Should history lessons teach patriotism, national humility, citizenship or scepticism?
Antonia Fraser and fellow historian Margaret MacMillan discuss writing history
Melvyn Bragg examines why the public is fascinated with the private lives of individuals.
Brian Cox and casting director Leo Davis talk about the challenges of playing real people
Melvyn Bragg examines whether we can ever predict the future by understanding the past.
Melvyn Bragg considers the relevance of the study of history in the 20th century.
Writer Iain Sinclair meets artist Keggie Carew to talk about her book Dadland.
Nick Baker on the ghost writers helping ordinary people tell their stories for posterity.
Mat Paskins tells a story of black sand conjuring emotions, which bring history to life.
Anna Derrig asks who has the right to tell someone else's story.
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