Explore the In Our Time archive

In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 since 1998. Here’s the official site.

There are almost a thousand episodes listed here (1017 excluding repeats etc), on all kinds of topics, and they are all available to listen to on the BBC website.

This unofficial site is about finding what to listen to next.

Directory → Browse episodes by library topic

Archive → Browse by year

You can also search for episodes (tap the link at the top of the page). You can be fairly descriptive, e.g. ‘novels by women’ or ‘prehistoric earth’ will give good results.

From an episode page, explore related episodes or tap on a guest to see other episodes in which they have appeared. (See also: All guests.)

The reading list is also shown, when available, with links to Google Books.

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