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  1. Pitt-Rivers

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Victorian archaeologist Augustus Pitt-Rivers.

    First broadcast: 28 Feb 2013

  2. Decline and Fall

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Evelyn Waugh's comic novel Decline and Fall.

    First broadcast: 21 Feb 2013

  3. Ice Ages

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ice ages.

    First broadcast: 14 Feb 2013

  4. Epicureanism

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the philosophy of Epicureanism.

    First broadcast: 07 Feb 2013

  5. The War of 1812

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the War of 1812 between America and Great Britain.

    First broadcast: 31 Jan 2013

  6. Romulus and Remus

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Romulus and Remus, the foundation myth of Rome.

    First broadcast: 24 Jan 2013

  7. Comets

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss comets, the 'dirty snowballs' of the solar system.

    First broadcast: 17 Jan 2013

  8. Le Morte d'Arthur

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Malory's epic medieval tale Le Morte d'Arthur.

    First broadcast: 10 Jan 2013

  9. The Cult of Mithras

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the cult of Mithras, the Roman mystery religion.

    First broadcast: 27 Dec 2012

  10. The South Sea Bubble

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the South Sea Bubble of the early 18th century.

    First broadcast: 20 Dec 2012

  11. Shahnameh of Ferdowsi

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Persian epic poem, the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi.

    First broadcast: 13 Dec 2012

  12. Bertrand Russell

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss influential British philosopher Bertrand Russell.

    First broadcast: 06 Dec 2012

  13. Crystallography

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the history and achievements of crystallography.

    First broadcast: 29 Nov 2012

  14. The Borgias

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Borgias, the most infamous family in Renaissance Italy

    First broadcast: 22 Nov 2012

  15. Simone Weil

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the French philosopher and social activist Simone Weil.

    First broadcast: 15 Nov 2012

  16. The Upanishads

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Upanishads, the sacred texts of Hinduism.

    First broadcast: 08 Nov 2012

  17. The Anarchy

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss The Anarchy, the 12th-century English civil war.

    First broadcast: 01 Nov 2012

  18. Fermat's Last Theorem

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Fermat's Last Theorem.

    First broadcast: 25 Oct 2012

  19. Caxton and the Printing Press

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss William Caxton and the influence of the printing press.

    First broadcast: 18 Oct 2012

  20. Hannibal

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the remarkable Carthaginian general Hannibal.

    First broadcast: 11 Oct 2012

  21. Gerald of Wales

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the medieval scholar Gerald of Wales.

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2012

  22. The Ontological Argument

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Ontological Argument for the existence of God.

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2012

  23. The Druids

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Druids of ancient Europe.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2012

  24. The Cell

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the biology and origins of the cell.

    First broadcast: 13 Sep 2012

  25. Hadrian's Wall

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Hadrian's Wall.

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2012

  26. Scepticism

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the history of philosophical scepticism.

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2012

  27. Al-Kindi

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Arab philosopher Al-Kindi.

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2012

  28. Annie Besant

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the 19th-century writer and campaigner Annie Besant.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2012

  29. James Joyce's Ulysses

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss James Joyce's celebrated novel Ulysses.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2012

  30. King Solomon

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the biblical king Solomon.

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2012

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