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Disability: A New History Beauty and Deformity
4/12 Peter explores the impact that ideas about beauty and deformity had on people's lives.
In Our Time Queen Zenobia
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Queen Zenobia, who led a rebellion against Ancient Rome.
Disability: A New History Freaks and Entrepreneurs
3/12 Peter White challenges our modern ideas of freaks - were they in fact great entrepreneurs?
Disability: A New History Miracle Cures
2/12 Peter investigates the roots of the idea of the miracle cure.
Disability: A New History The Only Dwarf in Liverpool
1/12 Peter White explores what this new history reveals, and challenges our preconceptions.
In Our Time Lévi-Strauss
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the work of French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss.
Making History 21/05/2013
Helen Castor is joined by leading historians to discuss the latest historical research.
In Our Time Cosmic Rays
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss cosmic rays.
Making History 14/05/2013
History magazine programme.
In Our Time Icelandic Sagas
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Icelandic sagas.