1984 miners' strike in Blaengarw
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Events of the 1984 coal strike and its impact on the community of Blaengarw.
Black people in Britain during the Atlantic slave trade era
Duration: 06.26Clip duration: 06.26
An exploration of the lives of black migrants in Britain during the Atlantic slave trade.
Jewish migration to Manchester in the late 1800s
Duration: 07.50Clip duration: 07.50
Jewish migration to Britain in the late 1800s and its impact on immigration law.
Living conditions for the Irish in Scotland
Duration: 00.19Clip duration: 00.19
The views of a Glasgow doctor on the living conditions of the Irish immigrant population.
Making theatre relevant ('This House')
Duration: 05.27Clip duration: 05.27
An insight into the social context behind James Graham’s political drama 'This House'.
The attempts of Edward I to conquer Wales and Scotland
Duration: 05.47Clip duration: 05.47
An overview of Edward’s contrasting success and failure in conquering Wales and Scotland.
The creation of the Magna Carta
Duration: 06.18Clip duration: 06.18
An overview of the reasons and circumstances behind the creation of the Magna Carta.
The end of the Plantagenets' rule
Duration: 05.53Clip duration: 05.53
Charting the end of the Plantagenets through political intrigue and the War of the Roses.
The first English parliament
Duration: 05.00Clip duration: 05.00
An overview of the characters and causes behind the creation of the English parliament.
The Irish labour force in Scotland
Duration: 00.21Clip duration: 00.21
Two audio extracts quote the views of Scottish employers about Irish workers.