In Our Time

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

A Christmas Carol Dec. 16, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Charles Dickens' celebrated story of Scrooge's redemption.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas and protests in 1919 that shaped modern China.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Nelson's famous victory and death on 21 October 1805.
Plato's Gorgias Nov. 25, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Plato's exploration of the nature of power and freedom.
The Decadent Movement Nov. 18, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Beardsley, Wilde and art for art's sake in the 1890s.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the siblings at the forefront of 18th-century astronomy
The Song of Roland Nov. 4, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss a masterpiece of French epic poetry from the 12th century.
Corals Oct. 28, 2021
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the simple animals which form the now- threatened reefs.
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.