How Lebanese citizens are learning to clean up their own government’s stinking mess
BBC World Service
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and work of Christine de Pizan (c1364-1430).
BBC Radio 4
1/3 A look at railways from their beginnings as tracks for coal carts in the 18th century.
Will Millard reveals how Cardiff went from a tiny town to a thriving city.
3/9 A look at the unique culture that grew up in the Clyde shipyards.
20/50 History short examining war and peace in 1945.
9/20 Michael Portillo discovers how 19th-century engineering made for spectacular theatricals.
Field Marshal Lord Kitchener is one of the most famous faces of WWI and was Irish by birth
BBC Radio Ulster
28/30 The Bikers explore how certain British ingredients combine to make classic pairings.
3/5 In memory of his late grandfather, Robert treads the pinkish granite of the Cairngorms.