Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects
The British Museum's Neil MacGregor tells A History of the World in 100 Objects.
Battle of Britain fighter pilots recall the summer of 1940. Presented by Misha Glenny.
Portrait of the Chicago city of Bronzville
Heather Couper presents a narrative history of astronomy
Peter White presents a history of disability in the 18th and 19th centuries
Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes
Dr Thomas Dixon explores the changing meaning of friendship over the centuries.
Mark Lawson examines how mystery novels reflect a country's history and political system.
Charles Wheeler recalls the epic of strategic success that made victory possible.
Sarfraz Manzoor meets Dolly Parton to discover her 'Imagination Library'.
Simon Townley tells the story of the theft of the skull of composer Joseph Haydn.
The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.
Pete Paphides tells the story of the M1's 1960s music meeting place - Blue Boar services.
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen tells the story of dandyism and male peacockery through the ages
Our relationship with plants: a major new history by Kew's science director Kathy Willis.
Neil MacGregor uncovers the stories twenty objects tell us about Shakespeare's world.
Clare Balding charts how sport has shaped the British and how Britain has shaped sport
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
Author Howard Sounes reveals the true story behind the noted Bob Dylan song.
Ayisha Yahya tells the story of the 600-mile railway line from the Kenyan coast to Uganda
James Naughtie profiles 60 public figures nominated to mark the diamond jubilee
Libby Purves follows the way Britain prepared for the assault on Normandy in June 1944.
James Naughtie follows the Royal Shakespeare Company as it celebrates its 50th birthday
Dominic Arkwright charts the life of Thomas Middleton, the bad boy of Renaissance drama.
Jonathan Glancey looks at the great building projects of Britain that never made it
In a country better known for war than wine, Jeremy Bowen meets the winemakers of Lebanon.