5/5 Finally married, the serious production of both paintings and children can now begin.
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4/5 Despite fierce opposition from Maria's powerful grandfather, John is determined to marry.
3/5 Lacking 'that necessary article - cash', the pair's courtship was never going to be easy.
2/5 The painter and Maria Bicknell first met when he was 24 and she was 12.
1/5 Passion, money, art - the story of John Constable and his pursuit of the love of his life.
5/5 The lost river of Hackney, EastEnders and how the Olympics are treating the borough.
4/5 The story of Joe Kerr of the Royal College of Art - and a Hackney bus driver.
3/5 How Jayne Mansfield came to Hackney and the philosophy of arch-criminal Tony Lambrianou.
2/5 The cult of the cyclist and the history of the Town Hall.
1/5 The cement pearly king and queen and an assailant with an egg.
5/5 Hugh discovers that the market in Belize for big American cars is not as he had expected.
4/5 An extraordinary piece of luck lands Hugh a job looking after a luxurious golf club.
3/5 The Oldsmobile is involved in an accident and Hugh's whole journey is put in jeopardy.
2/5 After having his car impounded, Hugh is offered an unusual way out of his predicament.
1/5 On the flight to Mexico, a businessman gives Hugh the idea that will inspire his journey.
5/5 The family explore Rome's artistic heritage, as their trip draws to an end.
4/5 The family see Rafael's masterpieces in Florence and then head south to Naples and Pompeii
3/5 The family visit Assisi, where they become acquainted with the life of St Francis.
2/5 Rachel and her family visit Tuscany and Umbria, on the trail of Piero della Francesca.
1/5 Holly Aird reads Rachel Cusk's story of her family's three-month tour of Italy.