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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dr Stephen Baxter reveals the human and political drama that lies within the parchment of England's earliest surviving public record, the Domesday Book, commissioned in 1086. Show more

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Presenter:
Stephen Baxter
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dr Stephen Baxter takes a fresh look at the Middle Ages through the eyes of children, and discovers how they played a vital role in creating the medieval world. Show more

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Presenter:
Stephen Baxter
Director:
Dick Taylor
Series Producer:
Mary Sackville-West
Executive Producer:
Helen Thomas

Start the Week

Space Survival and Exploration

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr discusses space travel with expert in space medicine Kevin Fong, astronomer royal Martin Rees, astrophysicist Carole Haswell and sci-fi writer Stephen Baxter. Show more

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Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Fong
Interviewed Guest:
Carole Haswell
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Baxter
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Rees
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Free Thinking

The War of the Worlds sequel, Eimear McBride

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Presented by Matthew Sweet. With Stephen Baxter on his sequel to The War of the Worlds, debating 'experimental' novels and a discussion about the 'Legal Name Fraud' billboards. Show more

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Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Baxter
Interviewed Guest:
Eimear McBride
Interviewed Guest:
Carl Gardner
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Blacklock
Producer:
Luke Mulhall

In Our Time

The Domesday Book

Duration: 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Domesday Book, a vast survey of England and Wales completed in 1086. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Baxter
Interviewed Guest:
Elisabeth van Houts
Interviewed Guest:
David Bates
Producer:
Thomas Morris