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True life stories. Join Matthew Bannister, Monday to Thursday. Includes our daily history programme Witness. Or join us for the best of Outlook on Saturdays.

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  • Undercover In Saudi Arabia

    Thu, 21 Aug 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Saudi undercover reporter Safa Al Ahmad; Ugandan entrepreneur Daniel Okalany; Mysore's woman taxi-driver Selvi; translating for immigrant children in the United States; and army reservist turned novelist K.T. Medina.

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  • My Body Made Me Famous

    Wed, 20 Aug 14

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    50 mins

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    Artist Alison Lapper, famous for her Trafalgar Square statue; Turkish mayor Leyla Imret; and African-American soprano Jessye Norman.

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  • I Was Psychiatrist To The Taliban

    Tue, 19 Aug 14

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    50 mins

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    Mending minds in Afghanistan; the Ukrainian writer who watched as mass protests unfolded on his doorstep; actors with learning disabilities discuss the fun and challenges of being on set; Estonian sculptor Simson von Seakyll on how war influences art.

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  • I Was Jailed For Losing My Unborn Baby

    Mon, 18 Aug 14

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    50 mins

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    The young woman from El Salvador who says she miscarried her baby at seven months - but was sentenced to thirty years in jail for aggravated homicide; the self-styled "Lord of Scents" who's made his fortune selling perfume in the Philippines; New Orleans jazz musician Trombone Shorty; and tree-climbing tips from the current international women's champion.

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  • Weekend Love from hate, Writer, Kenya romance

    Sat, 16 Aug 14

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    27 mins

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    A friendship across racial divides in South Africa; the former child worker from Bangladesh who's become a leading advocate on labour rights; the interracial couple causing a stir in Kenya; writing a novel on a mobile phone

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  • Nepal 'Orphan': My Two Families

    Thu, 14 Aug 14

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    50 mins

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    The Nepalese girl who was adopted even though she was not an orphan; the 80-year-old stand-up comedian; growing up in a funeral parlour; the man who looks after Big Ben

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  • An unlikely friendship across apartheid

    Wed, 13 Aug 14

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    50 mins

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    A friendship across racial divides in South Africa; The man who wrote a book about surviving the Pamplona bull run, but was then gored by a bull himself, the former child worker from Bangladesh who's become a leading advocate on labour rights; Liz Atkin is an artist who's transformed her compulsive disorder into art.

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  • Gulalai Ismail: Speaking out at a cost

    Tue, 12 Aug 14

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    Pakistani Gulalai Ismail, whose campaigning for equality and peace has brought her death threats; performance artist Vickie Tanner who found a way to escape her gangland neighbourhood in California through theatre; the interracial couple causing a stir in Kenya; American pilot Amelia Earhart who's just completed the round-the-world flight that cost her famous namesake her life.

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  • Fighting for gay rights in India

    Mon, 11 Aug 14

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    50 mins

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    Fighting for gay rights in India; the Spanish filmmaker who's made an animated film inspired by his children; Romain Puértolas, the French novelist with an extraordinary life; Catherine King, the sign language interpreter who translates comedy performances at the Edinburgh Fringe

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  • Ebola, Violinist, Typhoon Doctor

    Sat, 9 Aug 14

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    27 mins

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    The man from Guinea who survived Ebola; Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti; the doctor who gave a proper burial to those killed by Typhoon Haiyan; Tindy Agaba, a former child soldier from Rwanda adopted by actors Emma Thompson and Greg Wise.

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