Laura Ashe explores how the plague has changed our social and cultural landscape.
Samira Ahmed delves into the mysterious life of Oliver Cromwell's wife, Elizabeth.
Novelist Louise Welsh explores meanings, ancient and modern, of the battle of Bannockburn.
Alexandra Harris explores the life and work of the elusive artist Eric Ravilious.
Chris Bowlby uncovers the fate of the imperial summer palace in Beijing.
A portrait of the life and legacy of theatre director Joan Littlewood.
Rana Mitter travels to Beijing to explore the recent flourishing of theatre in China.
Matthew Sweet reassseses the life, work and legacy of playwright Dennis Potter.
Andrew Hussey visits Paris to understand how the Eiffel Tower has shaped French culture.
3/3 The impact and effectiveness of education in sustaining the growth in classical music.