3/8 Charles Wheeler examines the role of the Soviet Union in the war. (R)
BBC Two except Scotland
8/30 Heather Couper considers the Islamic scholar, poet and mathematician Omar Khayyam.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
3/6 AJP Taylor looks at Winston Churchill's role in World War II. (R)
BBC Two Scotland only
3/8 Charles Wheeler examines the role of the Soviet Union in the war.
3/10 A handwritten letter from Elgar, a porcelain piece made for Winston Churchill and more.
11/50 History short looking at tragedies during the 1950s. (R)
The dramatic story of William Tyndale and his mission to translate the Bible into English. (R)
Dr Sarah Parcak heads to Egypt in an attempt to uncover lost cities beneath the sands. (R)
2/2 Horatio Clare explores infantry soldiers' relationship with the Brecon Beacons. (R)
BBC Radio 4
4/7 How film-makers turned the conquest of Himalayan peaks into great propaganda. (R)