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1st April 2021

RITUALS featuring Padma Lakshmi

This week’s Drop examines rituals and the part they play in modern life with an exclusive take from author and activist Padma Lakshmi.

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31st March 2021

Celebrating Women's History

This week on BBC Select, we take a look at a range of stories across arts, politics and culture, centring, and fronted by women.

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25th March 2021


Why is sensitivity seen as a female trait? Is it an insult to be told you write like a woman?

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18th March 2021

LIES featuring Malcolm Gladwell

The Drop: 1 unique take, 3 documentaries. This week, Author Malcolm Gladwell explores: are we really that good at spotting liars?

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11th March 2021

THE VIRUS DROP with Lionel Shriver

This week’s Drop is going viral: Author Lionel Shriver discusses how events like a global pandemic could impact our future freedoms.

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4th March 2021


The Drop on BBC Select is a weekly curated collection of documentaries. The latest bundle focuses on Women’s Power, with an exclusive think piece from writer Roxane Gay.

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1st March 2021

Select This: What to Watch this Week

From rampaging artists to unravelling royal marriages, here is everything you need to catch on BBC Select this week.

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15th February 2021

The Power Drop

Each week, The Drop offers fresh takes on a culturally-relevant topic and puts it under a magnifying glass. This week, we dissect power dynamics across race, gender and politics.

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