Against The Grain

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[number removed]Each week a guest challenges conventional views. This week: "A month in the country is a month in hell. "Ann Mane Hourihane awaits your calls. Producer James Clarke

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Unknown: Ann Mane

Producer: James Clarke

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A series featuring five people who have defied their culture or tradition to stand up for what they believe in or to follow a dream. Programme one features pig farmer, Irayne Paikin, who comes from a traditional Jewish background in Hampstead but has discovered a passion for pigs and sausage production at her farm in the Cotwolds.

A series featuring five people who have defied their culture or tradition to stand up for what they believe in or to follow a dream.

Programme one features pig farmer, Irayne Paikin, who comes from a traditional Jewish background in Hampstead but has discovered a passion for pigs and sausage production at her farm in the Cotwolds.

People who have defied their culture or tradition to stand up for their beliefs.

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Protestant politician Ivan Cooper is best known for his role leading the Bloody Sunday civil rights march. As a Catholic sympathiser and civil rights activist, he took up the nationalist cause and became a hate figure for Unionists in Northern Ireland.

Protestant politician Ivan Cooper is best known for his role leading the Bloody Sunday civil rights march.

As a Catholic sympathiser and civil rights activist, he took up the nationalist cause and became a hate figure for Unionists in Northern Ireland.

Protestant politician Ivan Cooper took up the nationalist cause in Northern Ireland.

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Naz Nureen is an Asian woman bodybuilder from Birmingham. She is also a Muslim. She explains why she believes her passion for her sport is not in conflict with her religion.

Naz Nureen is an Asian woman bodybuilder from Birmingham.

She is also a Muslim.

She explains why she believes her passion for her sport is not in conflict with her religion.

Bodybuilder Naz Nureen has faced criticism as an Asian and Muslim woman pursuing the sport

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Classical musician Paul Gladstone Reid explains why his strict Jamaican background in the Seventh Day Adventist Church was at odds with his desire to pursue a career in music and why he was ex communicated by the church because it did not approve of his musical leanings.

Composer Paul Gladstone Reid on why he was excommunicated by his church.

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Phoebe Buckley is training for the equestrian events at the 2012 Olympic Games. Unlike many professional horsewomen, she does not come from a background of wealth and privilege. Phoebe is a Romany gypsy and has broken with tradition to follow her dreams.

Phoebe Buckley is training for the equestrian events at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Unlike many professional horsewomen, she does not come from a background of wealth and privilege.

Phoebe is a Romany gypsy and has broken with tradition to follow her dreams.

Horsewoman Phoebe Buckley on being a Romany gypsy.

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By Charlotte Greig.

Gemma, a promising young journalist, is sent to interview former restauranteur Milo Markhov, whose glossy new cookery book, Against the Grain, is the latest publishing sensation.

Milo has retired to the Perigord, where he spends his time preparing experimental dishes in his search for the most pleasurable taste sensations.

Gemma's disturbing experiences at the house of the reclusive chef lead her to contemplate a whole new way life.

Gemma....Jasmine Hyde

Milo....Robert Harper

Herve....Felix Callens

Ruth....Nickie Rainsford

Producer Kate Mcall.

Young journalist Gemma is sent to interview a former restauranteur.

Gemma, a promising young journalist, is sent to interview former restaurateur, Milo Markhov, whose glossy new cookery book, Against the Grain, is the latest publishing sensation.

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Young journalist Gemma is sent to interview reclusive chef Milo about his latest book.