Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the nature and existence of mathematical infinity.
Melvyn Bragg examines events surrounding the medieval division of the Christian Church.
Melvyn Bragg examines the 19th century Parisian philosophy of life lived for art.
The work and legacy of the often overlooked 19th century scientist James Clerk Maxwell.
Melvyn Bragg examines how a powerful narrative of judgement and retribution evolved.
Melvyn Bragg examines the attempt to define humanity’s part in the natural world.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the formation and eruption of volcanoes.
The history of the private trading company that helped forge the British Empire.
Melvyn Bragg examines the origins, power and eventual decline of the British aristocracy.
The history and philosophy of warfare throughout the ages.
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