|Genre||Foreign affairs documentary|
|Running time||28 minutes|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Home station||BBC Radio 4|
Crossing Continents is a half-hour BBC Radio 4 documentary strand focusing on foreign affairs issues. It takes listeners right to the heart of story through its on-location reporting and feature making. The programmes are character driven and offer powerful storytelling and a deep understanding of the context in which events take place no matter where they are in the world. Crossing Continents is broadcast 28 times a year on Thursdays at 11:00, with repeats on Mondays at 20:30 and is available from the BBC as a podcast as well as on iPlayer and via on-demand.
Crossing Continents has received many awards including from the Foreign Press Association Awards; One World Media Awards; Amnesty International Awards and some Sony Awards. Its most recent success was Best Radio Award at the Amnesty International Awards 2016 for Stealing Innocence in Malawi reported by Ed Butler.
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