5/20 Julia Bray explores the figure of Harun al-Rashid from the Thousand and One Night tales.
4/20 Jonathan Bloom explains how Islamic scholars and thinkers became early adopters of paper.
2/20 Professor Robert Gleave discusses Ali ibn Abi Talib and the origins of Shia Islam.
1/20 Professor Hugh Kennedy explains how the Islamic state was established.
5/5 Poet and musician Twm Morys explores links between Dylan Thomas and Wales's poetic past.
4/5 Writer and poet Kevin Powell explores Dylan Thomas's influence on black American writers.
2/5 Andrew Davies reflects on the influence of Dylan Thomas, growing up in Wales in the 1950s.
1/5 John Goodby explores the ways in which Dylan Thomas's poetry and life crossed boundaries.
5/5 Art historian Martin Gayford recalls visiting the London studio of painter Euan Uglow.
4/5 Art historian Martin Gayford describes spending a week observing artist Patrick Heron.