17/30 Clare Stancliffe discusses Wilfred, the bishop who introduced music into the liturgy.
16/30 Mary Garrison discusses the scholar Alcuin, regarded as 'the most learned man anywhere'.
15/30 Professor Thomas Charles-Edwards discusses Offa, who was King of Mercia from 757 to 796 AD
14/30 Jinty Nelson explains how the court of King Alfred was run and how he rewarded his thegns.
12/30 Scholar of the Anglo-Saxons Lilian Groves explores the life and times of St Bede.
An evocation of the sounds of Bush House, formerly home of the BBC World Service.
10/30 Richard Gameson explores the everyday working lives and vital contribution of scribes.
9/30 Historian Tony Morris explores the life of Cuthbert, the popular saint of the Northeast.
8/30 The story of Hild of Whitby, an abbess who held great power in the seventh century.
7/30 Historian Michael Wood celebrates Penda, the much-maligned last pagan king of England.