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Every other week, BBC Select brought a curated collection of three thought provoking programs and an exclusive Take on a subject that touches us all. We explore a culturally relevant theme and examine it in depth, offering you fresh perspectives on the things that matter in life, from love and war, parenthood and consumerism, to revolution and race.

Love is all around. In this exclusive Take, there’s romantic royals in Elizabeth and Philip: Love and Duty while Swan Lake’s secrets are revealed by Tamara Rojo. Louis Theroux meets people who love unconventionally, intimate moments are shared in Couples on the Couch and desire’s dark side is explored in Secrets of Sugar Baby Dating.

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Stream Louis Theroux - Altered States on BBC Select- Love without Limits

Love and marriage. Do they still go together like a horse and carriage – or is the model no longer fit for purpose? British filmmaker Louis Theroux visits ‘US capital of polyamory’ – Portland, Oregon – to meet the couples opening up their relationships in eye-opening ways. For many, more partners means more love and happiness – but for some, he finds, it means jealousy, upset and broken hearts.

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Why has Swan Lake survived more than 100 years after its creation? Are there lessons in love to be learnt from Prince Siegfried and the Swan Maiden Odette? Who better to answer this and lead us through the physically strenuous and emotionally fraught saga of the beloved ballet than world-famous dancer Tamara Rojo. With unprecedented access, the disarmingly candid Tamara reveals the demanding preparation required to undertake this dance marathon and explains the story behind the swan.

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Stream Secrets of Sugar Baby Dating on BBC Select

Sugar Babies and Sugar Daddies, paired up on a website with the promise of money, gifts and a luxury lifestyle. It sounds unsavory, but is it a legitimate business? This highly revealing documentary talks to both those who have a string of rich older men funding their lives and the women who feel damaged by the whole experience. What is the reality behind this new-age phenomenon?

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Couples lay bare their most intimate secrets to the sex therapists in a specially constructed clinic, as they battle to get their relationships back on track. But when the truth unravels, are their troubles in the bedroom a sign of deeper issues? Candid, awkward, heart-breaking, and moving, this series sees relatable but rarely discussed topics finally brought into the open.

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Every other week, we will be exploring new topics and issues with thought-provoking takes from global thinkers. Be sure to stay up to date with the latest Takes and Drops on Select More.

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