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Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One North West

With the Track World Championships ongoing, John Amaechi visits the National Cycling Centre in Manchester to meet British medallists and learn the secrets of their success. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Amaechi
Participant:
Bradley Wiggins
Participant:
Chris Hoy
Participant:
Victoria Pendleton
Participant:
Chris Boardman

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One North West

As all three of Cunard's world-famous liners make an historic visit to Liverpool, Simon O'Brien reflects on 175 years of pioneering transatlantic travel. Show more

Britain Afloat

Series 1

The Sailing Boat

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One North West

Mary-Ann Ochota discovers how sailing on the Mersey, which began with fishermen racing each other, led to the formation of numerous sailing clubs. Show more

The Best Bottoms in the Land

Shakespeare's Dream in Blackpool

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North West

Charting the amateur actors taking part in the RSC's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Poulton Drama actors prepare for their first night at The Grand Theatre in Blackpool. Show more

Woman's Hour

Michelle Collins; Sheila Jeffreys on prostitution; Grand National

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey talks to Sheila Jeffreys about how other countries deal with prostitution. Plus actress Michelle Collins' autobiography, and female police officers in Afghanistan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Jeffreys
Interviewed Guest:
Jackie West
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Curtis
Interviewed Guest:
Liz McKean
Producer:
Ruth Watts

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North West

Peter Marshall talks to the only survivor of the Morecambe cockling tragedy a decade ago. Cumbria's ex-Chief Constable talks about his year-long suspension. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dianne Oxberry
Executive Producer:
Deborah Van Bishop
Producer:
Ed Hanson

Books That Made Britain

North West England

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Simon O'Brien goes on the trail of some of our best-loved children's authors and discovers the stunning north west landscape that inspired their tales of adventure.