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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: Night Waves - Billy Budd 18 Jun 12

June 19th, 2012

Episode 158 of 1341 episodes

Philip Dodd talks to Gerard Lemos, the author of The End of the Chinese Dream: why Chinese People Fear the Future. Also in the programme, a first night review of Benjamin Britten’s 1951 opera Billy Budd in a new production at the ENO. As the Olympics draw nearer and we head further into a time of austerity Philip and guests discuss the notion of endurance. And tonight marks the start for this year’s New Generation Thinkers. This evening Adriana Sinclair on whether the law is the only path to justice.

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