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We are one of the most sleep-deprived countries in the world. In The Truth About Sleep, insomniac Michael Mosley finds out what happens if we don't get enough sleep and looks at surprising solutions to help us get more.

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Fri 12 Mar 2021 00:25

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:04

    Faithless

    Insomnia

  • 00:05

    Tom Odell

    Magnetised

  • 00:06

    Dua Lipa

    Be The One

  • 00:07

    Example

    Kickstarts

  • 00:09

    Laura Mvula

    Sing To The Moon

  • 00:11

    Coldplay

    Hymn For The Weekend (feat. Beyoncé)

  • 00:12

    Naughty Boy & Emeli Sandé

    Wonder

  • 00:12

    Coldplay

    Hymn For The Weekend

  • 00:15

    Ella Eyre

    Good Times

  • 00:20

    Lissie

    Sleepwalking

  • 00:24

    Clean Bandit

    Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne)

  • 00:29

    Little Mix

    Touch

  • 00:31

    Ella Eyre

    Good Times (feat. Sigma)

  • 00:36

    Florence + the Machine

    Delilah

  • 00:37

    Florence + the Machine

    Delilah

  • 00:40

    The Smiths

    Oscillate Wildly

  • 00:42

    Golden Earring

    Radar Love

  • 00:45

    R.E.M.

    Daysleeper

  • 00:50

    Naughty Boy

    No One's Here To Sleep (feat. Bastille) (feat. Bastille)

  • 00:57

    Jamie xx

    Sleep Sound

  • 00:58

    Jamie xx

    Sleep Sound

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