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Monday 27 August: The Fizz Bizz
There's a new boom in English sparkling wine. It is taking on Champagne and (sometimes) beating it. But what's behind the bubbles? Peter Day finds out from some of the top English growers and a select group of world wine experts on a pioneering trip into unknown territory.
Tuesday 28 August: Great Expectations
Follow up to the series tracking the daily lives of individuals living on an estate close to the Olympic Park in London. For over two years Nina Robinson has been getting to know residents of an inner city housing estate living ten minutes away from the 2012 Olympic Park. Their expectations of what the Games would mean to them and how their lives would be affected started high, buoyed by talk from politicians at the time, about how this deprived area would be lifted from its poverty with millions of dollars’ worth of investment into an ambitious regeneration plan.
Wednesday 29 August: Bulgaria's Deadly Game
No fewer than 15 football club bosses have been murdered in Bulgaria's top football league in the last decade alone. In this BBC Assignment Margot Dunne explores reports that many have been deeply involved in mafia businesses.
Thursday 30 August: The Culture of Gaming (Part 2 of 2)
Aleks Krotoski examines how gaming is affecting our culture – by creating genuine works of art, as a way of transmitting ideas, and by simple virtue of being the cultural medium many people spend most time attached to. Computer or videogames have been around for 40 years, but the wider cultural implications have tended to be glossed over in favour of discussion of the size of the gaming economy and concerns about games' social impact.