In 1800, 12-year-old Victor emerged from the woods, naked and behaving like an animal.
Engineer Danielle George tells Jim about her passion for getting children into electronics
American commentator Joe Queenan chooses the Mongol leader Genghis Khan.
Melvyn Bragg discusses Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire.
Gwen Adshead tells Jim Al-Khalili how she treats the minds of violent offenders.
The myth and reality of Joan of Arc, and the other Frenchwoman who did more to save France
Misha Glenny explores a crucial period in France's history.
Set in 15th century and 21st century France , the novel has Joan of Arc at its heart.
The artist whose portraits of a prince's life created a new vision for Indian art.
Steve Backshall meets polar explorer Ann Daniels.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the influence of St Paul on the early Christian church.
The contemporary paradox of charisma in banking, Christianity and beyond.
Novelist Ahdaf Soueif chooses acclaimed Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum as his great life.
How an amateur production of Alice Through the Looking Glass became a psychedelic record.