UCL CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CLIE)

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Dr Michael Mosley and Professor Alice Roberts investigate if male and female brains really are wired differently.

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Dr Michael Mosley and Professor Alice Roberts investigate if male and female brains really are wired differently.

Introducing the new breed of trader - the British men and women who play the financial markets from their kitchens, sofas and bedrooms. Thanks to online trading technology, anyone with an internet connection and some cash to spare can attempt to reap the rich rewards that can come from trading.

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Introducing the new breed of trader - the British men and women who play the financial markets from their kitchens, sofas and bedrooms. Thanks to online trading technology, anyone with an internet connection and some cash to spare can attempt to reap the rich rewards that can come from trading.

Two-part documentary series which goes inside the fast and fiercely competitive world of financial traders to meet the men and women who play the markets in London, New York, Chicago and Amsterdam.

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Two-part documentary series which goes inside the fast and fiercely competitive world of financial traders to meet the men and women who play the markets in London, New York, Chicago and Amsterdam.

A thousand years ago the Khmer people of Cambodia built an empire that stretched a million square kilometers. It became the largest superpower the region has ever seen. Their capital was the great city of Angkor, once the largest city on Earth. Its centerpiece was Angkor Wat - a vast temple complex covering an area more than four times the size of Vatican City

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A thousand years ago the Khmer people of Cambodia built an empire that stretched a million square kilometers. It became the largest superpower the region has ever seen. Their capital was the great city of Angkor, once the largest city on Earth. Its centerpiece was Angkor Wat - a vast temple complex covering an area more than four times the size of Vatican City

As the new football season kicks off this August, the television institution that is Match of the Day celebrates 50 years since it was first aired. This definitive documentary charts the history of this iconic programme and highlights its long-ingrained place at the heart of Saturday night television.

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As the new football season kicks off this August, the television institution that is Match of the Day celebrates 50 years since it was first aired. This definitive documentary charts the history of this iconic programme and highlights its long-ingrained place at the heart of Saturday night television.

Continuing their journey across the USA in one of the world\\\'s largest airships, the team questions how the atmosphere changes with altitude and how that has an impact on the life found there.

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Continuing their journey across the USA in one of the world\\\'s largest airships, the team questions how the atmosphere changes with altitude and how that has an impact on the life found there.

A team of scientists take to the skies in one of the world\'s largest airships, for a unique exploration of Earth\'s most precious and mysterious environment - the atmosphere.

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A team of scientists take to the skies in one of the world\'s largest airships, for a unique exploration of Earth\'s most precious and mysterious environment - the atmosphere.

Melvyn Bragg tells the remarkable story of the 18th-century English radical political writer, Thomas Paine (1737-1809).

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Melvyn Bragg tells the remarkable story of the 18th-century English radical political writer, Thomas Paine (1737-1809).

Melvyn Bragg examines the lives, work and legacy of two men whose ideas have had tremendous consequences both in their own time and down the centuries: John Ball and Thomas Paine.

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Melvyn Bragg examines the lives, work and legacy of two men whose ideas have had tremendous consequences both in their own time and down the centuries: John Ball and Thomas Paine.

In the 1950s, English poetry becomes more democratic as poets like Philip Larkin turn away from the obscurity of modernism in favour of language and subject matter that reflect the feel of 50s Britain. American poets develop a raw confessional style, while in Britain poets reach out to new audiences - on television, in pubs, on the streets.

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In the 1950s, English poetry becomes more democratic as poets like Philip Larkin turn away from the obscurity of modernism in favour of language and subject matter that reflect the feel of 50s Britain. American poets develop a raw confessional style, while in Britain poets reach out to new audiences - on television, in pubs, on the streets.

The first episode explores the stylistic shifts in poetry as the 20th century dawned, when poets began to jettison tradition for modern forms of expression. They would reject the sentiment and moralising of Victorian poetry and call for a new directness and economy of language fitting for a postwar generation

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The first episode explores the stylistic shifts in poetry as the 20th century dawned, when poets began to jettison tradition for modern forms of expression. They would reject the sentiment and moralising of Victorian poetry and call for a new directness and economy of language fitting for a postwar generation

The freshers approach the end of their first term. How well have they really settled in? Have they worked out the magic formula to balance a life of partying, studying, paying the bills and living with a group of students

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The freshers approach the end of their first term. How well have they really settled in? Have they worked out the magic formula to balance a life of partying, studying, paying the bills and living with a group of students

Hassan is a bit of a mummy\'s boy. He\'s expected to phone home every day, and if he doesn\'t his mum starts calling and texting him to check he\'s okay.

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Hassan is a bit of a mummy\'s boy. He\'s expected to phone home every day, and if he doesn\'t his mum starts calling and texting him to check he\'s okay.

This episode explores how the students cope making new friends and finding love and whether they can maintain long-distance relationships with girlfriends and boyfriends back home.

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This episode explores how the students cope making new friends and finding love and whether they can maintain long-distance relationships with girlfriends and boyfriends back home.

The Secret Life of Students follows 12 freshers in their first year at university, exploring the drama of their new experiences and sharing their texts, tweets, pictures, videos and status updates

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The Secret Life of Students follows 12 freshers in their first year at university, exploring the drama of their new experiences and sharing their texts, tweets, pictures, videos and status updates

Syria\\\\\\\'s war - well into its fourth year and with no end in sight - is having a devastating impact on the lives of the country\\\\\\\'s children. Tens of thousands have been killed or wounded. Many are learning to hate. Many more are deeply traumatised. With unique access across the conflict\\\\\\\'s frontlines, Lyse Doucet follows the lives of six children over six months.

