Lucretia Grindle was so fascinated by the plaques honouring the Second World War Italian resistance fighters in Florence that she decided to do some digging. Not only did she discover the buried history of the Italian resistance to Nazi occupation during the Second World War, but she also found that the women of the city had a significant role in the struggle. Sandi Toksvig talks to her and to photographer Johnnie Shand Kydd about his collection of pictures documenting the dramatic street culture of Naples.

Sandi also hears about Super Furry Animals lead singer Gruff Rhys's journey to South America to find his long-lost relative Rene Griffiths, the Patagonian gaucho who sings in Welsh.

Producer: Laura Northedge.

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