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Free Thinking - John Boorman; 16 June 2015
Director John Boorman looks at his film-making career with Matthew Sweet
Free Thinking - Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: 17 June 15
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks talks to Philip Dodd about confronting religious violence
Free Thinking - Muriel Spark, Digital Life, Diversity in British Poetry: 18 June 15
Laurence Scott talks to Rana Mitter about living in a digital world.
Free Thinking - Political and Bardic Traditions in Wales: 23 June 15
Matthew Sweet examines Welsh politics and poetry with Gwyneth Lewis and Iain Sinclair.
Free Thinking - Community. The Amber Collective. Poet Claudia Rankine: 24 June 15
Philip Dodd discusses community and talks a poet Claudia Rankine.
Free Thinking - Tales of Scotland: A Nation and its Literature: 25 June 15
Anne McElvoy discusses the ways Scottish writers negotiate what it means to be Scottish.
Free Thinking - Worrying - Joseph Cornell - Spy Fiction - First film: 30 June 15
Matthew Sweet on worrying - Joseph Cornell - Spy Fiction and the First film.
The power of dance and the meaning of 'public'.
The links between dance, art and the brain and the meaning of "the public"
Free Thinking - Museum of the Year 2015: 02 July 15
Anne McElvoy at Tate Modern with the Museum of the Year finalists.
Free Thinking - Pather Panchali: Sunjeev Sahota; Neil Bartlett: 6 July 15
Tariq Ali discusses Satyajit Ray's 1955 film Pather Panchali.
Free Thinking: Landmark Jaws: 7 July 15
Matthew Sweet on Jaws 40 years on with Gareth Fraser, Ian Hunter, Will Self and Fiona Tan.
Free Thinking - Legal Aid, Law, Language and Gore Vidal v William F Buckley Jr: 8 July 15
Philip Dodd discusses Legal Aid, Law, Language and Gore Vidal v William F Buckley Jr
Free Thinking - French Thought - The prophecies of Thomas the Rhymer - French rom-com
Anne McElvoy on French intellectual traditions & rom-com; prophecies of Thomas the Rhymer
Free Thinking - Chalke Valley History Festival: 16 July 15
Anne McElvoy discusses heroic triumph and failure with a trio of eminent historians
Free Thinking - Bryan Stevenson, Slunglow Camelot, Go Set A Watchman, Utopia at the Roundhouse: 15 July 15
Philip Dodd discusses Camelot: The Shining City and reviews the new Harper Lee
Proms Extra Proms Lecture Daniel Levitin
Daniel Levitin explores the relationship between music and our brains.
Proms Extra: 1895 The First Proms
Rana Mitter with Nicholas Kenyon and Leanne Langley
Proms Extra: Beethoven and German Romantic Poetry
Anne McElvoy discusses the German Romantic poetry which inspired Beethoven.
Proms Extra: Fiddler on the Roof
Rana Mitter discuss the appeal of Fiddler on the Roof.
Proms Extra: Holst's The Planets Suite
Oscar-winning composer Steven Price on the inspiration of Holst's Planets Suite.
Proms Extra: Ezra Pound's 'Cathay - 29 July 15
Poets Jo Shapcott and Sean O'Brien discuss Ezra Pound's poetry collection, 'Cathay'.
Proms Extra: Alice in Wonderland 30 July 15
Anne McElvoy discussses the enduring appeal of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'.
Proms Extra: Memory in Performance – 2 Aug 15
Actress Lisa Dwan and singer Susan Bullock discuss the role of memory in performance.
Proms Extra: Oscar Wilde in 1895: 3 Aug 2015
Philip Hoare and Merlin Holland discuss Wilde's tumultuous year. With Shahidha Bari.
Proms Extra: DH Lawrence's The Rainbow 09 August 15
Novelists Helen Dunmore and Louise Welsh on DH Lawrence's 1915 novel, 'The Rainbow'.
Proms Extra: The National Trust - 17.08.15
The history of the National Trust with Dame Helen Ghosh and Patrick Barkham.
Proms Extra: Hans Christian Andersen 20 August 15
Lars Tharp and Julia Eccleshare on the work and legacy of Hans Christian Andersen.
Proms Extra: The Lumiere Brothers in 1895 - 22.08.15
Ian Christie on the Lumiere brothers' invention of the world's first film camera in 1895.
Proms Extra: Willa Cather's The Song of the Lark - 31 August 15
Hermione Lee on the American writer Willa Cather's 1915 novel 'The Song of the Lark'.
PROMS EXTRA - 120 years of London School of Economics: 2 Sep 15
Michael Cox explores the history of the London School of Economics with Stephanie Flanders