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Too Much, Too Young: Children of the Middle Ages

Too Much, Too Young: Children of the Middle Ages

Medievalist Dr Stephen Baxter looks at the Middle Ages through the eyes of children.

Tallis, Byrd and the Tudors

3. Sacred Music: Series 1, Tallis, Byrd and the Tudors

Thomas Tallis and William Byrd were important composers in England's musical Renaissance.

Rosh Hashanah: Science vs Religion

Rosh Hashanah: Science vs Religion

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks meets three leading non-believing scientists.

Episode 18

18. The Big Questions: Series 5, Episode 18

Nicky Campbell asks, is there a difference between a religion and a cult?

Handmaids of the Gods

2. Divine Women: Handmaids of the Gods

Examining the lost era of the priestess, from the ancient Greeks to early Christianity.

When God was a Girl

1. Divine Women: When God was a Girl

Why did our ancestors think of the divine as female?

History Makers

Songs of Praise: History Makers

Aled Jones visits a popular London waxworks and introduces more great hymns.

Israel

5. The World's Strictest Parents: Series 2, Israel

Teenagers Gemma and Jack travel to Israel for a week with the religious Schechet family.

Japan

2. Feasts: Japan

Stefan joins the Naked Man festival, which sees him eat, drink and remove clothing.

India

1. Feasts: India

In India, Stefan Gates experiences the festival of Onam and takes part in the tiger dance.