A weekly reflection on a topical issue.
Tom Shakespeare discusses our changing attitudes to risk.
Fri 18 Sep 2020
Sarah Dunant on QAnon... and conversations with her hairdresser.
Fri 11 Sep 2020
Zoe Strimpel discusses growing divides between our social groupings.
Fri 4 Sep 2020
Michael Morpurgo questions whether we are educating our children or programming them.
Fri 28 Aug 2020
Adam Gopnik on why, during the pandemic, there's a fine line between clever... and stupid.
Fri 21 Aug 2020
John Gray discusses why he believes liberals are turning their backs on tolerance.
Fri 14 Aug 2020
Will Self reflects on how the pandemic could affect our perception of human progress.
Fri 7 Aug 2020
Bernardine Evaristo reflects on changing attitudes to gender.
Fri 31 Jul 2020
Linda Colley on why being a small nation can be an advantage.
Fri 24 Jul 2020
Rebecca Stott tells the story of 536 AD - the year the sun 'disappeared'.
Fri 17 Jul 2020
Will Self discusses how the pandemic has affected our views of inheritance.
Fri 10 Jul 2020
Adam Gopnik discusses how the pandemic is bringing out our most conventional behaviours.
Fri 3 Jul 2020
Bernardine Evaristo discusses how we historicise the past
Fri 26 Jun 2020
Zia Haider Rahman reflects on the comment "If you don't like it here you can always leave"
Fri 19 Jun 2020
Mary Beard asks: Has the iconic university lecture had its day?
Fri 12 Jun 2020
David Goodhart examines our changing attitudes to authority.
Fri 5 Jun 2020
Howard Jacobson takes a wry view of life under lockdown.
Fri 29 May 2020
Rebecca Stott reflects on how it feels being out of kilter with time.
Fri 22 May 2020
Will Self on the Great British Wipe-Up.
Fri 15 May 2020
Howard Jacobson on his mother's life - and death.
Fri 8 May 2020
AL Kennedy on how we perceive risk.
Fri 1 May 2020
Will Self ponders what lessons Aboriginal culture might have for the days of pandemic.
Fri 24 Apr 2020
Zia Haider Rahman discusses the moral questions facing us in lifting the lockdown
Fri 17 Apr 2020
Rebecca Stott reflects on unfinished projects.
Fri 10 Apr 2020
Tom Shakespeare on becoming a grandad for the first time.
Fri 3 Apr 2020
Adam Gopnik on life in lockdown in New York.
Fri 27 Mar 2020
Sarah Dunant on how imagination will be a vital tool to deal with social distancing.
Fri 20 Mar 2020
Michael Morpurgo on hunkering down in his cottage... waiting for coronavirus to pass.
Fri 13 Mar 2020
Adam Gopnik on his children leaving home and becoming an "empty nester".
Fri 6 Mar 2020
Tom Shakespeare asks how best to confront difficult situations.
Following the death of Clive James, hear one of his first talks for "A Point of View".
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