The History Programme explores a new historical topic each week with insightful analysis by presenter Jack Staples-Butler, a URY News veteran and history enthusiast. Visiting a new place on the timeline of human history every episode, the programme will feature investigation and explanation of diverse epochs, movements and personalities. From the late Roman Republic and the assassination of Julius Caesar, to Henry VIII and the Reformation, to the Second World War and the Swinging Sixties, The History Programme takes listeners to the heart of enthralling and divisive historical arguments and debates with the perspectives of experts and eminent scholars living and dead. History is the constant dialogue of past and present - come and join the discussion.
Topical issues each week discussed through poetry, documentary, music and chat, featuring a variety of outside voices and live guests
A one-off show to broadcast a 25 minute documentrary entitled "Locked Out: York's Homeless", that Speech have been working on.
The URY Speech team invetsigates the role of gender identity in our society. Our aim is to raise awareness of the different types of identity, and to address related topics such as the representation of gender in the media, politics, and law, as well as looking at the history of gender and personal perspectives from students. Georgie Norgate interviews a variety of people to learn about their personal experience with gender and some issues they have come across as a result of their gender identity.
After we made the Gender Documentary, we had a panel to discuss some of the questions raised. Our aim is to raise awareness of the different types of identity, and to address related topics such as the representation of gender in the media, politics, and law, as well as looking at the history of gender and personal perspectives from students.