A gym equipment salesman watches his life unravel - is it time to start again?
A rare chance to hear Beaumarchais's original play, on which Mozart's opera was based.
Texts and music evoking the undersea world. Readers: Emily Taaffe and Nicholas Farrell.
Texts and music on the theme of mermaids, with readings by Amanda Root and Toby Stephens.
Adrian Scarborough reads from Thomas Mann's classic novel set in the mid-1800s.
In Angela Carter's story a circus tiger shapes the destiny of the notorious Lizzie Borden.
In Katherine Mansfield's story, guests at a German pension perform in a private concert.
Irene Nemirovsky's story of a mother and daughter confronting the vagaries of love.
Philip Dodd and guests debate which is the greater human achievement - sport or the arts.
Highlights from Free Thinking 2009, including Sarah Hall on the sources of her writing.
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