3/10 Life for the sailors and families who settled in Liverpool and London during World War II.
3/5 The playwright's career as an architect ended early, but not before an animal encounter.
3/5 Lacking 'that necessary article - cash', the pair's courtship was never going to be easy.
Writers Robert McCrum and Laura Thompson join poet Martin Newell to talk about healing.
Children's writer Anne Fine investigates the complex life of Frances Hodgson Burnett.
The eyes are the windows of the soul, but what happens when they see us from the outside?
Graham Fellows - aka John Shuttleworth - shares his Inheritance Tracks.
4/10 Life in the Chinese laundries which sprung up during the first half of the 20th century.
4/5 The playwright recalls a never-realised bleak opera and a film meant to star Rex Harrison.
4/5 Despite fierce opposition from Maria's powerful grandfather, John is determined to marry.
Writer Bea Campbell chooses pioneering environmental protection scientist Rachel Carson.