Tom Charlton on what 17th-century ideas about censorship share with the Leveson report. Read more
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Tom Charlton on what 17th-century ideas about censorship share with the Leveson report.
Is Marriage an Identity Crisis?
Sophie Coulombeau explores the history of women changing their surnames when marrying.
Disraeli the Romantic
Daisy Hay considers the way Benjamin Disraeli used his private life for political ends.
Beards and Whiskers
Alun Withey explains what shaving tells us about medical advances and military strategy.
Alasdair Cochrane of Sheffield University argues that animals should have greater rights.
Speech Before Words
Will Abberley explores the evolution of language and what we learn from science fiction.
A Theatre of Their Own
Naomi Paxton on the movement for a women's theatre from the 1890s to the start of WWI.
Shakespeare and India
Preti Taneja explores the politics of language and its impact on Indian literature.
The Spin Doctors of 19th-Century America
Joanna Cohen compares 19th-century attitudes to American politicians with those of today.
Antarctica: Testing Ground for the Human Species
Rana Mitter considers the lure of Antarctica for our imaginations and for explorers.
Knowing Your Characters: David Greig and Siobhan Redmond in Conversation
Siobhan Redmond and David Greig discuss drama and how much one has to know about a play.
Happy Talk: Beatrix Campbell, Vincent Deary and Paul Dolan
Rana Mitter and a panel consider 'how much self-knowledge do we need to be happy?'.
The Cost of Free Information
Rana Mitter hosts a debate asking if the internet can make knowledge open to all.
Fear or Wonder: Everything Under the Moon
Have science fiction and space travel changed people's relationship with the world?
From the centre of UK's City of Culture for 2021, find out what's on and keep up-to-date.
Pat Bennett - still dancing
Prime Theatre's Mark Powell sits in. His big guest is Swindon dance teacher Pat Bennett.
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Student Season: Graduation - What's Next?
Celebrating students graduating and discussing future steps.
Plant podcasts with Frances Tophill
Frances Tophill and Clara Nissen dig up some fascinating podcasts about plants.