David Hendy listens to ancient sounds in Orkney's Ring of Brodgar.
A Ritual Soundscape
The Rise of the Shamans
David Hendy explains why sound is central to the shaman's power.
David Hendy discovers how epic tales were remembered and passed down.
Prof David Hendy explores the power of the orator.
David Hendy listens to the babble of ancient Rome.
The Roaring Crowd
Prof David Hendy considers the visceral impact of a stadium full of noisy humans.
The Ecstatic Underground
David Hendy eavesdrops on the private lives of early Christians.
Prof David Hendy explores how the sound of the bell carries religion out into the world.
Tuning the Body
David Hendy explains how sound played a part in the medieval battle between good and evil.
David explores how medieval singers and preachers adapted to the acoustics of holy places.
Prof David Hendy tells the story of a medieval street party that lasted for eight weeks.
New codes of conduct in the 16th and 17th centuries outlawed noise of every kind.
How settlers interpreted the sounds and songs of native American Indians.
Professor David Hendy explains how cramped conditions led to a brutal massacre of cats.
Master and Servant
Professor David Hendy eavesdrops with the servants in an 18th-century home.
Slavery and Rebellion
David Hendy explores the history of slavery through sound.
Revolution and War
The soundscape of civil conflict in 18th-century Paris and 19th-century America.
The first gay marriage in the USA
One gay couple in Minneapolis had a same-sex wedding back in the 1970's
An exploration of the history, cultures and aspects of British life found in suburbia.
Executioners, Egypt and The Family Home
Susan Morrison finds out about The Family Home and goes on the trail of two executioners.
Pete Wilson explores the characters and communities that make Gloucestershire great.
Roy looks ahead to BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World with Beverley Humphreys.