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A documentary that looks at care provision in England for three elderly Deaf people. Beatrice has been living alone since her son died and looks forward to visits from her SignHealth worker. Stephen is in his 90s and would like to live in a residential home but is torn between choosing a care home in London near his friends or the nearest home for Deaf people, which is in Kent. Meanwhile, Alan, who has Parkinson's, has moved into Wynfield House, a care home for Deaf people in Blackpool, where his wife visits three times a week.

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A documentary that looks at care provision in England for three elderly Deaf people. Beatrice has been living alone since her son died and looks forward to visits from her SignHealth worker. Stephen is in his 90s and would like to live in a residential home but is torn between choosing a care home in London near his friends or the nearest home for Deaf people, which is in Kent. Meanwhile, Alan, who has Parkinson's, has moved into Wynfield House, a care home for Deaf people in Blackpool, where his wife visits three times a week.

  • Déjà Vu

A biligual love affair - contains chapter-by-chapter transcripts and vocabulary. A love affair between London-born and bred Claire, and a Paris based French Algerian man called Ahmed. When Claire and Ahmed meet it is language that stands between them… (something Claire intends to conquer with audio lessons and practice). But when Ahmed gets stopped and searched in London under section 44, the seed of a much larger difference is sown. The production combines the best of BBC storytelling with ARTE radio.com’s unique approach to sound creating a new experience for the Afternoon Play.

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A biligual love affair - contains chapter-by-chapter transcripts and vocabulary. A love affair between London-born and bred Claire, and a Paris based French Algerian man called Ahmed. When Claire and Ahmed meet it is language that stands between them… (something Claire intends to conquer with audio lessons and practice). But when Ahmed gets stopped and searched in London under section 44, the seed of a much larger difference is sown. The production combines the best of BBC storytelling with ARTE radio.com’s unique approach to sound creating a new experience for the Afternoon Play.

  • Insitute of Classical Studies

Insitute of Classical Studies - University of London

Insitute of Classical Studies - University of London

  • The European Bookshop

The European Bookshop's purpose is to promote the major European languages and literatures in the United Kingdom and beyond, and to contribute to a deeper understanding of the enduring European influences within our many different cultures.

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The European Bookshop's purpose is to promote the major European languages and literatures in the United Kingdom and beyond, and to contribute to a deeper understanding of the enduring European influences within our many different cultures.

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

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A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

A semiautobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2.

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A semiautobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2.

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely and interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

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Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely and interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

A black-and-white study of a social environment in London, concentrating on a pair of unlikely new friends and the girl they both fancy.

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A black-and-white study of a social environment in London, concentrating on a pair of unlikely new friends and the girl they both fancy.

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

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The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.

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An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.

  • Photo of the Tall Man (Penguin Readers 3)

  • Stephen Rabley , Penguin , 2000

Kelly Logan is travelling to London to stay with her Uncle Max. She reads about the Tall Man in the newspaper. He is a very dangerous criminal, and the police think he is in London. Then strange things start happening. Does Kelly's uncle know more about the Tall Man than the police?

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Kelly Logan is travelling to London to stay with her Uncle Max. She reads about the Tall Man in the newspaper. He is a very dangerous criminal, and the police think he is in London. Then strange things start happening. Does Kelly's uncle know more about the Tall Man than the police?

  • Round the World in Eighty Days: Level 5 (Pearson English Graded Readers)

  • Jules Verne , , 2008

Phileas Fogg is living quietly in London. Then he makes a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days. The result is a crazy, exciting race against time across Europe, Asia and America. There are many dangers along the way – and a detective who wants to arrest him!

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Phileas Fogg is living quietly in London. Then he makes a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days. The result is a crazy, exciting race against time across Europe, Asia and America. There are many dangers along the way – and a detective who wants to arrest him!

  • The Secret Agent (Penguin Readers 3)

  • Joseph Conrad , Penguin , 1998

Mr Verloc is an anarchist and he wants to see a revolution in Britain. But he is a lazy man and just wants to look after his shop. The Mr Vladimir orders him to bomb the Greenwich Observatory in London. Mr Verloc does not want to bomb this building. Will he do the job? And what will happen when it all goes wrong?

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Mr Verloc is an anarchist and he wants to see a revolution in Britain. But he is a lazy man and just wants to look after his shop. The Mr Vladimir orders him to bomb the Greenwich Observatory in London. Mr Verloc does not want to bomb this building. Will he do the job? And what will happen when it all goes wrong?

