Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the work of key philosophers and their theories.
Bettany Hughes follows the Egnatian Way, the ancient Roman road to Istanbul.
Military historian Hew Strachan on 200 years of Gurkha service to the British Crown.
Anne McElvoy tours 300 years of British liberalism.
Francine Stock's history of the alluring yet elusive quality that is charisma
Historical investigation programme, taking a document as a starting point
Aleks Krotoski explores innovations and cultural events from the age of communication.
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
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 histories of nations.
History series in which stories from the past shed light on current events
David Owen Norris and guests compile playlists for famous historical figures
The comedian-author-adventurer recreates bizarre bets from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Martha Kearney and guests reveal the truth behind previously secret government files
David Reynolds presents a two-part documentary about the battle of Verdun
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