Free Thinking explores the links and differences
Radio 3's ideas festival, with interviews, talks, debates, drama and live performance. With contributions from leading thinkers, artists, scientists and writers.
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A series of Free Thinking programmes devoted to celebrating cultural landmarks.
From aubergines to frostbite via finger-counting.
Free Thinking explores the Visual Arts
Writing from around the world: fact, fiction, key authors, classics & contemporary voices
Free Thinking explores the notion of belonging, home, borders and national identity.
Author Stephen Baxter and Sarah Dillon on space and time in HG Wells, born 150 years ago.
Philip Dodd explores the writing and legacy of Angela Carter.
Scientist Brian Cox and Prof Chris Frayling join the actors Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood
Free Thinking explores learning & academic disciplines through discussion & interviews
Free Thinking explores religious belief
Programmes exploring Utopia 500 years after Thomas More published his book.
Danielle Thom; Sandeep Parmar; Peter Mackay; Sam Goodman; Clare Walker; Kylie Murray
Watch the 2015 cohort in a series of enlightening short films.
Watch films made by 2014 group of New Generation Thinkers, working with BBC Arts
Listen to past editions from the extensive Night Waves archive.
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You can download all the past episodes of Radio 3's Free Thinking
Listen back to programmes on 'Tearing up the Rule Book' from our last festival
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