Bloody Sunday | Empire of the Tsars: Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley
In 1905, 150,000 workers protested at the winter palace and after a year of revolution, Nicholas II instated an elective assembly, the Duma.Tweet
Dunkirk | War Walks
Professor Richard Holmes walks the French beaches and breakwaters from which thousands of British troops escaped capture in May 1940. German tanks had overwhelmed British and French troops and were poised to seize the British Expeditionary Force.
Defence of the Realm | Castles: Britain's Fortified History
Sam Willis looks at how castles survived into the Tudor era. But these strategic seats of power had to become palaces to impress monarchs such as Elizabeth I.