Archive 1976-2012 Podcast

Series of annual radio lectures on significant contemporary issues, delivered by leading figures from the relevant fields

Updated: occasionally
Episodes available: indefinitely

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The secret world of Tudor crime

Tudor executioner

A glimpse into the turbulent Tudor underworld to mark Hilary Mantel's Reith Lectures.

Are these the greatest historical novels ever written?


Daisy Buchanan reviews some of the most popular historical novels of the past few years.