Sally Magnusson joins Lord of the Rings fans at a Tolkien festival, David Grant visits the home of William Blake, and historian Richard Taylor is at Jane Austen's church. Show more
Richard Taylor shows how churches were designed to give medieval people a way to escape death, with their Judgement scenes, cadaver tombs and crucifixion depictions. Show more
Richard Taylor tries to understand the intense medieval devotion to the Virgin Mary and how this fuelled the anger of the Reformation that followed. Show more
Documentary in which Richard Taylor charts Victorian Gothic architect Pugin's extraordinary life story and discovers how his work continues to influence Britain today. Show more
Richard Taylor finds that churches from the Age of Enlightenment reflect the intellectual excitement, vigour and potential for conflict of a turbulent time. Show more
Richard Taylor discovers how medieval imagery made a surprise return to Victorian places of worship and how WWI brought back the commemoration of the dead. Show more
Aled Jones meets Neil Baldwin, who inspired the Bafta-winning drama Marvellous, and there's a rare look at Henry V's hidden chapel inside Westminster Abbey.
Ann Widdecombe goes behind the scenes of BBC drama Father Brown, and Aled Jones is in the North East to hear about Hen Power and how it can help battle loneliness. Show more
In the aftermath of the terror attack in Manchester, Aled Jones discovers how the city is pulling together and the role that faith is playing in the recovery.
Richard Taylor visits Britain's early medieval churches to find out why the Anglo-Saxons and Normans continued to fill their sacred buildings with pagan images. Show more
Josie d'Arby meets nuns at a convent in Pembrokeshire and hears how they dedicate themselves to life in a closed community. Show more
Josie d'Arby celebrates the golden jubilee of Liverpool's iconic Metropolitan Cathedral. There is also music to celebrate the Feast of Pentecost. Show more
Aled Jones visits Port Talbot, home of Britain's largest steelworks, as 4,000 workers and the wider community await news of hundreds of redundancies. Show more
David Grant travels along the Settle to Carlisle Railway and hears the story of the workers who risked their lives to build the remarkable Ribblehead Viaduct. Show more
Richard Taylor unravels the 1,500 years of history that have made bells such a key British sound, meeting those who work with them and those who understand their deep significance. Show more
Richard Taylor uncovers evidence that shows how and why our parish churches came to play such a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages. Show more