Fell Murder

First published in 1944, Fell Murder sees E.C.R. Lorac at the height of her considerable powers as a purveyor of well-made and traditional detective fiction. The book presents a...

History Revealed: The Maid of Orleans Joan of Arc Episode 80

In March 1429, a 17-year-old girl arrived at Charles VII’s court at Chinon. She announced that she had been called upon by saints to expel the English and restore the throne of...

History Revealed: Great Adventurers Amelia Earhart Episode 81

In 1937, the pioneering American pilot was set on one last flight – to circumnavigate the globe. But the lady of the skies would never make it home

History Revealed: Triumph of the Longbow Episode 28

Edward III's stunning victory over the French at Crecy marked a new dawn for the humble foot soldier. An Investigation into this decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War.

Who Do You Think You Are? The Case of the Philandering Opera Singer Episode 14

The notorious court case that casts a fascinating light on sex, marriage and the stage in Georgian England.

The Infiltrators The Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance Against the Nazis

Drawing on unpublished diaries, letters and Gestapo files, Norman Ohler spins an unforgettable tale of love, heroism and sacrifice.Summertime, 1935. On a lake near Berlin, a young...

What Do Animals Think and Feel?

In What Do Animals Think and Feel?, the biologist Karsten Brensing has something astonishing to tell us about the animal kingdom: namely that animals, by any reasonable...

History Revealed: Who Was the Bloodiest Tudor Episode 29

It is perhaps the most infamous dynasty in English history; One that ordered the executions of thousands. But who was its most murderous monarch?

History Revealed: Elizabeth Beneath the Mask Episode 87

To her people she was a creature of beauty and mother of the nation, but behind closed doors hid a queen riddled with insecurities and plagued by bouts of depression.

History Revealed: Game of Thrones Episode 31

When King Henry I’s son died in a tragic sinking, England descended into anarchy, as his daughter and nephew squabbled for the crown. Carl Watkins uncovers the story of...

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