Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
Anand Menon on Robert Birley
Brian Cox on Robert Oppenheimer
Grayson Perry on Nikolaus Pevsner
Angela Stent on George Kennan
War and Humanity
Margaret MacMillan asks if war is an essential part of being human.
Fearing and Loving: Making Sense of the Warrior
Margaret MacMillan explores our complex relationship with the people who go to war.
Civilians and War
Margaret MacMillan examines the role of civilians as supporters and victims of conflict.
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
5/5. Shifting the Foundations
Jonathan Sumption argues against Britain adopting a written constitution
Quentin Tarantino Interview Special: Movies That Made Me
Quentin Tarantino talks about the films he's made, and which scenes mean the most to him.
Conversations with stars of stage and screen, plus music from musicals and the movies.
Jo Durrant’s Beautiful Universe 18/08/2019
Jo brings you of a fusion of Arts and Science.
Has the Peace Process Failed?
As bonfires, badges and bands make the news we ask if the Peace Process has failed?
John Hardy sy'n cyflwyno archif, atgof a chân yn ymwneud ag anifeiliaid.