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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 - Photographers' Gallery 16 May 12

May 17th, 2012

Episode 143 of 1201 episodes

Samira Ahmed and guests discuss the opening and relaunch of The Photographer's Gallery in London this weekend after relocating to new premises and a multi-million pound overhaul. Carlos Fuentes, one of Mexico's greatest writers, died on Tuesday and Professor Steven Boldy, an expert on his work and close friend, explains why he was so significant in the Spanish-speaking world and beyond. Paul Seabright, the author of "The War of the Sexes", and historian Joanna Bourke debate whether the answer to greater harmony and equality between the sexes lies in our remote evolutionary past. And New Generation Thinkers Shahidha Bari and Lucy Powell discuss this year's Brighton Festival curated by Vanessa Redgrave.

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