Gemma Hunt presents the first programme in a unit about the invention and early years of radio. Today she learns about the Italian inventor Marconi and his experiments with radio waves.
The story relates how Marconi's inventions were significant in rescuing the survivors of the Titanic disaster in 1912.
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Join Jarvis Cocker on Radio 4 to remember the long-running School Radio series 'Singing Together'.
Commemorate 100 years since WW1 by staging our specially-written play 'Archie Dobson's War'.
All 13 episodes of Michael Morpurgo's moving WW1 story are available to listen to online.
Notes to support the programmes including details of all the series content.