Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
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
The Moon Verb
With Ocean Vuong, Kate Fox, Rob Drummond, Ira Lightman and Mary Jean Chan.
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Nick Ahad with an Alan Ayckbourn special
Nick Ahad chats to Olivier and Tony Award winning playwright and director Alan Ayckbourn.
The Women in the Cutting Room... and Elsewhere
Michael Goldfarb remembers the mise-en-scène filmwork of female editors and directors.
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