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Manuela Sáenz: South America’s revolutionary heroine
The Ecuadorian woman who fought for South American independence in the 19th Century
The Cat: In from the wild
Domesticated cats have been worshipped, vilified and revered throughout history
Indigo: the bluest blue
Blue Gold or Devil's Dye? The complex history of the precious blue dye
John Harvey Kellogg: The ‘wellness’ pioneer
How the co-inventor of cornflakes inspired a healthy living revolution
Rudolf Nureyev: Superstar Russian dancer
Exploring the life of a man who pushed the boundaries of ballet.
Fridtjof Nansen: Norway's great explorer
The polar adventures of a remarkable man whose humanitarian work saved thousands of lives
Mind, body and soul
The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters.
Paul Merton, Lucian Msmati, Cathie Pilkington, Samantha Baines, Sharky, Odette Peters, Scottee, Clive Anderson
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
The Gangster The Cop The Devil, Touching the Void, Romesh Gunesekera, Gold Digger, George IV : Art and Spectacle
The Gangster The Cop The Devil, Touching the Void, Romesh Gunesekera, Gold Digger,
The London Film Festival
Swedish director Lukas Moodysson talks about making his first TV series, Gösta.
Damian Le Bas & Amy Liptrott
The Romany writer and broadcaster Damian Le Bas and author Amy Liptrot choose a good read