Neil MacGregor on the story of the Swimming Reindeer, a carving dating back 13,000 years. Read more
Making Us Human (2,000,000 - 9000 BC)
Neil MacGregor on the story of the Swimming Reindeer, a carving dating back 13,000 years.
Clovis Spear Point
Neil MacGregor on a hunting weapon dating from the earliest North American settlement.
The Time Machine
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the science and ideas in HG Wells' story of time travel.
Carolyn Hitt explores the surge in spiritualism in the years after the First World War.
Adam Winch-Furness sits in for Christian
Christian Carlisle takes an in depth look at the rich musical heritage of the region.
He’s “mad, bad and dangerous to know”. He is Lord Byron.
Wangari Maathai Nobel Prize-winning environmentalist
Kenyan activist Wangari Maathai fought to save forests and protect human rights