Melvyn Bragg discusses the Greek mathematician Archimedes and his famous cry of “eureka!”
Film discussion. Francine Stock talks to Toby Jones about playing Truman Capote.
Melvyn Bragg discusses the Jesuits, “the school masters of Europe”.
Tom Sutcliffe discusses cultural headlines with Fay Weldon, Esther Freud and John Carey.
Francine Stock talks to Forest Whitaker about playing Idi Amin
Melvyn Bragg discusses the planet Mars, a source of endless fascination in human history
The author Jonathan Franzen discusses his novel The Corrections.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and work of Jorge Luis Borges.
John Aiziewood investigates the phenomenon known as 'prog rock'.
Kate Winslet talks about the romantic comedy The Holiday
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