Sarah Dunant looks at moments in history when poison has sown fear, doubt and intrigue.
Poison: The Invisible Assassin
Sleep: A Third of Human History
Sarah Dunant examines sleep as a source of preoccupation and worry throughout history.
Sarah Dunant on historical deadlocks and the ways they were resolved.
The Shame Game
Sarah Dunant delves into the history of shame, this most potent but raw of emotions.
Into the World
Sarah Dunant on the history of travel, how it has enchanted and alarmed us for centuries.
Sarah explores the history of fake history, and its use to justify actions and ideology.
Consider the Walrus: what can history tell us about the climate crisis?
Sarah Dunant looks to the past to help us think about the pressing climate change crisis.
Sarah Dunant looks through history to understand apparently irrational behaviour.