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Phil Williams sits in for Richard Bacon.

Frank Gardner reports live from the Arctic Circle where a British team of amputee and disabled servicemen aiming to walk to the North Pole next year have been training for their mission.

Mark Kermode reports from Cannes on the latest goings-on at the Film Festival.

John Hannah talks about Spartacus: Blood and Sand, the TV series that has been a huge ratings hit in the States and comes to the UK next week on Bravo amid a fanfare of controversy.

Martin Shankleman, our employment correspondent, reports on the BA-Unite talks ahead of tomorrow's planned strike by BA cabin crew.

Dr Xanthe Mallett, an expert in forensic anthropology at the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification at the University of Dundee, presents History Cold Case on BBC2. She tells Phil about the appeal and use of identifying bodies through forensic science.

The Blitz Club was at the centre of the early 1980s New Romantic scene - as seen in new BBC drama Worried About the Boy. The likes of Spandau Ballet, Visage, Ultravox and Culture Club all hung out and played at the venue - so just how extensive was its influence on 80s music and popular culture? Spandau Ballet's Gary Kemp looks back at the era with music journalist Princess Julia and presenter Robert Elms.

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Mon 17 May 2010 14:00