The life and work of 19th century French novelist Marcel Proust.
Jonathan Bate examines how a distinct Isle of England found its place on the world map.
Jonathan Bate maps the influence of 16th-century cartography on the English countryside.
Melvyn Bragg examines the causes, events and repercussions of the Spanish Civil War.
Historian Justin Champion explores the life & works of Elizabethan alchemist John Dee.
The correspondence between James VI of Scotland and Elizabeth I.
Historian Dr Justin Champion examines the little-known life of Elizabethan women.
The true story of the book that inspired the greatest Elizabethan history plays.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life cycle of stars.
Justin Champion goes in search of Elizabethan serial killers, murderers and executioners.
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