Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the enduring popular and academic appeal of Shakespeare.
Melvyn Bragg and guests consider the enigma of the life of William Shakespeare
Melvyn Bragg examines what it is about Shakespeare’s work that makes it universal.
Melvyn Bragg examines British imperialism and its captives, both slaves and Britons.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the infamous St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre in 1572.
Melvyn Bragg examines the creation, power and legacy of the Aztec Empire.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the death of Queen Elizabeth I.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the events that helped trigger the European Reformation.
Melvyn Bragg examines Henry VIII's policy of the Dissolution of the Monasteries.
Melvyn Bragg examines the Field of the Cloth of Gold, and Tudor conspicuous consumption.
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