April 7th, 2016
Episode 1125 of 1202 episodes
Anne McElvoy looks at current debates about economics, British manufacturing and entrepreneurialism talking to Juliet Michaelson from the New Economics Foundation, the politicians Liam Byrne and John Redwood and entrepreneur Luke Johnson. They also consider the arguments in new books from Yanis Varoufakis and Thomas Piketty. The panel is joined by theatre critic Matt Wolf who'll be reflecting on the way business and economics are represented on stage reporting on recent openings on Broadway and looking ahead to the UK premiere of The Invisible Hand by Pulitzer Prize–winner Ayad Akhtar at London's Tricyle Theatre. Liam Byrne is the author of Turning to Face The East: How Britain Can Prosper In The Asian Century and Dragons: 10 Entrepreneurs Who Built Britain Chronicles by Thomas Piketty is out now. And the Weak Suffer What They Must? by Yanis Varoufakis is out now. The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar runs at the Tricycle Theatre in London from May 12th to July 2nd. Producer: Eliane Glaser.
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