The best of BBC World Service documentaries and other factual programmes.
The comedian-author-adventurer recreates bizarre bets from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Radio 4 Extra
The Siege of Sarajevo
Historic moments from history told by those who lived through them.
Radio 5 live
QE2, Knights and Fiery Archaeology
Susan Morrison explores the rich and sometimes murky depths of Scotland's past.
Musician Soweto Kinch takes a journey of musical discovery in Harlem
Radio 6 Music
Music, guests and chat for Sunday, plus listener requests in Roy's Golden Postbag.
The stories of Leicestershire and Rutland's past.
Pete Wilson explores the characters and communities that make Gloucestershire great.
Seachdain sa Chogadh
Na bha tachairt sa Chiad Chogadh gach seachdain bho chionn ceud bliadhna.
Radio nan Gàidheal
Sgeulachd eilthireachd na 1920an agus Mgr Anndra MacDonell
Sgeulachdan eilthireachd nan Gàidheal a Chanada san 19mh agus aig toiseach na 20mh linn
Brian Boróimhe Agus Tús Deireadh Ré na Lochlannach
Seán Ó Baoill exmaines the Viking era in Ireland.
Mark Stephen hears the stories of the North East's distinctive past.
People from across the country recall their meetings with Diana, Princess of Wales.
A revealing 1948 portrait of Cornwall's Bolventor School, which had only 24 pupils.
People from around the UK and beyond recall their meetings with Diana, Princess of Wales.
Alan Thompson marks the fiftieth anniversary of The Beatles in Bangor.
Take it to the Brink
Monthly series in which Sarah Dunant finds stories from the past to help frame the present
An Intimate War
Francine Stock explores how World War I changed art, words and society.
Jim Naughtie reflects on the origins of the Edinburgh Festival.
History series in which stories from the past shed light on current events
The Charter of the Forest
Series exploring the latest historical and archaeological research
Dan Snow tells the story of World War I through the voices of those who were there.
The story of the 1993 Waco siege and the lasting impact on those who survived.
Bridget Kendall presents an oral history tracing decisive moments of the Cold War.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
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