In the depths of the English Midlands, Independent Mercia, a campaign organisation, fights against the illegal control of the United Kingdom. Its members call for freedom for Mercia, a former Anglo-Saxon kingdom, which hasn't existed for almost 1000 years.
Can they free Birmingham from the oppression of Westminster? Can they rally the people of Stoke, Tamworth, Leek, Nottingham and Leicester to unshackle themselves from the Norman Yoke and bring pride back to the Midlands?
They're with us all through childhood, and then what? Studies have shown that around 44% of us Brits keep our teddy bears into our adult lives. For many they are a source of comfort and solace in times of trouble.
Grin and Bear It charts the experiences of three people and their bears. With the rise in mental health problems, especially among adolescents, can our furry friends go some way to making us feel better?
A procrastinator sits down to write the greatest work of literature the world has ever seen. Easy, right?