Reading the Riot Act
Take a look at how artists helped tell the stories of 18th and 19th Century riots.BBC News - See the slideshow
Professor Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from gripping Old Bailey court cases from the 18th century and discusses with fellow historians what they reveal about the period
3/4 Amanda Vickery uses court cases to explore the lives of servants in the 18th century.
2/4 Amanda Vickery uses court cases to explore the lives of gay men in the 18th century.
4/4 Amanda Vickery asks whether ordinary people got a fair trial in the 18th century.
This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.