Margaret MacMillan examines the role of civilians as supporters and victims of conflict.
Civilians and War
Managing the Unmanageable
Margaret MacMillan assesses attempts to constrain and justify conflict.
War's Fatal Attraction
Margaret MacMillan examines how we remember and represent war in art.
2019: Jonathan Sumption
1/5. Law's Expanding Empire
Jonathan Sumption argues that the law is taking over the space once occupied by politics
2/5. In Praise of Politics
Jonathan Sumption explains how democracy can accommodate opposing opinions and interests
3/5. Human Rights and Wrongs
Jonathan Sumption argues that courts have usurped power via human rights law
4/5. Rights and the Ideal Constitution
Jonathan Sumption assess the pros and cons of written and unwritten constitutions
Annie Lennox in conversation with Janice Forsyth discussing feminism, music, touring, her Ted x Glasgow talk and more.
Annie Lennox in conversation with Janice Forsyth discussing feminism, touring and more.
Stella Rimington and Terence Blacker
Stella Rimington, Terence Blacker and Kate Mosse discuss their favourite reads.
Joseph O'Connor, Paula Rego retrospective, The role of the film critic
Joseph O’Connor on his latest novel Shadowplay, about the author of Dracula, Bram Stoker
A down-to-earth look at all that's arty in Cumbria.
The well-groomed Georgian
Alun Withey on what made 18th-century men shave off centuries of manly growth