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Trafalgar Season
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A season of programmes to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar
Click here to go to the Boney's Revenge web pageWhy did the global cult of Napoleon overshadow those who defeated him?

8pm Monday 10 October 2005
Click here to go to the Trafalgar Trail web pageTrafalgar Square is not the only memorial to Nelson's victory. Nick Utechin searches out the stories behind the other monuments

11am Friday 14 October 2005
Click here to go to the Betsy and Napoleon web pageThe story of the relationship between Napoleon and his jailer's daughter, Betsy Balcombe.

10.45am & 7.45pm, Monday 17 to Friday 21 October 2005
Click here to go to the Clinging to Lord Nelson web pageA thoughtful comedy taking an unorthodox look at one of Britain's greatest heroes

2.15pm Monday 17 October 2005
Click here to go to the Nelson, the latest web pageHistorian Colin White presents the latest research on Nelson and Trafalgar.

8.30pm Monday 17 and 24 October 2005
Click here to go to the Trafalgar web pageA gripping docu-drama of the Battle of Trafalgar, based on eye-witness accounts.

2.15pm Friday 21 October 2005
Click here to go to the Trees of Trafalgar web pageThe Trafalgar Woods Project will plant an incredible 250,000 trees in the UK to commemorate the ships in Nelson's fleet and to celebrate the important role British timber played in our naval heritage.

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