History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
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On a recent trip to Germany, Mike Stuchbery came across the remains of a woman who lived some 8,500 years ago – astonishing, not only for the impressive manner in which she was buried, but the secrets that her bones contained.
The Odeon of Death takes a look at the week's events through the medium of cinema.
The Count of the Saxon Shore continues exploring the origins Englishness through the 'game of thrones' of seven kingdoms and the 'Norway plus' model of the time.
Alison Klayman's new documentary follows the right-wing media executive and one-time Trump confidante Steve Bannon on his mission to create a populist US and Europe.
In the latest in his series exploring how to experience travelling as a antidote to your mood, Kyle Taylor sets out the hotspots of Havana.