Former Lord Chief Justice Lord Woolf talks to Joan Bakewell about his life and work in the law as reformer and judge and how they have been affected by his beliefs and philosophy.
Joan Bakewell talks to former Lord Chief Justice Lord Woolf about his life and career in the law as reformer and judge and how they have been influenced by his beliefs and philosophy. He reflects on how his upbringing as a Jew set a pattern for his thinking and how his beliefs have changed and developed through his life.
The first in a new series of the programme in which Joan Bakewell interviews public figures about faith and spirituality. Later in the series Joan talks to comedian Sally Phillips, novelist Ian McEwan, historian Diarmaid McCulloch and writer Douglas Murray.
Producer: Clair Jaquiss.