Episode

Arts and Ideas

BBC Radio 3

Society & Culture, Places & Travel

Chart Positions

Society & Culture 167
Places & Travel 6

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.

Website

R3Arts: Free Thinking - Henry IV 09 Oct 14

October 9th, 2014

Episode 750 of 1219 episodes

Anne McElvoy talks to Phyllida Lloyd about playing Shakespeare in a female prison in her new version of Henry IV. Tim Marlow, Karen Lang, and Daniel Johnson discuss reading history through the paintings of Kiefer and Polke ahead of next month's 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. And the man often touted as France's greatest writer has just won this year's Nobel prize for Literature. Anne talks about the contribution of Patrick Modiano to film as well as literature with Ian Christie and Akane Kawakami.

Featured Podcast

Listen