Thomas Dixon explores the origins of the idea of friendships between humans and animals.
Darwin's Best Friend
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.
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Egg freezing, fertility and IVF
Superstar singer Jamelia talks fertility and family with Jessie, Scarlette and Eunice.
Gurinder Chadha, Sir Michael Caine
Caroline Greville-Morris on making pirate shirts for Adam Ant, and pigeon-fancier Jon Day.
'How do we create a world where nobody cares I'm gay?'
YouTuber Riyadh Khalaf, author of 'Yay! You're Gay! Now What?' talks to callers.
The perfect age gap and the most annoying parts of parenting
Anoushka and Vicky talk parenting frustrations and how long to wait between having kids.