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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 – William Dalrymple 7 Feb 13

February 8th, 2013

Episode 280 of 1341 episodes

Anne McElvoy talks to William Dalrymple about his new book Return of A King - an account of Britain's first Afghan War in the 19th century. A major retrospective of Man Ray, at the National Portrait Gallery, is discussed by writer Kevin Jackson, film critic and Parisienne Ginette Vincendeau, and cultural historian Andrew Hussey. All three discuss the artistic melting pot of Paris in the 1910s and 20s - the subject of a major event at The Rest is Noise Festival at the South Bank centre in London. Psychologist Oliver James discusses office politics with leadership expert and author Dr Liz Mellon.

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