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Author, Kathy Lette and her latest novel, Best Laid Plans; Shakespearean roles for older women; Ausma Zehanat Khan; Removal of employment tribunal fees. Show more
Wendy used to hide rather than talk to people, but with Christine's help, she is no longer a covert stammerer and has found her voice. Fi Glover presents. Show more
Documentary. Professor Emma Griffin looks back at the Industrial Revolution to discover how British workers became tied to the clock. Show more
Marco's sister is not impressed by his new girlfriend while Chippy thinks she can save her relationship with a lie. From January 2016. Show more
On this day in 1917, the heaviest rainfall in 30 years fell on Passchendaele, and in Folkestone, Jessie lives under a cloud. Show more
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Former London flat shares, now subsidised to keep the locals local – Jude Rogers revisits her 1990s dwellings. From 2017. Show more
After the success of Death of a Salesman, Hollywood beckons to Arthur, where a chance meeting with a young actress called Marilyn Monroe changes everything. By Jonathan Holloway. Show more
Margaret McCartney unpicks recent headlines suggesting its okay not to finish your antibiotics. Plus lung cancer screening in the high risk and can you die a broken heart? Show more
Early-bird poet Ian McMillan investigates why people are early or late. Infuriated when kept waiting, he tries to find out why people have different ideas about time. Show more
Is 'right to be forgotten' legislation being misused and what might the tools of off-shore journalism be able to do about it? Show more
It's hoped the gene editing technique could be used to eradicate inherited diseases .4 men convicted of plotting an Islamist-inspired attack on the police or the military.
Bob Mortimer talks to his comedy double act other-half Vic Reeves in the talk tag show. From March 2015. Show more
How fly-on-the-wall programme makers document the work of the emergency services; plus actress Sally Hawkins, singer Josette Bushell-Mingo, and Damian Barr's Queen Icons choice. Show more
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk. With Matthew Taylor, Claire Fox, Anne McElvoy and Giles Fraser. Show more
Ivo Gormley tells the story of his bright idea to combine getting fit with doing good in the community, at a time of growing social isolation. Show more
Documentary. Farrah Jarral asks who gets to play in our society, exploring the often hidden linguistic, social, economic and political battles over the right to play. Show more
Venezuela rejects claims that the results of Sunday's controversial election were manipulated to increase turnout. Show more
Uprooted from London because his mother and stepfather can't afford to go on living there, Xan is slowly adjusting to life in Devon. Amanda Craig's novel, read by Amanda Lawrence. Show more
Andy has a date for the first time in... well, longer than he’ll admit. The group rally round. Stars Eddie Marsan. From 2015. Show more
4 Extra Debut. Comedian Kieran Hodgson as 'Ralph Lewis' introduces us to the music of Wagner, with Harry Enfield and Colin Hoult. From 2017. Show more
Josie Long presents stories where reality takes on a magical aspect, including tales of snake-filled American towns. From 2017. Show more
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