A series of programmes exploring art, history, science and innovation across the UK.
Innovative performance piece by Akala, using animation and emerging technology.
Mary Beard explores works of art from all over the world that can be seen here in Britain.
Mary Beard and Simon Schama talk to Kirsty Wark about making the BBC Two series.
The Listening Service joins the BBC's Civilisations season to sound the divine in music.
BBC Radio 3
1/9 A look at the formative role art and imagination have played in the forging of humanity.
2/9 Professor Mary Beard explores images of the human body in ancient art.
3/9 Simon Schama explores one of our deepest artistic urges - the depiction of nature.
4/9 Professor Mary Beard broaches the controversial topic of religion and art.
5/9 Simon Schama examines how traditions developed in the years following the Renaissances.
6/9 David Olusoga shows how art was always on the frontline when distant cultures met.
7/9 Simon Schama starts his meditation on colour and civilisation in Amiens and Chartres.
8/9 David Olusoga explores the artistic reaction to imperialism in the 19th century.
9/9 Simon Schama explores the fate of art in the machine- and profit-driven world.