5/5 Helen Castor on why the action in Shakespeare's history plays takes place in the Midlands.
4/5 The political gestures from England's radical middle that redefined the world's history.
3/5 Historian Helen Castor argues that the real garden of England is the Midlands - not Kent.
2/5 Historian Helen Castor examines the role of the Midlands in the Industrial Revolution.
1/5 Helen Castor explores the conventional idea that England's history began in Wessex.