Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the scientific achievements of the Curie family.
Strikers In Saris
South Asian women led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory.
Father, Is It Time?
Michael Morpurgo reveals children's working lives during the Industrial Revolution.
The Thames Whale
In January 2006, millions of Londoners were entranced by the appearance of a whale.
I Ain't a Child
Victorian street children and the organisations that grew up to rescue them.
The winner of the first ever series of the X Factor.