The Myths Of Robin Hood

Hero, archer, lover, poacher, murderer, thief, vagabond… The story of Robin Hood has taken many forms through the ages, but is there any truth in the legend?


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The Quiet Genius of Maria Anna Mozart

Did Wolfgang’s sister teach him everything that he knew? We explore the life of the extraordinary woman in an incredible family

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The Real Life Sherlock Holmes

A master of disguise and an expert in deduction, Detective Jerome Caminada pursued criminals relentlessly through the dangerous underworld of 19th-century Manchester

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The Dark Side Of Frank Sinatra

Rumours of Sinatra’s Mafia connections dogged his entire career and the legendary crooner certainly had connections to made men…

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10 Real-Life Crime Fighters

From catching criminals to improving prison conditions, these heroes transformed crime and punishment forever

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Who Was Ada Lovelace?

Both a pioneer of the Computer Age and the daughter of Lord Byron, the world’s first computer programmer was a complex character

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10 Great Explorers In History

Follow the footsteps of some of history’s most influential adventurers who travelled by land, sea and air

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Galileo Vs The Church

From experiments to inquisition, discover the Renaissance scientist’s iconic clash with the pope and how he proved that the Earth goes around the Sun

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The Other Churchill’s Finest Hour

How soldier-statesman John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, set an example of excellence and British military might that inspired his most famous descendant of all — Winston Churchill

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HistFest 2018 starts a revolution

The inaugural three-day history festival treated audiences to a rich variety of talks from leading historians and experts

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