Why does the image of the forlorn and abandoned poet Thomas Chatterton haunt us today? Read more
The Fake Poet
Why does the image of the forlorn and abandoned poet Thomas Chatterton haunt us today?
Neurosurgeon Henry Marsh and Georgia Mann dissect Beethoven.
New Generation Thinkers: A Passion for Annotations
Dr Kylie Murray explains her fascination for annotation.
The Robots Are Us
Ken Hollings explores a century of R.U.R., Karel Capek's staged robot revolution.
The Apple and the Tree
Carlo Gébler, son of Edna O’Brien, asks why the children of writers often become writers.
Margaret Fay Shaw's Hebridean Odyssey
An exploration of the life and work of the remarkable American Gaelic folk song collector.
The Aphorism Now - Failing with Style
New Generation Thinker Dr Noreen Masud examines the 21st-century health of the aphorism.
John Foulds - Life, Death and Resurrection
Simon Heffer explores the innovative world of John Foulds, a forgotten genius.
Errollyn Wallen unravels the story of classical music across the British Commonwealth.
Dr Islam Issa contemplates the social and cultural significance of the Balcony.