Meet the trautonium, the early electronic instrument promoted by the Nazis.
Trautonium: A Revolution in Electronic Music
Rebels Rout The Army In El Salvador
The storming of the El Paraiso base by Marxist rebels in December 1983.
The Soviet Afghan War Begins
The world held its breath in December 1979 as Soviet troops poured into Afghanistan
Barbara Cartland - Queen of Romance
The romantic fiction writer is thought to have sold hundreds of millions of books
Ceausescu's 'House of the People'
The vast building that symbolised the excesses of Romania's brutal former dictator
Vikings in North America
The Canadian discovery that proved Vikings had crossed the Atlantic 1000 years ago
Fidel Castro Takes Havana
The end of the US-backed dictator and the start of communist rule in Cuba in January 1959
The Doomsday Seed Vault
In 2008, the first global seed vault was opened to safeguard the world's crops
When Stalin Rounded Up Soviet Doctors
Hundreds of Soviet doctors were imprisoned or shot in the last year of Stalin's rule.
Diary of Life in a Favela
The poor black single mother who stunned Brazil with a book about her life in 1960.
'Fat is a Feminist Issue'
Susie Orbach's book led people to rethink body-image from a feminist perspective
Judy Garland's Final Shows
The world famous singer's final performances were in London in January 1969
Mexico's Miracle Water
Thousands of people flocked to the village of Tlacote hoping to be cured by magical water
The Thames Whale
In January 2006, millions of Londoners were entranced by the appearance of a whale.
Strikers In Saris
South Asian women led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory.
The Case of Dr Crippen
How one of the most notorious murderers in Edwardian London was captured
12/01/2019 - Hot For 2019 part 1
With Dean Jackson. The Beat Introducing: The best of under the radar local music.
Join Steve Barker. The latest leftfield releases in electronica, ambient and dub/reggae.
Holly Herndon: Making music with an AI baby
The electronic composer chats about making music with readily available AI software.
Kasper Danger and the Winter Circus
Following four-year-old Kasper as he prepares for his performance in the Tumble Circus.