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  1. Rupert Everett - actor

    Has the 'wildness' in Rupert Everett been tamed ?

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2013

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  2. Lord Heseltine – Former British Deputy Prime Minister

    Can Lord Heseltine's growth stratey juice things up for Britain's coalition government?

    First broadcast: 11 Jan 2013

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  3. Fatih Birol – Chief Economist, International Energy Agency

    Is the resilience of fossil fuel supply a cause for celebration, or despair?

    First broadcast: 09 Jan 2013

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  4. Mona Eltahawy – Writer and Activist

    Is genuine liberation for women possible in the Arab world?

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2013

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  5. Ian Thorpe - Australian Swimmer

    Olympic gold medal-winning Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe on his crippling depression.

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2013

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  6. Alan Moore - Graphic Novelist

    Alan Moore - graphic novelist and insurgent explains why is he now becoming disillusioned.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2013

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  7. Philip Glass - Composer

    Philip Glass has been driven by a simple question - what is music?

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2012

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  8. Brooke Magnanti - Belle du Jour

    Belle de Jour aka Dr Brooke Magnanti is calling for prostitution to be decriminalised.

    First broadcast: 28 Dec 2012

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  9. Lewis Moody - Former England Rugby Captain

    Ex-England rugby captain Lewis Moody talks about his battle with bowel disease

    First broadcast: 26 Dec 2012

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  10. Sir Geoffrey Nice QC - Barrister

    Stephen Sackur talks to Sir Geoffrey Nice who led the prosecution of Slobodan Milosević

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2012

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  11. Naguib Sawiris – Businessman and Founder, Free Egyptians Party

    Coptic Christian, billionaire, businessman and politician on Egypt's polarisation

    First broadcast: 21 Dec 2012

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  12. Teodoro Obiang - President, Equatorial Guinea

    When will change come to this oil-rich country, where poverty and corruption are rife?

    First broadcast: 19 Dec 2012

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  13. Sima Samar – Chairperson, Afghan Human Rights Commission

    Does Sima Samar have the right strategy to win greater freedoms for Afghan women?

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2012

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  14. Leila Shahid – Palestinian Authority Ambassador to the EU

    Is the game up for Palestine's old guard moderates?

    First broadcast: 14 Dec 2012

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  15. Jan Cheek - Executive Councillor, Falkland Islands Government

    Falkland Islanders if they want to remain a British overseas territory. Should they agree?

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2012

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  16. José Manuel Barroso - President of the European Commission

    Is Europe's economic crisis a threat to the continent's peace?

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2012

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  17. Carlos Ghosn - CEO of Renault-Nissan

    Can Carlos Ghosn turn around the fortunes of Renault as he has done for Nissan?

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2012

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  18. Mike Newell - film director

    Why did Mike Newell choose to make a film of the classic Dickens novel Great Expectations?

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2012

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  19. Peter Voser - CEO of Royal Dutch Shell

    With economies so thirsty for energy - but at what cost?

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2012

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  20. Jeh Johnson- General Counsel, US Department of Defense

    Zeinab Badawi speaks to Jeh Johnson, the General Counsel of the US Defense Department.

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2012

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  21. Michael Woodford - Former CEO, Olympus

    Zeinab Badawi speaks to British businessman Michael Woodford, former CEO of Olympus.

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2012

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  22. Frans Baleni - General Secretary, South African National Union of Mineworkers

    Shaun Ley asks about the consequences of the 'Marikana massacre' in South Africa.

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2012

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  23. Kumi Naidoo, executive director of Greenpeace International

    Doesn’t Greenpeace need a new bold vision to make an impact – and if so – what is it?

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2012

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  24. Riad Hijab, former Prime Minister of Syria

    Why did Riad Hijab defect from the regime of President Bashar al Assad?

    First broadcast: 21 Nov 2012

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  25. Vandana Shiva, environmentalist

    Could we really end poverty by returning to old fashioned ways of farming?

    First broadcast: 19 Nov 2012

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  26. James Cracknell - former Olympic rower

    What resources has Olympic rower James Cracknell needed to endure serious brain damage?

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2012

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  27. Radoslaw Sikorski - Foreign Minister of Poland

    Do Poles really want to cede their hard won sovereignty to Brussels and Berlin?

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2012

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  28. Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer

    Olympic gold medal-winning Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe on his crippling depression.

    First broadcast: 12 Nov 2012

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  29. Leonid Kozhara - Foreign Policy Advisor to the Ukrainian President

    Tim Franks asks whether Ukraine has turned its back on the on the offer of EU membership.

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2012

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  30. Hisham Qandil - Prime Minister, Egypt

    Stephen Sackur talks to Egypt's prime minister Hisham Qandil.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 2012

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