Rana Mitter explores identity forest landscapes and the long impact of the Ottoman empire
Shahidha Bari with news of the Man Booker Prize and discussion about female philosophers
Shahidha Bari looks at new Gothic research with Nick Groom and Xavier Aldana Reyes
The lawyer Helena Kennedy joins Shahidha Bari to discuss how British justice fails women.
Historian Tom Devine, Colombian novelist, Hector Abad and economist Paul Collier
Does LSD open the doors of perception or just mess with your head?
How does Chaucer write about rape and consent ? Shahidha Bari with new academic research.
Michael Govan, Sabine Haag & Hartwig Fischer at the Royal Institution, London.
The Essex Serpent's author talks to Matthew Sweet about re-imagining the Melmoth myth.
Gandhi's power, portable citizenship & Indian writing with Rana Mitter & Amit Chaudhuri.
Lisa Appignanesi; Heather O'Neill; Cherie Dimaline; Pacific Arts Adviser, Jo Walsh
Philip Dodd and guests explore the value of causing offence.
Matthew Sweet meets the trio behind the '70s and early '80s TV comedy show
Biographer Sue Prideaux and others discuss Nietzsche's relevance today
Being an outsider and learning to think like an outsider
Anne McElvoy and guests explore ideas of tyranny, martyrdom, sin and grace
Bettany Hughes and Alex Clark discuss feminist retellings of The Iliad.
The author of Birdsong in conversation with Anne McElvoy about his new novel Paris Echo.
Deborah Frances-White host of The Guilty Feminist pod, Natalie Haynes, Michèle Roberts