Fumio Obata and Jocelyne Allen discuss graphic art and manga.
Images of Japan
Jack the Ripper and women as victims
Hallie Rubenhold, Emma Jenkins, Dr Kate Lister and Ruth Ware join Matthew Sweet.
Authority in the Era of Populism
Louise Casey, Mary Kaldor, Jamie Bartlett, Heather Rabbatts, Rupert Reid and Anne McElvoy.
Skeuomorphs, Design and Modern Craft
Laurence Scott and Will Self talk about redundant features in design.
David Bailey, Don McCullin
Philip Dodd goes to David Bailey's studio and talks to Don McCullin about his Tate show.
Women, relationships and the law past and present
Novelists Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Layla AlAmmar & historians Jennifer Aston + Jessica Malay.
Is British Culture Getting Weirder? Free Thinking at the Late Junction Festival
Gazelle Twin, Julia Bardsley, Hannah Catherine Jones, Luke Turner and William Fowler.
The Council Estate in Culture
With George Shaw, Kader Attia, Dreda Say Mitchell, Katie Beswick and Matthew Sweet.
Partition, colonial power and the voices of 16th-century women
With Hew Locke, Suzannah Lipscomb, Aanchal Malhotra and Anindya Raychaudhuri.
Jhumpa Lahiri, Valeria Luiselli, George Szirtes
Two writers and a poet in conversation about language, migrants and personhood.
Authors Max Porter, Samantha Harvey & AK Benjamin discuss empathy with Chris Harding.
Childhood faces and fears
A history of orphans, fears about brainwashing and portraits on show at Compton Verney.
Philip Dodd explores the idea of betrayal.
Whatever happened to Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais?
Matthew Sweet meets the TV writers of The Likely Lads, Porridge and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
Feelings, and feelings, and feelings
Thomas Dixon, first director of the Queen Mary Centre for the History of the Emotions.
Crimes of Passion
David Wilson, Sophie Hannah and Michael Hughes with Matthew Sweet at Sage.
Anxiety and the Teenage Brain
Stephen Briers, Caroline Dower and Ceyda Uzun join Anne McElvoy at Sage Gateshead.
Anne McElvoy talks to Gabrielle Rifkind, William J Burns and Gabriel Gatehouse.
'Calm Down Dear' - How Angry Should Politics Get.
Suffragism, black activism & Brexit. Shahidha Bari chairs a Free Thinking Festival debate.
The Emotions of Now
What's the most pertinent emotion in 2019 UK: Joy, anger, anxiety, schadenfreude or shame?
How They Manipulate Our Emotions
An adman, VR creator, gamer, psychologist and Shahidha Bari at the Free Thinking Festival.
The Way We Used To Feel
From Neanderthals via Tudor England to Chartists - four historians on emotion in the past.
Sarah Moss, Una, Michael Richardson and Harriet Shawcross at the Free Thinking Festival.
Should Doctors Cry?
Does emotion have any place in relationships with patients in a more open age?
Why We Need Weepies
From Bambi and Titanic to EastEnders - Matthew Sweet asks what makes us cry and why?
The New Age of Sentimentality
Lisa Appignanesi, Rachel Hewitt and Irenosen Okojie at the Free Thinking Festival.
Behold the Man
The Incredulity of St Thomas by Guercino
Nigerian novelist Chibundu Onuzo contemplates doubting Thomas at the National Gallery.
Notre-Dame and the art that changes us
We reflect on the power of art and culture to change the way we see the world
Transgender opera singers, harpsichords and Billy Budd
Sara Mohr-Pietsch speaks to transgender singers from around the world.
Farah Karim presents new musical talent from Pakistan, ranging from rap to qawwali.
Broadcaster Zeinab Badawi chooses some of her favourite performance pieces.