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Robert Peston answers the question 'what makes us human?'

2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 30 September 2013

Jeremy Vine explores the most fundamental question of all: 'what makes us human?' with BBC Business Editor Robert Peston, in a major BBC Radio 2 series featuring some of the leading thinkers and writers of our time. This week Robert Peston will share his thoughts on the very essence of human existence.

This unmissable exploration of the most profound question of all - what makes us human? - will be live each week at lunchtime on BBC Radio 2, and available to listen to again on the website and as a downloadable podcast.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Dancing In The Dark

    Bruce Springsteen - Greatest Hits, Columbia

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo Go Go Go

    (CD Single), Fourth Chord Records

  • Image for Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello The Angels Wanna Wear My Red Shoes

    My Aim Is True, Edsel, 3

  • Image for Pet Shop Boys

    Pet Shop Boys Go West

    Pet Shop Boys - Very, Parlophone

  • Image for Andrew Gold

    Andrew Gold Thank You For Being A Friend

    Jukebox 70's Hits -I Got The Music In, Old Gold

  • Image for Stooshe

    Stooshe Black Heart

    (CD Single), Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Earth, Wind & Fire

    Earth, Wind & Fire September

    Greatest Hits Of 1978 (Various Artis, Premier, 3

  • Image for Lorraine Ellison

    Lorraine Ellison Stay With Me Baby

    Mad About The Boy: Ladies Sing The Bl, Crimson

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Jealous Guy

    Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music - Street Life, Eg

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Atlas

    (CD Single), Island

  • Image for Michael Buble & Bryan Adams

    Michael Buble & Bryan Adams After All

    To Be Loved, Reprise, 1


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