A powerful, impassioned case for the values of freedom of conscience and religious belief, Voltaire's Treatise on Toleration was written after the Toulouse merchant Jean Calas was falsely accused of murdering his son and executed on the wheel in 1762.
This is a modern love story. It is a story about learning to survive, endure and flourish in a relationship. Above all, it is a story full of tenderness and sympathy for the hard work of keeping love going, and full of hope that we can make it through.
We still live in the outward-looking, market-driven, polarized, colourful and cruel country that the early eighties brought into being. Why did Britain change so dramatically? What was destroyed, and created? This is the untold story of what it felt like and how it made us who we are.