In the last of the series, Richard Miles examines the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.
Archaeologist and historian Richard Miles examines the phenomenon of the Roman Republic.
Richard Miles traces the battle-scarred career of Alexander the Great.
Richard Miles explores the power and the paradox of the 'Greek Thing'.
Richard Miles looks at the winners, losers and survivors of the great Bronze Age collapse.
Richard Miles traces the roots of civilisation in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and Greece.
Brian Cox reveals how whisky has shaped Scotland's hard-drinking reputation.
How smoking kick-started the British Empire and created a market of addicts.
How sugar cane fuelled a consumer revolution but is now responsible for serious ailments.
By the 1930s, the legacy of America's millionaire princesses paves the way for the future.