Shakespeare: Macbeth
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What does Macbeth show us about getting ahead? Shaheen Khan shares what she learned from playing Lady Macbeth and how performing in Asia helped her find comedy in Shakespeare's most famous tragedy.

Shakespeare: The Tempest
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Why do Shakespeare's plays attract audiences around the world? British actor James Garnon explains how Shakespeare's verse and expressions have captured the hearts of so many people. 

Professionals Podcasts - Emotional intelligence
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Listen to an extract from a lecture on emotional intelligence given by a professor at a business school.

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Stephen and Ashlie decide to take a course on basic car maintenance. Anxious to get his hands dirty, Stephen learns a lesson the hard way.

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Ashlie tries online dating and Stephen anxiously awaits the postman. How many cards will he get?

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Join Amandeep as she meets a young couple on their wedding day. Find out how people get married in the UK and watch as they get ready to tie the knot!  

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Stephen takes Ashlie out for lunch at their friend Tristan’s café. They enjoy themselves, but don’t manage to eat!

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Have you ever wanted to start your own business? Joe meets young British people doing just that, and gets advice from entrepreneurs old and new, including Sir Richard Branson.

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Stephen tries out his skateboard at a skate park. What could possibly go wrong?

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Stephen and Ashlie run the half-marathon but disagree about how to win the medal. Who’s going to win?

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Joe visits the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club to watch the Ladies Academy side compete and to learn more about women’s football in England. Will they win?

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Ashlie and Stephen’s video is a hit!

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Stephen and Ashlie have trouble finding their way and Ashlie has a bit of a fright.

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After a breakfast of fresh eggs, Stephen helps the farmer while Ashlie prepares for lunch.

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Ice cream is everyone's favourite… Or almost everyone's, anyway! Join Joe down on Solley's Farm in Kent as he finds out how the icy treat is made.

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The story of English starts more than a thousand years ago. Richard goes to the British Library to hear – and see – how the language has changed over the years.

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Shakespeare, Dickens and more... Britain's literary history is world class, and Richard speaks to experts about some of the country's greatest writers.

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Modern-day authors cast their own spells, too, and Richard visits a very magical place to find out about contemporary English writers.

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The challenge is on, but first Ashlie and Stephen must decide what art to make. Stephen seems to be doing well, but there's a soapy surprise in store for his customers.

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There's more to London's art scene than just its world-famous galleries. Join Joe as he finds out about a new kind of gallery...

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Messing about in boats is a British obsession. Richard visits Portland and Weymouth's Olympic harbour and finds out if he's got what it takes to win a medal on the water.

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Amandeep's at BBC Broadcasting House to meet the team who make the weather forecasts - and have a go at making her own weather bulletin!

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Richard is blown away by the cutting edge of green technology, and sees how London's Olympic Stadium wins gold in the green Games.

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Richard goes to one of the world's greatest universities: Oxford. He discovers some of its history and hears about its famous students.

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Richard visits one of the world's largest science museums and the Wellcome Medical Museum, and finds out how British scientists, engineers and doctors have shaped our understanding of the world.

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Ashlie is not happy with her flat, so Stephen offers to help her find somewhere better. That sounds easy, doesn't it?

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Richard goes behind the scenes at Dyson, home of the space-age vacuum cleaner and much more!

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British innovation is not just in the home. Join Richard as he talks about robots, space exploration – and very fast cars.

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Rob and Stephen talk about the best ways to learn a language, then look at make and do.

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Amandeep investigates the sometimes difficult relationship between Britain and Europe and hears from people on both sides of the Channel.

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