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I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan

Journalist, presenter, broadcaster, husband, father, vigorous all-rounder — Alan Partridge — a man with a fascinating past and an amazing ...

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How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J Bruce Ismay

When the Titanic hit the iceberg on 14 April 1912 and a thousand men prepared to die, J Bruce Ismay, ...

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How to Create the Perfect Wife

This is the story of how Thomas Day, a young man of means, decided he could never marry a woman ...

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The Love-charm of Bombs: Restless Lives in the Second World War

When the first bombs fell on London in August 1940, the city was transformed overnight into a battlefront. For most ...

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The Dream of the Celt

As The Dream of the Celt opens, it is the summer of 1916 and Roger Casement awaits the hangman in ...

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Ghana Must Go

This is the story of a family - of the simple, devastating ways in which families tear themselves apart, and ...

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