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Sue Jones takes a comprehensive look at pay inequality in Britain. How much more do people who run businesses get paid that the workers at the coal face? Are there better ways of measuring the usefulness of a job to society so that someone gets paid for what they contribute rather than just take what they can for themselves?
Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams, played this week by Charlotte and Timothy Birchell on piano and violin in St Mary Redcliffe church. The occasion was Monday 5th December and the memorial service for former Avon Coroner Paul Forrest.
Richard Darn tales us on a tour of the new English Civil War Centre in Newark, Nottinghamshire which opened last year. The 1640s Civil war saw almost 10% of the English population killed through fighting, disease and hunger but what was it all about? Yes King Charles I and the Cavaliers were fighting Oliver Cromwell and the roundheads but what was it that divided the nation? And what's the connection between Charles I's most trusted military commander Prince Rupert, Newark and Bristol?