5/5 Through his network of spies, Walsingham prepares for the last triumph of his career.
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4/5 Walsingham is searching for proof that Mary Queen of Scots is guilty of treason.
3/5 Walsingham is dealing with a mass of intelligence from his network of spies.
2/5 Walsingham is now focused on the marriage of Queen Elizabeth I.
1/5 Queen Mary names Elizabeth as her successor and Walsingham is elected to parliament.
5/5 Historical encounters: Salvador Dalí sketches Sigmund Freud.
4/5 Historical encounters: Paul McCartney is congratulated by Noel Coward.
3/5 Elizabeth Taylor unnerves James Dean. Read by Eleanor Bron and Tom Hollander.
2/5 Historical encounters: Helen Keller and Martha Graham.
1/5 Rudyard Kipling talks of the boche with John Scott-Ellis.
5/5 Stanley is determined to continue Livingstone's quest to find the source of the Nile.
4/5 David Livingstone aims to solve the mystery of the Nile's source once and for all.
3/5 Samuel Baker and his mistress Florence go in search of Lake Albert.
2/5 Burton is too weak to travel so Speke heads for the Rusizi River alone.
1/5 Richard Burton and John Speke leave for Africa in search of the source of the Nile.
5/5 Michael Morpurgo's letter-writer Ginny was waiting in Central Park for her husband and son
4/5 Lionel Shriver reflects on the consequences of September 11 2001.
3/5 Joseph O'Neill reflects on the implications of the mass coverage of the attack.
2/5 Naomi Alderman reflects on the events of 9/11 ten years on.
1/5 New York-based novelist Caryl Phillips reflect on the events of 9/11 ten years on.
5/5 Janice Galloway is set to leave school to embark on a dream of studying music.
4/5 An attempt to assert control sets adolescent Janice on a collision course with her mother.