William Shatner takes you on a fact-fuelled cosmic journey to the mysterious Red Planet.
Francis Spufford and guests explore why Wells's tale still resonates.
Francine Stock and Adam Rutherford explore the potential for life across the universe.
Francis Spufford considers Martian evolution and appearance in an alarming close encounter
Kevin Fong explores differing visions of a human presence and purpose on Mars.
The inexorable progress of the tripods meets an organised military response at Shepperton.
Why go to Mars? Claudia Hammond examines the space-farer's drive to occupy the red planet.
Ken Hollings explores the many Martian utopias that have mirrored our hopes for Earth.
Francis Spufford follows the impact of H.G. Wells' all conquering Martian war machines.
Professor Monica Grady searches for signs of life on Mars.
Sarah Dillon begins a series revelling in the Mars of imagination, science and history.
Francis Spufford follows the impact of HG Wells's all-conquering Martian war machines.
The hunt for Martians on the Red Planet continues – but has life already been taken there?
We’re obsessed with the idea of little green men. How would you cope in they did drop in?
Twelve of the mightiest Martians
Test your knowledge of the Red Planet.
Tempted by Mars? If so, you are not alone.
How well do you know the films featuring the Red Planet?
The mountains, canyons and craters inspiring scientists and writers to explore Mars.
From man caves to more hugs, what did the famous relationship guide actually teach us?
Series that explores the Mars of imagination, science and history.
Mark Coles profiles the business magnate who plans to colonise Mars.
HG Wells's story of a brutal Martian invasion of Earth, dramatised by Melissa Murray.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the planet Mars.