The Documentary

BBC World Service

News & Politics, Society & Culture, History

Chart Positions

History 11
Society & Culture 59

The best of BBC World Service documentaries and other factual programmes.


Manchester: A City United

April 12th, 2014

Episode 603 of 1501 episodes

How Manchester helped shape the modern age. Communism, free trade, the co-operative movement, the campaign for female suffrage, European vegetarianism and trade unionism all originated or - crucially - were developed in the northern UK city.

Featured Podcast