Agnès Poirier: Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris 1940-50

History

Agnès Poirier: Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris 1940-50

Tue 20 Nov

A captivating portrait of those who lived, loved, fought, played and flourished in Paris between 1940 and 1950 and whose intellectual and artistic output still influences us today.

Alison Weir: Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen

History

Alison Weir: Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen

Tue 20 Nov

Alison Weir draws on new research for her portrayal of Jane Seymour, the third of Henry's queens, casting fresh light on both traditional and modern perceptions of her.

Peter Hart: The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front

History

Peter Hart: The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front

Tue 20 Nov

Peter Hart brings to life the dramatic final weeks of the war, as men fought to secure victory, with survival seemingly only days or hours away.

Adam Rutherford: What Makes Us Human

Science

Adam Rutherford: What Makes Us Human

Tue 20 Nov

Geneticist Adam Rutherford explores how many of the things once considered to be exclusively human are not.

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