Barney Harwood presents a comic guide to work and play in Tudor England.
Among the themes that Barney touches on are: unusual jobs (like that of a 'whipping boy'); a life at sea; rurual unemployment and vagrancy; early attempts towards inventing the game of football. As Barney concludes, work was always hard...but play was sometimes even harder!
A collection of programmes to download as mp3 files at any time. Includes dance and music.
See all School Radio and other Learning podcasts available from the BBC Podcast Directory.
Enjoy our new collection of Beatrix Potter's well-known tales retold by an all-star cast for a young audience.
Get to grips with life’s big questions with our new series ‘Just Think…’
We welcome your feedback, suggestions and pupils' work.
Commemorate the outbreak of WW1 by staging our specially-written play 'Archie Dobson's War'.
All 13 episodes of Michael Morpurgo's moving WW1 story are available to listen to online.
Notes to support the programmes. For Autumn 2014 onwards Notes are on individual series pages.