The Roman Way looks at archaeological discoveries at Vindolanda, near Hadrian's Wall.
Was a Roman emperor an autocrat or man of the people? How much power did he have?
How did Romans, rich and poor, spend their days?
Education, the chattering classes and the novel in Roman society.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Destruction of Carthage
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the political philosophy of Marcus Tullius Cicero.
Melvyn Bragg discusses the impact of Shakespeare's approach to history (programme 2 of 2).
The rise and eventual downfall of the Roman Republic which survived for 500 years.
Melvyn Bragg discusses the Sassanian Empire in Persia from the 3rd to the 7th century AD.