BBC Programme Rome
Afternoon Reading - Spy Stories - Risico
James Bond faces a life-and-death situation in Rome, with an attractive woman involved.
Book of the Week - The Woman Who Shot Mussolini - Episode 1
On Wednesday 7 April, 1926 Benito Mussolini is shot at close quarters. Who did it and why?
Book of the Week - The Woman Who Shot Mussolini - Episode 2
Violet Gibson's quest for spiritual comfort was troubled. Why did she shoot at Mussolini?
Book of the Week - The Woman Who Shot Mussolini - Episode 3
Mussolini's heroic image enthused his supporters. Violet Gibson came to feel differently.
Book of the Week - The Woman Who Shot Mussolini - Episode 4
As she was led off by police, Violet seemed surprised to hear that she had shot Mussolini.
Book of the Week - The Woman Who Shot Mussolini - Episode 5
After her release by the Italian government, how would Violet's family determine her fate?
Catholics and Jews - From Pogroms to Pius XII
Edward Stourton looks at claims Christian theology paved the way for modern anti-Semitism.
Digital Planet - 10/03/2009
Thrill-seeking fairground technology, Guitar Hero goes academic and no texting for Lent.
Excess Baggage - 27/06/2009
Sandi Toksvig hears about the world of weaving and travel in search of the Roman empire.
In Our Time - Rome and European Civilization
Melvyn Bragg and guests assess the role that Rome has played in European civilization.
In Our Time - The Roman Republic
The rise and eventual downfall of the Roman Republic which survived for 500 years.
In Our Time - The Schism
Melvyn Bragg examines events surrounding the medieval division of the Christian Church.
The Carabinieri Art Squad
Alex Butterworth meets the police team protecting Italy's priceless culture.
The Secrets of the Art and the Artist: Caravaggio - Episode 3
Roger Law discovers a plan in Rome to replicate some of Caravaggio's greatest works.