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Mary Beard is an acclaimed historian and academic. She tells Richard what we can learn from the Romans, explains why a classical education matters, and reflects on the debate about sexism and ageism in television in the light of recent comments.

As Rupert Murdoch gives evidence to the Leveson Inquiry into press ethics, reaction and analysis from guests including former BSkyB executive David Elstein, former Daily Mirror editor David Banks and Labour MP Tom Watson.

And Comedy Dave joins Richard to rate listeners' moans in the weekly Moan-In.

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2 hours

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Wed 25 Apr 2012 14:00