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The Documentary

Music that survived the Nazis: Part one

Duration: 50 minutes

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The wealth of music during the Nazi era including secret sessions by Jewish musicians and others that evaded official scrutiny. Show more

The Arts Hour

Actor Alan Cumming

Duration: 50 minutes

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Actor Alan Cumming and writer and activist Minal Hajratwala join Nikki Bedi in the studio this week. Show more

The Cultural Frontline

Bulgaria’s art on the edge

Duration: 27 minutes

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Three extraordinary Bulgarian artists challenge audiences and blur the lines between cabaret, theatre and real-life. Show more

Outlook

Fosse and Verdon: The legacy of a dancing family

Duration: 44 minutes

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Two superstars of dance, Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon revolutionised the modern musical. But Nicole Fosse recalls how life wasn't always as smooth as her parents' famous choreography Show more

Music Life

Composing naked with Christophe Chassol and Sudan Archives

Duration: 31 minutes

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Parisian pianist Christophe Chassol talks to Emmanuel Jal, Ala.Ni, and Sudan Archives about their composition process, musical heroes, and the challenges of collaboration. Show more

How the World Changed Music

Ewa Demarczyk – the Dark Angel

Duration: 9 minutes

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The story of Poland’s most celebrated but reclusive singer and the song that reveals how art in Poland flourished in spite of Communist rule Show more

The Fifth Floor

Sudan: Bread, Doctors and Teargas

Duration: 50 minutes

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Sudan protests; Dying art of Indian Cabaret; Mindfulness in Thai prisons; Home made Ghanaian guns; My Home Town: Shahrisabz; Road safety in Bangladesh. With David Amanor. Show more

Digital Planet

Digital v Analogue

Duration: 27 minutes

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The digital era may give us everything to own but many crave the tactile, physical analogue experience. Show more

The Arts Hour

The Arts Hour on Tour in Edinburgh

Duration: 53 minutes

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The Arts Hour on Tour visits the Edinburgh International Festival Show more

Weekend

Pompeo: North Korean Sanctions Will Remain Until Nuclear Programme Is Abandoned

Duration: 23 minutes

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North Korea has said it might abandon plans to give up its nuclear technology if the United States continues to demand unilateral denuclearisation Show more

The Arts Hour

The Arts Hour on Tour Highlights

Duration: 50 minutes

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Join Nikki Bedi for a spin through highlights of The Arts Hour on Tour’s first year on the road Show more

The Cultural Frontline

Australia says Yes

Duration: 27 minutes

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The Cultural Frontline: where arts and news collide. Show more

The Forum

The Belle Epoque: A Golden Age?

Duration: 41 minutes

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Paris in the early 19th Century when permissiveness mixed with political, commercial and creative optimism. Show more

The History Hour

The 1948 French Miners' Strike

Duration: 50 minutes

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This week, the French Miners' strike of 1948, 50 years since the launch of the Cabaret musical, the Silk Letters Movement of British India and how to save baby elephants! Show more

Witness History

The Musical Cabaret

Duration: 9 minutes

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In November 1966 the hit musical opened on Broadway. Its director, Hal Prince, recalls the award-winning show, set in Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power. Show more

Global Beats

Edinburgh Festival

Duration: 50 minutes

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Music from Anna Meredith, Danish String Quartet, Antonio Forcione with Sarah Jane Morris and American cabaret singer Lady Rizo. Show more

The Fifth Floor

Discovering Mauritania

Duration: 50 minutes

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Inside Mauritania, the pressure of dress codes for Egyptian women, stories and memories of grandmothers; and a trip to a Beirut nightclub. Show more

The Forum

Upside Down

Duration: 41 minutes

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Bats, burlesque and inverted buildings in a world turned upside down. With structural engineer Hanif Kara, cabaret artist Fez Faanana and bat researcher Kirsty Park. Show more