Vanessa Collingridge presents Radio 4's popular history programme in which listeners' questions and research help offer new insights into the past.
Today, 'hard graft'- how labour camps were used to deal with unemployment in the 1930s; how walking became a Victorian entertainment; and celebrating our oldest cinema.
You can send us questions or an outline of your own research.
Write to Making History. BBC Radio 4. PO Box 3096. Brighton BN1 1PL
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Producer: Nick Patrick
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