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Politics Live

08/03/2019

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Jo Coburn is joined by novelist Will Self, comedian Grace Campbell, the political strategist Jo Tanner and Conservative MP Mark Francois. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jo Coburn
Actor:
Will Self
Interviewed Guest:
Grace Campbell
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Tanner

Genres

Formats

Front Row

Will Self, My Life as a Courgette, Raphael drawings

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

French animation My Life as a Courgette, Will Self on his new novel Phone plus a discussion on past experimental fiction with Kevin Jackson. Raphael's drawings at the Ashmolean. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Will Self
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Cork
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Victoria runs the postwar gamut from artist, drinker and sexual masochist Francis Bacon to the modern-day, latte-sipping hipster, and asks if we're all bohemians now. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Deborah Lee
Producer:
Nick Tanner
Director:
Nick Tanner
Participant:
Maggi Hambling
Participant:
AA Gill
Participant:
Jonny Woo
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Lewis Henderson
Participant:
Grayson Perry
Participant:
Molly Parkin
Participant:
Craig Temple
Participant:
Richard Coles
Participant:
John Cooper Clarke
Participant:
Stephen Calloway
Participant:
Bethany Lloyd
Participant:
Phoebe Mulrooney

Question Time

08/12/2016

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

David Dimbleby presents topical debate from Maidenhead. On the panel are Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Richard Burgon MP, Nigel Farage MEP, Will Self and Louise Mensch. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Panellist:
Sarah Wollaston
Panellist:
Richard Burgon
Panellist:
Nigel Farage
Panellist:
Will Self
Panellist:
Louise Mensch
Series Editor:
Nicolai Gentchev
Executive Producer:
Hayley Valentine
Production Company:
Mentorn Scotland

Front Row

Will Self; Little Revolution; Tony Bennett

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang talks to Will Self about his shark-inspired novel, reviews London riots play Little Revolution, and speaks to Tony Bennett about his career and Lady Gaga collaboration. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Will Self
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
Katie Puckrik

Question Time

08/03/2012

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

David Dimbleby chairs a debate on the big stories of the week from Guildford, with a studio audience and a panel of guests which includes Eric Pickles and Caroline Flint. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Series Editor:
Nicolai Gentchev
Series Editor:
Nicolai Gentchev
Executive Producer:
Steve Anderson
Executive Producer:
Steve Anderson
Participant:
Eric Pickles
Participant:
Eric Pickles
Participant:
Caroline Flint
Participant:
Caroline Flint
Participant:
Will Young
Participant:
Will Young
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Will Self

A Point of View

Kennedy 50 Years On

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

A weekly reflection on a topical issue. 'The Kennedy assassination,' says Will Self, 'was the first instance of a peculiarly modern variant of the historic event - its simulation'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Will Self
Producer:
Sheila Cook

Genres

A Point of View

Spell-checking the Futr

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Self-confessed digi-drunkard Will Self tries to convince himself - and us - that his use of technology is considered and practical, not the glug-glugging of the cyber sozzled! Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Will Self

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The journey through bohemian history reaches the early 20th century, when the Bloomsbury Group and others were determined to challenge sexual taboos. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Deborah Lee
Producer:
Peter Sweasey
Director:
Peter Sweasey
Participant:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Molly Parkin
Participant:
AA Gill
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Virginia Nicholson
Participant:
Grayson Perry
Participant:
Richard Coles
Participant:
Stephen Calloway
Participant:
Maggi Hambling
Participant:
Jonny Woo
Participant:
Fiona MacCarthy

A Point of View

It's Always the Others Who Die

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Will Self reflects that our modern secular society has silenced the voices of the dead. As a result, he argues, we fail to appreciate what they have left behind. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Will Self
Producer:
Sheila Cook

Genres

A Point of View

Finding Our Roots

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

A reflection on a topical issue. Will Self reflects on the joys of genealogy, searching census returns and establishing 'our genuine links to multiple generations of nonentities!'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Will Self

Genres

Grumpy Old Men

Series 3

Episode 1: Those Were the Days

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series featuring the opinions of men of a certain age. The grumblers remember when the post would arrive on time and when water came out of a tap not a bottle. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Arthur Smith
Participant:
Rory McGrath
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Des Lynam
Participant:
Rick Wakeman
Participant:
John Stapleton
Participant:
Tim Rice
Participant:
John O'Farrell
Participant:
Nigel Havers
Participant:
Gerry Robinson
Participant:
Tony Slattery
Participant:
Don Warrington
Participant:
Peter York