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Coriolanus,WG Sebald,Protests, Environmental Politics

January 25th, 2012

Episode 84 of 1201 episodes

Matthew Sweet talks to philosopher Roger Scruton about environmental politics and also discusses the writer WG Sebald with cultural historian Kevin Jackson and the writer and translator Amanda Hopkinson. Susannah Clapp and film historian Ian Christie came into the studio to talk about Coriolanus - the first big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s political power play. And Anne McElvoy talks to Paul Mason about his book ‘Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere’.

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