Julian Evans explores the blend of fact and fiction surrounding Anton Chekhov's demise.
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
The Monty Python man and adventurer recalls life in the frenetic 1980s
Series looking at the stories behind some of our best-loved musicians
Terry Nutkins tells of his childhood, spent with the mercurial author Gavin Maxwell
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.
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