1/2 Invasion and atrocity in 1914 transformed Britain's entry into the war into a moral cause.
In 1985, the celebrated gorilla expert was murdered at her research station in Rwanda.
5/5 Bettany Hughes explores changing ideas of peace, in her archaeology of philosophy.
4/5 Bettany attends a women's football game and visits a synagogue to hear the Song of Deborah
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the geological theory of Catastrophism.
3/5 Bettany gazes into outer space and invites poet Ben Okri round to her house for supper.
Helen Castor joins guests to discuss the latest historical research from across the UK.
2/5 Bettany listens to a rat laughing and giggles at schoolboy jokes from Ancient Mesopotamia.
Jonathan Freedland and his team goes on location to investigate the floods of 1953.
1/5 Bettany Hughes examines changing ideas of liberty in her archaeology of philosophy.
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