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Faith in the Fire
Faith in the Fire
August 11 2017

Zubeida Malik reports on what happened in the London Grenfell fire when faith stepped in.

Clocking On
Clocking On
May 30 2017

Professor Emma Griffin explores how British workers became tied to the clock.

Printing A Nation
Printing A Nation
April 13 2017

Dr. Anindita Ghosh explores how the printing press made modern India.

Salam to Queen and Country
Salam to Queen and Country
March 27 2017

Zubeida Malik speaks to serving British Muslims about what it is like to be in the Army today.

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.