12/30 David Hendy explains how sound played a part in the medieval battle between good and evil.
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Dan Snow hears the recollections of those who served on and were victims of German U-Boats
11/30 Prof David Hendy explores how the sound of the bell carries religion out into the world.
The recollections of soldiers who returned home for a brief period of leave in 1915.
1/3 Misha Glenny explores a crucial period in France's history.
10/30 David Hendy eavesdrops on the private lives of early Christians.
Musician Tim van Eyken on the banjo that went with Shackleton to Antarctica, and survived.
9/30 Prof David Hendy considers the visceral impact of a stadium full of noisy humans.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the empire of Mali.
8/30 David Hendy listens to the babble of ancient Rome.