Was Charlemagne a great French ruler, or was he Charles the Great, a German?
The Battle for Charlemagne
Riemenschneider: Sculpting the Spirit
Neil MacGregor focuses on the supreme limewood sculptures of Riemenschneider (c1460-1531).
Holbein and the Hansa
Neil MacGregor focuses on the Hansa, the great trading alliance, and the painter Holbein.
Neil MacGregor focuses on 19th-century uses of iron, from jewellery to the Iron Cross.
1848: The People's Flag and Karl Marx
Black, red and gold become the colours of Germany, and Karl Marx publishes a manifesto.
Gutenberg: In the Beginning Was the Printer
Neil MacGregor examines how Johannes Gutenberg's inventions transformed our world.
Dürer: An Artist for All Germans
Neil MacGregor focuses on the work of Dürer (1471-1528), the defining artist of Germany.
Porcelain: The White Gold of Saxony
Neil MacGregor focuses on how German chemists discovered the secrets of Chinese porcelain.
From Clock to Car: Masters of Metal
Neil MacGregor focuses on the long tradition of German metalwork, from clocks to cars.
Bauhaus: Cradle of the Modern
Neil MacGregor focuses on the Bauhaus school of art and design, founded in Weimar in 1919.
Bismarck the Blacksmith
Neil MacGregor charts the career of Otto von Bismarck, known as the Iron Chancellor.
Kathe Kollwitz: Suffering Witness
Neil MacGregor focuses on the art of Kathe Kollwitz, witness to the suffering of war.
Money in Crisis
Neil MacGregor on the emergency money created to replace metal coins, and hyperinflation.
Purging the Degenerate
Neil MacGregor focuses on how the Nazis attacked art they viewed as degenerate.
At the Buchenwald Gate
Neil MacGregor visits Buchenwald, one of the earliest and largest concentration camps.
The Germans Expelled
Neil MacGregor focuses on the forced movement of more than 12 million Germans after 1945.
Out of the Rubble
Neil MacGregor talks to a woman who cleared rubble from the streets of Berlin in 1945.
The New German Jews
Neil MacGregor discusses why Germany has the fastest-growing Jewish population in Europe.
Neil MacGregor focuses on Ernst Barlach's sculpture Hovering Angel, a unique war memorial.
Neil MacGregor ends his journey through 600 years of German history at the Reichstag.
Napoleon and 'Delusions of Grandeur'
Clinical psychologist Daniel Freeman explores cases of delusion.
Roy chats to author Aldwyth Rees Davies about the historic Black Mountain Road in Brynaman
Let's head back to 1992
Richard Littlejohn looks back at the years which changed Britain forever. Welcome to 1992.
The first human Cyborg
In 1998 a transponder was implanted into the body of British scientist, Kevin Warwick.
Britain and its 'Fourth Arm of Defence' from 1920 - 1940.