The latest national and international news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.
Ian Hislop salutes the unsung heroes of Victorian Britain who improved cities, housing and working conditions and invented the concept of public service. Show more
Lucy Worsley learns the 17th-century art of horse ballet, leading up to a public performance. She explores its origins, witnesses displays abroad and discovers its legacies. Show more
Richard Miles shows how 18th- and 19th-century discoveries overturned ideas of when and where civilisation began as empires competed to own the past. Show more