A selection of photos taken during the recording of the series.
5/5 Might the Baroque still be with us? Tim Marlow meets the Baroque-inspired artists of today
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2/5 Was the Great Fire of London a missed opportunity to create Europe's finest Baroque city?
1/5 30 January 1649, Charles I walks to his execution under Rubens's Banqueting House ceiling.
3/5 It's 1711, and an opera premiere by Handel is about to set a new course for British opera.
4/5 It's 1734, and a 'battle of the buildings' breaks out on the outskirts of Barnsley.