Mike Thomson examines documents revealing British brutality in Kenya in the 1950s.
First-hand accounts of turmoil and violence in the days after India's partition.
Historian Justin Champion explores the life & works of Elizabethan alchemist John Dee.
David Cannadine looks back at the ceremonies which marked the end of Britain's empire.
Melvyn Bragg examines the relationship between astronomy and British Imperial expansion.
Sarfraz Manzoor meets Brits abroad enjoying life and creative opportunities in Berlin.
Sarfraz Manzoor meets the Brits who are changing the face of the Bulgarian countryside.
The untold stories of British Asians and Colonial British who witnessed India's partition.
Will looks beyond Britain to see the monarchy as a global force.
MP and historian Kwasi Kwarteng on the legacy of Empire.
Sarfraz meets British builders in south west France working for British retirees.
Gisela Stuart nominates Joseph Chamberlain as her great life.
Linda explores the acts of union required to sustain the allegiance of British emigrants.
Sarfraz Manzoor meets Brits who live on Ibiza, some of whom commute to work in the UK.
Melvyn Bragg examines whether agriculture or trade drove 19th century British imperialism.
Glyn Parry looks at an exhibition of the work of John Dee
The conflict in Kashmir told through the life and times of a burnt-out movie theatre
Partition's legacy on those who lived through it and subsequent generations in Britain.
Post-Brexit, could the 'English-speaking world' work together? Jonathan Powell presents.
Melvyn Bragg examines British imperialism and its captives, both slaves and Britons.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ethos and legacy of the British Empire.
A reappraisal of the British Empire, from one its finest historians, Jan Morris.
Melvyn Bragg examines the impact of Britain’s colonial past on its current identity.
Fergal Keane considers Britain's counter terror techniques in Kenya and Malaya.
Michael explores the tensions that existed before 1914 between the Empire and its colonies
Hugh Muir explores the awkwardness of being honoured for services to the British Empire.
How and why did Cyril Radcliffe draw the line of partition between India and Pakistan?
Engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.