Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the story of Tristan and Iseult.
Marie-Louise Muir revisits youth orchestras set up during the Troubles in Northern Ireland
Jonathan Freedland examines current debates about ethical shopping and production.
3/5 Why did the city fathers of Edinburgh take against Robert Adam's plans for a new street.
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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the scientist Michael Faraday.
Today's debates about online privacy have 17th-century precedents. With Jonathan Freedland
2/5 The story of the 19th-century plans to build a giant pyramid cemetery on Primrose Hill.
2/2 Anne McElvoy traces liberalism's development since the Suffragists.
Anne McElvoy explores how, since its 1960s highpoint, liberalism has come under pressure.
3/3 Bettany Hughes explains how the Via Egnatia helped to shape Europe.