Melvyn Bragg observes the decline of RP alongside an increasing pride in regional accents.
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5/5 Stanley is determined to continue Livingstone's quest to find the source of the Nile.
30/30 Recalling the impact of adults on childhood down the centuries up to the present day.
4/5 David Livingstone aims to solve the mystery of the Nile's source once and for all.
29/30 How children have fallen between the family and the state, sometimes with tragic results.
3/5 Samuel Baker and his mistress Florence go in search of Lake Albert.
28/30 Examining how the media and marketing have encroached on the lives of children.
2/2 Peter and Dan Snow investigate the military successes of the 14th-century English hero.
2/5 Burton is too weak to travel so Speke heads for the Rusizi River alone.
27/30 The story of the fight for children's rights in the second half of the 20th century.