Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain. Read more
Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain.
Misha Glenny begins his history with the French invasion of 1494.
Misha explores Italian unification, beginning with Napoleon's call to the peoples of Italy
Misha Glenny explores the ambitious targets of Italian warmongers in the First World War.
Episode 1: The Portuguese
Misha Glenny presents a history of Brazil from 1500 to the end of the Second World War.
Episode 2: The British
Misha Glenny on how, in 1808, the entire Portuguese court moved across the Atlantic.
Getulio Vargas and the USA
Misha Glenny explores the life of Getulio Vargas, the man who changed Brazil.
Joan of Arc
Misha Glenny explores a crucial period in France's history.
Misha Glenny explores the impact of the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror.
Le Petit Napoleon and the Franco-Prussian War
Misha Glenny explores the crucial events of 1870 and the Franco-Prussian war.
'It'll never work!'
The USA is an invention. So how do you build the most powerful country in the world?
The Melting Pot
Misha Glenny explores a pivot of western history, the Netherlands.
The Golden Age
Misha Glenny on the astonishing golden age of the Netherlands.
Misha Glenny ends his travels in the Netherlands in Brussels, home of the EU.
Like Quicksand for the Uninitiated
A four-part history of us - our borders, our peoples, the stories we tell ourselves.
Anglocentrism... or why Britons Never Will Be Slaves
Misha Glenny on the role of England in the Invention of Britain
Insecurity... from Dover to Dublin and beyond
A four-part history of us - our borders, our peoples and the stories we tell ourselves.
So Many Different Little Corners
Who are the Scots, the Irish, the English and the Welsh? What do these words even mean?
CS Lewis and the Chronicles of Narnia
The first book in CS Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia series was published in autumn 1950
Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss why Napoleon's apparent victory turned to defeat in 1812.
Ireland - plantation and conflict
Dr Joan Redmond talks to Misha Glenny about Ireland, England and the early seeds of war
Wales at the Rugby World Cup 2003-2015
Carolyn Hitt presents a lively, anecodotal history of Wales in the Rugby World Cup.
Christian Carlisle takes an in depth look at the rich musical heritage of the region.