Artist William Tillyer, Doctor Who, 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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Tue 19 Nov 2013 22:00

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.


Role Contributor
PresenterMatthew Sweet
Interviewed GuestWilliam Tillyer
Interviewed GuestAdam Smith
ProducerLuke Mulhall

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