Making History

Making History

Making History explores ordinary people's links with the past. The programme is presented by Helen Castor and Tom Holland. You can email the show at making.history@bbc.co.uk

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  • 18th Century Flying Men: 24 Feb 15

    Tue, 24 Feb 15

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    Tom Holland is hot on the trail of missing frescoes which shed light on Birmingham's artistic heritage and its place at the centre of civic politics before the First World War, and Dr Sam Willis heads for Shrewsbury to explore the history of our 18th century flying men.

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