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Richard decides it’s time to write his celebrity autobiography. He enlists help from Sir Ian McKellen, David Tennant and Peter Capaldi in order to complete his masterwork. Show more
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Sales of home fitness equipment like dumbbells, weights and running machines have doubled since lockdown. But how much are people willing to spend? Show more
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25 years after Timothy McVeigh bombed the Murrah Building in Oklahoma City, journalist Leah Sottile investigates the far-right today in a divided and turbulent America. Show more
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Two people meet in a mental health support group and quickly grow close. But is one of them hiding something? A story by the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize for new fiction. Show more
Julian Worricker on the French singer Juliette Greco, the inventor Bob Gore, the ecologist Georgina Mace, the film director Jiri Menzel. Show more
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The White House says President Trump is experiencing mild symptoms of coronavirus -- but remains "very energetic" and is still working while self-isolating.
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests Simon Evans, Jena Friedman, Mark Nelson and Zoe Lyons. Show more
Radha Blank on new movie The 40 Year Old Version, Public Enemy's Chuck D, Dramas The Trial of the Chicago 7 and The Comey Rule reviewed, Poet Dana Gioia on the wildfires. Show more
Chris Mason presents political debate and discussion from Broadcasting House in London with Vaughan Gething MS, Amanda Milling MP, Frances O'Grady and Camilla Tominey. Show more
Bernardine Evaristo on why "communal effort and community spirit" by everyone will be vital to get us through the pandemic and out the other side. Show more
Journalist Leah Sottile investigates the legacy of the Oklahoma City Bombing in a series that gets into the heart of America’s far-right today. Show more
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Anne-Marie Duff reads the incredible true story of Ursula Kuczynski: lover, mother, soldier, spy. By Ben Macintyre. British Intelligence is closing in on 'Agent Sonya'. Show more
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