From Tudor courts to plantations to the Arab Spring: a Bristol Festival of Ideas debate.
Activist Obi Egbuna, Ukrainian director Kira Muratova, Japanese child star Misora Hibari
From the most private space to office: Matthew Sweet, Tiffany Watt Smith and Fern Riddell.
Democracy and dissent in Hong Kong and the USA. Are confrontational politics here to stay?
How do you teach writing? Helen Mort and Blake Morrison compare notes.
What would you change about your nose if you could? What about an entire face transplant?
New research on Herman Moll's maps, looted Mexican coins and Alan Bates's early career.
What is the role of artists in shaping our understanding of history by commemorating war?
What objects do we value most and what do we give away to charity shops?
Matthew Sweet, novelist Jonathan Coe and others discuss the director of Some Like It Hot.