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The Documentary Podcast
The Documentary Podcast
BBC World Service

Original BBC documentary storytelling, bringing award-winning journalism, unheard voices, amazing culture and “unputdownable” audio. Recommendation: our mini-series, Three Million, about the Bengal famine... more

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In the Studio: Ghawgha

Ghawgha is a singer-songwriter originally from Afghanistan. Growing up between Afghanistan and Iran, she now lives in Norway, as part... more

04 Mar 2024 · 27 minutes
Bonus: The Global Story

A bonus episode from The Global Story podcast. Are you ever too old to have a baby?. The Global Story... more

03 Mar 2024 · 26 minutes
BBC OS Conversations: Beyoncé and the changing face of country music

The latest Beyoncé song, Texas Hold ‘Em, has topped the charts in the US and UK. More significantly, however, this... more

02 Mar 2024 · 22 minutes
Heart and Soul: The new iconographers

Dr Irena Bradley and Kelly Latimore are both iconographers taking the ancient tradition of iconography into the 21st Century. Both... more

01 Mar 2024 · 27 minutes
Assignment: Botswana - living with elephants

The battle to keep the peace between people and elephants in northern Botswana. The earth’s largest land mammal, the elephant, is... more

29 Feb 2024 · 27 minutes
Trending - The disinformation war in the Middle East

"A flood of disinformation has erupted across social media in the online propaganda battle that’s being waged alongside the physical... more

28 Feb 2024 · 19 minutes
Storm over a teacup

In the mountainous east of Nepal many communities are dependent on tea. The nitrogen-rich soil of the high-elevation estates allow... more

27 Feb 2024 · 27 minutes
In the Studio: Claudia Piñeiro

Claudia Piñeiro is a multi-award winning novelist, with many of her books being adapted for television. She's one of Argentina's... more

26 Feb 2024 · 27 minutes
Bonus: The Global Story

A bonus episode from The Global Story podcast. Is #Me Too finally exploding in French cinema?. The Global Story brings... more

25 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
Bonus: Hardtalk - Defying Putin

Russian authorities have announced the death of one of the country’s most significant opposition leaders Alexey Navalny in a remote... more

24 Feb 2024 · 24 minutes
The Documentary Podcast
In the Studio: Ghawgha
The Documentary Podcast