Yael Farber, Liberalism
Yael Farber directs Richard Armitage in the Crucible at the Old Vic. She talks to Philip Dodd about fear, conspiracy and her South African roots.
Also Liberalism past and present. Edmund Fawcett author of Liberalism: The History of an Idea is in the studio alongside historian and Telegraph writer Tim Stanley and Alex Callinicos, Professor at King's College, London.
Another column from one of the 2014 Radio 3 New Generation Thinkers: Tiffany Watt-Smith explores war neuroses and shell shock after the first World War.
Producer: Zahid Warley.
The Crucible, directed by Yael Farber, is at The Old Vic in London from Saturday 21 June until Saturday 13 September 2014.
Image: Richard Armitage as John Proctor in The Crucible at The Old Vic. © Johan Persson
New Generation Thinkers 2014
Tiffany Watt-Smith from Queen Mary, University of London is one of this year's New Generation Thinkers. Her current research is on the cultural history of our compulsion to imitate each other’s expressions and gestures.
In her column Tiffany talks about the 1917 medical film War Nerousues - you can see the film at the Wellcome Library website.
|Interviewed Guest||Yael Farber|
|Interviewed Guest||Edmund Fawcett|
|Interviewed Guest||Tim Stanley|
|Interviewed Guest||Alex Callinicos|
|Interviewed Guest||Tiffany Watt-Smith|