The Lost World of Tibet (BBC4)
The Devil’s Whore (Channel 4)
'Our fictional heroine ‘whores’ her way across the great divide of the English Civil War in this lively four-part drama which manages to shed considerable light on the period, showing us how close the two sides often were. That at times it can be hard to tell a roundhead from a cavalier is actually a tribute to the accuracy of costume research.'
'Diarmaid MacCulloch’s reassuringly traditional, authoritative and impishly told account of Christianity’s ‘first’ 3,000 years.'