Lives Less Ordinary

By BBC World Service

What's Lives Less Ordinary about?

Have you ever locked eyes with a stranger and wondered, "What’s their story?" Step into someone else’s life and expect the unexpected. Extraordinary stories from around the world.

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Bringing the Muppets to Moscow


Natasha Lance Rogoff’s daunting task of making Sesame Street in post-Soviet Russia. In the early 90s, American journalist Natasha Lance Rogoff was covering the collapse of the Soviet Union – until the Muppets came calling, and she was tasked with ...

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