Melvyn Bragg explores chemistry's ongoing mission to understand irreducible substances.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Byron's poem Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the influence of the Industrial Revolution.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand.
Melvyn visits Darwin's home at Down House in Kent.
How Darwin was eventually persuaded to publish On the Origin of Species in November 1859.
Darwin's early life in Shropshire and his three years at Cambridge.
How Darwin's work during the Beagle expedition influenced his theories.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Delacroix's painting Liberty Leading the People.
The achievements and legacy of the 19th century literary giant Charles Dickens.
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