Neil MacGregor retells humanity's history through the objects it has made
Melvyn Bragg examines how the writing of history has changed over the years.
University of Hertfordshire students create an oral history archive - in a weekend.
Juliet Gardiner on how directors, writers and producers achieve authenticity in their work
Art can bring the dead back to life argues novelist Hilary Mantel.
How do we construct our pictures of the past asks Hilary Mantel.
Jonathan Freedland takes the long view of writing history books for children.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss TS Eliot's seminal poem The Waste Land.