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Ever since the current financial crisis started back in 2007, debt has been on everybody's mind.

Much of the discussion in the media has been about economics and ways to alleviate the crisis. What about the moral questions debt raises?

Mark Tully discusses our social and philosophical attitudes to the problem of debt and talks to financial educator and broadcaster Alvin Hall.

There are readings from Dickens, Shakespeare and the poet Kathleen Raine and music by composers ranging from Handel to Jocelyn Pook. The readers are Harriet Walter and Tim Pigott-Smith.

Produced by: Frank Stirling
A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 May 2013 23:30


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