Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Scientific Method.
BBC Radio 4
Danny Dorling uses the Domesday Reloaded data to explore how Britain has changed.
Jonathan Freedland takes the Long View of the fate of great British building projects.
Paul Allen on the history of the interval, from Ancient Greece to today's concert halls.
BBC Radio 3
5/5 Jon Adams compares the work of modern comic book enthusiasts to ancient biblical scholars.
4/5 Zoe Norridge ask why photos of Africa fix perceptions of the continent at its worst times.
Stephen Johnson explores the symbolism of Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss 1848, the year that saw Europe engulfed in revolution.
3/5 Alexandra Harris explores the history of artificial light through literary sources.
Lesley Chamberlain on the 'aesthetic Bolsheviks', a 1920s Russian artistic community.