The Fifth Floor

The Fifth Floor

A fresh look at the stories of the week with journalists from our 27 language sections - every week with David Amanor. New episodes ready to download from 1500GMT on Fridays. Also includes our history programme Witness.

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Recent episodes (4)

  • Enduring a Nigerian Election

    Fri, 27 Mar 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Enduring a Nigerian election, a trip to the cinema for Mumbai's longest running film, Kanu or Drogba - the Premier League and its African stars, and the search for a lost Inca emperor and Genghis Khan.

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  • Frontline Reporting in Syria and Iraq

    Fri, 20 Mar 15

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    Life as a reporter embedded in the military; why Don Quixote still captures the imagination; Indonesia's execution island and songs to mark the Afghan New Year.

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  • Libya - Living in a Lawless State

    Fri, 13 Mar 15

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    Living and reporting in a lawless Libya; censorship of the arts in Russia; personal memories of the Syrian conflict and the global journey of the Cinderella story.

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  • TFF Tikrit: City of Palaces and Jihadis

    Fri, 6 Mar 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Palaces and jihadis in Tikrit; why African leaders need prizes; what Bossa Nova tells us about Rio, chat overheard in women-only carriages; and Bengali poetry

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