11/20 A tabloid history of Shakespeare's England, told via contemporary accounts of murder plots
BBC Radio 4
125/216 Pitt makes the decision to invade Canada, and the Marriage Act is passed.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
11/30 Britain's first foundling hospital met great acclaim, but some children were neglected.
Alistair Sooke traces the history of the ampersand, the character representing 'and'.
Tuesday 1 May 2012