Capturing the nation in conversation. Conversations with History Themes.
Margaret and Sheila recall how their peaceful protest in Palestine took a dramatic turn.
Phyliss and Freda were evacuees. They reflect on trains, tears and their mothers’ choices.
Hugh has learnt alot from Derek about life on the farm, even though he's the boss.
Kath and daughter Kate laugh about their disastrous family holidays.
With so many boxes of memories, what's the cost of living with the past in the present?
Olympic handball player Louise and her games maker mum Jan remember their Olympic summer.
Friends discuss being put on the Kindertransport rescue mission and their Jewish roots.
Husband and wife Alan and Anne recall how a WWII bomb blast left Anne an unexpected gift.
Nicky and her Aunt Dodge remember Dodge's husband Paddy who swept her off her feet.
25 years on, Nigel and Peter recall how a tragedy at sea touched their entire town.
Cousins Don and Mary remember when the Real IRA bombed their home town of Omagh.
Friends Will and Matt discuss their shared love of flint-knapping.
Penny and Elisabeth share their memories of the 1953 East Coast Floods.
Alex tells his sons about singer Frankie Vaughan's involvement with gangs in Easterhouse.
Thea is Jewish, Brigitte is German. Brigitte talks of her guilt about World War Two.
Ethel talks to her son-in-law Tim about losing four members of her family all at once.
Winifred and Helen celebrate their lifelong friendship spent in a Yorkshire mining town.
Prakash talks to his son Sunil about being forced to flee Uganda aged 18.
Reg was a prisoner of war and survived the Nagasaki atom bomb. His family remember him.
When Ron joined the Parachute Regiment he didn't know he'd have to jump out of a plane...
Bronwen talks to Iris about the Norwegian sailors based in Cardiff during the war.
Margaret tells her daughter about dancing for the Queen when she visited Stoke-on-Trent.
Lizzie wants to hear more about her best friend Hannah's polar adventures.
Val and Audrey grew up together in Stoke-on-Trent. They share their memories.
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