Melvyn Bragg examines the Cambrian period, when there was an explosion of life on Earth. Read more
The Cambrian Period
Melvyn Bragg examines the Cambrian period, when there was an explosion of life on Earth.
Britain's worst nuclear accident
A reactor caught fire at the Windscale nuclear plant in the north of England in 1957
Carolyn Hitt explores the surge in spiritualism in the years after the First World War.
Adam Winch-Furness sits in for Christian
Christian Carlisle takes an in depth look at the rich musical heritage of the region.
He’s “mad, bad and dangerous to know”. He is Lord Byron.
Wangari Maathai Nobel Prize-winning environmentalist
Kenyan activist Wangari Maathai fought to save forests and protect human rights