How Newton tested the lines between government-funded research and public access.
In Our Time: The Royal Society and British Science
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 2
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 1
Melvyn Bragg travels to Oxford, where the young Christopher Wren and friends experimented.
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 4
The more discreet role played by the Society in the 20th century.
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 3
The 19th century blooms scientifically with numerous alternative, specialist societies.
The Thames Whale
In January 2006, millions of Londoners were entranced by the appearance of a whale.
I Ain't a Child
Victorian street children and the organisations that grew up to rescue them.
The winner of the first ever series of the X Factor.
Strikers In Saris
South Asian women led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory.
Scientist John Oxford concludes his series examining how Wales coped with the 1918 flu