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Pre-sessional Lecture 26th July 2016

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Pre-sessional Lecture 26th July 2016

GPC Lecture 2009

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GPC Lecture 2009

  • Book of the Week - A Commonwealth of Thieves

  • Thomas Keneally

With drama and flair, novelist Keneally illuminates the birth of New South Wales in 1788, richly evoking the social conditions in London, miserable sea voyage and the desperate conditions of the new colony. His tale revolves around Arthur Phillips, the ambitious captain in the Royal Navy who would become the first governor of New South Wales

With drama and flair, novelist Keneally illuminates the birth of New South Wales in 1788, richly evoking the social conditions in London, miserable sea voyage and the desperate conditions of the new colony. His tale revolves around Arthur Phillips, the ambitious captain in the Royal Navy who would become the first governor of New South Wales

  • Les étoiles de la mort

  • Harry Dickson & Jean Ray ,

This crime novel is based on a group of arsonists in London and a French detective is brought over to help the famous detective Harry Dickson in order to find the perpetrators

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This crime novel is based on a group of arsonists in London and a French detective is brought over to help the famous detective Harry Dickson in order to find the perpetrators

  • The Piano Tuner

  • Daniel Mason , Picador , 2002

On a misty London afternoon in 1886, piano tuner Edgar Drake receives a strange request from the War Office: he must leave his wife, and his quiet life in London, to travel to the jungles of Burma to tune a rare Erard grand piano. The piano belongs to Surgeon-Major Anthony Carroll, and enigmatic British officer, whose success at making peace in the war-torn Shan States is legendary, but whose unorthodox methods have begun to attract suspicion.

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On a misty London afternoon in 1886, piano tuner Edgar Drake receives a strange request from the War Office: he must leave his wife, and his quiet life in London, to travel to the jungles of Burma to tune a rare Erard grand piano. The piano belongs to Surgeon-Major Anthony Carroll, and enigmatic British officer, whose success at making peace in the war-torn Shan States is legendary, but whose unorthodox methods have begun to attract suspicion.

The day after London won the Olympic bid, terrorists attacked the public transport network killing 52 people and injuring over 700.

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The day after London won the Olympic bid, terrorists attacked the public transport network killing 52 people and injuring over 700.

Andrew Marr looks at how people live in London, Dhaka, Tokyo, Mexico City and Shanghai.

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Andrew Marr looks at how people live in London, Dhaka, Tokyo, Mexico City and Shanghai.

Series of concerts featuring musicians from around the world at LSO St Luke\'s in London\'s East End. The late James Brown, aka the Godfather of Soul, is joined by a 19-piece band including two drummers, three backing vocalists, two dancers in hot pants and a brass section.

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Series of concerts featuring musicians from around the world at LSO St Luke\'s in London\'s East End. The late James Brown, aka the Godfather of Soul, is joined by a 19-piece band including two drummers, three backing vocalists, two dancers in hot pants and a brass section.

David Hockney, widely considered to be Britain's best-loved living artist, has taken over the Royal Academy in London with his exhibition A Bigger Picture made up of recent works depicting the landscape of his native Yorkshire.

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David Hockney, widely considered to be Britain's best-loved living artist, has taken over the Royal Academy in London with his exhibition A Bigger Picture made up of recent works depicting the landscape of his native Yorkshire.

In this first episode we meet Dame, who arrived in the UK over 17 months ago. "I am a ghost in a prison" is how he describes his experience of life as a refugee in London.

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In this first episode we meet Dame, who arrived in the UK over 17 months ago. "I am a ghost in a prison" is how he describes his experience of life as a refugee in London.

What's really going on inside your stomach? In this documentary, Michael Mosley offers up his own guts to find out. Spending the day as an exhibit at the Science Museum in London, he swallows a tiny camera and uses the latest in imaging technology to get a unique view of his innards digesting his food. He discovers pools of concentrated acid and metres of writhing tubing which is home to its own ecosystem.

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What's really going on inside your stomach? In this documentary, Michael Mosley offers up his own guts to find out. Spending the day as an exhibit at the Science Museum in London, he swallows a tiny camera and uses the latest in imaging technology to get a unique view of his innards digesting his food. He discovers pools of concentrated acid and metres of writhing tubing which is home to its own ecosystem.

The 20th century was driven by the ideal of progress, and the heart of that movement was in London and the South East. David Dimbleby embarks on a journey that explores how the idea evolved, from the commuter's dream of a house in the suburbs, to the modernist vision of streets in the sky, and the breathtaking scale and ambition of hi-tech building in the City of London.

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The 20th century was driven by the ideal of progress, and the heart of that movement was in London and the South East. David Dimbleby embarks on a journey that explores how the idea evolved, from the commuter's dream of a house in the suburbs, to the modernist vision of streets in the sky, and the breathtaking scale and ambition of hi-tech building in the City of London.

From the Royal Institution in London, Harvard professor Michael Sandel hosts a discussion to explore fairness in public policy and the Big Society.

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From the Royal Institution in London, Harvard professor Michael Sandel hosts a discussion to explore fairness in public policy and the Big Society.

Portrait of life in London's East End, from the docks and the rag trade to market traders.

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Portrait of life in London's East End, from the docks and the rag trade to market traders.

Stevie Wonder concert from the O2 Arena in London, featuring many of his classic hits.

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Stevie Wonder concert from the O2 Arena in London, featuring many of his classic hits.

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.

This episode features Portland Road in Notting Hill, the archetypal London banker street, dominated by homes worth as much as £6,000,000. Yet when Booth visited in 1899, it was the worst slum in London and, even today, the bottom five per cent by income in Britain are living on the same street as the top one per cent.

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This episode features Portland Road in Notting Hill, the archetypal London banker street, dominated by homes worth as much as £6,000,000. Yet when Booth visited in 1899, it was the worst slum in London and, even today, the bottom five per cent by income in Britain are living on the same street as the top one per cent.