5/10. Panic and destruction followed a radio production of HG Wells's The War of the Worlds in 1938.
Today's departed are as likely to be sent on their way to the strains of Robbie Williams as to a hymn. Time Shift finds out why the British funeral isn't what it used to be. Narrated by Daniela Nardini. New.
Fans remember boppin' elf Marc Bolan.
Dan Cruickshank examines how Victorian society confronted death.