Andrew Marr presents a series exploring English character traits in the past and the present, using examples both real and fictional.
Super sleuth Jane Marple.
The suave and calculating Sir Walter Raleigh.
This programme features Mr Jorrocks, hero of RS Surtees's popular 19th-century novels.
Andrew hears from sports fanatics and Surtees enthusiasts in Sussex, Northumberland and the backstreets of Croydon.
This programme features the brilliant Dr Samuel Johnson, one of the great English curmudgeons.