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.
Series exploring the place and nature of faith in today's world
Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
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.
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
What happened on this date in the history of the Blues?
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
BBC Radio 5 live’s award winning gaming podcast, discussing the world of video games and games culture.
We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “Messy” and “The Undercover Economist”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser.
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.
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.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the future.
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.
FEEL FREE TO LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST IN ANY ORDER! On a quest to save Manila traffic (and now Pandemic) from boredom, we talk about what's happening around the world on our Trending Topics, answer your burning questions on our Leche Fan Mail, and just bring a wonderful mix *wink wink* of lighthearted fun, humor and reality to your earbuds Hosted by Radio DJ's/Hosts/All-Around Weirdos Rica Garcia and JC Tevez, this show is bound to bring you laughs, silly insights and just a downright good time
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.