The Russian royal family give a lavish welcome to the French President.
Helen Castor, guests and the Radio 4 audience discuss the latest historical research.
The botanical impresario Joseph Banks' vision to build Britain's colonies through plants.
The King warns of civil war in Britain over Irish Home Rule.
Carl Linnaeus and a revolutionary grammar for plants.
3/6 Margaret Macmillan looks through accounts of the events leading up to the First World War.
The French President arrives on a state visit to Russia.
The Royal Navy fleet gathers for a review by the King.
15/30 Clare looks at the role gambling has played in our relationship with sport.
Mohandas Gandhi leaves South Africa.
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