Jeremy Vine’s Being Human

              Jeremy Vine’s Being Human

              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.

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              Recent episodes (10)

              • Sheila Hancock 25 May 2015

                Mon, 25 May 15

                Duration:
                28 mins

                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.

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              • Val McDermid 20 Mar 2015

                Fri, 20 Mar 15

                Duration:
                24 mins

                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.

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              • Graham Taylor 25 Feb 2015

                Wed, 25 Feb 15

                Duration:
                27 mins

                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

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              • Nev Wilshire 11 Feb 2015

                Wed, 11 Feb 15

                Duration:
                24 mins

                Real-life call centre manager and star of BBC3’s reality show, Nev Wilshire, talks to Jeremy about being human

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              • Tom Piper 27 Jan 2015

                Tue, 27 Jan 15

                Duration:
                19 mins

                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

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              • David Owen 20 Jan 2015

                Tue, 20 Jan 15

                Duration:
                23 mins

                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...

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              • Andrew Marr 16 Dec 2015

                Tue, 16 Dec 14

                Duration:
                25 mins

                The irrepressible Andrew Marr talks to Jeremy Vine about slowing down after his stroke and being an eight-year old Maoist (of sorts)

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              • Nick Hewer 25 Nov 2014

                Tue, 25 Nov 14

                Duration:
                21 mins

                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.

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              • Camila Batmanghelidjh 04 Nov 2014

                Tue, 4 Nov 14

                Duration:
                25 mins

                From Tehran to Peckham: the founder of the pioneering charity for abused and neglected children, Kids Company, recounts her extraordinary life to Jeremy Vine

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              • Mason McQueen 22 Oct 2014

                Thu, 23 Oct 14

                Duration:
                23 mins

                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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