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Voices of the Earth
Voices of the Earth
November 13 2016

Andrew Motion responds to the subject of climate change in a unique audio poem for Radio 4.

Bettany Hughes's Ten Places: Europe and Us
Bettany Hughes's Ten Places: Europe and Us
October 24 2016

Bettany Hughes presents a 10 part podcast series for the National Trust exploring European history in our backyard.

Prime Minister's Props
Prime Minister's Props
October 10 2016

Professor Sir David Cannadine explores political fame and image by looking at how an object or prop, whether chosen deliberately or otherwise, can come to define a political leader.

'Down with Skool': the Art of Molesworth
'Down with Skool': the Art of Molesworth
March 24 2016

Philip Hensher explores the art of the gloriously eccentric Molesworth books. 

The Ever Widening War
The Ever Widening War
January 11 2016

Professor Sir Christopher Clark  explores the global nature of The First World War

Secrets and Spies - The Untold Story of Edith Cavell
Secrets and Spies - The Untold Story of Edith Cavell
September 15 2015

Former head of MI5, Stella Rimington, uncovers startling new evidence about the executed British heroine of the First World War, Edith Cavell.

Mending Young Minds
Mending Young Minds
August 24 2015

Young patients, their parents and therapists talk frankly about living with mental health problems. Recorded at the world renowned Tavistock Centre in North London.

Coming Home wins the Ted Hughes award
Coming Home wins the Ted Hughes award
April 08 2015

'Coming Home', the programme Melissa FitzGerald made for Remembrance Sunday last year with Andrew Motion has won the Ted Hughes award.

 

 

 

Voices from our Industrial Past: Women
Voices from our Industrial Past: Women
March 11 2015

Professor Emma Griffin examines the lives of working women during the industrial revolution.

The Life in My Head: From Stroke to Brain Attack
The Life in My Head: From Stroke to Brain Attack
February 26 2015

Robert McCrum goes on a journey into his own brain to understand more about what happened to him and to stroke sufferers more generally.

 

Churchill's Other Lives
Churchill's Other Lives
January 15 2015

To mark the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s funeral, Sir David Cannadine explores Churchill’s extraordinarily rich and varied life outside politics in a ten-part series.