How the rest of the world caught up with American know-how.
Melvyn Bragg explores the question and theories of a grand design in the universe.
Professor David Livingstone on how climate has shaped how we think about our lives.
Clare Balding takes an 'evolutionary walk' in the Quantock Hills in Somerset.
Can you apply Darwin's theory of natural selection to music and create the perfect song?
Melvyn Bragg examines the future of gene therapy and advances in evolutionary biology.
What can Darwin, Tony Blair, Mary Berry and the prawn cracker tell us about evolution?
Dr Steve Jones explores the power and consequences of natural selection.
James Lovelock on elocution lessons, defrosting hamsters and Gaia.
Alex Beard imagines a world without the school as we know it. Episode 1: Knowing.
Melvyn Bragg discusses Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, the 18th century French precursor to Darwin.
Lucy Cooke discovers why being small can give you a step up on the evolutionary ladder.
Tilly Blyth on a new awareness of a fragile Earth in the mystical drama Edge of Darkness
Jim Al-Khalili meets evolutionary biologist and author Prof Richard Dawkins.
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost explain the restrictions they faced when writing their new alien comedy movie, Paul.
Geneticist Steve Jones lives life in the slow lane, studying snails.
TB vaccination to replace culling in badgers; Neil Shubin on the wonders of evolution.
Melvyn Bragg looks at the 20th century shift from industrial to information society.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince take to the stage in Chicago to discuss fossils and evolution.