Ros Ball takes a brief look at the chief architect of the battle of Waterloo.
Chris Bowlby uncovers the fate of the imperial summer palace in Beijing.
BBC Radio 3
Sam Willis explores how the Caribbean sugar islands were a kind of hell in Nelson's time.
Journalist Myriam François-Cerrah marks the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre.
1/5 Writer and comedian Tim McGarry unearths the career of Sir Edward Carson.
BBC Radio Ulster
Little-known Ulster-Scots stories and well-known historical events from a new perspective.
Professor Dai Smith offers an impressionistic look at the 1970s in Wales.
BBC Radio Wales
An Irish missionary family's experience of the bloody 1964 rebellion in Congo.
4/10 How iconic British marques like Jaguar and MG helped to democratise speed and glamour.
The stories of Leicestershire and Rutland's past.
BBC Radio Leicester
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