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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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Title: New Thinking: Fashion, AI and Sustainability

New Thinking: Fashion, AI and Sustainability

September 16th, 2019

Should we be renting our clothes instead of buying new ? Plus how robots are influencing the colour of our fashions. Mark Sumner and Stephen Westland… Go to Episode

Tolerance, censorship and free speech.

September 17th, 2019

Moral philosopher Susan Neiman studies lessons from German & US history. Ursula Owen went from Virago to Index on Censorship. Christopher Hampton has… Go to Episode

Revisit Anxiety, Teenagers, University and Leaving Home

September 12th, 2019

Caroline Dower is a psychotherapist and currently Head of the Counselling Service at Durham University. She has a special interest in the experience of… Go to Episode

Proms Plus: Witches & Witchcraft

September 13th, 2019

Witchcraft, witch-trials and the image of the witch are explored by historian Professor Suzannah Lipscomb and Dr Thomas Waters. Hosted by New Generation… Go to Episode