4/30 The history of astrology began as a way of advising rulers on their military campaigns.
9/10 Sir David Cannadine explores how painting was the hobby that meant most to Churchill.
3/30 Our ancestors mapped the stories of their mythology onto the constellations in the sky.
8/10 Sir David Cannadine explores Winston Churchill's vexed relationship with money.
2/30 Astronomer Heather Couper on the importance of the sun to ancient agrarian society.
7/10 Sir David Cannadine explores Churchill's attitude to women.
1/30 Astronomer Heather Couper charts the history of our growing understanding of the universe.
6/10 Historian Sir David Cannadine explores Winston's Churchill's love affair with cinema.
30/30 Historian Amanda Vickery reflects on the enduring pull of a home of one's own.
Robert Elms celebrates the glories of the 1908 Franco-British Exhibition.