The 18th-century origins of a famous question about men, women and friendship.
When William Met Mary
Felons and Oddfellows
Dr Thomas Dixon explores friendship and self-help among the 19th-century poor.
Education of the Heart
The dangers of friendship as conveyed to children in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Darwin's Best Friend
Thomas Dixon explores the origins of the idea of friendships between humans and animals.
Comrades and Lovers
Exploring the Victorian borderland between Platonic friendship and homosexual love.
A Battalion of Pals
Dr Thomas Dixon explores the impact of World War One on male friendship.
Testaments of Friendship
Dr Thomas Dixon explores how the international friendship movement flourished after WWI.
The Suburbs of the Heart
The impact of technology and psychology on early 20th-century friendship.
In Need, In Deed, By Post
Dr Thomas Dixon explores Second World War friendships by correspondence and in the Forces.
Families of Choice
How 1970s gender politics changed friendship and how popular culture reflected this change
The Lonely Cyborg
How the old and the young are navigating friendships through new technology today.
Five Hundred Years of Friendship: Omnibus
The changing meaning of friendship over the centuries: a timely history by Dr Thomas Dixon
The omnibus edition of Thomas Dixon's major history of friendship.
The final omnibus edition of Thomas Dixon's major new history of friendship.
How should we be governed?
The former political editor of Channel 4 News asks whether British politics is broken.
What would your TED talk be about?
What are your parenting pearls of wisdom? And who do you want your kids to be inspired by?
Inspirational people and feel-good stories from across Coventry and Warwickshire.
A warm-hearted, honest and practical show about teenage mental health.
"I was halfway through living my best life at 18 when I found out I was having a child"
Esta Suma talks teenage pregnancy; grief; Islam; meeting Nelson Mandela; wigs and PTSD.