Arthur Smith retraces the footsteps of former Olympian and commentator Brendan Foster.
Nick Baker pays tribute to virtuoso musician Larry Adler.
10/30 The Poor Law, a forerunner of the welfare state and a safety net for many poor children.
The bird imitator discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside.
9/30 How girls' education regressed in the 16th century, with sinful Eve the female archetype.
Ann Widdecombe goes on the trail of GK Chesterton's crime-solving priest Father Brown.
BBC Radio Scotland
10/20 A model ship reveals the differences between Scottish and English witches.
BBC Radio 4
8/30 Michael Morpurgo explores education's expansion for boys in the 17th century.
Andrew Collins offers an historical perspective on our fascination with 3D.
9/20 Dr Dee's mirror reflects the Elizabethan fascination with cosmology and astrology.