The power couple who reunited China and nearly lost it to Japan.
The empress dowager who tried - and failed - to reform.
The paramount leader who enabled China's economic miracle.
Jung Chang's biography of the woman who single-handedly dragged China into modernity.
Cixi forms an important political alliance and launches a palace coup.
Benjamin Ramm explores one of the strangest chapters in China's history - mango mania.
The Communist leader who changed his country forever.
President Clinton's ground breaking meeting with President Jiang of China.
Chinese leader Mao Zedong died on 9 September 1976. Sidney Rittenberg knew him well.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Mao's uprising against his own party from 1966-76
Journalist Robert Thomson on the rise and fall, in 1989, of Chinese premier Zhao Ziyang.
Robert Thomson maps the rise and fall of the reforming Chinese premier Zhao Ziyang.