The second novel in GM Fraser's Flashman series, set in the fictional Duchy of Strackenz.
The heroes of the 1880 Seaham Colliery explosion in Durham. Based on real-life events.
Sara Kestelman reads Helen Dunmore's novel of Cold War Leningrad
The seventh book in the Aubrey-Maturin historical novel series by Patrick O'Brian.
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from 18th-century Old Bailey court cases
Historical drama about two sisters, set in 19th-century Victorian England
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