The Forum

Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p004kln9

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 294 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 3 hours 6 minutes

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Sarah Bernhardt: Queen of stage and screen


The 19th Century French actress who defined modern celebrity


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A dirty history of diamonds


The complex and sometimes shocking story of the diamond industry throughout history


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The story of Evita


The life, work and remarkable afterlife of Eva Peron


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Sushi: The Japanese dish with an ancient tradition


Sushi originally started in East Asia as a means of preserving fish


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Toni Morrison: The legacy of a literary legend


How her influence as a writer extends across the globe


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Algorithms: From the ancients to the internet


The 4,000-year history of the mathematical operations that now govern our daily lives.


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 2021-09-16  39m
 
 

Louder! How the electric guitar conquered popular music


The origins and early years of making the guitar electric


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 2021-09-09  39m
 
 

Luigi Pirandello: Italian dramatist who brought chaos to the stage


The radical, convention-breaking plays of an architect of modern 20th century theatre


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 2021-09-02  39m
 
 

Mars: A history of the Red Planet


When might we send humans to one of our closest neighbours in our solar system?


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 2021-08-26  39m
 
 

A radiant light: The Indonesian poet Amir Hamzah


The romantic works and tragic life of a noble writer from Sumatra


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 2021-08-19  39m