Samira Ahmed presents a discussion asking what is the place of food and body image in contemporary culture. With a panel including author Lionel Shriver and Dr Val Curtis.
What is the place of food and body image in contemporary culture? Lionel Shriver is the author of novels including We Need To Talk About Kevin and Big Brother, which depicts the impact of food obsession on family relationships. Dr Val Curtis from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is the author of Don't Look, Don't Touch: The Science Behind Revulsion. Radio 3's Free Thinking Festival brought them together for a discussion chaired by Samira Ahmed.
Producer: Jacqueline Smith
First broadcast in November 2013.