Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Read more
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Rousseau on Education
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Jean-Jacques Rousseau's ideas on the education of children
The Time Machine
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the science and ideas in HG Wells' story of time travel.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the poetry, ideas and life of Robert Burns (1759-1796).
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how parents from different species can reproduce
The Treaty of Limerick
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the treaty ending the Williamite War in Ireland in 1691
Crime and Punishment
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Dostoevsky's novel. The hero thinks he's above the law....
Extinction Rebellion and the Bonfire of the Vanities
History series in which stories from the past shed light on current events
The Open University
Mark Stephen meets some of OU graduates past and present and hears their inspiring stories
I speak to the mother of Helen McCourt, who went missing in 1988.
I saw the soldiers who killed El Salvador's priests
Lucia Cerna was the only witness to a murder that shocked El Salvador in November 1989
Myths, legends and supernannies
Four musical adventures featuring knights, viking saints and the world's greatest nanny.