The woodland that inspired Tolkien. Learning and research from around the world, across the day.
17 Nov 2016
Dr Will Hardy reflects on the long-term rise of economic modernity in Britain, and what contemporary perceptions may...
31 Aug 2016
The life and times of a turbulent metaphysical poet.
01 Nov 2008
In 1594 Roderigo Lopez was hung, drawn and quartered for trying to poison Queen Elizabeth I. Many historians have...
01 Sep 2005
In this edition of BBC Radio 4's Things We Forgot To Remember, Michael Portillo takes a closer look at the myths that...
24 May 2005