Ernie Rea asks if the use of apocalyptic language is helpful in the climate change debate.
As the Mayan prophecy of doom approaches, enjoy this light-hearted guide to the apocalypse
Will 21st century technology avert or accelerate the Apocalypse?
Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough explores how different cultures have viewed the apocalypse.
Broadcaster Robin Ince explores our longstanding obsession with the end of days.
From King Kong to the teddy bear, Marina Warner examines the changing value of the animal.
Marina Warner examines the threads linking ancient myths and modern machismo.
In her penultimate lecture Marina Warner asks: who are the real cannibals?
Could a rogue scientist or a terrorist assemble a lethal pathogen from mail order genes?
A drama about the end of the world, as seen from a liner on a deserted sea.
What are the moral limits of forgiveness? Engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Marina Warner looks at myths of national identity and asks: what is home ground?
Could our food supplies be at risk from a worldwide decline in pollinating insects?
Marina Warner examines the various depictions of children in myths and stories.
In her first lecture, Marina Warner examines the role of the 'she-monster' in myth.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss prophecy in the Abrahamic religions.
Should we bring the woolly mammoth back to life, and should ancient languages be revived?
Melvyn Bragg examines how a powerful narrative of judgement and retribution evolved.
Jolyon Jenkins asks whether civilisation could be ended by a electromagnetic pulse bomb
What is it about myths and legends that provides such enduring inspiration for writers?