How we deal with unwanted sexual advances and changing depictions on stage are debated.
Art and Refugees from Nazi Germany
Writing about the Holocaust and the shock of Modernism in 1930s Britain.
Slavoj Zizek, Camille Paglia, Flemming Rose
Philip Dodd and guests explore the value of causing offence.
Julia Blackburn, Katie Paterson, Charlotte Runcie, the Cutty Sark.
Street Culture, Protests, Food
Philip Dodd talks to gilet jaune and novelist Edouard Louis about streets and culture.
Encylopedias and Knowledge: from Diderot to Wikipedia.
Jimmy Wales on Diderot and collecting knowledge. Tariq Goddard on Mark Fisher aka k-punk.
Self Knowledge, Global Catastrophe and Simulated Worlds.
Quassim Cassam and Simon Beard with Matthew, plus RW Fassbinder's 1970s TV sci-fi series.
The film-maker talks black power, blackface and Academy Awards with Matthew Sweet.
Africa, Babel, China
Histories of West Africa, 20th-century China, and the art of translation.
The science and art of love. Andrew McMillan, Lavinia Greenlaw, Elanor Dymott, Laura Mucha
The musicals star on politics, performing, #Me Too and her Italian-American roots.
The joy of sewing, poet Fatimah Asghar, Painting in miniature
Shahidha Bari talks poetry and the web series Brown Girls, plus the history of sewing.
Ankur Desai sits in: The Science of Superstition
Many young people find insight in the zodiac – but should they really believe in it?
Deborah Bull examines the impact on children of being hothoused in sport and the arts.
Robinson Crusoe: the man and his island
Daniel Defoe’s classic adventure story
Children learning about same sex couples
Should all children learn about same sex couples regardless of their religion?
Comedian Lee Ridley aka Lost Voice Guy talks about his I'm Only In It For The Parking tour