Free Thinking

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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Five fantastic medieval beasts and where to find them

Five fantastic medieval beasts and where to find them

What do mythical human-animal hybrids tells us about the human condition?

The Arts and Ideas Podcast

Arts and Ideas

You can download all the past episodes of Radio 3's Free Thinking

We're back at Sage Gateshead for the Free Thinking Festival on 17-19 March 2017

Free Thinking Festival 2015

Listen back to programmes on 'Tearing up the Rule Book' from our last festival