Belle, Fathers and Sons, Globalisation and the Environment, 'Proper' Libraries
Presented by Matthew Sweet. With a discussion about the film Belle, a review of Turgenev's Fathers and Sons, globalisation and the environement, and what is a 'proper' library?
Amma Asante's film Belle depicts an illegitimate mixed-race girl brought up in eighteenth-century London in Kenwood House, the household of Lord Mansfield. Director Amma Asante and Dr Kit Davis from SOAS, University of London talk to Matthew about the issues raised in the film.
Writer Rosamund Bartlett has a first night review of Brian Friel's stage version of Turgenev's Fathers and Sons which opens at London's Donmar Warehouse tonight.
Andrew Pendleton of Friends of the Earth and Ryan Bourne of the Institute of Economic Affairs debate the relationship of globalisation with the environment.
And Matthew Sweet introduces the first column from the 2014 Radio 3 New Generation Thinkers. Tom Charlton wonders what is meant by a 'proper' library.
Fathers and Sons
Writer Rosamund Bartlett reviews Fathers and Sons at London's Donmar Warehouse.
New Generation Thinker: Tom Charlton
Tom Charlton wonders what is meant by a 'proper' library.
Globalisation and the Environment
Andrew Pendleton and Ryan Bourne debate globalisation and the environment.
Director Amma Asante and Dr Kit Davis discuss the film Belle.
Fathers and Sons
New Generation Thinkers 2014Tom Charlton of the University of Stirling is one of this year’s New Generation Thinkers. His current research is a profile of John Twyn, the 17th-century printer executed for publishing a seditious tract.
Full list of the New Generation Thinkers 2014
Hear all the columns from the 2014 Radio 3 New Generation Thinkers
Role Contributor Presenter Matthew Sweet Interviewed Guest Amma Asante Interviewed Guest Kit Davis Interviewed Guest Rosamund Bartlett Interviewed Guest Andrew Pendleton Interviewed Guest Andrew Bourne Interviewed Guest Tom Charlton Producer Harry Parker