Torn Between Two Countries

Majid Rafizadeh talks about the challenges he has faced because of his dual identity as a Syrian-Iranian. Also on the programme, neuro-scientist and musician Dave Soldier explains how he created an elephant orchestra at a Thai conservation centre. And, on the subject of music listen to Nicholas McCarthy, the first one-armed pianist to ever graduate from the Royal College of Music in London, plus a report from an international contortion convention in Germany.

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