With discussions about the 'extreme present' and maths and mathematicians in film.
Kazuo Ishiguro talks to Anne McElvoy about his new novel, The Buried Giant.
Rana Mitter and guests discuss the arguments against democracy.
Presented by Matthew Sweet. Philosopher John Gray discusses illusory ideas of freedom.
Rana Mitter talks to the winner of the biennial David Cohen Prize for Literature.
Philip Dodd discusses the value of the arts and the notion of social identity in Europe.
Anne McElvoy with the 2014 Paul Foot Award winner and Craig Calhoun on valuing the arts.
Matthew Sweet is in conversation with Israeli novelist David Grossman.
Rana Mitter explores Buddhism in therapy and politics.
Philip Dodd and guests including Robert Irwin discuss The One Thousand and One Nights.