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In Our Time

Chivalry

Duration: 42 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss chivalry, which governed the behaviour of the knights of medieval Europe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Miri Rubin
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Strickland
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Ashe
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Sam Willis traces the history of the weapons that have shaped Britain. He gets a lesson in swordsmanship and finds out what the Bayeux Tapestry reveals about combat. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sam Willis
Producer:
Matt Thomas
Director:
Matt Thomas
Executive Producer:
John Das
Participant:
Hector Cole
Participant:
Jonathan Ferguson
Participant:
Benedict Green
Participant:
Robin Knight
Participant:
Mark Stretton
Participant:
Matthew Strickland
Participant:
Robert Tilney
Participant:
Lisa Traynor

Free Thinking

Wolfson History Prize

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Rana Mitter is joined by the six authors shortlisted for the 2017 Wolfson History Prize and an audience at the British Academy for a discussion about the past into the present. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Beer
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Given-Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher de Hamel
Interviewed Guest:
Sasha Handley
Interviewed Guest:
Lyndal Roper
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Strickland