Intelligent Squared Debate: Greece vs. Rome, with Boris Johnson and Mary Beard 

Watch Boris Johnson and Mary Beard go head to head as they argue who was the better civilisation.

Sicily: The Wonder of the Mediterranean

Historian Michael Scott journeys through Sicily to find out how 3,000 years of conquest and settlement have shaped the identity of the island we see today.

The Makers of Modern Art

Hieronymous Bosch Butt Music

‘Bosch Butt Music is the score that appears on the bare bottom of a figure in Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights c.1506. It’s fascinating and the beginning sounds like the first bars of the James Bond theme, employing a prohibited musical device called the demonic interval.’ – Nick Ross


How an Amateur Built the World’s Biggest Dome 

Brunelleschi baffles…


History of Ideas – Monasticism 

The School of Life considers monasticism lessons for the modern world.