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A Bit of a Flutter
Clare Balding looks at the role gambling has played in our relationship with sport.
Cricket and the English Hero
Clare investigates the role our sporting heroes play in shaping national identity.
Anyone But England
Clare Balding explores the role football has played in shaping Scottish national identity.
Welsh Rugby and Its National Heroes
Clare Balding explores the role rugby has played in shaping Welsh national identity.
Ireland, Politics on the Pitch
Clare Balding is at Croke Park in Dublin to discover how Ireland developed its own sports.
Ireland, North of the Border
Clare is in Belfast to explore the impact that the Troubles had on sport in the region.
Clare Balding explores the vital role sport has played during both world wars.
Broadcasting to the Nation
Clare Balding discovers how the birth of broadcasting changed British sport for ever.
Clare Balding is at Silverstone to explore how Britain led the way in motor racing.
The Gentleman Amateur
Clare Balding on the demise of the amateur gentleman and the rise of the professional.
Beating Us at Our Own Game
Clare Balding takes a look at Britain's most successful export ever - football.
Sport for All
Clare Balding asks why and when the British government got involved in sport.
Clare Balding explains how the 1960s saw women athletes finally take centre stage.
Rugby's Big Bang
Clare Balding explores the demise of the amateurism in rugby union.
Clare Balding explores the way television has changed our relationship with sport forever.
The State of Play
Clare Balding explores the cultural importance of the great triviality that is sport.
Free breakfast with the Black Panthers
The revolutionary Black Panther Party provided free breakfasts for local schoolchildren.
Darren Harriott, Laura Davis, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd on the boxer called The Greatest
CS Lewis and the Chronicles of Narnia
The first book in CS Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia series was published in autumn 1950
Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss why Napoleon's apparent victory turned to defeat in 1812.
Ireland - plantation and conflict
Dr Joan Redmond talks to Misha Glenny about Ireland, England and the early seeds of war