- The Prime Ministers
Nick Robinson explores the history of Britain's prime ministers
- The Roman Way
The Roman Way explores aspects of everyday life in the Roman Empire, two millennia ago.
- The RSC at 50
James Naughtie follows the Royal Shakespeare Company as it celebrates its 50th birthday
- The Secret Catacombs of Paris
Jonathan Glancey investigates Paris's secret underground maze of tunnels.
- The Secret History of Social Networking
Rory Cellan-Jones traces its roots
- The Sex Test
Chris Ledgard asks if gender testing will mean a level playing field for female athletes.
- The Stasi Jigsaw Puzzle
Chris Bowlby tells the story of the attempt to rescue East Germany's Stasi secret files.
- The Story of Economics
Michael Blastland lays out the history of economic ideas
- The Thistle and the Rose
The correspondence between James VI of Scotland and Elizabeth I.
- The Trouble with Kane
Series following a new approach tried as an alternative to custody for child offenders
- The Tudor Tarantino
Dominic Arkwright charts the life of Thomas Middleton, the bad boy of Renaissance drama.
- The Why Factor
Why do we do the things we do? Join Mike Williams in this new series.
- Things We Forgot to Remember
Series examining overlooked but noteworthy historical events, with Michael Portillo
- This Sceptred Isle: Empire
Christopher Lee's history series telling the story of the growth of Britain's Empire.
- Through Persian Eyes
Prof Ali Ansari presents a world history as seen through Persian eyes
- Titanic Letters
Ciaran Hinds introduces a series of letters written 100 years ago by people on-board
- Titanic Town
Gerry Anderson considers Titanic's complex relationship with the city of her birth.
- Tracing Your Roots
Series exploring the practice of researching family history
- Unbuilt Britain
Jonathan Glancey looks at the great building projects of Britain that never made it
- Voices from the Old Bailey
Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from 18th-century Old Bailey court cases
- Voices of the Powerless
Melvyn Bragg explores the lives of ordinary British people across the last 1,000 years.
Series looking at key events in history, as told by the people who were there
The stories of our times told by the people who were there.
- World Book Club
World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel.