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011914: Day By Day20140706

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in 1914 as it was experienced at the time.

The series tracks the development of the European crisis day by day, from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand through to the first week of the conflict. As well as the war, it gives an insight into the wider context of the world in 1914 including the threat of civil war in Ireland, the sensational trial of Madame Caillaux in France and the suffragettes' increasingly violent campaign for votes for women.

Margaret Macmillan is professor of international history at Oxford University.

Readings: Stephen Greif, Felix von Manteuffel, Jaime Stewart, Simon Tcherniak, Jane Whittenshaw

Music: Sacha Puttnam

Sound Design: Eloise Whitmore

Producer: Russell Finch

A Something' Else production for BBC Radio 4.

021914: Day By Day20140713

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in 1914 as it was experienced at the time.

The series tracks the development of the European crisis day by day, from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand through to the first week of the conflict. As well as the war, it gives an insight into the wider context of the world in 1914 including the threat of civil war in Ireland, the sensational trial of Madame Caillaux in France and the suffragettes' increasingly violent campaign for votes for women.

Margaret Macmillan is professor of international history at Oxford University.

Readings: Andrew Byron, Stephen Greif, Felix von Manteuffel, Jaime Stewart, Simon Tcherniak, Jane Whittenshaw

Music: Sacha Puttnam

Sound Design: Eloise Whitmore

Producer: Russell Finch

A Something' Else production for BBC Radio 4.

031914: Day By Day20140720

Rumours spread about Austria-Hungary's planned ultimatum to Serbia. The French are shocked by revelations that their army has a shortage of artillery. A meeting of Suffragettes is attacked by a mob and the British fleet gathers for the naval review by the King.

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in 1914 as it was experienced at the time.

The series tracks the development of the European crisis day by day, from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand through to the first week of the conflict. As well as the war, it gives an insight into the wider context of the world in 1914 including the threat of civil war in Ireland, the sensational trial of Madame Caillaux in France and the suffragettes' increasingly violent campaign for votes for women.

Margaret Macmillan is professor of international history at Oxford University.

Presenter and Writer: Margaret Macmillan

Researcher: Dawn Berry

Music: Sacha Puttnam

Sound Design: Eloise Whitmore

Broadcast Assistant: Hannah Newton

Development Consultant: Catriona Pennell

Readings: Andrew Byron, Stephen Greif, Felix von Manteuffel, Jaime Stewart, Simon Tcherniak, Jane Whittenshaw

Producer: Russell Finch

Executive Producer: Joby Waldman

Assistant Producers: Phil Smith and Carly Maile

A Somethin' Else Production for BBC Radio 4.

051914: Day By Day20140803

Austria-Hungary's declaration of war on Serbia threatens to drag the rest of Europe into a war. The British government is split on whether to intervene.

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in 1914 as it was experienced at the time.

The series tracks the development of the European crisis day by day, from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand through to the first week of the conflict. As well as the war, it gives an insight into the wider context of the world in 1914 including the threat of civil war in Ireland, the sensational trial of Madame Caillaux in France and the suffragettes' increasingly violent campaign for votes for women.

Margaret Macmillan is Professor of International History at Oxford University.

Readings: Andrew Byron, Stephen Greif, Felix von Manteuffel, Jaime Stewart, Simon Tcherniak

Jane Whittenshaw

Sound Design: Eloise Whitmore

Producer: Russell Finch

A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4.

06 LAST1914: Day By Day20140810

Britain declares war on Germany and prepares the British Expeditionary Force. Domestic disputes over women's suffrage, industrial relations and Irish home rule are put aside. Meanwhile Belgium defends itself against the Germans.

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in 1914 as it was experienced at the time.

The series tracks the development of the European crisis day by day, from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand through to the first week of the conflict. As well as the war, it gives an insight into the wider context of the world in 1914 including the threat of civil war in Ireland, the sensational trial of Madame Caillaux in France and the suffragettes' increasingly violent campaign for votes for women.

Margaret Macmillan is Professor of International History at Oxford University.

Readings: Andrew Byron, Stephen Greif, Felix von Manteuffel, Jaime Stewart, Simon Tcherniak

Jane Whittenshaw

Sound Design: Eloise Whitmore

Producer: Russell Finch

A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4.