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18/03/2013

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 18 March 2013

At 3 foot 6 inches tall, actor Warwick Davis is a familiar face to fans of Star Wars, Harry Potter, Willow & Life's Too Short. He talks about his emotional visit to Auschwitz as part of his research into the Ovitzes, a family of popular Jewish dwarf performers who all survived the notorious concentration camp.

Editor of the Independent Chris Blackhurst gives his reaction as the three main political parties at Westminster finally hail a deal on regulation of the press in the wake of the Leveson inquiry, after talks into the early hours.

Scientist Dr Kevin Fong has spent years looking into how the human body copes with extreme environments, including outer space and temperatures far below freezing. He chats about how far the body is capable of being pushed, and how we adapt to our surroundings.

Plus fears of a run on Cypriot banks after a levy is imposed on savers' deposits; Rio Ferdinand pulls out of the England squad prompting speculation over his international future; and would-be dads are put through their paces as the 5live Bump Club follows the fortunes of prospective parents in the run-up to parenthood.

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