1/3 How the modern shape of the musical was established through a series of pioneering works. (R)
Matt Baker and Michelle Ackerley with stories and reports from around the country.
3/8 Julie Fowlis and Muireann NicAmhlaoibh visit the Inverness to meet musical friends.
Poet Simon Armitage follows in the footsteps of one of his personal heroes, Odysseus. (R)
2/4 Looking at the 17th century, when religious conflict threatened musicians and monarchs. (R)
3/3 How later plays saw Shakespeare still alert to the troubled Jacobean world around him. (R)
Bruno Tonioli and Suzy Klein unearth the stories behind the inception of West Side Story. (R)