Cold War and the 1960s

Cold War – meet an East German as she plans her escape from East Berlin to the West. Learn what life was like living in East Berlin under constant fear of the Stasi and informers.

Beatles mania – a Beatles fan tells you what is was like to hear her favourite band live and how life was in 1960’s Britain.

Valentina Gagarina – meet the wife of the first man in space, Yuri Gagarin as she tells you how they met, what life was like while he was training and how she felt about his historic flight aboard the Vostok 1.