Bridget Kendall and her guests explore the slender filaments that are essential to life. Read more
Hair, Fur and Cilia
Bridget Kendall and her guests explore the slender filaments that are essential to life.
Outcasts: The Forum at Risor Festival, Norway
What is it like to be on the edge of Europe? And do modern societies create new outcasts?
When being alone is a blessing, and when it is a blight.
Democracy and the Arts in South Africa
What role can art play in the political discourse of post-apartheid South Africa?
Time to Rethink What Is 'Normal'?
Where is the dividing line between normal behaviour and a mental health problem?
The curious properties of bubbles in the oceans, in our bodies and in art.
The advantages and disadvantages of speaking more than one language.
Challenges of Nanoscience
Transforming biosciences with particles just a few billionths of a metre across.
Bridget Kendall and guests discuss alien plants and animals, alien beings and alien dreams
Spatial processing in the brain, bird migration and natural navigational clues for all.
How a spark of inspiration is transformed into a line on canvas or a line of verse.
Bridget Kendall and guests explore how cells, molecules and robots achieve complexity.
Adventures in 2D: Graphene and Beyond
What is the future of graphene and other two-dimensional materials?
The joys and perils of porcelain, kaolin and volcanic soils.
Should we bring the woolly mammoth back to life, and should ancient languages be revived?
Shape-shifting in everyday objects, our brains and plastic waste.
The marvellous ability to create almost anything we want in our minds.
What shells can tell us about our past, present and future.
Bridget Kendall and guests discuss subversion and inversion in a topsy-turvy world.
Is deja vu a brain glitch or misplaced 'real' memory? Bridget Kendall and guests discuss.
Worlds in Miniature
Bridget Kendall and guests explore why tiny things appeal to us.
Design and Beauty
How important is beauty in design? Bridget Kendall and guests discuss.
Core: A Journey to the Centre of the Things
A journey to the very centre of the earth, the universe and ourselves.
Bridget Kendall travels to Canada to find out how weather affects a nation's character.
The Power of Wind
Bridget Kendall and guests explore the impact of the wind on Earth, in space and in art.
The Hidden Power of Noise
Bridget Kendall and guests discuss why we should pay more attention to background noise.
Machine Translation: The End of the Human Translator?
Will new technology mean the end of the human translator?
Bridget Kendall and guests discuss the technology and art of wheeled transport.
Living at the Edge: Life in Extreme Environments
Extreme life and synthetic biology in the sea, on land and in space.
What lies behind our desire to improve and perfect nature?
Grass Roots: The Impact and Influence of 'People's' Movements
Bridget Kendall and guests explores how 'people's' movements are changing.