PRESENTING THE PAST – in the BBC TENT THIS ON SATURDAY AT 1.30pm
This is a chance to meet the the people behind our history programmes on BBC TV and Radio. Their illustrious panel will be discussing what makes a successful programme, what works and what doesn’t. You can hear about the challenges of making history appeal to a mass audience and the different ways it can be brought to life. The discussion will also be illustrated with clips from programmes. Guests include Martin Davidson, commissioning editor, History; Jane Ellison, commissioning editor, Radio 4; and historian and presenter Amanda Vickery.