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New, original,
hour-long features

From culture to crime, Hollywood to the environment, science to sexuality. Discover original stories from around the world.

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Our in-house editorial team commissions every story, enlisting a world-renowned actor to voice it.

Visualised by critically acclaimed directors

Short films accompany every new feature, released exclusively every two weeks.

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Be immersed in stories, written, narrated and directed exclusively for Alexander

Mother
Mountain
Written by
Helen Mort
Narrated by
Vanessa Kirby
Created by world-renowned writers and actors
Vanessa Kirby
Narrator
Helena Bonham Carter
Narrator
Thuso Mbedu
Narrator
Mary Seacole
Writer
Xiaolu Guo
Writer
Jonathan Freedland
Writer
Charles Darwin
Writer
Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan
Writer
JM Ledgard
Writer
Katherine Rundell
Writer
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld
Writer
John Malkovich
Narrator
Hannes Grassegger
Writer
David Oyelowo
Narrator
Chigozie Obioma
Writer
Odai Al Zoubi
Writer
Colum McCann
Writer
Takehiro Hira
Narrator
Daisy Edgar-Jones
Narrator
David Tennant
Narrator
Richard E Grant
Narrator
Sope Dirisu
Narrator

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