Simon Armitage traces the evolution of the Arthurian legend through medieval literature. (R)
Poet Simon Armitage follows in the footsteps of one of his personal heroes, Odysseus. (R)
5/10 The story of British servicemen who had to make Germany home in the decades after WWII. (R)
Sir Patrick Moore offers advice to those who are discovering astronomy for the first time.
1/3 Helen Castor looks at the lives of Matilda and her daughter-in-law, Eleanor of Aquitaine. (R)
1/3 How Chippendale was ruined by the aristocrats he created such wonderful furniture for.
John Betjeman's 1973 meditation on the residential suburbs near the Metropolitan Line. (R)
8/12 How the tram liberated overcrowded cities and ushered in the age of the commuter. (R)
1/2 Richard E Grant follows in the footsteps of artists who have painted on the Cote d'Azur. (R)
Michael Scott uncovers the secrets of the Greek oracle at Delphi. (R)
2/12 How luxury hotels have met the needs of new forms of wealth with innovation and service. (R)
1/3 How Chippendale was ruined by the aristocrats he created such wonderful furniture for. (R)
Friday 11 January 2013