Jeremy Vine explores what makes us human with leading thinkers and writers in this landmark BBC Radio 2 series. Special guests from religion, philosophy, entertainment and sport will deliver their thoughts on the very essence of human existence, reflecting on their own lives.
Mon, 25 May 15
Leading actress and writer Sheila Hancock talks to Vanessa Feltz live at the Hay Festival. She talks about growing old, life with John Thaw and that being human is breaking the rules.
Fri, 20 Mar 15
Best-selling crime writer Val McDermid talks to Jeremy Vine about experimental education in Fife, Raityh Rovers, and how, even in the most appalling circumstances, what makes us human is that we are essentially humane.
Wed, 25 Feb 15
The former Watford FC and England Manager, Graham Taylor talks to Jeremy about his undiminished love for football, his Scunthorpe beginnings and how kindness is key to what makes us human
Wed, 11 Feb 15
Real-life call centre manager and star of BBC3’s reality show, Nev Wilshire, talks to Jeremy about being human
Tue, 27 Jan 15
The theatre designer Tom Piper, who worked with artist Paul Cummins to create the Tower of London poppy memorial, talks to Jeremy Vine about the creative value of human collaboration
Tue, 20 Jan 15
David Owen has had a full life: foreign minister aged just 38 and founder of the SDP. He talks to Jeremy Vine about his original profession - a doctor - politics and saving the NHS...
Tue, 16 Dec 14
The irrepressible Andrew Marr talks to Jeremy Vine about slowing down after his stroke and being an eight-year old Maoist (of sorts)
Tue, 25 Nov 14
The Apprentice's Nick Hewer talks to Jeremy Vine about the battle between human selfishness and altruism. Ever the optimist, Alan Sugar's right-hand man believes giving is its own reward.
Tue, 4 Nov 14
From Tehran to Peckham: the founder of the pioneering charity for abused and neglected children, Kids Company, recounts her extraordinary life to Jeremy Vine
Thu, 23 Oct 14
London taxi driver and star of A Cabbie Abroad, Mason McQueen, talks to Jeremy Vine about the compassion and empathy of the humans he met on his travels all over the world
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