Theatre director Daniel Evans discusses playwright Sarah Kane with Anne McElvoy.
Presented by Philip Dodd. With poet Paul Muldoon and historian Roy Foster in conversation.
Andrew O'Hagan talks about his novel The Illuminations, which addresses memory and war.
Including Joyce Carol Oates's new novel, the film Selma and the play Jefferson's Garden.
With Tom Stoppard's play The Hard Problem, plus musician and neuroscientist Daniel Levitin
Rana Mitter with historians Richard J Evans, Jane Caplan and David Cesarani.
Features the relationship between Disraeli and his wife, plus cities and disaster planning
David Reynolds, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Simon Heffer and David Edgar discuss Churchill.
Debate asking if seeing democracy on screen and stage undermines confidence in politicians
Matthew Sweet discusses the 2015 Oscar nominations and talks to dramatist Russell T Davies
Philip Dodd explores the way we look at art, talking to documentary maker Fred Wiseman.
Anne McElvoy celebrates TS Eliot and discusses the human brain with Allan Ropper.
Anne McElvoy is joined by playwright Mike Bartlett, writer of King Charles III.
Rana Mitter discusses sleep, with neuroscientist Russell Foster and comedian Matt Berry.
Antonia Fraser talks to Matthew Sweet about her Memoir of Growing Up.
Poet, critic and broadcaster Clive James is in conversation with Philip Dodd.
Matthew Sweet and panto with Jeffrey Richards. Bryony Lavery on stage craft. E O Wilson.
Philip Dodd presents. With Slavoj Zizek, City of Angels and debating protest movements.
Film director Wim Wenders and philosopher Mary Zournazi discuss peace with Philip Dodd.
Sarah Waters talks to Anne McElvoy about creating a play. Plus a discussion about TV drama
Matthew Sweet on the powers of Wonder Woman and the claustrophobia of submarine films.
Philip Dodd explores Islam, Mecca and the Quran with Mona Siddiqui and Ziauddin Sardar.
Philip Dodd and a panel including Deborah Orr and Philip Ziegler explore British monarchy.
Philip Dodd, Roger Scruton and Janet Suzman reflect on Czech and South African theatre.
A special discussion recorded at the BFI to mark the re-release of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Geoffrey Parker talks to Anne McElvoy about the relationship between weather and war.
In a special edition, Matthew Sweet explores depictions of American life and history.
Events from the 2014 Free Thinking festival. The theme is 'the limits of knowledge'
2014 Festival homepage
WIth conversation from choreographer Akram Khan, plus witchcraft on stage and in prints.
With Matthew Sweet. Mike Leigh on his new film, plus an exhibition of artists' mannequins.