Writer Frederic Raphael chooses part man, part myth Alexander the Great.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and legacy of Alexander the Great.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama has a checklist of priorities for the post-pandemic world.
David Sneath reports on the institution of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet.
Neil MacGregor is with the great rulers of the world over 2000 years ago.
The Albanian opera singer Ermonela Jaho chooses the life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
Comedian Bernard Manning assesses the achievements of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
Neil MacGregor on ruling with a mandate from the gods - from the UK to Benin to China.
Ernie Rea takes a look at the life of the Dalai Lama.
Melvyn Bragg discusses the idea that kingly authority derives from God.
The charisma of humility and service in Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama.