October 18th, 2013
Episode 430 of 1220 episodes
Susannah Clapp joins Anne McElvoy for the very first review of David Tennant’s much anticipated performance as the lead in Shakespeare's Richard II. Writer and journalist Eric Schlosser reveals a series of near-disasters in the history of management of nuclear weapons. New Generation Thinker Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough has a sneak preview of the Illuminating York Festival, which celebrates the city’s Viking history. Richard Burton on his new biography of poet Basil Bunting.