From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
Reflections from a faith perspective on issues and people in the news.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
History as told by the people who were there.
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
What happened on this date in the history of the Blues?
All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew -- from pop-culture to politics from Hollywood to History... The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe -- short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
Over 900 years ago, thousands of Christians invaded the Middle East, intent on taking the Holy Land from the Muslims. The following 200 years were marked by a series of military campaigns known as the Crusades. Join us to follow the history of the Crusades from 1095 onwards. Castles, battles, religious clashes, Richard the Lionheart, the Assassins, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Saladin, the Knights Templar - all will feature as we examine one of the most interesting periods in history.
A weekly podcast from BBC Radio 5 live featuring the latest rugby news, analysis and interview. With contributions from Dave Woods, Stuart Pyke, coaches and players.
Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio.
Series that demystifies health issues, separating fact from fiction and bringing clarity to conflicting health advice.
Forgotten stories from the pages of history. Join us for surprising and curious tales from the past and challenge yourself with our lateral thinking puzzles.
A podcast telling the story of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire from 476 AD to 1453. www.thehistoryofbyzantium.com
David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news.