BBC Programme Milton, John (writer)
In Our Time - Hell
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of Hell and its representation in the arts.
In Our Time - Milton
Melvyn Bragg examines both the literary and political careers of the poet John Milton.
In Our Time - Pastoral Literature
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss pastoral literature from Virgil to Dylan Thomas.
In Our Time - The Divine Right of Kings
Melvyn Bragg discusses the idea that kingly authority derives from God.
Emma Johnson links the music of Milton's verse with the work of his composer father.
Poetry Please - 12/07/2009
Roger McGough introduces poems including works by Milton, Ben Okri and Mary Oliver.