5/20 Neil MacGregor explores the essential accoutrements of any self-respecting gentleman.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Haunted by the sinking of RMS Titanic, this is the story of an iceberg journeying south.
BBC Radio 4
4/20 The implications of a portrait painted to justify Elizabeth I's position in the succession
3/20 A fork found on the site of the Rose Theatre helps explain what people were eating.
Winifred Robinson tracks researchers on one of the world's largest child health studies.
2/20 Neil MacGregor spotlights the Stratford Chalice to explore the Bard's time.
3/3 Questioning the morality of paying people to lose weight, quit smoking or abandon alcohol.
Barbara Plett examines how the Syria conflict could shape the future of the Middle East.
1/20 How Drake's circumnavigation of the globe changed the way people viewed the world.
How to value natural capital, threats to environment reporters, and a land grab in Africa.
BBC World Service