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.
Will looks beyond Britain to see the monarchy as a global force.
MP and historian Kwasi Kwarteng on the legacy of Empire.
Prof Colley explores the British notion of liberty and the place of monarchy.
Linda examines the four nations that make up the British Isles and their relationships.
Linda explores Britain's relationships with North America, Europe and expatriate Britons.
Melvyn Bragg examines whether agriculture or trade drove 19th century British imperialism.
Fergal Keane explores the profound influence the Irish have had on Britain.
Jonathan Freedland and guests explore how Britain has recovered from crises in its history
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.
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.
The final episode of Fergal Keane's exploration of the Irish influence on Britain.
Engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Can history help us make better sense of the political turmoil we are living through?
Examining America's responsibilities for protecting life and 'liberty' around the world.