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Outlook

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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  • Iraqi Priest: We Live in Fear

    Thu, 24 Jul 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    Iraqi priest leading an Anglican congregation in Baghdad; Inside the Tower of David skyscraper in Caracas; Palestinian-Syrian singer whose music has been inspired by conflict; Pakistani man standing up for women and facing death threats for his work; Hip Hop pioneer Grandmaster Caz

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  • Fighting for gay asylum seekers

    Wed, 23 Jul 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    An award-winning barrister who defends gay asylum seekers; what does a world-class ballet dancer do when it's time to retire; Charlie Phillips and his iconic photos; the Italian woman who learned to ride a bike again after a car accident - by pedalling with her hands.

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  • My Face Transplant Transformation

    Tue, 22 Jul 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    An American woman who had a face transplant after her husband attacked her with industrial chemicals; we travel to a desert island off the coast of Estonia to meet one of the country's most popular singers; and we hear from a British zoologist with a passion for some of the world's most unusual animals.

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  • Undercover with Afghan Tribesmen

    Mon, 21 Jul 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    The American soldier who went undercover with Afghan tribes and his journalist wife who risked her life to live alongside him; the fisherman who became an internationally acclaimed lambada dancer; an ex-cult member shares her story of creating her new life and identity; the world's fastest talking woman.

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  • Weekend Outlook:Shipwreck, jail, inferno and comedy

    Sat, 19 Jul 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    The exile who faced execution in Iran and his wife who fought to free him; Matt Lewis on surviving arctic shipwreck; actress Nadia Manzoor on the show telling the story of her life; an Australian ultra-marathon runner caught in a devastating bush fire.

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  • My time on Iran's death row

    Thu, 17 Jul 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    The exile who faced execution in Iran and his wife who fought to get him released; a traditional snake charmer from Bangladesh; poet and human rights activist Carolyn Forché.

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  • "Father" to 15 migrant children

    Wed, 16 Jul 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    How an Eritrean refugee posed as the husband of 15 women to help them give birth; a Brazilian sculptor who turns whale bones into art; an Australian ultra-marathon runner caught in a devastating bush fire; and an Iranian teacher on the challenge of telling his friends he is gay.

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  • Surviving Antarctic Shipwreck

    Tue, 15 Jul 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    Matt Lewis on surviving shipwreck; Nilofar Elhami on her boyfriend's journey to Iran on her behalf; Massimo Sestini on his iconic pictures of migrants; Richard Linklater on the story behind Boyhood.

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  • Justice for my daughter's murder

    Mon, 14 Jul 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    Jorge Velasquez seeks justice for his daughter's murder; actress Nadia Manzoor on the show telling the story of her life; Vikie Shanks on how she raised seven disabled children on her own; Kiribati weightlifter David Katoatau on his favourite song, Ruff Dogs' "Salute".

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  • Outlook Weekend:Campaigners, lost voices, and song

    Sat, 12 Jul 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    Meron Estefanos, broadcasting voices of Eritrean hostages; Charlie Waite on photographing Libya; Canadian Indian ghazal singer Kiran Ahluwalia; Emma O'Reilly blew the whistle on Lance Armstrong; Indian street children's newspaper Balak Nama.

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