- In Their Own Words: British Novelists. BBC interviews with Virginia Woolf, J.R.R. Tolkien, Aldous Huxley, Robert Graves, E.M. Forster, T.H. White, Daphne du Maurier, John le Carre, J.G. Ballard, Salman Rushdie, and many others.
- Talking Hamlet. John Gielgud, Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh, David Warner, David Tennant, and other actors discuss playing Hamlet. (Excuse me while I swoon….)
- Survivors of the Titanic: Survivors from the famous shipwreck tell their stories.
- Apartheid in South Africa: Living under racial segregation and discrimination.
- WWII: Witnessing the Holocaust: Personal accounts of persecution and genocide by the Nazi regime.
- WWII: Outbreak: Britain on the brink of World War II.
- The Berlin Wall: A city divided between East and West by the Cold War.
- “Ms. Gold roams at ease through the most difficult and recondite topics, like an Indiana Jones of the world of letters.” –-Neal Stephenson
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