The life and work of one of the most influential figures of the Victorian era.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the heavenly host of Angels.
Melvyn Bragg examines recently discovered 'dark energy' and its effect on the universe.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the mad, bad world of modern utopias.
Melvyn Bragg explore Stoicism, the most influential philosophy in the Ancient World.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Alchemy, the ancient science of transformations.
Melvyn Bragg examines the Cambrian period, when there was an explosion of life on Earth.
Melvyn Bragg examines the history of thought about the mind/body problem in philosophy.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881.
The rise and eventual downfall of the Roman Republic which survived for 500 years.