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Artist William Tillyer, Doctor Who, The Gettysburg Address

Dominic Sandbrook and Ray Monk join Matthew Sweet to discuss Dr Who. A Free Thinking career interview with artist William Tillyer. Adam Smith reflects on the Gettysburg address.

50 years of Dr Who is celebrated this weekend by the BBC. Matthew Sweet discusses the TV series with historian Dominic Sandbrook, philosopher Ray Monk and New Generation Thinker and cultural historian Fern Riddell. A Free Thinking career interview with artist William Tillyer, whose work is being celebrated in a retrospective at the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art MIMA. Dr Adam Smith reflects on the political philosophy underlying the rhetoric of the Gettysburg address, given by Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago.
Producer: Luke Mulhall.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Doctor Who

    50 years of Doctor Who discussed with Dominic Sandbrook, Ray Monk and Fern Riddell

    Duration: 23:27

  • The Gettysburg Address

    Adam Smith reflects on the political philosophy underlying the rhetoric of the address

    Duration: 06:44

  • William Tillyer

    A Free Thinking career interview with artist William Tillyer

    Duration: 13:27

Discussing Doctor Who

Discussing Doctor Who
Matthew chats to Dominic Sandbrook, Fern Riddell & Ray Monk.

William Tillyer

William Tillyer: Against Nature (Watercolours) is on at mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art until Sunday 9 February 2014.  And William Tillyer: The Watering Place is on at the Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London until Saturday 30 November 2013.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest William Tillyer
Interviewed Guest Adam Smith
Producer Luke Mulhall

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Free Thinking

Free Thinking

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