Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the enduring popular and academic appeal of Shakespeare.
Shakespeare and Literary Criticism
The assassinaton of Medgar Evers
The American civil rights activist and war hero who was murdered in 1963 in Mississippi.
The New Art of Listening
Professor David Hendy explores how the Victorians learned to listen all over again.
Sister Lotus - early Chinese online star
Sister Lotus was an unlikely online celebrity because she was famous for being ordinary.
Life in the City
Professor David Hendy follows the writer Thomas Carlyle's grumpy attempts at soundproofing
Getting Away with Murder – Episode 3
Assistant Chief Constable George Clarke speaks to Stephen.