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  1. BBC Radio Lincolnshire: Reunited - A journey of Remembrance

    Michael Hortin

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire: Reunited - A journey of Remembrance

    The Beechey family suffered unbearable loss in the First World War with five of their eight sons being killed. One hundred years on from the death of the fifth Beechey brother, BBC Radio Lincolnshire follows in their footsteps telling their story and reuniting them with an act of Remembrance.

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  2. BBC Russian: Following Lenin from Zurich to the Revolution

    Juri Vendik

    Journalist, BBC Russian

    BBC Russian: Following Lenin from Zurich to the Revolution

    Juri Vendik, author and presenter of "The Train From Zurich To The Revolution" a BBC Russian documentary exploring Germany’s role in Lenin’s 1917 return to revolutionary Russia explains the background.

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  3. History is written by the victors: The inspiration behind Viceroy's House

    Gurinder Chadha, OBE

    Writer, director and BBC Alumni member

    History is written by the victors: The inspiration behind Viceroy's House

    Writer and director Gurinder Chadha, OBE (Bhaji On The Beach, Bend It Like Beckham and Bride & Prejudice) talks about how her upbringing influenced her approach to 'Viceroy's House' her latest release which is co produced by BBC Films.

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  4. Antiques Roadshow Holocaust Memorial

    Jon Jacob

    Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Antiques Roadshow Holocaust Memorial

    On Sunday (15 January 2016) Antiques Roadshow has a special Holocaust Memorial episode. About the BBC Editor Jon Jacob spoke to Producer Julia Frost to find out more.

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  5. How we brought iconic voices back to BBC Russian

    Jessy Kaner

    Producer, BBC Russian

    How we brought iconic voices back to BBC Russian

    Producer Jessy Kaner talks about how BBC Russian are bringing voices from the stations history into the present day with the new video series 'Voices from the Archive'.

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  6. Living in '66

    Stuart Thomas

    Head of Programmes, BBC England

    Living in '66

    Regional programmes delving into the history of the UK.

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  7. Blood and Gold: The Making of Spain with Simon Sebag Montefiore.

    Marion Milne

    Series Producer/Director

    Blood and Gold: The Making of Spain with Simon Sebag Montefiore.

    Series Producer/Director of Blood and Gold: The Making of Spain with Simon Sebag Montefiore, Marion Milne shares her experiences working on the new series for BBC Four.

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  8. Remembering Lime Grove Studios

    Hannah Khalil

    Digital Content Producer, About The BBC Blog

    Remembering Lime Grove Studios

    On this day in 1950, 21 May, the BBC moved into Lime Grove Studios in Shepherd's Bush. The studios are long gone, the BBC sold them in 1991, but not forgotten.

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  9. Winston Churchill’s funeral in HD on BBC Parliament

    James Rowland

    Senior Media Manager, BBC Archives

    Winston Churchill’s funeral in HD on BBC Parliament

    50 years after the state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill BBC Parliament will be broadcasting an HD re-mastering of the Former Prime Minister’s state funeral in full.

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  10. Taking Liberties Season on the BBC: Magna Carta 800

    Martin Davidson

    Commissioning Editor, History

    Taking Liberties Season on the BBC: Magna Carta 800

    As the BBC launches Taking Liberties, the Magna Carta 800 season, Martin Davidson, BBC Commissioning Editor, History, considers why the signing of 'The Great Charter' 800 years ago was such a key historical event.

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