Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the work of key philosophers and their theories.
Military historian Hew Strachan on 200 years of Gurkha service to the British Crown.
Francine Stock's history of the alluring yet elusive quality that is charisma
Historical investigation programme, taking a document as a starting point
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.
Alex Last traces the fate of 12 children named in a series of post-war BBC radio appeals
Series exploring the latest historical and archaeological research
Alvin Hall on Motown's eight Black Forum spoken word records with the people behind them.
Historian Andrew Roberts dispels some myths about Napoleon Bonaparte.
History series investigating stories taken from archive newspapers
New series looking at amazing events and characters from science history.
Professor Julian Swann marks the 300th anniversary of the death of Louis XIV of France.
First-hand account by Thucydides of the 5th-century BC wars between Athens and Sparta.
Misha Glenny presents a three part history of Germany before the world wars
Misha Glenny presents a history of Italy, from 1494 to the end of the First World War
Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain
History series in which stories from the past shed light on current events
David Owen Norris and guests compile playlists for famous historical figures
Dan Snow tells the story of World War I through the voices of those who were there.
Series looking at key events in history, as told by the people who were there
View all (23)