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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 - Robert Caro 06 jun 12

June 12th, 2012

Episode 153 of 1202 episodes

Samira Ahmed talks to the writer Robert Caro about The Passage of Power, the latest volume of his celebrated biography of Lyndon B. Johnson. Also in the programme - more power and politics as we review the new Julius Caesar at the RSC. Plus the South African actress Janet Suzman looks at Shakespeare's women - from Cleopatra to Ophelia - and asks if scholars have misunderstood how many of the great theatrical roles for women have been played. And Margaret Atwood looks back on the life of the late great science fiction writer Ray Bradbury who died yesterday at the age of 91.

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