Weekend Break

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Newshour Extra: Does Democracy Work For Africa?

Bonus podcast episode: this week's Newshour Extra about democracy in Africa


 2017-10-27  50m

A V-Sign In The House of Lords

The 95-year old baroness retiring from the House of Lords. And vibrant jazz in Ethiopia.


 2017-10-22  14m

Where Wales and West Africa Meet in Music

The links between the Welsh and African harps, and how Shakespeare relates to refugees.


 2017-10-21  14m

Love, Language and Landscape

A letter of love to the language of the Faroe Islands. And the allure of vinyl records.


 2017-10-15  14m

Major new project launched to collect and preserve poems in endangered languages

Project calling readers to submit poems that could be lost to future generations


 2017-10-14  16m

The Secret Life of Cows

Farmer Rosamund Young on her herd, and historian Mark Mazower's family secret.


 2017-10-08  15m

Songs On The Brain

Why we fall in love with songs for life. And a guide to space travel for dreamers.


 2017-10-07  15m

400 years of opera history

400 years of opera history to go on display at new Victoria and Albert Museum gallery


 2017-10-01  15m

Poppies for Iraq

A child's life in Mosul in pictures, and women in Saudi workplace


 2017-09-30  18m

Enoch Powell revisited

Enoch Powell in theatre, and an exhibition about Ingmar Bergman.


 2017-09-24  17m