Inside the issue…
Gladiators of Rome
Mortal Combat, lions and chariot races – behind the scenes at the Circus!
PLUS: The legend of Spartacus: leader of slaves
Discover the true story of his epic rebellion
Also this issue:
Watergate: Nixon’s downfall
We explore one of America’s biggest political scandals through the classic film, All the President’s Men
An affair of state: Edward & Mrs Simpson
The love story that led to a constitutional crisis in Britain
The Battle of Gettysburg
Discover the crucial clash that marked the turn of the American Civil War
Q&A: Your questions answered, including: why do the English love tea?
Captain Bligh’s return: after the mutiny on the Bounty
Top 10: obsolete medical ‘cures’
Rationing during World War II
The extraordinary tale of witch hunter, Matthew Hopkins
And see who Simon Mayo invites for dinner!