A History of the World in 100 Objects

Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, narrates 100 programmes that retell humanity's history through the objects we have made

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In Our Time

 

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas

 

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Document

Document

Historical investigation programme, taking a document as a starting point from which to shed new light on past events.

 

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Things We Forgot to Remember

Things We Forgot to Remember

Michael Portillo presents a series revisiting the great moments of history to discover that they often conceal other events of equal but forgotten importance

 

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In Living Memory

In Living Memory

Series examining contemporary history

 

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The Long View

The Long View

Jonathan Freedland presents the series that looks for the past behind the present.

 

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Shakespeare's Restless World

Shakespeare's Restless World

Neil MacGregor uncovers Shakespeare's world through twenty objects.

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