Including dicussions about Mein Kampf, a Julia Margaret Cameron exhibition and altruism.
Philip Dodd reviews the newly translated novel from Nobel Prize winner Kenzaburo Oe.
Including Italian author Umberto Eco in conversation with Matthew Sweet.
Events from the 2015 Free Thinking festival. The theme is 'tearing up the rule book'
2015 Festival homepage
Philip Dodd is in conversation with Irish novelist Edna O'Brien.
Matthew Sweet is joined by Garry Kasparov, Stuart Maconie and Julie Bindel.
Anne McElvoy discusses healthcare past and present with New Generation Thinker Alun Withey
Philip Dodd with writer Erica Jong, director Richard Jones and economist Ben Bernanke.
Matthew Sweet and guests including Marina Warner consider the season of the witch.
With writer Nawal El Saadawi on protest, Lord Browne on business, and IS and Arabic poetry
Ideas of home: Marilynne Robinson, Edwin Heathcote, Thomas Harding, Imtiaz Dharker.
Matthew Sweet with The Invention of Nature, The Cabaret of Plants and The Black Panthers.
Meera Syal and Tanika Gupta talk to Rana Mitter about turning Anita and Me into a play.
Salman Rushdie talks to Philip Dodd. Plus historian Niall Ferguson on Henry Kissinger.
Matthew Sweet with Peter Davidson and Alexandra Harris on Britain's weather and twilight.
For National Poetry Day, Matthew Sweet discusses Walt Whitman's collection Leaves of Grass
Zoe Wanamaker, David Suchet and Antony Sher talk about interpreting Arthur Miller's work.
James Fenton on his poetic career, Suffragette reviewed and Thatcher's legacy discussed.
Matthew Sweet looks at Macbeth on film and talks to Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro.
Philip Dodd presents a discussion about populism in politics and culture.
David Hare discusses his career in playwriting and his memoirs with Matthew Sweet.
With novelist Margaret Atwood, exploring the history of mankind and an exhibition on Celts
Ceramicist Edmund de Waal and author Orhan Pamuk are in conversation with Philip Dodd.
Steve Silberman on autism, Gillian Tett on silos and Lynda Nead on 'fallen women'.
Rana Mitter explores new research into India in the Second World War and the British Raj.
Presented by Matthew Sweet. With novelist Frederick Forsyth and a discussion on emotions.
South African artist William Kentridge and novelist William Boyd talk to Philip Dodd.
David Starkey, Amanda Foreman and Saul David debate heroism and failure in history.
Philip Dodd on Camelot: The Shining City in Sheffield. Plus a review of the new Harper Lee
Anne McElvoy discusses French intellectual traditions with Sudhir Hazareesingh.