Higher, further, faster…

Angelo is an aeronautical engineer who likes leaping from mile-high cliff faces and flying as high, as fast and as far as is humanly possible. He's designing a wingsuit to break height, speed and distance world records...

The ERA Foundation

A Positive Life

Daphine's Mum and Grandma are keeping a secret from her. What she hears when she eavesdrops is about to change her life forever.

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance


On 9/11 Adam Deen drove the streets of north London celebrating. For Adam, an Islamic extremist, the time was coming for PAYBACK.

Institute for Strategic Dialogue

Double Joy

Dr Hilary Rono is changing lives by preventing and treating avoidable blindness in some of the remotest parts of Kenya.

The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Trust

Fast Boat Builder – Born to Engineer

No A-Levels, no problem. Lewis is an apprentice boat-builder making fast RIBs for a living and earning world-class qualifications on the way.

The ERA Foundation

Someone To Kill

As the twin towers collapsed on 9/11 neo-Nazi Daniel Gallant prepared to strike the first blows in a racial holy war.

Institute of Strategic Dialogue


Jimmy Shahinian is WANTED. Dead or alive.


Born To Engineer – Alice Martin

Alice Martin may be young, but with her passion for aeronautical engineering - she's set for a flying start.

ERA Foundation

Some Father’s Son

Billy McCurrie was 12-years old when his father was murdered by the IRA. At 16, consumed by anger, he went out to find his revenge.

Institute for Strategic Dialogue

That Time

Momina lives with HIV in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Despite her hard experiences she's a strong, ambitious and loving mother.

International HIV/AIDS Alliance

Born to Engineer – Kim Cave-Ayland

”When you tell people you make stars for a living, their heads turn and their mouths open.” Dr Kim Cave-Ayland

Institution for Engineering and Technology

Be Like Water

After fleeing the war in Somalia Fowzia is forced to grow up with the challenge of being seen as 'different'.

Institute for Strategic Dialogue

“What Did All This Have To Do With God?”

Two agents knock on Christianne Boudreau's door and change her life forever.

Institute of Strategic Dialogue

Born To Engineer – Adrian Westaway

For design engineer Adrian Westaway, the best inventions need something more - a little bit of magic…

Royal Commission Exhibition of 1851

Strictly Beza

How do you get messages about safe sex and HIV prevention out to young people in a country where more than half the population is under the age of 24

International HIV/AIDS Alliance

Born to Engineer – Eleanor Stride

Dr Eleanor Stride is a biomedical engineer working at Oxford University to develop revolutionary new methods for delivering chemotherapy drugs.

The ERA Foundation

See For Yourself

What happens when you take an Oxfam supporter on a trip to Zimbabwe to see one of their projects? Oxfam hired duckrabbit to find out.


“Dirty Gypsy, Die”

"Dirty Gypsy Die" tells the story of one Hungarian Roma family whose village has become a symbol of the hatred of Roma that is spreading across Hungary.


Let’s Go Business!

Let's go business! The story of young Ugandan entrepreneurs supported by a unique consortium of international charities.


Born To Engineer – Yusuf Muhammad

Deep in the belly of London's HMS President, Design Engineer Yusuf Muhammed is working on a revolutionary device that aims to save lives.

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

Born to Engineer – Andrew Robertson

Andrew Robertson is a music signal processing engineer on a mission to liberate live bands from the tyranny of the click track...

The ERA Foundation

Born To Engineer – Nina Parsons

It took just one day at a race-track for Nina Parsons to know that she wanted to be an engineer. Five years later, she’s heading for a career in Formula 1...

The ERA Foundation

With Me

Bangladeshi fish farmer Iqtiar Gazi struggles to provide for his family. When a virus wipes out his fish crop he must look to other ways to earn.


The Kukwakwata Expedition

Kukwakwata is a fishing expedition that takes place once a year in Zambia's remote Barotse floodplain.


Crying Meri

In the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, Dini Koral tells us her harrowing story of the torture and murder of women accused of witchcraft.

BBC World Service

Be Myself

Be Myself is the story of one homeless woman in London, documented by photographer Georgina Cranston. It's a tough story, but it offers hope.

The Guardian

For My Future Let Me Learn

Every year during the wet season the swollen Zambezi River bursts its' banks, destroying crops and displacing communities across the Barotse region.


MSF Delivers

We spent ten days in Eastern Congo following British midwife Sam Perkins in the MSF-supported maternity hospital in the remote outpost of Masisi.

Médecins Sans Frontières

The Selector

The Selector is the British Council's international radio showcase for the best new music from the UK. The Selector is live...

The British Council

Dream of a Different Life

In a brickfield in Kulna, Bangladesh, Billal and Sufia Mallick work to repay a debt. They dream of a different life for their children.