15/15 Laurence finds out what current men's fashion says about the state we are in.
3/5 Prof Kathy Willis explores our changing relationship with plants.
5/5 Aleks Krotoski tells the story of how GPS helped navigation in the first Gulf War.
Neil MacGregor focuses on the long tradition of German metalwork, from clocks to cars.
14/15 How did fashion in the 1980s reflect the greedy consumerism of the times?
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804.
4/5 How the teashop and cake company Lyons built the first business computer in the 1950s.
Neil MacGregor focuses on how German chemists discovered the secrets of Chinese porcelain.
13/15 Malcolm McLaren joins Lawrence to assess the partnership between pop music and fashion.
3/5 How Our World became the first programme to link the globe by satellite in June 1967.
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