Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Social Contract; a key idea in political philosophy.
Guests include Peter Carey and Tim Harford.
James Naughtie and an audience discuss Sarah Dunant's erotic thriller The Birth of Venus.
Francine Stock talks to Daniel Day Lewis about his role in There Will Be Blood.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Rudolph II and his Renaissance Court in Prague.
Andrew Marr's guests include Martin Amis, Asma Jahangir and Quentin Skinner.
Mariella Frostrup talks to Helen Dunmore about her new book Counting the Stars.
Francine Stock talks to Johnny Depp and Tim Burton about their musical Sweeney Todd.
Melvyn Bragg examines plate tectonics, a theory that transformed our idea of the earth.
Guests include David King, until recently the government's Chief Scientific Adviser.
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