5/5 With the country in disarray, Charles embarks on the biggest gamble of his life.
10/10 How innovations in design and changing social tastes mean the bike is back in fashion.
5/5 An expedition to conquer Sicily spells the beginning of the end of Athenian power.
4/5 Charles aims to make England master of the seas, but war with the Dutch is imminent.
9/10 How increasing prosperity and car ownership challenged the bicycle's popularity in the 60s
4/5 After an Athenian atrocity in Melos, both sides prepare for war in Sicily.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Earth's core.
2/3 Francine Stock explores a fragmented world through the prism of the art it created.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the work of the 18th-century writer Fanny Burney.
1/3 Francine Stock continues her exploration of the culture of World War I in 1915.
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