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Back up to: Night Waves
Debate from Free Thinking 2010 entitled Academics and the Media: Friends or Foes?
Jazz saxophonist Soweto Kinch gives a lecture entitled Emancipation: A Listener's Guide.
Philip Dodd chairs a debate at the Sage Gateshead asking Has God Gone Global?
Screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce on the Joys of Failure at the Free Thinking festival.
Rana Mitter with Sarah Dunant and Sara Maitland ask - do possessions make us happy?
Former Metropolitan Police chief Lord Blair on the part violence plays in human behaviour.
TV presenter Kevin McCloud gives a lecture about the importance of craftsmanship.
Writer Frank Cottrell Boyce discusses the subject of marriage. Does it need rescuing?
Actress Fiona Shaw joins a discussion asking 'what acting can teach you about life'.
Philip Dodd hosts a debate asking the question 'can the Government make you happy?'.
A debate on which approach to life and art is more illuminating - comedy or tragedy.
Angie Hobbs debates today's idea of heroism in war, social justice, the arts and sport.
Matthew Sweet hosts a debate reflecting on the 2010 Free Thinking ideas festival.
A special debate as 5 live sports fans battle with a panel of Radio 3 arts lovers.
Author Jacqueline Wilson in a lecture - Beyond the Fairytale: Happiness in the Real World.
Philip Dodd debates the question of what we really want from universities and graduates.
Philip Dodd is joined by an audience of authors and reader to ask - is the book dead?