5/30 Elaborate rituals of locking up at night protected the house from burglars.
4/30 The closet - a place for prayer, music and safety.
3/30 The home as a microcosm of social order.
2/30 How the home protected from dark forces outside.
1/30 The hidden history of home, starting with the very heart of private life - the marital bed
3/3 Bettany Hughes ventures to the troubled borders of this massive empire.
2/3 Bettany Hughes uses the latest archaeological evidence to learn about the Byzantine empire
1/3 Bettany Hughes learns about what the treasures found in modern-day Istanbul can teach us.
Soprano Catherine Bott asks why St Cecilia still inspires composers and musicians.
Martin Wainwright explores the hugely popular WWII radio broadcasts of JB Priestley.