Melvyn Bragg on the inventiveness of the north and the birth of the Industrial Revolution.
Manchester: First City of the Industrial Revolution
Melvyn Bragg celebrates the first city of the Industrial Revolution.
The Radical North
Melvyn Bragg on the radical north, from the Peterloo Massacre to the suffragettes.
The 20th-Century North
Melvyn Bragg explores the north's radical impact on 20th-century culture.
Northern Power: Speaking From the North
Melvyn Bragg on 'speaking from the north' and what the future might hold for the north.
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Emma Freud talks to Emily Maitlis about the reality of being a news journalist.