Journalist Richard Dowden traces his mysterious ancestor, writer Lafcadio Hearn.
Lucy Neal reviews the archive of Victorian reformer Mary Neal.
Matthew Parris presents the biographical series
Guests on songs inherited from their parents and songs they'd pass on to their children
Writer Caryl Phillips introduces his 1984 interview with American novelist James Baldwin.
The Monty Python man and adventurer recalls life in the frenetic 1980s
Series looking at the stories behind some of our best-loved musicians
Series which reunites a group of people intimately involved in a moment of modern history
A millionaire confined to Broadmoor contributes to the Oxford English Dictionary.
Michael Angelis charts the success of Liverpool's all-girl group, The Vernons Girls.
Comedian Jack Dee presents the rags-to-riches story of Britain's most famous glove puppet.
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