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Free Thinking

Political Sketch Writing, Enclosure Acts, Emma Butcher on Branwell Bronte, Pushkin House Book Prize

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Anne McElvoy and guests discuss the style of the general election and the job of sketch writers. Plus Emma Butcher marking 200 years since Branwell Bronte was born. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
John Crace
Interviewed Guest:
Quentin Letts
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Healey
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Butcher
Interviewed Guest:
Rosalind Blakesley
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Hobson

Last Word

Sir Jocelyn Stevens, Jerrie Mock, John Moat, Shirley Baker, David Rayvern Allen

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on newspaper executive Sir Jocelyn Stevens, pilot Jerrie Mock, writer John Moat, photographer Shirley Baker, BBC producer and cricket writer David Rayvern Allen. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Roy Greenslade
Interviewed Guest:
Dorothy Cochrane
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Reid
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Borthwick
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Stimson
Interviewed Guest:
Eamonn McCabe
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Stilgoe
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Down

Politics Live

07/12/2018

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

The Guardian's Simon Jenkins, former government advisor Jo Tanner, Olivia Utley from the Article and Michael Segalov from Huck magazine join Jo Coburn in the studio. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jo Coburn
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Tanner
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Utley
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Segalov
Participant:
Luisa Omielan

Question Time

17/11/2011

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Question Time is in Aberystwyth for a topical discussion with a panel of prominent public figures and invited audience. Chaired by David Dimbleby.

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Executive Producer:
Steve Anderson
Executive Producer:
Steve Anderson
Series Editor:
Nicolai Gentchev
Series Editor:
Nicolai Gentchev
Participant:
Chris Bryant
Participant:
Will Hutton
Participant:
Simon Jenkins
Participant:
Grant Shapps

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Andrew Marr talks to key figures from politics and current affairs including William Hague and Sir David Attenborough. Plus a performance from Mick Hucknall. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Participant:
Jenny Agutter
Participant:
William Hague
Participant:
Douglas Alexander
Participant:
David Attenborough
Performer:
Mick Hucknall
Participant:
Simon Jenkins

Saturday Live

Sir Simon Jenkins, Dame Kiri te Kanawa

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Rev Richard Coles and Suzy Klein with the National Trust chairman Sir Simon Jenkins, plus the Inheritance Tracks of Dame Kiri te Kanawa and Francesco da Mosto on views of Venice. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Francesco da Mosto
Interviewed Guest:
Ang Zangbhu
Interviewed Guest:
Ron Price
Interviewed Guest:
Judy Worham
Interviewed Guest:
Carol Blacher
Interviewed Guest:
Kiri Te Kanawa
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Producer:
Chris Wilson

Only Connect

Series 7

Children in Need Special: Scrabblers v The Balding Team

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts a celebrity edition of the quiz where patience and lateral thinking are as vital as knowledge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Victoria Coren
Series Producer:
Jenny Hawker
Director:
Siân G Lloyd
Panellist:
Clare Balding
Panellist:
Clive Anderson
Panellist:
Simon Jenkins
Panellist:
Alice Arnold
Panellist:
Konnie Huq
Panellist:
John Finnemore

Question Time

29/03/2012

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

David Dimbleby chairs a debate from Portsmouth, with Alexei Sayle, Douglas Alexander MP, Sarah Teather MP, Anna Soubry MP and Sir Simon Jenkins. 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:
Alexei Sayle
Participant:
Douglas Alexander
Participant:
Alexei Sayle
Participant:
Simon Jenkins
Participant:
Douglas Alexander
Participant:
Sarah Teather
Participant:
Anna Soubry
Participant:
Anna Soubry
Participant:
Sarah Teather
Participant:
Simon Jenkins

Question Time

29/11/2012

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

David Dimbleby is joined in Swansea by singer Charlotte Church, former News of the World executive editor Neil Wallis, Patrick McLoughlin MP, Chris Bryant MP and Simon Jenkins. 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:
Patrick McLoughlin
Participant:
Chris Bryant
Participant:
Chris Bryant
Participant:
Charlotte Church
Participant:
Neil Wallis
Participant:
Simon Jenkins

