David Almond, Eliza Carthy and Alison Light debate working class history with Anne McElvoy
From Flat Caps to Benefit Caps
Imagining Turkey: Elif Shafak in Conversation
Turkish writer Elif Shafak joins Anne McElvoy in conversation at Sage Gateshead.
Bringing the Rich to Book: John Lanchester on the Language of Money
John Lanchester discusses the wealth gap, banking and how we understand the economy.
Animals: Watching Us Watching Them Watching Each Other
Rana Mitter explores the links between the behaviour of animals and humans.
The Human Copying Machine
Tiffany Watt-Smith explores the interest of Victorian scientists in our urge to imitate.
Scold the Front Page
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?
Zere, ZVUK and Central Asia’s bold new voices
The stories of Zere, Dimash and ZVUK some of Central Asia bold new artistic voices.
Jackie Kay, Nish Kumar, Christopher Biggins, Blue Rose Code, Amy Lou, Arthur Smith, Clive Anderson
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Actually, Dora Maurer, Tea Obreht
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Actually, Dora Maurer, Tea Obreht and Sanditon on ITV.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt on their new film
Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt on starring in Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino Interview Special: Movies That Made Me
Quentin Tarantino talks about the films he's made, and which scenes mean the most to him.