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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.


R3Arts: Free Thinking 2012 - Social Mobility 06 Nov 12

November 6th, 2012

Episode 223 of 1341 episodes

Is Social Mobility Overrated? Anne McElvoy chairs a debate from the Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival, tackling this pertinent topic which raises issues of class, wealth and education. To discuss, she is joined by Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee, Oxford historian Lawrence Goldman, management consultant Jamie Whyte, and Director of SCHOOLS NorthEast Beccy Earnshaw. Recorded on Saturday 3 November 2012 at The Sage, Gateshead.

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