Sunil Khilnani profiles Kabir, the 15th-century poet who challenged religious hierarchies.
Sunil Khilnani profiles the 'Parrot of India' - warrior, poet and Sufi saint Amir Khusro.
How Australia battled a plague of rabbits which was destroying its agricultural economy.
Sunil Khilnani on the life of Basavana, radical poet and religious guru.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Flavius Josephus, author of The Jewish War.
Sunil Khilnani on the life of Rajaraja Chola, cult figure and self-styled king of kings.
Sunil Khilnani on the life of Adi Shankaracharya, revered Hindu philosopher and theologian
Sunil Khilnani on the life of the legendary Indian mathematician and astronomer Aryabhata.
Two witnesses give their account of the shooting of the archbishop of El Salvador.
Charaka, a pioneer of Ayurvedic medicine whose handbook is still in use in India today.
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