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The long industrial dispute over union membership at the government communications centre.
Chris Ledgard meets survivors of the mystery illness that struck in July 1976.
Jolyon Jenkins investigates how Dutch Elm Disease swept through England in the mid-1960s.
The New Volunteers
Chris Ledgard tells the story of the Voluntary Service Overseas organisation.
The controversy surrounding the 1976 sculpture which came to be known as the Tate Bricks.
Examines the short-lived and much maligned Sinclair C5 three-wheeler.
The Contraceptive Train
The story of the women who defied Irish law by bringing contraceptives into the country.
T Dan Smith
The story of T Dan Smith, Labour leader of Newcastle city council who was jailed in 1974.
Oil in Dorset
How did newly privatised BP extract oil from Dorset in the 1980s without a fight?
Jenny Lives with Eric and Martin
Jolyon Jenkins recalls the controversy in 1986 that surrounded a children's picture book.
The 1975 Moorgate tube disaster
Jolyon Jenkins investigates the Moorgate tube crash of February 1975.
The Mapplethorpe Affair
Chris Ledgard examines the work of iconic photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.
The Afghan Crisis
Jolyon Jenkins talks to those involved in the UK's longest plane hijack, in February 2000.
Chris Ledgard explores the restoration of Sunday trading in August 1994.
Pope John Paul II in Britain
The historic first visit by a Pope to England, Scotland and Wales.
Jolyon Jenkins recalls the university sit-ins of 1970, when revolution was in the air.
The rise of the ostrich investment mania of the 1990s - and why it all went so badly wrong
The Humber Bridge
Chris Ledgard explores the political background to the building of the Humber Bridge.
Chris Ledgard tells the story of Brighton's naturist beach, which opened in 1980.
Chris Ledgard visits New York to explore the origins of zero tolerance policing.
Jolyon Jenkins reports on the "Death of a Princess" film which angered the Saudis in 1980.
First-hand accounts of the Woolworths fire in Manchester in May '79 that killed ten people
New history documentary on the 1961 evacuation of the loneliest island, Tristan da Cunha.
The mystery of the Thetford Treasure, one of the most important finds from Roman Britain.
Chris Ledgard revisits the scandal surrounding the notorious play The Romans in Britain.
History documentary on the Portsmouth Sinfonia, 'the world's worst orchestra'.
Chris Ledgard tells the story of the air show disaster at Ramstein, Germany, in 1988.
Gentlemen and Players
Chris Ledgard revisits the final Gentlemen and Players cricket match in September 1962.
Jolyon Jenkins charts the rise of the 1970s kung fu craze in the wake of Enter the Dragon.
Jolyon Jenkins looks at Sealand, the real-life "Passport to Pimlico".
History documentary on the American 'ghost ships' sent to be scrapped in Britain in 2003.
Chris Ledgard with 1960s school stories of the switch from single sex to co-education.
Chris Ledgard examines how the introduction of the breathalyser changed our behaviour.
The rise and fall of Lymeswold cheese - the first new British cheese in 200 years.
How South African secret police bombed the London HQ of the African National Congress.
Chris Ledgard meets the men who set up LIFFE, the futures market which shook up the City.
Chris Ledgard explores the cinematic and zoological legacy of the Spielberg classic, Jaws.
The Witch Craze
Enter into the dark days of the European Witch Craze, where no woman was safe.
From Molly Houses to Section 28, Greg Jenner explores the history of the LGBT community.
Forget Jeff Bezos, meet Mansa Musa – the richest man ever to live.
Justinian and Theodora
Meet the power couple of the Byzantine era, Justinian and Theordora.
A programme to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Principality Stadium.