Richard finds out more about English as a global language, and talks to young people from all over the world who have come to Britain to learn English.
Britain is a sport-loving nation, and it's the birthplace of some of the world's favourite sports. Join Richard as he visits Silverstone, home of Formula 1, and Wembley Stadium, the 'temple of football'.
Have you read any Harry Potter books? What about 1984, The Lord of the Rings or the Chronicles of Narnia? Richard visits a magical place to find out about contemporary British literature.
Richard explores the cutting edge of British innovation, from robots and space exploration to very fast cars.
Richard leaves Oxford Street and the big shopping areas to find some interesting specialist shops and markets. We hear from a photographer who has his own market stall, and London shoppers tell us what they like.
Some of the greatest music in the world comes from Britain, and British music is still topping the charts today. Richard visits a world-famous London recording studio to find out more.

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Britain is a creative nation, especially when it comes to film. Richard visits the London Film Museum to see props and costumes from some of the world's greatest films.
Richard visits Tate Britain art gallery and meets British computer game developers to explore British creativity, past and present.
Richard finds out more about English as a global language, and talks to young people from all over the world who have come to Britain to learn English.
Richard talks to two of Britain's youngest and most fashionable entrepreneurs before meeting reality TV star and self-made multimillionaire, Duncan Bannatyne.
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Do you like the excitement of extreme sports? If so, you might be an 'adrenaline junkie'. Find out more about white-water rafting and parkour in this video.
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What do you think of as typical British food? Roast beef? Fish and chips? Tea and cakes? Or maybe there's more to British food than that? Check out this video to find out about what people in the UK are eating these days.

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