Helen Castor is joined in the studio by leading historians and writers to discuss issues from our past that have been raised by new research carried out by listeners, heritage organisations and the academic community.
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This edition's stories: Derry-Londonderry City of Culture 2013
Tom Holland visits Derry to discover a history that is not quite as black and white as the recent past might suggest. He meets up with the bass guitarist of The Undertones Michael Bradley and Dr Eamonn O'Ciardha and Dr Billy Kelly both from the University of Ulster.
Derry-Londonderry City of Culture 2013
Dr Eamonn O'Ciardha
Dr Billy Kelly
Listener Ann Griffiths in Somerset re-tells the story of Airedale Jack who, it is said, saved a battalion of the Sherwood Foresters on the Western Front in 1918.
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