Neil MacGregor focuses on the supreme limewood sculptures of Riemenschneider (c1460-1531).
7/15 In 19th-century Scotland, George IV's endorsement meant tartan and the kilt became cult.
Was Charlemagne a great French ruler, or was he Charles the Great, a German?
6/15 Laurence robes up like Lord Byron, in the costume of an Albanian nobleman.
Neil MacGregor focuses on two great emblems of Germany's national diet: beer and sausages.
5/15 Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen explores Beau Brummell, British fashion's most influential man.
1/5 Kathy Willis explores our changing relationship with plants.
Neil MacGregor visits the Walhalla, a 19th-century temple to German-ness, built in Bavaria
4/15 Laurence visits Bath, the setting for the 18th-century revolution in men's clothing.
3/4 Steve Punt goes in search of a recording of Queen Victoria's voice.
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