Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the shape, size and topology of the universe.
Melvyn Bragg explores the strange and mystical world of the Irish poet W B Yeats.
Melvyn Bragg considers whether 'happiness' means living a life of pleasure or of virtue.
Melvyn Bragg examines the Cathars, a medieval European Christian sect accused of heresy.
Melvyn Bragg examines the 20th century development of nuclear physics as a science.
Melvyn Bragg examines the ideas behind the 18th century literary cult of sensibility.
The cultural history of food in Modern Europe since the Renaissance.
Melvyn Bragg and guests assess the role that Rome has played in European civilization.
Melvyn Bragg and guests explore the development of the science of genetics.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Oscar Wilde, his literary legacy and the Aesthetes.