Melvyn Bragg examines Dante’s ‘Inferno’, a medieval journey through Hell’s nine circles
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Daoism, the ancient Chinese philosophy and religion.
Melvyn Bragg examines recently discovered 'dark energy' and its effect on the universe.
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 the work of the Scottish philosopher David Hume.
Melvyn Bragg examines the development of Western rituals and attitudes to death.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the death of Queen Elizabeth I.
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