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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with the Rev Prebendary Edward Mason, rector of Bath Abbey. Show more
A new GM wheat trial is planted in Hertfordshire which could increase yields. But objectors say the money should be spent on getting food to poor people around the world. Show more
Salley Vickers, author of novels including Miss Garnet's Angel, talks about the responsibility of having destiny in her hands. Show more
Why are so many women dying in custody? Single dad Ed tells his story. The changing portrayal of women in adverts. Online trigger warnings - are they a good thing? Show more
Many medicines that older people take have not been properly tested in their age group. It is a worry to Geoff Watts who is in his 70s. He asks what is being done to address this. Show more
A documentary about first deaths and last dances, about what happens when an instrument as finely tuned as a dancer's body begins to change. Show more
Tim Harford introduces inventions, ideas and innovations that have helped to create the modern economic world. Warrior monks, crusaders and the mysterious origins of modern banking. Show more
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A judge's comments in a domestic abuse case are accused of being misjudged. Senior politicians voice their criticism. James Naughtie reports on Donald Trump's infrastructure plans. Show more
Barry Smith presents a journey into the human multi-sensory experience. Barry dissects the sense which dominates most of our experience, and shapes our world: vision. Show more
Mma Ramotswe decides to put her new intern on the case, while Mma Makutsi's distinctive approach to the restaurant business raises eyebrows. Show more
Josie Long presents stories in the spirit of Kurt Vonnegut, from strange travel suggestions to kindness in a library. From 2017. Show more
What happens in the world's most northerly town when the permafrost defrosts? Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough visits Svalbard to find out. Show more
Joshua Rozenberg reports from Edinburgh prison and asks whether there are lessons for prisons in England and Wales. Show more
Will Self and Rachel Johnson talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Up for discussion, a collection of Raymond Carver short stories and JR Ackerley's My Father and Myself. Show more
The Scottish Parliament has voted to hold a second independence referendum.
Harry Secombe has 10 bob left, so Bill decides to spend it on…a racehorse. What could go wrong? Stars Andy Secombe. From 2017. Show more
Sir Nicholas Serota on leading Arts Council England, the Royal Philharmonic plays punk, and Jo Ann Endicott remembers dancing with Pina Bausch. Show more
Documentary. The American Dream is back. President Donald Trump says so. But where does the idea come from? Professor Sarah Churchwell uses history and literature to find out. Show more
News, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted. Is true independence for visually impaired people an unrealistic pipe dream? Show more
Laura Barton walks the length of Sunset Boulevard, 22 miles, from downtown to the Pacific Ocean, uncovering the stories, people and places of Sunset's artistic life. Show more
The programme hears from a Trump supporter from the US coal industry and a former UN climate official. Plus, Theresa May signs Article 50 and some advice on the art of negotiation. Show more
Sarah Pinborough's best-selling psychological thriller. There is a file on Adele in David's office. Can Louise find it? Show more
Having solved the feminist struggle, Bridget takes her activism to a whole new level, sort of. With Fred MacAulay. From 2015. Show more
Susan Hulme reports from Westminster as the Northern Ireland secretary attempts to break the deadlock and revive power-sharing. Show more
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