UCL CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CLIE)

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BB King opens his heart and tells the story of how an oppressed and orphaned young man came to influence and earn the unmitigated praise of the music industry and its following to carry the title of king of the blues.

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BB King opens his heart and tells the story of how an oppressed and orphaned young man came to influence and earn the unmitigated praise of the music industry and its following to carry the title of king of the blues.

Second of a two-part documentary in which Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture, which is once again being appreciated by a younger generation.

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Second of a two-part documentary in which Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture, which is once again being appreciated by a younger generation.

Two-part documentary in which Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture in an homage to a style that he sees a brave, bold and bloodyminded.

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Two-part documentary in which Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture in an homage to a style that he sees a brave, bold and bloodyminded.

Robert Peston travels to China to investigate how this mighty economic giant could actually be in serious trouble.

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Robert Peston travels to China to investigate how this mighty economic giant could actually be in serious trouble.

With the help of a couple of Morris dancers, Danny Baker showcases performances by rockin' Brits such as the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, Radiohead, Happy Mondays and Portishead.

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With the help of a couple of Morris dancers, Danny Baker showcases performances by rockin' Brits such as the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, Radiohead, Happy Mondays and Portishead.

In the second of three programmes showcasing the best of British rock, performances from the 1980s by the likes of the Clash, the Pretenders, Ivor Cutler and Prefab Sprout are saluted by arch enthusiast Danny Baker.

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In the second of three programmes showcasing the best of British rock, performances from the 1980s by the likes of the Clash, the Pretenders, Ivor Cutler and Prefab Sprout are saluted by arch enthusiast Danny Baker.

In the first of three programmes showcasing the best of British rock, Danny Baker tees up, with characteristic humour, great performances from the 1970s by the likes of the Who, Genesis, Kate Bush and the Specials.

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In the first of three programmes showcasing the best of British rock, Danny Baker tees up, with characteristic humour, great performances from the 1970s by the likes of the Who, Genesis, Kate Bush and the Specials.

In the last of the series, Danny Baker celebrates British rock as it enters the dance decade of the 90s. Along with author and musician Louise Wener, comedian Josie Long, journalist Alexis Petridis and a slew of great archive, the era of Britpop and Madchester is brought to life.

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In the last of the series, Danny Baker celebrates British rock as it enters the dance decade of the 90s. Along with author and musician Louise Wener, comedian Josie Long, journalist Alexis Petridis and a slew of great archive, the era of Britpop and Madchester is brought to life.

Along with guests Pauline Black of the Selecter, writer and performer Adam Buxton and journalist Mark Ellen, Danny Baker celebrates British rock in the 1980s. With the popularisation of the synthesiser, the arrival of Goths, New Romantics and 2 Tone, the definition of what constituted rock was stretched to the limit.

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Along with guests Pauline Black of the Selecter, writer and performer Adam Buxton and journalist Mark Ellen, Danny Baker celebrates British rock in the 1980s. With the popularisation of the synthesiser, the arrival of Goths, New Romantics and 2 Tone, the definition of what constituted rock was stretched to the limit.

Danny Baker celebrates the 70s from prog to punk to the downright odd with guests Peter Hook from New Order, Viv Albertine of the Slits and gastronome Loyd Grossman, who was once a correspondent for Rolling Stone. A fan's-eye view, the programme mixes humour with archive.

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Danny Baker celebrates the 70s from prog to punk to the downright odd with guests Peter Hook from New Order, Viv Albertine of the Slits and gastronome Loyd Grossman, who was once a correspondent for Rolling Stone. A fan's-eye view, the programme mixes humour with archive.

On the eve of the Sochi Winter Olympics, Russia is officially welcoming gay athletes and spectators. But in a country where it's thought only 1% of gay people dare to live completely openly, it appears to be a hollow gesture.

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On the eve of the Sochi Winter Olympics, Russia is officially welcoming gay athletes and spectators. But in a country where it's thought only 1% of gay people dare to live completely openly, it appears to be a hollow gesture.

First-ever TV documentary about the legendary soul singer Otis Redding, following him from childhood and marriage to the Memphis studios and segregated Southern clubs where he honed his unique stage act and voice. Through unseen home movies, the film reveals how Otis's 1967 tour of Britain dramatically changed his life and music.

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First-ever TV documentary about the legendary soul singer Otis Redding, following him from childhood and marriage to the Memphis studios and segregated Southern clubs where he honed his unique stage act and voice. Through unseen home movies, the film reveals how Otis's 1967 tour of Britain dramatically changed his life and music.

A selection of some of David Bowie's best performances from the BBC archives, which also features artists who Bowie helped along the way, such as Mott the Hoople, Lulu, Iggy Pop and Lou Reed.

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A selection of some of David Bowie's best performances from the BBC archives, which also features artists who Bowie helped along the way, such as Mott the Hoople, Lulu, Iggy Pop and Lou Reed.

Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, delivers the 2014 Richard Dimbleby Lecture. Charismatic and plain speaking, Lagarde explains her thinking on the challenges facing the global economy. Introduced by David Dimbleby from Guildhall in London.

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Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, delivers the 2014 Richard Dimbleby Lecture. Charismatic and plain speaking, Lagarde explains her thinking on the challenges facing the global economy. Introduced by David Dimbleby from Guildhall in London.

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This is the story of two tiny animals coming of age.

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This is the story of two tiny animals coming of age.

