In Our Time

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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas, people and events that have shaped our world.

Iris Murdoch Oct. 21, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the philosophy of the celebrated author of The Bell.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Europe's largest republic, before its partition in 1772.
The Manhattan Project Oct. 7, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the race to build an atom bomb before anyone else in WW2
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Anne Bronte's novel of a woman's fight for independence.
Herodotus Sept. 23, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Greek writer known as the father of history.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the land animals of the Triassic that dominated dinosaurs.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the celebrated French novelist, her life and work
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of the greatest theoretical physicists who ever lived
Shakespeare's Sonnets June 24, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss some of the greatest and most challenging poems in English
Edward Gibbon June 17, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the author of Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Charles Booth's landmark survey of London's poor and rich.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Kant's insight into how we relate to the world around us.
The Interregnum May 27, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the upheavals of 1649-60 in the British Isles
Journey to the West May 20, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the great novel from the Ming Era, with its heroic Monkey.
Longitude May 13, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the idea of longitude and the race to calculate it at sea.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Simon de Montfort's fatal struggle with Henry III's forces
Ovid April 29, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of the most influential poets of Rome's Augustan Age.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the French fight against Britain in America and its impact
Arianism April 15, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss an orthodox form of Christianity that became a heresy.
Pierre-Simon Laplace April 8, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the great French mathematician behind metrication.