Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
Sunday Feature: Into the Eerie
Will Abberley explores the recent interest in the ‘Eerie' amongst English artists, writers and musicians
Afterwords: Octavia E Butler
The words of celebrated science fiction and fantasy writer Octavia E. Butler take us on a journey of discovery.
Afterwords: Susan Sontag
A fragmentary look at the American writer Susan Sontag through her own words and those of her peers.
Sunday Feature: Gabriel Prokofiev: My Family and Russia
Composer Gabriel Prokofiev explores the shifting relationship between Russian music and the state across three generations.
Harmony of the spheres
Author Jerry Brotton goes in search of the ancient and very beautiful idea that places music at the centre of our universe: the Harmony of the Spheres
The Victorian Queens of Ancient Egypt
The Victorian women who brought the treasures of Ancient Egypt to northern England