lose weight while wearing! Show more
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