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Start the Week

Alan Watts and the Way of Translation

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Andrew Marr goes on a voyage of self-discovery with Tim Lott, Mark Vernon, Maureen Freely and Marc Rees. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Lott
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vernon
Interviewed Guest:
Maureen Freely
Interviewed Guest:
Marc Rees
Producer:
Luke Mulhall

Woman's Hour

Friendship

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Can men and women be friends? Geoff Lloyd explains the benefits of having a good friend of the opposite sex and Vanessa Feltz talks about losing her friends after her divorce. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Presenter:
Tim Samuels
Interviewed Guest:
Geoff Lloyd
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Ellen
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Ivison
Interviewed Guest:
Anjula Muntanda
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vernon
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Speakman Cordall
Interviewed Guest:
Vanessa Feltz

Front Row

Bill Nighy, The ever-changing appeal of Hamlet, Photographer Steve McCurry

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Bill Nighy on his acting style, Janet Suzman discusses Hamlet, and photographer Steve McCurry on his collection of images from Afghanistan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Nighy
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Suzman
Interviewed Guest:
Kosha Engler
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vernon
Interviewed Guest:
Steve McCurry
Producer:
Edwina Pitman

Night Waves

Orwell, Stoicism Week, Sue Webster and Gavin Turk on Glass Art

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Philip Dodd discusses Orwell and englishness, artists Gavin Turk and Sue Webster on working in glass, and Stoic Week. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Philip Dodd
Producer:
Luke Mulhall
Interviewed Guest:
Gavin Turk
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Webster
Interviewed Guest:
Pat Kane
Interviewed Guest:
Edith Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vernon
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Colls
Interviewed Guest:
Selina Todd
Interviewed Guest:
Jules Evans

Free Thinking

Buddhism, Therapy, Violence and Rationality

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Rana Mitter discusses Buddhism in therapy and politics, with New Generation Thinker Chris Harding. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vernon
Interviewed Guest:
Rupert Gethin
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Mette Fisker-Nielsen
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Harding
Producer:
Luke Mulhall

Free Thinking

Northern Lights: Crime Fiction and Cold Settings

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Margaret Atwood, Arnaldur Indriadason and MJ McGrath discuss crime fiction and cold. Plus a discussion reflecting on 100 years since Freud's seminal paper The Unconscious. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Atwood
Interviewed Guest:
Arnaldur Indriason
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie McGrath
Interviewed Guest:
Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vernon
Interviewed Guest:
Suzanne O'Sullivan
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Paxton
Producer:
Luke Mulhall

Free Thinking

Touch and Emotion, Siobhan Davies, Public

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Philip Dodd explores links between art, dance and the brain with choreographer Siobhan Davies, artist Jeremy Millar and neurologist Jonathan Cole. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Siobhan Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Millar
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Cole
Presenter:
Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest:
Danielle Thom
Interviewed Guest:
David Graeber
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vernon
Producer:
Zahid Warley

Front Row

Conductor Simon Rattle, artist Lubaina Himid and playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Simon Rattle on his first season with the London Symphony Orchestra; James McAvoy's new film, Split; artist Lubaina Himid on two solo shows; playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Julian May
Interviewed Guest:
Sir Simon Rattle
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vernon
Interviewed Guest:
Lubaina Himid
Interviewed Guest:
Reg Walker
Interviewed Guest:
Roland Schimmelpfennig