Hardtalk Episode guide

  1. 04/08/2014

    In-depth, hard-hitting interviews with newsworthy personalities.

    First broadcast: 04 Aug 2014

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  2. 01/08/2014

    In-depth, hard-hitting interviews with newsworthy personalities.

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2014

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  3. 30/07/2014

    In-depth, hard-hitting interviews with newsworthy personalities.

    First broadcast: 30 Jul 2014

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  4. Ama Ata Aidoo - Author

    How much is there really to celebrate about being female in Africa?

    First broadcast: 28 Jul 2014

  5. Former Deputy Defence Minister, Israel - Danny Danon

    How does Danny Danon justify the high Palestinian death toll?

    First broadcast: 25 Jul 2014

  6. Former Education Minister, Nigeria - Obiageli Ezekwesili

    Has Nigeria failed the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram and their families?

    First broadcast: 23 Jul 2014

  7. Naturalist and Wildlife Film-maker - Chris Packham

    Is it time to radically rethink man’s relationship with the natural world?

    First broadcast: 21 Jul 2014

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  8. South African Writer and Nobel Laureate - Nadine Gordimer

    Is modern South Africa what she hoped it would be?

    First broadcast: 18 Jul 2014

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  9. Lord High Chancellor, 2003 – 2007 - Lord Falconer

    Can Attorney-General Lord Falconer defend the Assisted Dying Bill?

    First broadcast: 16 Jul 2014

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  10. Thomas Piketty - Economist

    His thesis on modern captialism is under intense fire but is Thomas Piketty unscathed?

    First broadcast: 14 Jul 2014

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  11. Swedish Foreign Minister - Carl Bildt

    What is the future direction of the European Union?

    First broadcast: 11 Jul 2014

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  12. Adviser to Israel Prime Minister - Dore Gold

    Could violent clashes triggered by deaths of Israeli and Palestinian teenagers escalate?

    First broadcast: 09 Jul 2014

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  13. Mohamoud Nur - Mayor of Mogadishu, 2010 - 2014

    What persuaded him to leave life in London to take up the post?

    First broadcast: 07 Jul 2014

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  14. Economic Historian - Deirdre McCloskey

    Is rising inequality the sickness that could kill capitalism?

    First broadcast: 04 Jul 2014

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  15. Salih Muslim Mohammed – Democratic Union Party, Syria

    What does the advance of Isis mean for moderate secular opposition groups inside Syria?

    First broadcast: 02 Jul 2014

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  16. War Correspondent - Anthony Loyd

    Is the fear factor forcing journalists to retreat from the frontline?

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 2014

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  17. Governor, Central Bank of Ireland - Patrick Honohan

    In Ireland, growth has returned, optimism is on the rise, but it is justified?

    First broadcast: 25 Jun 2014

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  18. Chief Science Officer, SENS Foundation - Aubrey De Grey

    What would life be like without ageing? Is it a vision that's inspiring or dangerous?

    First broadcast: 23 Jun 2014

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  19. CEO, EasyJet - Carolyn McCall

    How much further can the budget airlines grow?

    First broadcast: 18 Jun 2014

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  20. Photographer - David LaChapelle

    He has the ability to shock and offend, but does his work go deeper?

    First broadcast: 16 Jun 2014

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  21. British Foreign Secretary, 2001 – 2006 - Jack Straw

    Veteran Labour MP Jack Straw on whether Labour can win next year’s general election

    First broadcast: 11 Jun 2014

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  22. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Author

    How does Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie see Nigeria's story unfolding?

    First broadcast: 09 Jun 2014

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  23. Brazilian Film-maker - Jose Padilha

    Is Padilha's dark vision of Brazil fact or fiction?

    First broadcast: 06 Jun 2014

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  24. Senior Adviser to Nigeria’s President - Doyin Okupe

    Are Nigeria's leaders capable of rescuing their country?

    First broadcast: 04 Jun 2014

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  25. Ugandan Opposition Leader - Kizza Besigye

    Dr Kizza Besigye has run three times against President Museveni but lost each time - why?

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2014

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  26. Chair, German Council of Economic Experts - Christoph Schmidt

    Has Germany promoted an economic model that hurts the Eurozone and the global economy?

    First broadcast: 28 May 2014

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  27. Actor - Viggo Mortensen

    Has the American movie industry contributed to the ‘Hollywoodisation’ of global culture?

    First broadcast: 26 May 2014

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  28. Foreign Minister, Estonia - Urmas Paet

    How much carrot and how much stick should the EU wield when dealing with Moscow?

    First broadcast: 23 May 2014

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  29. President of South Sudan - Salva Kiir Mayardit

    Will President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar's agreed ceasefire work?

    First broadcast: 21 May 2014

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