Dan Cruickshank recently embarked upon a perilous journey to Syria, documented in his BBC Four programme The Road To Palmyra, to discover what had happened to the ancient city of Palmyra during three years of Islamic State control.

Join Dan Cruickshank for a highly original talk, as he discusses the fascinating parallels between the two cities of Palmyra and Coventry – two cities that have had to face their destruction and reconstruction.