🎧 The Secret History of the Blitz with Joshua Levine
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Joshua Levine is a historian and author, his latest book The Secret History of the Blitz is out now.
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🎧 Ruffs, Pipes and Pearls
When Francis Drake returned home from the Spanish West Indies, he carried with him pearls to present as gifts to Elizabeth I. Around London’s Inns of Court, every gentleman smoked a pipe of American tobacco, believing it projected an air of civility. But the cultural impact of colonisation worked...
🎧 The 'Dark Ages' with Michael Wood
Lasting 900 years, the ‘Dark Ages’ were between the 5th and 14th centuries, falling between the fall of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance. Today’s guest overturns preconceptions of the ‘Dark Ages’ as a shadowy and brutal era, showing them to be a richly exciting and formative period in the his...
🎧 Sign Language
Imagine knowing no language at all…
…and then giving birth to one.
This is what happened amongst the children at a school for the deaf in Nicaragua in the 1980s.
And my guest today was there to witness and document it.
Judy Shepard Kegl is a linguist who specialises in sign l...