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  1. Lord Bilimoria – Founder and Chairman, Cobra Beer

    Zeinab Badawi speaks to Indian born British entrepreneur, Karan Bilimoria.

    First broadcast: 11 Mar 2013

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  2. Timo Soini - Leader, The Finns Party

    A Finnish nationalist wants to see the Eurozone dismantled.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2013

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  3. Henry Winkler - Actor

    How did a troubled kid come to be a symbol of sunny optimism?

    First broadcast: 06 Mar 2013

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  4. AB Yehoshua - Author

    Can one of Israel's great writers chart a way for Israelis and Palestinians in conflict?

    First broadcast: 04 Mar 2013

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  5. Father Bernard Lynch - Priest and Psychotherapist

    Zeinab Badawi speaks to Father Bernard Lynch, one of a few openly gay Catholic priests.

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2013

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  6. Gloria Steinem – Feminist activist and author

    How much of what Gloria Steinem hoped for and fought for has been achieved?

    First broadcast: 27 Feb 2013

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  7. Jon Huntsman - Republican Presidential Candidate 2011

    Stephen Sackur speaks to a Republican politician frequently at odds with his own party.

    First broadcast: 25 Feb 2013

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  8. Mamphela Ramphele - Politician and academic

    Stephen Sackur talks to the anti-apartheid activist about her new alternative to the ANC.

    First broadcast: 22 Feb 2013

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  9. Lucinda Creighton - Minister for European Affairs

    Can Dublin convince the world that it has bounced back from the brink of disaster?

    First broadcast: 15 Feb 2013

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  10. Fernando Carrera – Minister of Foreign Affairs

    Is Guatemala in danger of becoming a narco-state?

    First broadcast: 13 Feb 2013

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  11. Hossein Mousavian - Iranian Nuclear Negotiator

    As Iran's nuclear programme gets more sophisticated, does diplomacy have a chance?

    First broadcast: 11 Feb 2013

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  12. Mohammad Jawad - Plastic Surgeon

    Reconstructing the faces of women disfigured by acid attacks in Pakistan

    First broadcast: 08 Feb 2013

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  13. Renzo Piano - Architect

    "If you make something wrong, it's wrong forever" architect Renzo Piano on building design

    First broadcast: 06 Feb 2013

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  14. Lord Ouseley – Chairman, Kick It Out

    Veteran equality campaigner Lord Ouseley on tackling racism in football

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2013

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  15. Paul Bhatti – Minister in Charge of National Harmony, Pakistan

    What hope is there for national harmony Pakistan?

    First broadcast: 01 Feb 2013

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  16. Mark Lynas - pro-GM campaigner

    What if genetically modified food is the solution to world hunger?

    First broadcast: 30 Jan 2013

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  17. Nigel Sheinwald - UK Ambassador to the US (2007 - 2012)

    Is the Cameron EU gambit in Britain's national interest?

    First broadcast: 28 Jan 2013

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  18. Mohamed El-Erian – CEO, PIMCO

    Are central bankers and politicians ready to take bold decisions in the quest for growth?

    First broadcast: 25 Jan 2013

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  19. Doreen Lawrence

    Doreen Lawrence exposed the extent of racism in Britain. How have things changed?

    First broadcast: 23 Jan 2013

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  20. Pascal Lamy – Director General, World Trade Organisation

    Has the march toward trade liberalisation ended in failure?

    First broadcast: 21 Jan 2013

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  21. Kiran Bedi - Senior Female Police Officer in India

    Is India failing to protect women from sexual violence?

    First broadcast: 18 Jan 2013

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  22. Joaquin Almunia – EU Competition Commissioner

    Is the worst of the Eurozone crisis really over?

    First broadcast: 16 Jan 2013

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  23. Rupert Everett - actor

    Has the 'wildness' in Rupert Everett been tamed ?

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2013

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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. Mona Eltahawy – Writer and Activist

    Is genuine liberation for women possible in the Arab world?

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2013

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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. Philip Glass - Composer

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

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2012

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