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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 - Phil Redmond 29 Oct 12

October 30th, 2012

Episode 216 of 1222 episodes

Phil Redmond, the creator of ground-breaking series such as Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks, joins Philip Dodd to discuss his new autobiography which charts his journey of success from being a working class lad in Liverpool. Michael Goldfarb, journalist and broadcaster, and Colleen Graffy, professor of law at Pepperdine University, join Philip to consider the concept of Them and Us, and whether the social and culture wars in America are rendering its people ever more divided. And film critic Nigel Floyd joins Michael Goldfarb to review The Master, the new film by Paul Thomas Anderson which is tipped for Oscar nominations.

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