Exploring the life and death of a heroine of the 1857 rebellion.
BBC Radio 4
The 19th-century Bengali scholar and reformer who campaigned against ritual suicide.
The 18th-century Welsh scholar who awakened interest in Indian language and culture.
The artist whose portraits of a prince's life created a new vision for Indian art.
The 17th-century warrior-king is today a role model and symbol of Hindu identity.
2/4 Tim FitzHigham recreates a 19th-century bet. Can his pig beat a rower in a feat of speed?
The Mughal prince and scholar who found himself at war against his brother.
2/3 A hectic social visit to Bath with his family, from the diary of the Somerset parson.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
The life of the Ethiopian who arrived in India as a slave but rose to become a kingmaker.
Stuart Maconie looks at the beginnings of modern multi-cultural Britain in the 1940s.
BBC Radio 2