4/5 Gauguin joins Vincent in southern France, but their relationship deteriorates alarmingly.
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3/5 Full of hopes for an new beginning, Vincent leaves Paris for the warmth of southern France
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2/5 Vincent begins his artistic studies in earnest, and embarks on a troubled relationship.
1/5 The artist's letters reveal his intriguing character, his relationships and his process.
5/5 It's Christmas Day and O'Connor reflects on his life since he rescued the kitten.
4/5 O'Connor decides to go trekking in the Cheviot Hills, accompanied by his kitten Toby Jug.
3/5 O'Connor and Toby Jug settle in to life together.
2/5 Having rescued a tiny kitten from a derelict barn, O'Connor has to fight to keep it alive.
1/5 One snowy night in the wilds of Northumberland, O'Connor hears a cry of pain in the woods.
5/5 The tale of Tom and Jerry and the big grey boxes.
4/5 The end of the team talk and the beginning of new-fangled machinery.
3/5 How does the right letter end up in the right letterbox?
2/5 The special relationship between the postman and his clients.
1/5 Why postmen used to have the best job in the world, and why it's becoming the worst.
5/5 Grimaldi is determined to fill the family's pockets with a final farewell performance.
4/5 Still in his 30s, the years of physical comedy begin to take their toll on Grimaldi's body
3/5 Grimaldi's performance in the new pantomime, Mother Goose, makes him a fully-fledged star.
2/5 The young Grimaldi begins to make his mark as a comic performer in London.
1/5 The two-year-old Joe is propelled onto the stage at Sadler's Wells by his ruthless father.
5/5 A ship that repaired itself, and how the earliest telephones worked without bells.
4/5 Who really invented the wheel; and why one particular flower exudes the smell of nicotine.
3/5 How two physicists linked the problem of interference on their TV screen to the Big Bang.
2/5 Why a hair of the dog works; how a 5,000-year-old pot could show early animation.
1/5 Featuring an inventor who was strangled by his own invention. Read by Toby Longworth.