Michael challenges the notion that industrial unrest began with the General Strike of 1926
Michael challenges the idea that modernism was a reaction to the shock and savagery of WWI
Michael tackles the abiding image of Britain's lack of preparedness for the Great War.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss prophecy in the Abrahamic religions.
Michael challenges the idea that Irish rebellion started with the Easter Rising of 1916.
Michael Portillo explores the depth and urgency of the pre-war campaign for women's votes.
Michael Portillo samples the atmosphere of June 1913.
10/12 Peter White reveals the roots of a modern disabled identity in the 19th century.
9/12 Peter White reveals the lives of physically disabled people in the 18th and 19th centuries
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Einstein's theory of relativity.
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