Saturday Review

20/09/2014

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe and guests Rosie Boycott, Simon Jenkins and Maria Delgado discuss The Riot Club, Ballyturk, Mr Mac and Me, Constable at the V&A and BBC One's The Driver. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Rosie Boycott
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Delgado

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

A look at the people who live the rural life. Jane Treays and Country Life magazine explore lives of those who have been bred into the land, inherited it or bought into its dreams. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Spun Gold TV
Director:
Jane Treays
Producer:
Jane Treays
Executive Producer:
Nick Bullen
Interviewed Guest:
Bruce Johnston
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Goodison
Interviewed Guest:
David Profumo
Interviewed Guest:
Flora Howard
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Hedges
Interviewed Guest:
Rupert Uloth
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Fortune
Interviewed Guest:
Megan Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Annie Tempest
Interviewed Guest:
Nicky Haslam
Interviewed Guest:
Roy Strong
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Haw
Interviewed Guest:
Maurice Durbin
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Sales
Interviewed Guest:
Iain Whyte
Interviewed Guest:
George Ogborne
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Mansel
Interviewed Guest:
John Goodall
Interviewed Guest:
Clive Aslet
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Bradley-Hole
Interviewed Guest:
Judith Hussey
Interviewed Guest:
Malcolm Holloway
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Hussey
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Durbin

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Andrew Marr is joined by Philip Hammond, Gisela Stuart, Tom Conti and Laurence Fox. Amol Rajan, Jane Moore and Simon Jenkins review the papers. With music from Laura Mvula. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Hammond
Interviewed Guest:
Gisela Stuart
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Conti
Interviewed Guest:
Laurence Fox
Panellist:
Amol Rajan
Panellist:
Jane Moore
Panellist:
Simon Jenkins
Performer:
Laura Mvula
Editor:
Rob Burley

This Week

08/01/2015

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Andrew Neil presents a film on the terrorist attacks in Paris and the political ramifications. Diane Abbott, Michael Portillo and Miranda Green help to review the political week. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Diane Abbott
Panellist:
Miranda Green
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Bacon
Interviewed Guest:
David Aaronovitch
Director:
Claire Bellis
Assistant Editor:
Richard Garvin
Production Manager:
Paula Prynn
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Assistant Producer:
Ed Baranski
Executive Producer:
Robbie Gibb
Executive Producer:
Samir Shah
Production Company:
Juniper TV

Question Time

01/05/2014

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

David Dimbleby presents Question Time from Leeds, with Yvette Cooper, Tim Farron, Conor Burns, Suzanne Evans and Simon Jenkins. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Panellist:
Yvette Cooper
Panellist:
Tim Farron
Panellist:
Conor Burns
Panellist:
Suzanne Evans
Panellist:
Simon Jenkins
Series Editor:
Nicolai Gentchev
Executive Producer:
Hayley Valentine

Front Row Late

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Topical weekly discussion show. Mary Beard and her panel of guests - David Olusoga, Shahidha Bari and Simon Jenkins - discuss whether we can ever agree on the meaning of beauty. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Panellist:
David Olusoga
Panellist:
Shahidha Bari
Panellist:
Simon Jenkins
Series Producer:
Mark Crossan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Front Row

Mark Rylance and Claire van Kampen on Nice Fish; Anselm Kiefer; Spike Lee's Chi-raq

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Mark Rylance and Claire van Kampen on their play Nice Fish, Anselm Kiefer on his latest exhibition Walhalla and a review of Spike Lee's Chi-raq. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Rylance
Interviewed Guest:
Claire van Kampen
Interviewed Guest:
Ekow Eshun
Interviewed Guest:
Anselm Kiefer
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Edwina Pitman

Free Thinking

Reflecting Rural Life

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Matthew Sweet talks to Clio Barnard about her film Dark River, plus linguist Rob Drummond on accent and identity and novelist Amanda Craig on the rural-urban divide. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Rob Drummond
Interviewed Guest:
Clio Barnard
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Craig
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth-Jane Burnett
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins