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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas

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    • 4.6, 2.6K Ratings

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.6K Ratings

2.6K Ratings

johnmercer ,


This is probalby one of the most important radio series ever conceived. The content is not dumbed down - it is up to date, challenging and thought provoking. The whole series needs to be made available as a national treasure.
Actually here is a request (if anybody reads this) why can we not download all the programmes (since most of us only just got an ipod!) - would love to catch up.

TechDinosaur ,

Brain food pure

A real encouragement for the Renaissance man or woman. Topics across a huge range of subjects, superb experts expounding guided through the conversation by the incomparable Melvin Bragg in the role of enquiring mind.

I particularly like the delivery style; calm, human, accessible, intelligent. And all without any added comedy, “young generation razzmatazz” or show bizz nonsense.

obafgkmn ,

Losing its sparkle

this last episode on Melisende sent me straight to sleep. potentially such an interesting subject but delivered like cold mashed potato by drony newschool historians. referring to christendom as “the west” , sigh, and they call themselves academics. give it up melv.

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