The history and legacy of the English army's defeat of the French at Agincourt in 1415.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Pharaoh Akhenaten.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Arab philosopher Al-Kindi.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Alchemy, the ancient science of transformations.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the work of the biologist Alfred Russel Wallace.
Melvyn Bragg examines King Alfred and the defeat of the Vikings at Battle of Edington.
Melvyn Bragg investigates how sounds turned into signs and signs became the alphabet.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss philosophical and evolutionary arguments over altruism.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Amazons, formidable female warriors of classical myth.
Melvyn Bragg examines how legitimate it is to call the 20th century the American century.
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