With a new history curriculum coming, Adam Smith explores how pupils learn about the past.
BBC Radio 4
3/4 Paul Farley and fellow poets remember Seamus Heaney in Belfast.
Professor David Cannadine investigates the origins of nationalism and the nation state.
The experiences of people from three different communities in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
BBC World Service
2/6 As the band find more success, Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour.
BBC Radio 6 Music
The Hornblower author is quizzed on his childhood, his 'alter ego' and his writing methods
BBC Radio 4 Extra
2/4 Paul Farley meets Jen Hadfield on Shetland, taking some of her poems back to source.
As air traffic control moves to text messaging Christine Finn toasts the voice in the dark
2/4 The ideas that have shaped the modern Arab world, focussing on Egypt and Syria
Stuart Maconie talks to the musicians behind the 1970s Top of the Pops cover albums.