Learning Zone | Britain’s Great War
Jeremy Paxman traces the effects of the First World War on Britain. This was a total war which dragged in civilians as well as soldiers, and turned the country upside down.Tweet
Pleasure Seekers | What the Victorians Did For Us
Adam Hart-Davis investigates the Victorian innovations that left a lasting impression on British society. He discusses the growth of the leisure industry, from seaside ice cream to music halls and theatres, the stars of which were immortalised by mass media - photography, printing, the first movies.
Making It Big | What the Victorians Did For Us
A look at the Victorian innovations that left a lasting impression on British society. This episode examines the successes and failures of Victorian entrepreneurs.