Deborah Levy and Laurence Scott talk to Shahidha Bari about the English novelist's work. Read more
What's so great about EM Forster
Deborah Levy and Laurence Scott talk to Shahidha Bari about the English novelist's work.
How do we build a new masculinity ?
Sunil Gupta, CN Lester, Tom Shakespeare & Alona Pardo with Matthew Sweet
The Declaration Of Arbroath
Anne McElvoy and guests discuss the early medieval document and Scottish politics today
New Thinking: Wordsworth
Professors Sally Bushell & Simon Bainbridge talk to New Generation Thinker Sarah Jackson
From dance to prayer, knees ups to kneeling
Revisit: What does game playing teach us
From a Mesopotamian game to Scrabble, Shahidha Bari discusses competition and gaming.
New Thinking: Religion and ordinary lives
Tom Charlton looks for evidence of belief from samplers to children's scribbles in bibles
Philip Dodd talks to actor Christopher Eccleston and historian Ruth Dudley Edwards
Deep Time and the Earth
Lewis Dartnell, Gaia Vince and David Farrier join Rana Mitter to look at deep ecology.
Revisit: Shakespeare's Bookshelf
Edith Hall, Nandini Das and Beatrice Groves on the books Shakespeare would have read.
Shahidha Bari explores the impact of life changing experiences & the fourth dimension
Revisit: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
Tony Juniper, Emily Shuckburgh, Dieter Helm and Kapka Kassabova join Rana Mitter at Hay
Matthew Sweet talks to Pamela Hutchinson, Charlotte Crofts & Mark Glancy.
Revisit: Mark Haddon
As it comes out in paperback, Mark Haddon talks to Anne McElvoy about The Porpoise.
Revisit: Encylopedias and Knowledge from Diderot to Wikipedia
Jimmy Wales talks Diderot & collecting knowledge + Tariq Godard on Mark Fisher aka k-punk
WW II radio propaganda & French relations
From a gratitude train to the sinister broadcasts to US soldiers. Matthew Sweet presents.
The 2020 Wolfson History Prize: Toby Green, Marion Turner, John Barton
New takes on Chaucer, the Bible and African trading from 3 of the historians shortlisted.
Revisit: 2019 Wolfson History Prize Discussion
Rana Mitter with the 6 shortlisted historians and an audience at the British Academy
The 2020 Wolfson History Prize: David Abulafia, Hallie Rubenhold, Prashant Kidambi
From Indian cricket, a survey of the oceans to Jack the Ripper: 3 shortlisted historians.
Rutger Bregman tells Anne McElvoy why survival of the fittest needs rethinking as an idea
Anne Fine and Romesh Gunesekera. Jarman's Garden
Shahidha Bari talks to a pair of writers about routines & knowing how to start and stop.
Revisit: My Body Clock is Broken
Jay Griffiths, Vincent Deary, Louise Robinson and Matthew Smith discuss our mental health