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Title: Hunting the regicides and the Chartist movement

Hunting the regicides and the Chartist movement

September 18th, 2014

Charles Spencer describes the trials of those who executed Charles I, while Charlotte Hodgman visits a cottage connected to the battle for working class… Go to Episode

Lawrence of Arabia and the Romanov sisters

April 10th, 2014

Scott Anderson, the latest biographer of TE Lawrence (better known as Lawrence of Arabia) describes his subject's eventful life and considers whether… Go to Episode

Cold War spies and friendship through the ages

March 20th, 2014

Ben Macintyre delves into the life of double agent Kim Philby, while Thomas Dixon explains how the meaning of friendship has changed over the centuries Go to Episode

Global history and the rise of the factories

November 14th, 2013

Michael Scott chats about his new Radio series Spin the Globe, while Simon Thurley guides us around an important site in Britain's Industrial Revolution Go to Episode