Mary Beard's big date, Dad's Army debunked, Black Birmingham on film and library revival.
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1/3 Unruly parishioners, lazy farmers and a bucolic manservant - the life of a Somerset parson
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Stuart Maconie looks at the beginnings of modern multi-cultural Britain in the 1940s. (R)
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The life of the Ethiopian who arrived in India as a slave but rose to become a kingmaker.
2/4 Tim FitzHigham recreates a 19th-century bet. Can his pig beat a rower in a feat of speed?
2/3 A hectic social visit to Bath with his family, from the diary of the Somerset parson.
The Mughal prince and scholar who found himself at war against his brother.
3/4 Adventuring comedian Tim FitzHigham attempts to cook a pudding under ten feet of water. (R)
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