12/30 The importance of music-making at home, and the chances it created for finding a partner.
Jonathan Freedland compares current debates about obesity with concerns in the 1930s.
Martha Kearney reviews the release of secret government files from the mid 1980s.
Striking workers and students filled the streets calling for an end to British rule.
11/30 Thanks to the introduction of tea, even people who were not rich could afford to entertain
10/10 The extraordinary events of Christmas 1914, when troops briefly called a ceasefire.
Jonathan Freedland looks at the current fashion for recording our lives on social media.
Drummer Jimmy Cobb recalls playing with Miles Davis on the album that changed jazz forever
5/5 Bettany Hughes considers virtue in her archaeology of philosophy.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss philosophical approaches to truth.
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