Shahidha Bari talks to a pair of writers about routines & knowing how to start and stop. Read more
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
In a conversation with Mathew Sweet, the gothic author explores writing past and present.
Revisit: Rowan Williams and Simon Armitage
Landscape in poetry discussed by Rowan Williams and Simon Armitage at Hay.
Revisit: Tokyo Story
Actor Richard Wilson & Prof Naoko Shimazu discuss Yasujiro Ozu's 1953 film of family life
The actor talks to Matthew Sweet about a childhood affected by polio and his career.
New Thinking: Tackling Modern Slavery
Naomi Paxton looks at new research into the effectiveness of the UK Act passed in 2015
Mathew Sweet, Linda Grant, Laurence Scott & Lucy Whitehead 150 years since Dickens' death
Failure and female friendship
Lara Feigel, Michèle Roberts & New Generation Thinker Alexandra Reza with Shahidha Bari
The future of theatre debate
Bertie Carvel, Amit Lahav, Eleanor Loyd, Roy Alexander Weise, Caroline Dinenage MP & more
Revisit: Antarctica - testing ground for the human species
An author, scientist, architect and explorer compare notes on this polar region.
New Thinking: Refugees
What are the best shelters? the right language? what do we learn from self help in camps?
Queer Bloomsbury and stillness in art and dance
Paul Mendez and Francesca Wade on Virginia Woolf, walking, identity and Dalloway Day
Irenosen Okojie and Nadifa Mohamed. Midsummer archaeology
A virtual Bare Lit Festival talk, Nadifa Mohammed & Irenosen Okojie with Shahidha Bari
Rethinking the Curriculum
Sandeep Parmar, Jade Cuttle, Edith Hall, Seb Falk talk to Rana Mitter about what we teach
Revisit: Arundhati Roy
The Man Booker prize winning author and campaigner is in conversation with Philip Dodd.
Ian Rankin and Tahmima Anam
A pair of authors due to be at the Bradford Literature Festival compare notes on writing.
Tudor Virtual Reality
What is the link between VR dinosaurs & a Tudor wall painting of the Judgement of Solomon?
Coming out Crip and Acts of Care
Ella Parry-Davies draws on experiences of migrant domestic workers in the UK & Lebanon
Berlin, Detroit, Race and Techno Music
Tom Smith looks at the early pioneers of this music scene & arguments about whiteness now
Susan Greaney asks whether Neolithic attitudes to the earth could shape our thinking.
Not Quite Jean Muir
How does sewing a dress add to Jade Halbert's understanding of disappearing skills
Dam Fever and The Diaspora
How do large dam projects attract such adoration, despite lessons of twentieth century?
The screenwriter and novelist talks to Matthew Sweet about depicting Britain in his work.
Gambling, good leadership and economic history
Anne McElvoy looks at betting, economics and the leadership of US presidents
From duelling injuries to eye patches - Emily Cock asks how we respond to peoples' faces
New Generation Thinker Jeffrey Howard asks is it ever ok to escape from prison?
What does a black history curriculum look like?
Whose life stories are missing from the British history we write and teach?
The consolation of philosophy and stories
Matthew Sweet talks to Kylie Murray, Prof Seth Lerer and former Bishop Richard Holloway
Pogroms and prejudice
Brendan McGeever looks at anti-semitism from Russian attacks to the present day
The power of humour in protest.