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1/5 In 1606, Shakespeare was writing for a royal family hungry for new entertainment. (R)
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A spiritual reflection and prayer to start the day with the Rev Richard Frazer.
This week marks the end of this year's badger cull in Somerset, Gloucestershire and Dorset
Chris Packham presents the red-breasted goose in Siberia. (R)
Morning news. Includes Sports Desk, Yesterday in Parliament, Weather, Thought for the Day.
Engineer Danielle George tells Jim about her passion for getting children into electronics
Steve Backshall speaks to professional rock climber Leo Houlding.
2/5 The impact of the Gunpowder Plot of late 1605 has implications for playwrights.
Laurie Anderson, musician, performance artist and film-maker, talks to Emma Barnett.
2/10 Italy 1943. Chiara has to flee Rome with the young Jewish boy she is sheltering.
Brett Westwood explores how hornbills have influenced art, religion and feminism.
Frances Fyfield and her guests explore the fascinating evolution of Dvorak's Symphony No 9
Kitty is shocked to discover a whole world she knew nothing about.
Does playing video games undermine academic achievement?
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Rigorous analysis of news and current affairs, presented by Martha Kearney.
Space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock boards Peter Snow's time-travelling DeLorean.
Ed has reason to be gloomy. (R)
2/4 After the success of Death of a Salesman, Hollywood beckons to Arthur.
1/6 Josie Long hears stories of 'others' and outsiders.
The National Parks are exploring new commercial opportunities. How far should they go?
Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright take us through the A-Z of the alphabet.
David Morrissey and Julia Blackburn join Harriett Gilbert to discuss favourite books.
PM at 5pm - Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
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1/4 An argument with his girlfriend about cleaning escalates, and Andrew storms out.
Eddie's ready for his close-up.
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2/10 Italy 1943. Chiara has to flee Rome with the young Jewish boy she is sheltering. (R)
With millions of new apprenticeships promised, how will cash-strapped FE colleges deliver?
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1/2 Georgina Ferry presents the letters of Ada Lovelace, dramatised by an all-star cast. (R)
Engineer Danielle George tells Jim about her passion for getting children into electronics (R)
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6/9 Henry tells his mistress what he thinks happened on the cliffs that night.
1/4 Charles meets an old friend whose marriage is in trouble. (R)
Susan Hulme reports from Westminster.
2/5 The impact of the Gunpowder Plot of late 1605 has implications for playwrights. (R)
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside. Presented by Anna Hill.
Chris Packham presents the North Island kokako from New Zealand. (R)