BBC Programme Bacon, Francis (writer, 1561-1626)
In Our Time - Baconian Science
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Jacobean thinker Francis Bacon and Baconian Science.
In Our Time - Elizabethan Revenge
Melvyn Bragg discusses why revenge tragedy was so popular with Elizabethan theatre goers.
In Our Time - Renaissance Astrology
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Renaissance Astrology.
In Our Time - The Royal Society
The history of the formation of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy.