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Monday 4 June: Bruce Dickinson - Singer, Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden is one of the most successful heavy metal bands ever. They have sold more than 80 million albums and are renowned for their live shows - tickets for which they say sell faster now than at any point in their 30 years as a band. Sarah Montague speaks to the band's lead singer, Bruce Dickinson, the only member of the band who has lopped off the long, 'hard rocking' hair. And that is because of his dual life. He is a commercial pilot who has now set up his own aviation business.

Tuesday 5 June: The Art of Monarchy (Part 2 of 4)

Will Gompertz continues a four-part exploration of almost 1000 years of the British monarchy as told through the objects of art they collected. In part two, he examines items from the Royal Collection that are associated with war.

Wednesday 6 June: Guns, Girls and Games

Does the world of video gaming have a problem with sexual harassment? Women are one of the fastest growing groups of people playing video games and in the US they now make up 42% of gamers overall. But life can be tough for them in this male-dominated world. The BBC's James Fletcher reports on recent harassment controversies, the women and men campaigning for change, and whether big gaming companies are doing enough to address the issue.

Thursday 7 June: The Royal Visit (Part 2 of 2)

Sharon Mascall meets Australians from all walks of life who have met the Queen, during her many visits to the country. Sharon travels to Broken Hill in the outback and to Canberra to find out the impact the Queen’s visits have had on the places and people she has met. The Queen’s former Private Secretary Sir William Heseltine also sheds light on how the Queen’s visits to Australia have changed over time.