Bernard Rose, Public Inquiries, Tuberculosis, Mughal India

Philip Dodd meets director Bernard Rose whose new film Boxing Day is a modern reworking of Leo Tolstoy's mysterious tale Master and Man.

In a year when inquiries and public outrage have been especially resonant Night Waves considers public inquiries. What do we mean by the public and does it have a right to justice?

The historian Helen Bynum talks about the history of tuberculosis, how there's a shift happening in the way historians are mapping disease and discusses how the illness, which evolved with man, has been romanticised in culture.

Nandini Das, historian and a Radio 3 New Generation Thinker, spots an unexpectedly seasonal image in the British Library's new exhibition about Mughal India.

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Wed 19 Dec 2012 22:00

Bernard Rose

Boxing Day directed by Bernard Rose is released in UK cinemas on Friday 21 December 2012, certificate 15.

Helen Bynum

Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis written by Helen Bynum is published by OUP Oxford.

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