2/4 Adventuring comedian Tim FitzHigham recreates a 19th-century feat of cheeseboard throwing.
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer broke the gender barrier and ran the historic Boston Marathon.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Domesday Book.
4/4 How to be a notorious woman in ancient Greece.
1/4 Adventuring comedian Tim FitzHigham recreates a 19th-century bet involving a woollen coat.
3/3 The final omnibus edition of Thomas Dixon's major new history of friendship.
How the old and the young are navigating friendships through new technology today.
How 1970s gender politics changed friendship and how popular culture reflected this change
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Strabo's Geographica, an early work of geography.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores Second World War friendships by correspondence and in the forces.
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