Tony Robinson tells the story of Thor Heyerdahl’s epic raft journey across the Pacific.
5/5 How the age's great technological advances were used to capture criminals.
BBC Radio 4
4/5 A notorious poisoning case shakes public faith in expert witnesses. Robert Glenister reads
3/5 How the 1828 Red Barn Murder became a sensation of the age. Robert Glenister reads.
2/5 Why the Victorian public initially resisted an organised police force.
1/5 How the Victorians turned violent crime into entertainment.
The story of the competition to become the first pilot to fly across the English Channel.
Alan Dein uncovers the history of the Keskidee, the first black arts centre in Britain.
Battle of Britain fighter pilots recall the summer of 1940. Presented by Misha Glenny.
Joe Farrell lays out the story of the fork. From December 2000.
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