ALWYN TURNER on the early days of the British Legion’s Poppy.
ALWYN TURNER on Kipling’s classic tales of schoolboys and soldiers.
An Edwardian song by Tom Woottwell, resuscitated for Hallowe’en.
ALWYN TURNER objects to a report on pornography by the Women & Equalities Committee of the House of Commons.
DAN ATKINSON revisits the James Bond of the mid-1950s.
PAUL SAFFER delves into a 1950s book for boys & finds more grit than glamour. And some imperialist football.
Some coppers are bent – but they still investigate burglaries. It can only be the 1970s, says DAN ATKINSON.
ALWYN TURNER reads a 1919 comedy about the Genie of the Lamp in the trenches of WW1.