Two witnesses give their account of the shooting of the archbishop of El Salvador.
Charaka, a pioneer of Ayurvedic medicine whose handbook is still in use in India today.
Dan Snow presents the story of World War I through the voices of those who were there.
Sunil Khilnani explores the life and legacy of Ashoka, ruler of a great Indian empire.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Lancashire cotton famine during the American Civil War
The life and legacy of the political strategist Kautilya, known as the Indian Machiavelli.
The life and legacy of Panini, master of the Sanskrit language and original nerd.
Sunil Khilnani tells the story of Mahavira Jain, the inspiration behind the Jain faith.
A portrait of the Buddha and how he has been interpreted over the millennia.
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