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Arts and Ideas

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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.

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R3Arts: Night Waves - Luxury 09 Apr 12

April 9th, 2012

Episode 121 of 1221 episodes

Philip Dodd explores our passion for luxury in an age of austerity. Is it a sin or simply the inevitable expression of our human nature? How has our understanding of luxury changed over the centuries? Should we embrace it or shy away? To examine these questions Philip is joined by Giles Fraser, Chris Sanderson, Robert Frank, Maxine Berg and Michael Scott.

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