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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. Show more
DEFRA Minister George Eustice explains why England needs a new system to improve livestock traceability, but John Armour from the National Farmers Union in Scotland is unimpressed. Show more
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Sue MacGregor reunites five people central to the Battle for Basra in 2003. The city was toppled quickly, but attempts to rebuild it were fraught with danger, chaos and mistrust. Show more
Tina Daheley asks how often people should wash their hair. Plus staying safe on the streets, being a motherless daughter and author Anbara Salam's debut novel. Show more
Claudia is celebrated by fellow cooks but still prepares meals with her family, including granddaughter Nelly. Stars Tracy-Ann Oberman. Show more
Actor and singer Clarke Peters follows the croon and practitioners like Al Bowlly and Bing Crosby and hears how the intimate singing made ladies swoon but inflamed the critics. Show more
Henry the dog and then granddaughter Calais run away. Sandy realises it's time for action. Stars Ronnie Corbett. From May 2014. Show more
On this day in 1918, the USA marked a year since joining the war, and in Folkestone, it is Noah Hamilton's birthday, or would have been. Show more
Behind the scenes at Ribena to see how they are dealing with the new tax on sugary drinks. Plus the Universities Minister talks to Peter White about student loan debts. Show more
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Soldiers recall their first impressions of the US troops that started to arrive in France in large numbers in 1918, and the impact they would have on the course of the war. Show more
By Ian McMillan. Comedy verse drama about a radio producer who makes a documentary about trainspotters. All the characters speak in different verse forms. Show more
Eric Robson hosts the programme from the Hambleton District in North Yorkshire. Matthew Wilson, Pippa Greenwood and Chris Beardshaw answer the horticultural queries. Show more
Two fame-hungry young film-makers try make it in London. Indira Varma reads Lionel Shriver's short story. Show more
Matthew Bannister on anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, philanthropist Drue Heinz, footballer Ray Wilkins, darts player Eric Bristow and TV writer Steven Bochco. Show more
Has BBC News over-reported allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party? Roger Bolton has breakfast with Petroc Trelawny, and Michael Sandel discusses The Public Philosopher. Show more
A father and son find that caring for their wife and mother has given them a strong bond. Fi Glover presents. Show more
Doctors treating the former Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, say he is no longer critically ill after being poisoned by a nerve agent.
Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests Tamar Broadbent, George Fouracres, Ola and Ellie Taylor present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. Show more
Liz Carr, Bob Geldof, Lionel Shriver and Testament each make a case for the most significant artwork created during Front Row's first two decades on air. Show more
Ritula Shah presents political debate from All Saints Church in Bakewell, Derbyshire, with a panel including Tracy Brabin, Nigel Evans MP, Tim Farron MP and Juliet Samuel. Show more
John Gray argues that the future of the liberal west depends on the continuing success of the world's most powerful authoritarian state, China. Show more
The fifth omnibus of Season 13, A Woman's Place, set in Folkestone in the week in 1918 when the German Army's Operation Michael came to an end. Show more
After another argument with his father, Nelson has wrecked one of his precious cars. But while it is being repaired, they have a wedding to arrange. Fast. Show more
Comedian Jim Moir, aka Vic Reeves, chooses Don Van Vliet – aka musician Captain Beefheart. With Matthew Parris. From 2018. Show more
Clare Balding joins Munro bagger and comedian, Ed Byrne in the Peak District as they walk from Winster to Stanton Moor and Robin Hood's Stride. Show more
A father hopes that the conversations he has with his son are more open than the ones he remembers having with his father. Fi Glover presents. Show more
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