Mary Beard's big date, Dad's Army debunked, Black Birmingham on film and library revival.
Sunil Khilnani on the greatest ruler of the Mughal Empire.
Historian Justin Champion investigates real-life duels and the literature they influenced.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
The life story of the 16th-century mystic poet and one of India's most revered saints.
A portrait of the 16th-century warrior, intellectual, poet and self-doubting king.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the origins, development and uses of chromatography.
1/4 Tim FitzHigham recreates an 18th-century bet: Can he navigate central London blindfolded?
Sunil Khilnani profiles Guru Nanak, the 15th-century founder of the Sikh religion.
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.