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PD James: 1920-2014

Duration: 25:50

Crime writer PD James talks to Jeremy Vine in an interview first broadcast in 2013, as part of Jeremy's What Makes Us Human series.

The writer's Adam Dalgliesh thrillers span half a century of great change in British society. She told Jeremy that what makes us human is our ability to rein in our aggressive impulses.

Available since: Wed 17 Jul 2013

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Jeremy Vine PD James answers the question: What makes us human?

Jeremy Vine explores what makes us human with the celebrated crime writer, PD James.

First broadcast: 17 Jul 2013

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