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Updated February 2020
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A new ballet 'The Cellist' opens tonight at the Royal Opera House in London. It’s inspired by the life and work of the British cellist, Jacqueline du Pré. It portrays the highs and lows of the virtuoso’s life after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, aged 28. Its choreographer, Cathy Marston, talks to Jane Garvey about why it was such a pers…
 
Is Villa conceding late goals against top sides a self-fulfilling prophecy and could Tottenham sleepwalk their way to Champions League football? Lee Hendrie, Melissa Reddy and Ben Haines join Emma Saunders to discuss a crazy match at Villa Park with big implications at both ends. Plus, is Jordan Henderson now undeniably world class, could a siege m…
 
England achieved their second highest ever T20 run chase to beat South Africa and take the T20 series. We hear from winning captain Eoin Morgan on what they’ve learnt from the series, and whether Alex Hales has an England future. Jos Buttler talks about his relief at the end of a difficult tour for him, and reveals that he worried that he wouldn’t …
 
In the latest programme of the monthly series, Mishal Husain introduces dispatches from journalists and writers around the United Kingdom reflecting the range of contemporary life in the country.Emma Jane Kirby, in Birmingham, reports on the seeds of magic sown by teachers there in schools serving deprived neighbourhoods - but also on the sometimes…
 
When Professor Dame Sally Davies left her role as Chief Medical Officer for England in Autumn 2019, she didn't go quietly. Instead, she published a strongly titled, independent, 96 page report 'Time To Solve Childhood Obesity'."The Government ambition" she wrote "is to halve childhood obesity by 2030 – in England, we are nowhere near achieving this…
 
Ian Wright is a former professional footballer and now a football pundit on TV and radio. He began his career at Crystal Palace before moving to Arsenal where he became their highest goal scorer of all time, a record only surpassed eight years later by Thierry Henry.Born to a Jamaican couple in south-east London, Ian grew up with his mother and ste…
 
Mark Chapman presents a look back at Saturday's Premier League and EFL action, as Liverpool go 25 points clear at the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Norwich. We hear from Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson and Norwich boss Daniel Farke. There's also reaction from St Mary's where Burnley beat Southampton to go 10 points clear of the rel…
 
Alistair Bruce-Ball and Clinton Morrison took your calls on all of Saturday’s football action.Fans rang in both attacking and defending the decision to ban Manchester City from European competitions for two years for breaching Financial Fair Play regulations.Liverpool fans reacted to their 1-0 win away at Norwich, as they went 25 points clear at th…
 
Emma is one of the most adapted books by Jane Austen. It returns to the big screen this week. We hear from the director Autumn De Wilde and Anya Taylor-Joy who plays Emma.Yvette Cooper the Labour MP talks about the increasing number of violent threats being made to her and other MP’s. She tells us why she wants political parties to draw up a new jo…
 
A lot has changed since our last episode covering the numbers behind the coronavirus - for a start it now has a name, Covid-19. This week news has broken that deaths are 20 per cent higher than thought, and the number of cases has increased by a third. Tim Harford talks to Dr Nathalie MacDermott, a clinical lecturer at King’s College London about w…
 
BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz, sports broadcaster Bianca Westwood, sports journalist Thom Gibbs and comedian Elis James join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment.Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.In the final round, the top two p…
 
French prosecutors announced this week that say they have started an investigation into the business activities of the Maltese magnate charged with complicity to murder the journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. It’s just the latest development in a scandal that shocked Europe and led to the resignation of Malta’s prime minister last month. The inquiry…
 
Another day, another final-ball nailbiter in South Africa, this time it’s England who edge it to level the series. Tom Curran talks us through his final over, Eoin Morgan explains just how he manages to stay so calm under pressure, and Jonny Bairstow says that he’s looking forward to having some time at home after being dropped for the Sri Lanka se…
 
Anya Taylor-Joy talks Emma. Plus film reviews including Jim Carrey in Sonic the Hedgehog and animation Spycies. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing in UK cinemas in the UK Box Office Top Ten, we tell you the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week. 00:23:05 Box Office To…
 
Two boys out sledging in their local park find the body of an old woman in the snow.Gradually, through exchanges between members of the woman's family, between friends and between people she has only met briefly, we learn what led her to that point. A moving and entertaining account of modern life and loves.PC Hayley Morton is desperate to discover…
 
"My question is about something I became aware of at a young age," explains Samantha Richter from Cambridgeshire."I was sitting on the carpet at school, being read a story by the teacher. My hair felt as though it was standing on end as waves of a tingly sensation washed over my head. I subsequently found certain scenes in films had this effect, wh…
 
Steve Crossman is joined by Kristof Terreur, Julien Laurens and Rafael Honigstein to look at the big stories from around Europe. The team reflect on Jurgen Klinsmann's departure from Hertha Berlin, look at the state of the Serie A title race and assess next week's games in the Champions League last 16. And after Emmanuel Adebayor made the move to P…
 
It’s been two years since the Windrush scandal, where at least 164 black British citizens were wrongly deported to countries of their birth or detained in the UK. The scandal has had a lasting impact on the Afro-Caribbean community, with many owed compensation from the government. The Home Office recently approved a flight from London to Jamaica wh…
 
For the past 220 years Ordnance Survey have been mapping Great Britain with extraordinary accuracy. But as Gareth discovers when he visits their HQ in Southampton, GB's master map is not a static printed document. It's a 2 petabyte database which is updated up to 20,000 times a day. This adds up to 360 million updates a year. Since the development …
 
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