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2 Gabriel Prokofiev - My family and Russia2019-03-17 18:45:00
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3 Jazz Japan2019-03-11 15:29:00
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4 Sunday Feature: Into the Eerie2019-03-03 18:45:00
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5 A History of the Tongue2019-02-11 15:18:00
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6 Sunday Feature: The Victorian Queens of Ancient Egypt2019-02-03 18:45:00
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7 Sunday Feature: Afterwords – Susan Sontag2019-01-20 19:30:00
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8 Sunday Feature: Afterwords2019-01-13 19:30:00
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9 Sunday Feature: Keats goes North2019-01-06 18:45:00
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10 Literary Pursuits: Victor Hugo's Les Miserables2018-12-30 18:45:00
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11 A Symphony of Psalms2018-12-29 12:15:00
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12 Sunday Feature: Into the Forest - The Pine Tree2018-12-23 18:45:00
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13 Tales from the Caspian Sea 2 of 22018-12-09 18:45:00
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14 Sunday Feature: Tales from the Caspian Sea (part 1)2018-12-02 19:00:00
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15 Harlem on Fire2018-11-25 19:30:00
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16 The Kristapurana2018-11-18 18:45:00
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17 Sunday Feature: The Ruhleben Legacy2018-11-12 22:05:00
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18 Sunday Feature: New Generation Thinkers2018-11-04 18:45:00
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19 Sunday Feature: New Generation Thinkers Hetta Howes and Eleanor Lybeck2018-10-28 19:30:00
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20 Inside Stories2018-10-22 11:46:00
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Inside Stories

Author Carlo Gebler has spent nearly three decades working in the Northern Ireland prison system as a teacher of creative writing. He's been in all the prisons there - including the notorious Maze/Long Kesh H-Blocks - and has done everything from basic literacy to high end literature; letters to victims to Open University essays. As many of the prisoners Carlo has worked with in their cells would testify, he's spent a long time inside. Now Carlo wants to know if prison arts and education made any difference to the lives of those he taught. He meets the inmates attending classes in the education and skills section of HMP Magilligan on Northern Ireland's north coast. He visits his former boss who each day would tell him his job was not to teach, but to be a human being. He catches up with some of the former prisoners he worked with over many years and finds out what they're doing now. Looking back at the protocols and practices which characterised his prison work, Carlo asks about the true potential of arts and education when it comes to punishment and rehabilitation. Producer: Conor Garrett for BBC Northern Ireland…read more