Neil MacGregor and the British Museum have chosen the final object for A History of the World in 100 Objects. Radio 4 will reveal it to the nation on 14th October. Before that announcement, Evan Davis has been to the museum to see what objects were considered for the short list to be the 100th, and from which the final object was selected. Can something made in 2010 really speak to future generations of the challenges and ingenuity of our time? Evan Davis finds out.

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Shakespeare's Restless World

Shakespeare's Restless World

Neil MacGregor uncovers Shakespeare's world through twenty objects.