Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss free will. Read more
Free Will (Summer Repeat)
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss free will.
Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss why Napoleon's apparent victory turned to defeat in 1812.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the idea that believers will vanish from the world.
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.
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.
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