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Syria\\\\\\\'s war - well into its fourth year and with no end in sight - is having a devastating impact on the lives of the country\\\\\\\'s children. Tens of thousands have been killed or wounded. Many are learning to hate. Many more are deeply traumatised. With unique access across the conflict\\\\\\\'s frontlines, Lyse Doucet follows the lives of six children over six months.

Simon Russell Beale\'s journey takes him into the 20th century, a time when the certainties of empire were falling away, war was looming and the world was changing faster than ever before.

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Simon Russell Beale\'s journey takes him into the 20th century, a time when the certainties of empire were falling away, war was looming and the world was changing faster than ever before.

How nationalist voices such as Dvorak and Sibelius took the symphony to wider audiences.

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How nationalist voices such as Dvorak and Sibelius took the symphony to wider audiences.

Simon Russell Beale looks at the symphonies of Beethoven, Schubert, Berlioz and Liszt.

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Simon Russell Beale looks at the symphonies of Beethoven, Schubert, Berlioz and Liszt.

Simon Russell Beale presents a radical reappraisal of the place of the symphony in the modern world and explores the surprising way in which it has shaped our history and identity.The first episode begins amidst the turmoil of the French Revolution with the arrival in England of Joseph Haydn, dubbed the \'Father of the Symphony\'.

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Simon Russell Beale presents a radical reappraisal of the place of the symphony in the modern world and explores the surprising way in which it has shaped our history and identity.The first episode begins amidst the turmoil of the French Revolution with the arrival in England of Joseph Haydn, dubbed the \'Father of the Symphony\'.

A team battles to put together the giant jigsaw that will become a cathedral-sized station at Canary Wharf. It\\\'s so big, they have to build it in a dock and underwater. Its architect-designed roof is so complicated it comes in a kit of over 2,500 pieces.

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A team battles to put together the giant jigsaw that will become a cathedral-sized station at Canary Wharf. It\\\'s so big, they have to build it in a dock and underwater. Its architect-designed roof is so complicated it comes in a kit of over 2,500 pieces.

This episode follows engineers building London\'s brand new underground railway, Crossrail, as they take on a Great British obsession - building train tunnels under water.

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This episode follows engineers building London\'s brand new underground railway, Crossrail, as they take on a Great British obsession - building train tunnels under water.

Series following a team of more than 10,000 engineers and construction workers as they race to build a brand new railway under London - Crossrail - London\'s new Underground.

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Series following a team of more than 10,000 engineers and construction workers as they race to build a brand new railway under London - Crossrail - London\'s new Underground.

We learn how selling to children makes childlike consumers of us all.

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We learn how selling to children makes childlike consumers of us all.

Jacques Peretti reveals how fear is used by marketers to drive consumer spending.

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Jacques Peretti reveals how fear is used by marketers to drive consumer spending.

Why do we buy what we buy? Jacques Peretti investigates consumerism and the people who try and shape the public\\\'s appetites.He also reveals how consumerism is driven by an appetite for \\\'new\\\' products.

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Why do we buy what we buy? Jacques Peretti investigates consumerism and the people who try and shape the public\\\'s appetites.He also reveals how consumerism is driven by an appetite for \\\'new\\\' products.

The air around us is not just empty space; it is an integral part of the chemistry of life. Plants are made from carbon dioxide, nitrogen nourishes the soil and oxygen gives us the energy we need to keep our hearts pumping and our brains alive. But how did we come to understand what air is made of? How did we come to know that this invisible stuff around us contains anything at all?

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The air around us is not just empty space; it is an integral part of the chemistry of life. Plants are made from carbon dioxide, nitrogen nourishes the soil and oxygen gives us the energy we need to keep our hearts pumping and our brains alive. But how did we come to understand what air is made of? How did we come to know that this invisible stuff around us contains anything at all?

Featuring stunning aerial footage from 54 countries, this film from acclaimed aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand and ecology-minded French director Luc Besson reveals the beauty and fragility of our planet as never before.

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Featuring stunning aerial footage from 54 countries, this film from acclaimed aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand and ecology-minded French director Luc Besson reveals the beauty and fragility of our planet as never before.

As the debate over Scottish independence hots up, Robert Peston asks the big question which is at the heart of it: would Scotland be richer or poorer as an independent nation?

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As the debate over Scottish independence hots up, Robert Peston asks the big question which is at the heart of it: would Scotland be richer or poorer as an independent nation?

Programme celebrating the archive of this legendary BBC jazz concert show from the mid 1960s, It features classic performances from legends such as Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck and Dizzy Gillespie and the Julian Cannonball Adderley Sextet, alongside rarely seen sessions from the likes of Wes Montgomery, Marian McPartland, Chris Barbers Jazz Band and Willie The Lion Smith

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Programme celebrating the archive of this legendary BBC jazz concert show from the mid 1960s, It features classic performances from legends such as Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck and Dizzy Gillespie and the Julian Cannonball Adderley Sextet, alongside rarely seen sessions from the likes of Wes Montgomery, Marian McPartland, Chris Barbers Jazz Band and Willie The Lion Smith