Patricia Clavin explores the cult of Egyptomania following the opening of King Tutankhamun's Tomb in 1922.
historian Emma Griffin turns to history to debunk what she calls the Motherhood Myth - the idea that maternal love is as natural as sunshine.
Zubeida Malik speaks to serving British Muslims about what it is like to be in the army today.
At the Grenfell Tower fire religious communities from all faiths and denominations provided crucial pastoral support and practical help.
David Cannadine explores political fame and image by looking at how an object, or prop, can come to define a political leader
Adora Mba profiles the photographers who are capturing modern Africa’s optimism, dynamism and diversity.
The science & history podcast all about PANDEMICS.
Bringing sounds of the past to life with today's technology
How do buzzwords become so widely used, and where do they come from?
Andrea Levy speaks candidly about her writing life and her impending death.
Robert McCrum explores Samuel Beckett’s astonishing literary career through rare audio tape recordings.
Current Fellows of the British Academy shine a light on the Fellows of previous generations whose work still shapes how we see the world today.
Five historians challenge the conventional narrative about the end of World War One and the peace settlement which followed.
Bettany Hughes presents a 10 part podcast series for the National Trust exploring European history in our backyard