Monthly Archives: November 2016

A Secret History of my Family: Gadbury Sisters

First aired: 2016 Genre: Documentary Broadcaster: BBC Two URL: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/prog/0C24B5C4?bcast=121216552 Reviewer: Katherine Roscoe This hour-long documentary takes an unusual approach to tell its story. Rather than relying on historians and archivists ‘talking heads’, it’s narrated by descendants. It tells the … Continue reading

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London: A Tale of Two Cities with Dan Cruickshank

First aired: 2012 Genre: Documentary Broadcaster: BBC Four URL: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/prog/02A44088?bcast=122439585# Reviewer: Liz Round This programme offers to explore London through a comparison of two different written accounts of the city, one from 1598 (John Stow’s Survey of London), the other … Continue reading

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