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  1. The Battle of Tours

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Battle of Tours of 732.

    First broadcast: 16 Jan 2014

  2. Plato's Symposium

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Plato's Symposium.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2014

  3. The Medici

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Medici family, rulers of Renaissance Florence.

    First broadcast: 26 Dec 2013

  4. Complexity

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss complexity theory.

    First broadcast: 19 Dec 2013

  5. Pliny the Younger

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Roman letter-writer Pliny the Younger.

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2013

  6. Hindu Ideas of Creation

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Hindu ideas about the creation of the universe.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2013

  7. The Microscope

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the development of the microscope.

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2013

  8. Pocahontas

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life of the Native American Pocahontas.

    First broadcast: 21 Nov 2013

  9. The Tempest

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Shakespeare's The Tempest.

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2013

  10. Ordinary Language Philosophy

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Ordinary Language Philosophy.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 2013

  11. The Berlin Conference

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Berlin Conference and the Scramble for Africa.

    First broadcast: 31 Oct 2013

  12. The Corn Laws

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Corn Laws of the 19th century.

    First broadcast: 24 Oct 2013

  13. The Book of Common Prayer

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Book of Common Prayer.

    First broadcast: 17 Oct 2013

  14. Galen

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Roman physician and medical theorist Galen.

    First broadcast: 10 Oct 2013

  15. Exoplanets

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2013

  16. The Mamluks

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Mamluks, medieval rulers of Egypt and Syria.

    First broadcast: 26 Sep 2013

  17. Pascal

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and work of the French thinker Blaise Pascal.

    First broadcast: 19 Sep 2013

  18. The Invention of Radio

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the invention of radio.

    First broadcast: 04 Jul 2013

  19. Romance of the Three Kingdoms

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Chinese book Romance of the Three Kingdoms.

    First broadcast: 27 Jun 2013

  20. The Physiocrats

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Physiocrats, important French economic thinkers.

    First broadcast: 20 Jun 2013

  21. Prophecy

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss prophecy in the Abrahamic religions.

    First broadcast: 13 Jun 2013

  22. Relativity

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Einstein's theory of relativity.

    First broadcast: 06 Jun 2013

  23. Queen Zenobia

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Queen Zenobia, who led a rebellion against Ancient Rome.

    First broadcast: 30 May 2013

  24. Lévi-Strauss

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the work of French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss.

    First broadcast: 23 May 2013

  25. Cosmic Rays

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss cosmic rays.

    First broadcast: 16 May 2013

  26. Icelandic Sagas

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Icelandic sagas.

    First broadcast: 09 May 2013

  27. Gnosticism

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Gnosticism, a sect associated with early Christianity.

    First broadcast: 02 May 2013

  28. Montaigne

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the great French writer Michel de Montaigne.

    First broadcast: 25 Apr 2013

  29. The Putney Debates

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Putney Debates of 1647.

    First broadcast: 18 Apr 2013

  30. The Amazons

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Amazons, formidable female warriors of classical myth.

    First broadcast: 11 Apr 2013

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