Could a listener's hotel in North Wales once have been the court of Llewellyn the Great?
Bridget Long tries to confirm a family story about her late father during World War Two.
Historian Professor Richard Holmes explains how the militia worked in the 18th century.
Professor Mark Stoyle goes in search of the Civil War dead from the siege of Lyme Regis.
Could a leaf collection in Southport provide valuable historical research?
The experiences of a painter and decorator from Sale in 19th-century China.
The story of John Bellingham, the only person to murder a British Prime Minister.
Vanessa Collingridge presents the series exploring ordinary people's links with the past.
One of the surviving members of the British whaling fleet recalls life on South Georgia.
Featuring a listener's ancestor who was a hero in a mine rescue in 19th-century Wales.
Is the skin that binds a book in Bristol the gruesome remains of a listener's ancestor?
Residents of Mildenhall remember the aviators who took part in an air race in 1934.
Are some green lanes and place names in southern England a reminder of a Welsh invasion?
Vanessa Collingridge investigates the life and times of Hildegard von Bingen.
Vanessa Collingridge brings together ancient objects from around the UK.
Vanessa Collingridge pulls together more objects from A History of the World.
Vanessa Collingridge hears about a writing tablet from Roman Cumbria.
Vanessa Collingridge asks listeners to suggest objects to help tell A History Of The World
Vanessa Collingridge asks listeners to suggest objects to help tell A History of The World
With Vanessa Collingridge. Including the Somerset bootmaker who changed medical history.
The history of lager and how a new philosophy changed Edinburgh. With Vanessa Collingridge
Strange marks on the moors near Sheffield reveal a hidden military history.
When it comes to the preservation of buildings, is history losing out to architecture?
Vanessa Collingridge follows up more stories that are changing the way we see the past.