New history documentary on the 1961 evacuation of the loneliest island, Tristan da Cunha. Read more
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 legalisation of Solidarity
The Polish trade union organisation was banned by the communists until April 1989
Welcome to Witch Hunt
Susan Morrison and Louise Yeoman introduce a new podcast about Scotland's witch hunts.
The reburial of a Hungarian hero
The body of Imre Nagy who had led the Hungarian Uprising was reburied in 1989
I lost my family in a crash with a suicidal driver
Leith Primary and Scotland's Whaling Industry
Pupils from around Scotland delve into local history and produce their own documentary.