The best moments from Victoria Derbyshire's morning programme, Monday - Friday on BBC Radio 5 live. Exclusive, news-making interviews, and powerful human interest stories.
Wed, 5 Mar 14
A man who was in charge of executions in the US state of Georgia tells Victoria Derbyshire why he's now campaigning against the death penalty. Dr Allen Ault oversaw deaths via the electric chair in the 1990s until he left his post as corrections chief in 1995. He now describes the practice as "horrific" and has received counselling to try to come to terms with his sense of guilt.
Tue, 4 Feb 14
Living with dementia in your ‘30s, ‘40s, ‘50s and early ‘60s. Victoria presents a special programme from one of the country's only dedicated day support services for people with Young Onset Dementia. She’s hears from patients, from families and asks why dementia research gets 10 times less medical funding than cancer research, despite costing the economy twice as much…
Thu, 23 Jan 14
How much can we rely on official statistics? There's already been warnings about the reliability of crime stats and hospital waiting time figures - but what other data should we be worried about?
Mon, 13 Jan 14
For the first time Victoria Derbyshire reports claims that a patient was raped between fifty and sixty times while being treated at an NHS psychiatric hospital in Kent. The woman says the care worker told her he'd help secure her discharge if she complied with him. She describes such hospitals as a "playground for predators".
Thu, 12 Dec 13
Commander Chris Hadfield - the singing astronaut - who spent five months in space at the International Space Station earlier this year talks to Victoria Derbyshire.
Mon, 2 Dec 13
Everything you ever wanted to know about the "dark web". The head of Europol's cybercrime centre, Troels Oerting, on its dangers and the inventor of the 3D printed gun, Cody Wilson, on why it's "a beautiful flower of human activity".
Mon, 25 Nov 13
Victoria Derbyshire looks at the work underway to try and prevent people from taking their lives on Britain's rail and tube network. New figures given to 5 live show that over the last six months of this year, 313 people were stopped from trying to take their lives.
Thu, 14 Nov 13
Racing pundit John McCririck, who has lost his age discrimination case against Channel 4 for his dismissal from his role on Channel 4 Racing, tells Victoria that he feels he "let so many people down".
Mon, 11 Nov 13
This podcast contains content that may offend. Victoria Derbyshire is Rocinha, one of the largest favelas in Brazil. She reports on prostitution, crime and drug addiction.
Mon, 11 Nov 13
This podcast contains content that may offend. Victoria is in Rio to discover what England fans can expect at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
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