8/10 Naomi Paxton on the movement for a women's theatre from the 1890s to the start of WWI.
John Lanchester discusses the wealth gap, banking and how we understand the economy.
7/10 Will Abberley explores the evolution of language and what we learn from science fiction.
Turkish writer Elif Shafak joins Anne McElvoy in conversation at Sage Gatehead.
6/10 Alasdair Cochrane of Sheffield University argues that animals should have greater rights.
David Almond, Eliza Carthy and Alison Light debate working class history with Anne McElvoy
5/10 Alun Withey explains what shaving tells us about medical advances and military strategy.
4/10 Daisy Hay considers the way Benjamin Disraeli used his private life for political ends.
Historian Helen Castor and biographer Laura Thompson discuss myths, mysteries and evidence
3/10 Sophie Coulombeau explores the history of women changing their surnames when marrying.