Melvyn Bragg examines both the literary and political careers of the poet John Milton.
The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs
The Chicxulub impact crater was discovered in 1978.
Niki Lauda speaks in 2015
Niki Lauda talks about crashing his Ferrari at the Nürburgring Grand Prix in Germany.
Queens, Countesses and Communists
Susan Morrison finds out what's new, fun or fascinating in Scottish history.
The Beat of Drums
Humans have found many ways to communicate. David goes to Ghana to hear the talking drum.
Fighting Uganda's anti-gay laws
When MPs tried to toughen the laws against homosexuality, LGBT activists took a stand.