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Sunday Feature Episode guide

  1. The Fundamentalist Queen

    Samira Ahmed delves into the mysterious life of Oliver Cromwell's wife, Elizabeth.

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2014

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  2. A Cultural History of the Plague

    Laura Ashe explores how the plague has changed our social and cultural landscape.

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2014

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  3. In the Shadow of the Tower (Exhibition Exposed)

    Andrew Hussey visits Paris to understand how the Eiffel Tower has shaped French culture.

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2014

  4. God and the Great War

    Frank Cottrell Boyce explores the impact of WWI on religion at home and at the front.

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2014

  5. New Generation Thinkers

    Series of documentaries presented by Radio 3's 2014 New Generation Thinkers

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  6. The Gospel According to Joan

    A portrait of the life and legacy of theatre director Joan Littlewood.

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2014

  7. Enter the Dragon: Chinese Theatre in the 21st Century

    Rana Mitter travels to Beijing to explore the recent flourishing of theatre in China.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2014

  8. Who Was Richard Strauss?

    Tom Service travels to Switzerland in search of the real Richard Strauss.

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2014

  9. Global Classical Music - A New World Symphony

    Petroc Trelawny on the impact of the new global enthusiasm for western classical music

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  10. I Have Been Here Before

    How a 1927 essay by a former soldier influenced JB Priestley other writers for decades.

    First broadcast: 14 Sep 2014

  11. How Did Scotland's Artists Turn Nationalist?

    Stuart Kelly examines why many Scottish artists today have declared for independence.

    First broadcast: 13 Jul 2014

  12. World War One: Cradle of Jazz

    Alyn Shipton charts the musical and social changes behind the emergence of jazz.

    First broadcast: 06 Jul 2014

  13. Music in the Great War: Gavrilo Princip's Footprint

    Maria Margaronis explores the legacy of Gavrilo Princip, whose shots sparked WWI.

    First broadcast: 29 Jun 2014

  14. Bannockburn Begins

    Novelist Louise Welsh explores meanings, ancient and modern, of the battle of Bannockburn.

    First broadcast: 22 Jun 2014

  15. Dennis Potter - With Aggressive Affection

    Matthew Sweet reassseses the life, work and legacy of playwright Dennis Potter.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2014

  16. Sonic Art Boom - The Art of Noise

    Composer Dan Jones celebrates sound art and The Art of Noise Manifesto.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2014

  17. Clocks and Clouds: An adventure around Gyorgy Ligeti

    A portrait of a magnificent and mischievous musical spirit, Gyorgy Ligeti.

    First broadcast: 25 May 2014

  18. Per Petterson

    Per Petterson, writer of Out Stealing Horses, on writing, tragedy and not making things up

    First broadcast: 18 May 2014

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  19. Dylan Thomas the Radio Poet

    Writer Rachel Trezise tells the story of Dylan Thomas's broadcasting life.

    First broadcast: 04 May 2014

  20. Educating Isaac

    Nicholas Baragwanath explores a forgotten mode of music education once used in Naples.

    First broadcast: 27 Apr 2014

  21. Shakespeare: For and Against

    Playwright Mark Ravenhill asks if Shakespeare's genius is beyond question.

    First broadcast: 20 Apr 2014

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  22. Merchant Ivory - Classics, Celluloid and Class

    Laurence Scott re-assesses the work of the film-making team known as Merchant Ivory.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2014

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  23. Billy - The Other Lloyd Webber

    Andrew Green explores the life and little-heard romantic music of William Lloyd Webber.

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2014

  24. Music and the Jews

    Norman Lebrecht examines the complex relationship between music and Jewish identity

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  25. Living with Memory in Rwanda

    Zoe Norridge reports from Rwanda on how the country's devastating genocide is remembered.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2014

  26. Eileen Gray: The Missing Heart of Design

    Fiona Shaw explores the life and work of Irish-born designer and architect Eileen Gray.

    First broadcast: 23 Feb 2014

  27. Faith Without God

    Michael Goldfarb on the first thought systems in which Man was the measure of all things

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  28. Shanghai - World City Redux

    Rana Mitter on how today's ultra-modern Shanghai is rediscovering its glamorous past.

    First broadcast: 26 Jan 2014

  29. Albrecht Durer: Printing Press Native

    Charlotte Higgins charts the printing prowess of German Renaissance artist Albrecht Durer.

    First broadcast: 19 Jan 2014

  30. Somme

    Paul Farley visits the Somme, a river whose sleepy character belies its violent history.

    First broadcast: 05 Jan 2014

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