1/5 With Spartan distrust of the rising power of Athens, is war inevitable?
1/3 How the events of the Thirty Years War hugely influenced later German nationalists.
Peter Snow marks the seventieth anniversary of VJ Day at the end of the Second World War.
Helen Thiesen recalls being taken from her family in Greenland and sent to live in Denmark
Helen Castor and guests discuss medieval theatre and Cromwell's navy.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how we can know anything at all.
Paul Broks looks at the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein and the problem of 'other minds'.
Clare Carlisle grapples with Bishop Berkley's idea that objects only exist in our minds.
How can we separate real science from mumbo jumbo? Physicist Tara Shears investigates.
In 1975 US troops airlifted hundreds of people out of Saigon as the Vietnam War ended.
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