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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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  • Outlook Arts: Cinema, Eurovision, Comedy

    Fri, 31 Oct 14

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    50 mins

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    Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst, Comedy to stop radicalisation, Singer-songwriter Ayo, Indian actress Shabana Azmi, Emergency poet, Blind sculptor who says forbidden NOT to touch!

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  • Alaa Murabit - A Voice For Libyan Women

    Thu, 30 Oct 14

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    Alaa Murabit - the Voice of Libyan Women; Laurel Braitman - mental health problems in animals; Leon Fleisher - the left-handed pianist.

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  • Fred Abrahams, war crimes investigator

    Wed, 29 Oct 14

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    War crimes investigator Fred Abrahams; Singer-songwriter Ayo; Surgeon Commander Kate Prior; Blind Italian sculptor Felice Tagliaferri.

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  • The Mafia-Fighting Priest

    Tue, 28 Oct 14

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    50 mins

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    Luigi Ciotti - Anti-Mafia priest; Deborah Alma - Emergency Poet; Eugene Cussons - rescuing abused chimpanzees; Humza Arshad - Muslim comedian with an anti-extremist message; Colm Toibin - Irish novelist.

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  • From AIDS Orphan to Mushroom Farmer

    Mon, 27 Oct 14

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    Zimbabwean mushroom farmer Chido Govera; South African self defence trainer Debi Steven; Austrian drag queen and Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst.

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  • Survival, Adventure, Creativity.

    Sat, 25 Oct 14

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    Footballer Fabrice Muamba on dying for 78 minutes; Tapson Tshabalala on overcoming deafness to become a DJ; Dana Vulin on removing her facial mask after suffering burns; Adventurer George Kourounis who married in a volcano; Luana Hansen who kicked drugs and became a rap star.

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  • Footballer who came back from the dead

    Thu, 23 Oct 14

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    Footballer Fabrice Muamba and his wife Shauna recall the life-changing day his heart stopped for 78 minutes during an FA cup match in 2012; Simitie Lavaly works for a charity in Sierra Leone that is helping people who have fallen foul of the new emergency anti-ebola regulations; the fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood on pioneering punk; the American surgeon Jim Styner, who was inspired to revolutionise trauma medicine after his wife died in a plane crash.

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  • The woman behind the mask

    Wed, 22 Oct 14

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    51 mins

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    Dana Vulin wore a mask for two years after being burnt in an attack; Adopting orphan gorillas in the DRC; Novelist Nina Bunjevac; and the Deaf DJ playing to crowds in South Africa.

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  • Bryan Adams - Photographing War Wounded

    Tue, 21 Oct 14

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    The Canadian rock star Bryan Adams on the photographs he's taken of soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. And the story of one of the soldiers - who lost both his legs to an explosive device; the Bedouin woman from the Jordanian desert who became one of her country's first solar engineers; and Luana Hansen, who escaped a life of drug addiction in São Paulo to become a successful rap artist.

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  • 48 Days in a Donetsk Dungeon

    Mon, 20 Oct 14

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    Dmytro Potekhin was held for forty eight days in a dungeon in Donetsk; George Kourounis, the Canadian explorer who abseiled into a volcano; Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk; and the New York hairdresser giving free cuts to the homeless.

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