Micheál Ó Siochrú, John Adamson and Blair Worden discuss key events in the 17th-century conflict between royalists and parliamentarians.
Sean McGlynn describes the battle of Sandwich in 1217, an event that some believe to be the most significant naval victory in England's history.
Richard Whatmore tells the story of a group of Protestant revolutionaries who fled capture in their native Geneva in order to set up a community of watchmakers in Waterford, on the southern Irish coast.
Paul Oldfield discusses medieval 'tourism' and its associated dangers.
Guy Walters dispels five myths about the Great Escape.