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Esther Rantzen answers the question: what makes us human?

2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 18 December 2013

Jeremy discusses Ronnie Biggs, around half of UK land being suitable for fracking, Esther Rantzen tell us What Makes Us Human and the British doctor killed in Syria, Abbas Khan.

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    Ronnie Biggs, fracking, Ezther Rantzen and the British doctor who was killed in Syria.

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  • Ronnie Biggs

    Ronnie Biggs wants to be remembered as a lovable rogue, but can that ever happen?

  • Fracking

    Around half the land in the UK could be suitable for fracking.

  • What Makes Us Human

    Esther Rantzen says it's our capacity to help others we don't even know.

  • British Doctor

    The British government has accused Syria of murdering a British doctor.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for The Lightning Seeds

    The Lightning Seeds Lucky You

    Lightning Seeds - Jollification, Epic

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen High Hopes

    (CD Single), Columbia

  • Image for Ace

    Ace How Long

    No Greater Love (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Fleet Foxes

    Fleet Foxes White Winter Hymnal

    Fleet Foxes, Bella Union, 1

  • Image for Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

    Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Steve Harley Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me)

    20 Number 1's Of The 70's (Various), MFP

  • Image for Huey Lewis

    Huey Lewis and The News The Power Of Love

    Huey Lewis & The News - Fore!, Chrysalis

  • Image for Ella Fitzgerald

    Ella Fitzgerald S'wonderful

    Essential Ella, Verve

  • Image for Olly Murs

    Olly Murs Hand On Heart

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Pyjamarama

    Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music - Street Life, Eg

  • Image for Bellowhead

    Bellowhead Christmas Bells

    (CD Single), Navigator Records, 001

  • Image for Jona Lewie

    Jona Lewie Stop The Cavalry

    The Ivor Novello Winners, EMI


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