Melvyn Bragg discusses Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, the 18th century French precursor to Darwin.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss whether the formation of language is innate or cultural.
Melvyn Bragg examines the poetry, tragedy and idealism of Byron, Shelley and Keats.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion.
Melvyn Bragg considers whether what is true in physics is true in all areas of existence.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Malory's epic medieval tale Le Morte d'Arthur.
Melvyn Bragg and guests examine Shakespeare’s bloodthirsty tragedy, King Lear.
Melvyn Bragg investigates what drove the Soviet leader Lenin, and enabled his successes.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss a treasure house of Assyrian ideas.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Library of Alexandria.
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