Part 2 | The Pity of War
In this innovative programme, Harvard historian Professor Niall Ferguson offers a different perspective on the First World War and argues that Britain's decision to enter the war was a tragic mistake. In part two, Professor Ferguson continues his argument that much of the responsibility for the scale of the conflict lies with the British.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.