The Stranger and other key works of Algeria’s great humanist Albert Camus Read more
Albert Camus: Embracing life’s absurdity
The Stranger and other key works of Algeria’s great humanist Albert Camus
The history of opium
Opium’s journey from vital medicine to dangerously addictive drug
Electric telegraph: the first worldwide web
The Morse code messaging network that changed the world forever
Manuela Sáenz: South America’s revolutionary heroine
The Ecuadorian woman who fought for South American independence in the 19th Century
The Cat: In from the wild
Domesticated cats have been worshipped, vilified and revered throughout history
Indigo: the bluest blue
Blue Gold or Devil's Dye? The complex history of the precious blue dye
John Harvey Kellogg: The ‘wellness’ pioneer
How the co-inventor of cornflakes inspired a healthy living revolution
Rudolf Nureyev: Superstar Russian dancer
Exploring the life of a man who pushed the boundaries of ballet.
Weimar and the Subversion of Cabaret Culture
Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome... Cabaret and club culture, recorded at the Barbican.
Le Gateau Chocolat, Lucy McCormick and Gaylene Gould with Matthew Sweet at the Barbican.
The Weimar Years
Camilla Smith looks the the art of the Weimar Republic.
Life Changing Diagnosis
A show dedicated to exploring what it’s like to live with a life changing illness.
Sarah Brett with late night discussion on the issues and stories that matter to you.