Animals and Anthropomorphism, Nadine Gordimer Tribute, Prison
Presented by Matthew Sweet. Including a discussion about humans and animals, Athol Fugard with a tribute to the late author Nadine Gordimer and debating alternatives to prison.
Matthew Sweet looks at humans and animals. Novelist Karen Joy Fowler talks about her book We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves which looks at the consequences of introducing a primate into the family and Matthew discusses the human tendency to anthropomorphise with animal studies experts Susan McHugh and Giovanni Aloi.
From Cape Town the South African man of the theatre Athol Fugard pays tribute to his late friend and fellow activist the author Nadine Gordimer.
And Matthew asks David Wilson and Gerard Lemos, commentators on the penal system, whether there is an alternative to prison or if prison is the alternative.
David Wilson and Gerard Lemos on whether there is an alternative to prison.
Nadine Gordimer Tribute
Athol Fugard pays tribute to his late friend and fellow activist Nadine Gordimer.
Karen Joy Fowler
Karen Joy Fowler Susan McHugh and Giovanni Aloi on Animals and Anthropomorphism.
Role Contributor Presenter Matthew Sweet Interviewed Guest Karen Joy Fowler Interviewed Guest Susan McHugh Interviewed Guest Giovanni Aloi Interviewed Guest Athol Fugard Interviewed Guest David Wilson Interviewed Guest Gerard Lemos Producer Harry Parker