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When it comes to the price of food - too low for many who produce it, too high for many who consume it - what's the right balance? Farming Today considers the influencing factors. Show more
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Nadia Archer of the RSPB recalls volunteering in Manchester on a peregrine watch at the Arndale Centre for Tweet of the Day. Show more
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Grace Dent revisits four of the most intriguing Untold stories from the past few months to discover what happened next. Show more
Many interviews on, the journalist ponders his first impressions of Björk, Michael Caine and Freddie Mercury. From October 2014. Show more
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4 Extra Debut. What if you could to go back to everywhere you’ve lived? Jude Rogers revisits the homes that shaped her memories. From 2017. Show more
31 July 2017. The PM wants another snap election. On the same day, Gibraltar decides it wants to stay in Europe by kicking out the British to become Spanish. Surreal drama. Show more
Paul Gambaccini welcomes competitors from the London area and the south coast of England to the latest heat of the eclectic music quiz. Show more
Sheila Dillon is joined around the campfire by Cerys Matthews and some of the UK's leading outdoor food experts to celebrate camping and cooking. Show more
Simon Callow charts the emergence in the 50s and 60s of a new wave of openly queer artists whose defiant work wowed the art world while practising homosexuality was still illegal. Show more
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined on stage by Phill Jupitus, Prof Nick Bostrom and Prof Anil Seth to ask if we are simply the product of an advanced computer simulation. Show more
Royal Marine sentenced to 18 years for making pipe bombs for the Continuity IRA
A return visit to the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham for regulars Barry Cryer and Tim Brooke-Taylor, with Jeremy Hardy and Jan Ravens on the panel and Jack Dee in the chair. Show more
David Walliams on his play Gangsta Granny; Jeanne Moreau and Sam Shepard remembered; Zinzi Clemmons's novel What We Lose; jukebox musicals. Show more
Historian Professor Fara Dabhoiwala explores the origins of religious freedom of speech, with extracts from key flashpoints in the past. Show more
Pakistan's Hijra, or third gender, community are resisting a new and emerging transgender identity which they believe threatens their long-established culture. Show more
Aristotle described them as the 'intestines of the earth' and they captivated Charles Darwin as Brett Westwood discovers when he explores our relationship with the earthworm. Show more
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective. Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's plans for a new Assembly have been condemned around the world. Show more
Amanda Craig's suspenseful, state-of-the-nation black comedy that highlights the growing disconnect between life in London and the rest of the country. Read by Amanda Lawrence. Show more
An intimate portrait of Andy Partridge, songwriter, singer and frontman of the new wave rock band XTC. From 2017. Show more
Josie Long presents stories for those far from home - unsent postcards, a last message and the journey for home. From 2017. Show more
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In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book telling the as-yet-untold stories of the Russian women who had fought in the Second World War. Show more
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