Clare Balding takes a look at Britain's most successful export ever - football. Read more
Beating Us at Our Own Game
Clare Balding takes a look at Britain's most successful export ever - football.
Sport for All
Clare Balding asks why and when the British government got involved in sport.
Clare Balding explains how the 1960s saw women athletes finally take centre stage.
Rugby's Big Bang
Clare Balding explores the demise of the amateurism in rugby union.
Clare Balding explores the way television has changed our relationship with sport forever.
The State of Play
Clare Balding explores the cultural importance of the great triviality that is sport.
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.
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