Play and Creativity
Cultural discussion programme. Tom Sutcliffe considers the relationship between play and creativity with Steven Johnson, Stella Duffy, Tim Harford and Ed Smith.
On Start the Week, Tom Sutcliffe considers the relationship between play and creativity. Steven Johnson examines how the human appetite for amusement has driven innovation throughout history. Writer and theatre maker Stella Duffy has revived Joan Littlewood's 1960s concept of The Fun Palace- a 'laboratory of fun' for all. The economist Tim Harford advocates embracing disorder in every area of our lives, from messy desks to messy dating. Journalist and former cricketer Ed Smith believes that creativity in sport is a combination of skill and luck.
Producer: Kirsty McQuire.
|Interviewed Guest||Stephen Johnson|
|Interviewed Guest||Stella Duffy|
|Interviewed Guest||Tim Harford|
|Interviewed Guest||Ed Smith|