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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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Recent episodes (10)

  • Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Thu, 18 Dec 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Dr John Wright: "Six weeks to save the world"; Odaline de la Martinez: Cuban-born conductor pioneering contemporary classical music in the UK; John Cleese: British comedian famous for Monty Python

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  • My Five Day Walk To School

    Wed, 17 Dec 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    Tanzin Norbu - Zanskari man walked for days to get to school; Cass Pennant - British football hooligan who turned his life around; Tena Stivicic - Croatian playwright who drew on her own family history in the former Yugoslavia for her latest play.

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  • The Man with the Upside Down Head

    Tue, 16 Dec 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    Claudio de Oliveira - the man with the upside down head; Ashleigh Bryant - US war reporter who put down her camera and picked up a rifle; Siphokazi Mdlankomo - domestic worker raising profile of her trade through her success in the Masterchef TV competition; M J Hyland - author diagnosed with MS helping others come to terms with the illness.

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  • Hunting Down Looted Art

    Mon, 15 Dec 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    Greek Cypriot Tasoula Hadjitofi hunting down looted art; Tori Herridge - Defrosting a Woolly Mammoth; Pintupi 9 - The last Aboriginals living a nomadic life were found in the desert in Western Australia; Tony Kofi - The saxophonist, who never expected a career in jazz, until an accident changed his life.

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  • Outlook Weekend: Refugee, Mercenary, Goats

    Sun, 14 Dec 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    An Eritrean's epic refugee journey to Europe; Neryl Joyce, Australia's 'Mercenary Mum' in Iraq; Christopher Jefferies, the retired school teacher who in 2010 was wrongly accused of a high-profile murder; the man who wants to save the Pashmina Goat; award-winning young Kenyan journalist Maurice Oniang'o

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  • Eritrean's epic journey to Europe

    Thu, 11 Dec 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    An Eritrean's epic refugee journey to Europe, LA's real-life "night-crawlers", the former US Marine now helping the world's poorest, and the Chilean virtual reality artist.

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  • Caught in the crossfire with Malala

    Wed, 10 Dec 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    In October 2012 Kainat Riaz and Shazia Ramzan were injured alongside Malala Yousafzai on the school bus when she was attacked by the Taliban. From a Durban township to the stage of London's Royal Opera House - the soaring career of South African baritone Njabulo Madlala. Christopher Jefferies is a retired school teacher who in 2010 was wrongly accused of a high-profile murder. Now a film has been made about his ordeal, directed by a former pupil of his, Roger Michell.

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  • Wrongfully imprisoned for 20 years

    Tue, 9 Dec 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    Franky Carillo: I was wrongfully imprisoned for 20 years; Babar Afzal: The man who wants to save the Pashmina Goat; Rich Peppiat: the former tabloid journalist who has turned critic of the newspaper industry.

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  • Australia's 'Mercenary Mum' in Iraq

    Mon, 8 Dec 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    Neryl Joyce: Australia's 'mercenary Mum' in Iraq; superstar DJ David Guetta; Asifa Lahore: Britain's gay Muslim drag queen; award-winning young Kenyan journalist, Maurice Oniang’o

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  • Outlook Weekend: Bus hijack, Walking library, Climber

    Sun, 7 Dec 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    Survivor of Al Shabab bus attack; 95 year old distributes books in Bangladesh; Woman engaged to sperm donor; Finnish MP Jani Toivola; Pakistani woman rock climber. Presenter: Matthew Bannister

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