This is the story of two young animals forced to grow up fast. In Africa's savannah, a baby elephant shrew learns how speed is the secret to survival amongst the largest animals on Earth; and in America, a young grasshopper mouse confronts the Wild West's deadliest creatures to stake a claim of his own.

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This is the story of two young animals forced to grow up fast. In Africa's savannah, a baby elephant shrew learns how speed is the secret to survival amongst the largest animals on Earth; and in America, a young grasshopper mouse confronts the Wild West's deadliest creatures to stake a claim of his own.

Documentary which captures the moment when the Nobel Prize-winning dissident Aung San Suu Kyi took the huge, risky step into everyday politics in Burma. This tells Suu Kyi's extraordinary personal and political story, how she turned from Oxford housewife into national leader and then international icon of resistance.

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Documentary which captures the moment when the Nobel Prize-winning dissident Aung San Suu Kyi took the huge, risky step into everyday politics in Burma. This tells Suu Kyi's extraordinary personal and political story, how she turned from Oxford housewife into national leader and then international icon of resistance.

The world's most famous living scientist talks exclusively about the NHS, which, he believes, is the reason he has survived for more than 50 years since he was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given two to three years to live. And he warns against allowing commercial interests to privatise it.

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The world's most famous living scientist talks exclusively about the NHS, which, he believes, is the reason he has survived for more than 50 years since he was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given two to three years to live. And he warns against allowing commercial interests to privatise it.

The world's most famous living scientist talks exclusively about people's right to end their own lives if they are in great pain with no prospect of relief. He talks about the time doctors proposed turning off his life support machine and the need to protect vulnerable people. He also talks about his own thoughts on suicide.

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The world's most famous living scientist talks exclusively about people's right to end their own lives if they are in great pain with no prospect of relief. He talks about the time doctors proposed turning off his life support machine and the need to protect vulnerable people. He also talks about his own thoughts on suicide.

The world's most famous living scientist talks exclusively about his experience of fame, thanks to the success of A Brief History of Time, and his desire to use that fame to inspire the next generation of scientists

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The world's most famous living scientist talks exclusively about his experience of fame, thanks to the success of A Brief History of Time, and his desire to use that fame to inspire the next generation of scientists

Reporter Kiki King and director James Brabazon travel to Caracas, the kidnap capital of the world. With exclusive access to the Venezuelan police force's elite Anti-Kidnap Squad, Unreported World follows officers as they fight back against the kidnap gangs with a mixture of brute force and technical ingenuity.

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Reporter Kiki King and director James Brabazon travel to Caracas, the kidnap capital of the world. With exclusive access to the Venezuelan police force's elite Anti-Kidnap Squad, Unreported World follows officers as they fight back against the kidnap gangs with a mixture of brute force and technical ingenuity.

Reporter Seyi Rhodes and director Wael Dabbous travel with a local midwife into the jungles of the Central African Republic (CAR) where, after heavy fighting, rebels have overthrown the government and medical teams can reach areas that have been inaccessible for years.

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Reporter Seyi Rhodes and director Wael Dabbous travel with a local midwife into the jungles of the Central African Republic (CAR) where, after heavy fighting, rebels have overthrown the government and medical teams can reach areas that have been inaccessible for years.

Unreported World goes undercover in orphanages in Nepal, where they discover that many children have been taken from impoverished parents, and used by orphanage owners to attract donations.

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Unreported World goes undercover in orphanages in Nepal, where they discover that many children have been taken from impoverished parents, and used by orphanage owners to attract donations.

Reporter Ade Adepitan, director Daniel Bogado and a group of Mexican former hospital patients gain access to Mexico's psychiatric institutions to secretly film the horrific and inhumane conditions endured by the thousands of men and women known as 'The Abandoned Ones.'

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Reporter Ade Adepitan, director Daniel Bogado and a group of Mexican former hospital patients gain access to Mexico's psychiatric institutions to secretly film the horrific and inhumane conditions endured by the thousands of men and women known as 'The Abandoned Ones.'

Meet the stars of over-80s table tennis as they fight for medals in Mongolia. The inspirational documentary Ping-Pong, playing for the first time on Film4.

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Meet the stars of over-80s table tennis as they fight for medals in Mongolia. The inspirational documentary Ping-Pong, playing for the first time on Film4.

BAFTA award-winning director John Pilger presents a documentary detailing the plight of the Aboriginal population in Australia's poorest region, Utopia.

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BAFTA award-winning director John Pilger presents a documentary detailing the plight of the Aboriginal population in Australia's poorest region, Utopia.

Reporter Mary-Ann Ochota and director Suzie Samant travel to Delhi to meet the remarkable children who run the only newspaper in India campaigning on the problems that street children face.

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Reporter Mary-Ann Ochota and director Suzie Samant travel to Delhi to meet the remarkable children who run the only newspaper in India campaigning on the problems that street children face.

Unreported World investigates the shocking effects Egypt's political unrest is having on the country's tourism industry and the unique archaeological heritage.

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Unreported World investigates the shocking effects Egypt's political unrest is having on the country's tourism industry and the unique archaeological heritage.

Reporter Marcel Theroux and director Frankie Fathers join some of China's many millions of male lonely hearts on their search for a wife, and meet some of the 'Love Hunters' working to find them an ideal bride.

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Reporter Marcel Theroux and director Frankie Fathers join some of China's many millions of male lonely hearts on their search for a wife, and meet some of the 'Love Hunters' working to find them an ideal bride.