Melvyn Bragg examines the 19th century Parisian philosophy of life lived for art.
How the Victorian obsession with childhood was represented in art and literature.
Tom Holland and Iszi Lawrence explore stories revealed by history’s lines and linkages.
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.