Burials at Westminster Abbey in all BBC programmes
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aphra Behn (1640-1689): playwright, poet, spy.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Geoffrey Chaucer, the father of English literature.
Melvyn visits Darwin's home at Down House in Kent.
Darwin's early life in Shropshire and his three years at Cambridge.
The achievements and legacy of the 19th century literary giant Charles Dickens.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss George and Robert Stephenson and the birth of railways.
The life and work of Samuel Johnson, a giant of 18th century literature.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and work of Rudyard Kipling.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Ernest Rutherford, the father of nuclear science.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the death of Queen Elizabeth I.
How Newton tested the lines between government-funded research and public access.
Melvyn Bragg examines the life of anti-slavery campaigner, William Wilberforce.
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