• Published on 2 Aug 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    We’re at Ordsall estate, Salford, as we continue our ‘Housing Britain’ series. Tonight, we look at regeneration and gentrification as property prices here soar. We ask where gentrification leaves the communities it transforms – Is it a panacea for modern Britain?

  • Published on 24 Jul 2017 Sections

    “The UK has a brilliant grime scene and I want to do everything I can to support it”: bold words there from the Culture Minister Matt Hancock, who’s backing the campaign to scrap a controversial police form for music venues. Mr Hancock has told this programme he believes the Met’s 696 form disproportionately impacts people from black…

  • Published on 23 Jul 2017 Sections World

    Filmaker Yance Ford’s brother was fatally shot in 1992 and his latest film “Strong Island” is a powerful, personal and poignant exploration of the terrible consequences it had on him and his family.

  • Published on 16 Jul 2017 Sections

    They’re a pop band from Beirut with an eclectic sound, an openly gay lead singer and politically charged lyrics. Mashrou’ Leila are tearing up the conventions of Arabic pop culture and singing about issues few other musicians in the Middle East are willing to tackle including social justice, personal freedoms and women’s rights. We caught…

  • Published on 14 Jul 2017 Sections Sport, UK

    Tens of thousands of fans are expected to flock to the London Stadium this weekend for the World Para Athletic Championships.

  • Published on 6 Jul 2017 Sections

    He first came to Britain after an invitation by Andrew Lloyd Webber and went on to win two Oscars for his score for the film Slumdog Millionaire. His music has graced our Olympic opening ceremony and he was even part of a super-group with Mick Jagger.

  • Published on 1 Jul 2017 Sections

    The celebrated British dance music act Orbital have reformed after 5 years and headline the Bluedot Science technology and music festival in Cheshire next weekend. Formed by brothers Paul and Phil Hartnoll at the start of the acid house explosion in the late 80’s – Orbital are famed for spectacular live performances in front of…

  • Published on 29 May 2017 Sections UK

    He spent 12 years playing James Bond but also 20 years being a goodwill ambassador for Unicef, visiting their projects across the world and raising tens of millions of pounds.

  • Published on 22 May 2017 Sections UK

    If the furore over the Tory U-turn on social care costs has been all about the pensioner vote, the battle for the youth vote is no less fervent, especially with the deadline for voter registration ending today.

  • Published on 6 May 2017 Sections United States

    It’s a story of guns, power and Washington ethics: the new political thriller Miss Sloan opens this week, starring Jessica Chastain as a lobbyist ‘hired to win’ in a battle over gun legislation.

  • Published on 4 May 2017 Sections Politics, United States, World

    We speak to Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett about Humanz – a soundtrack to the post Trump world, and a protest against it.

  • Published on 30 Apr 2017 Sections Politics

    It’s a story of power struggles, feminism and identity in a male dominated world: a role which could have been made for actress Miriam Margolyes.

  • Published on 29 Apr 2017 Sections

    Sonic Youth’s founder Thurston Moore tells us about music, politics, and eighties New York: as bad and as real as it gets.

  • Published on 15 Apr 2017 Sections

    Gentrificiation is, depending on your perspective, either a blessing or a curse. And so it is in the South London suburb of Peckham, where plans for a new shopping area have divided opinion.

  • Published on 13 Apr 2017 Sections

    Back to where it all began. A new exhibition is showcasing early works by sculptor Henry Moore, along with the art which inspired him, from Rodin to Barbara Hepworth. It’s being displayed at his former home in Hertfordshire, after a £7m transformation – and includes pieces rarely seen in public.