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Actor Samuel West laments how the beautiful collared dove is saddled with a morose call that sounds like the chant of a bored football fan echoing down our streets. Show more
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Timandra Harkness explores the best ways to disagree with other people - constructively. In this programme, why we argue so hard over our personal preferences. Show more
How do you talk to your children about the rise in knife crime among young people? And Fatima Bhutto on her new novel Runaways. Show more
Friends Gill and Claire on a life-changing scheme matching three kidney donors with three recipients. Fi Glover presents. Show more
The rise of Islamist Puritanism
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After centuries of vibrant, various and sometimes controversial culture, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown asks why Muslim societies are turning increasingly monochrome and Puritanical. Show more
Bill Nighy returns as Charles Paris. Charles finally has the chance to be in a West End musical, but it seems to be jinxed in Jeremy Front's dramatisation of Simon Brett's novel. Show more
Is the pound in your pocket disappearing? Does cash have a future?
Why this winter has seemed that bit more gloomy than usual. Show more
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Alan Johnson, the former education secretary, on 140 years of English education through the prism of one school - St Michael and All Angels in Camberwell. Show more
Joe is forced to uncover his neighbours' illicit activities and confront old betrayals from the 1984 miners' strike. Starring Alun Armstrong and Deborah Findlay. Show more
Whether it's paying rent, council tax, gas or electricity, what are the financial challenges facing teenagers as they leave local authority care to start life as an adult? Show more
Opioids for long-term pain and evidence for helping people to come off the drugs. An objective pitch-side test that takes the guesswork out of diagnosing concussion. Show more
Corridors - Laurie Taylor explores their evolution and changing nature, from prisons to country houses, and the way in which they've been depicted in popular culture. Show more
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Former Scotland Yard chief: Theresa May hasn't listened to police concerns
The stand-up meets the people of Anglesey and asks if it's fair to call them a rather unique bunch? From 2018. Show more
Cheat, ITV's new 4-part psychological thriller reviewed; photographer Richard Billingham on his first feature film Ray & Liz; the late Diana Athill; the changes in club culture Show more
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk. With Anne McElvoy, Claire Fox, Matthew Taylor and Melanie Phillips. Show more
From the cattle shed to the racetrack, ammonia is having a moment. In the wrong place it is a potent pollutant, in the right place it is a clean fuel for your car. Show more
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A heavy storm leaves The Egg short of food. And short of patience. So Harry and his team think up some distraction techniques. Prison-based sitcom starring Harry Hill. Show more
Characters, songs, sketches and well, who knows really? A journey inside comedian Terry Alderton’s chaotic mind. From 2016. Show more
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Eleanor Bron reads Fiona McCarthy’s biography of the visionary founder of the Bauhaus, Walter Gropius. Today - the First World War. Show more
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