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The Fifth Floor Episode guide

  1. On the Road Again

    Life along Highway One in Afghanistan

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2013

  2. Nairobi: Reporting Terror

    Anne Soy ducking for cover live on air

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2013

  3. Make Friends, Break Friends

    Why Brazil's President won't be having dinner with Obama after all

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2013

  4. Historic Handshakes, Hugs and Kisses

    Momentous greetings between political arch enemies

    First broadcast: 13 Sep 2013

  5. India's Onion Crisis

    Can Indians and their curry pots face the prospect of life without the mighty onion?

    First broadcast: 06 Sep 2013

  6. Syria: the Power of Images

    Reporting graphic footage from Syria - how do journalists decide what goes to air?

    First broadcast: 30 Aug 2013

  7. Bo Xilai on Trial

    The courtroom tweets taking us inside China's trial of the century

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2013

  8. Understanding the Muslim Brotherhood

    At the heart of turmoil in Egypt, what's next for the Muslim Brotherhood?

    First broadcast: 16 Aug 2013

  9. Confessions of a Gamer

    From China to Iran - what lies behind the appeal of computer war games?

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2013

  10. Iran: Adieu to Ahmadinejad

    From boogeymen and breasts to bottoms on fire - dissecting the language of 'Mahmoudisms'

    First broadcast: 02 Aug 2013

  11. Spotlight on Zimbabwe

    As Zimbabwe gears up for elections, why is it dangerous to have a crackly wind up radio?

    First broadcast: 26 Jul 2013

  12. The Global Appeal of Bruce Lee

    It's 40 years since the death of Bruce Lee. Why is the martial arts star still so popular?

    First broadcast: 19 Jul 2013

  13. Stories From the Frontline: Lebanon

    Is Lebanon on the brink of an intra-religious war?

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2013

  14. Is it a Coup or Revolution?

    When is a coup really a coup? Stories from Egypt, Latin America and Pakistan

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2013

  15. A President in Town

    What makes a presidential visit a success or disaster?

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2013

  16. Protests Around the World

    From smiling in Belarus to standing still in Turkey - the art of protest around the world

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2013

  17. Reporting Turkey

    Teargas and pianos in Taksim Square: Reporting from Istanbul

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2013

  18. Weapons and the media

    The language of weaponry unpicked

    First broadcast: 31 May 2013

  19. Inside the Taliban Psyche

    Is there such thing as "Good Taliban, Bad Taliban"?

    First broadcast: 24 May 2013

  20. Stories From the Frontline: Reyhanli

    A letter from Reyhanli, the Turkish border town caught up in the Syrian conflict

    First broadcast: 17 May 2013

  21. Pakistan at the Polls

    Understanding Pakistan's elections from the perch of BBC Urdu

    First broadcast: 10 May 2013

  22. Reporting Yemen

    Intimidation in Sanaa: BBC Arabic's Yemen reporter on how he risked his life for the job

    First broadcast: 03 May 2013

  23. Being Chechen

    A Grozny-born journalist on her career in Moscow at the height of the Chechen war

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2013

  24. Reporting the Aftermath

    From Boston to Baghdad, the challenges of reporting the aftermath of tragic events

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2013

  25. North Korean Sabre Rattling

    Rhetoric and sabre rattling: looking at bellicose statements from regimes around the world

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2013

  26. The Persian voice of Jeremy Clarkson

    What happened when Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson met the man who dubs him into Farsi

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2013

  27. Bangladesh - Growing Pains of a Nation

    The legacy of independence in Bangladesh

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2013

  28. Wanted leaders: When the Chase is Up

    What happens when famous fugitives hand themselves in?

    First broadcast: 23 Mar 2013

  29. Two Years of the Syria Story

    We talk to the journalists telling the story of the conflict

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2013

  30. Memories of Hugo Chavez

    Meeting and reporting on the larger than life Venezuelan president.

    First broadcast: 09 Mar 2013

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