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Listen to The Battle of Trafalgar

Nelson's victory may be famous; but what did it lead to? Michael Portillo explores the less glorious aftermath for the BBC/OU series The Things We Forgot to Remember

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15 mins
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Listen to: The Suffragettes

The Suffragettes have got a reputation as a largely peaceful movement - but they were prepared to go much further.

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30 mins
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Listen to: The Bengal Famine

A massive humanitarian tragedy - but one which barely gets remembered just sixty years on. Listen to The Things We Forgot To Remember on the Bengal Famine.

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The Things We Forgot To Remember - The Darien gap

Michael Portillo unravels the financial crisis that ended in an Act Of Union, as part of the BBC/OU series 'The Things We Forgot to Remember'

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The Things We Forgot To Remember - The Suffragettes

Michael Portillo and guests go in search of the true story of the Suffragettes for the BBC/OU series The Things We Forgot to Remember

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The Things We Forgot To Remember - The Battle of Trafalgar

Michael Portillo asks whether there's another story to the Battle of Trafalgar

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The Things We Forgot To Remember - The Bengal Famine

Why did Bengal starve during the Second World War? Michael Portillo investigates for the BBC/OU series The Things We Forgot to Remember

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OU on the BBC: The Things We Forgot To Remember

Michael Portillo explores the events history has forgotten - and don't miss the podcast.

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