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Double-Talk
Double-Talk
March 28 2018

A feature exploring the art of the dialogue, in philosophy and law, in religion, psychoanalysis and the arts.

The Medium is the Message
The Medium is the Message
January 25 2018

'Generation X' author Douglas Coupland reflects on the ideas, sound and vision of 1960s media guru Marshall McLuhan, who fifty years ago coined the phrases 'the medium is the message' and 'the global village'- an uncanny prophet for our own digital media age.  

Revolution in Ideas
Revolution in Ideas
October 09 2017

The Russian Revolution of 1917 was not only a political revolution, it was an unprecedented thought experiment - a revolution in ideas.

MANIFESTO
MANIFESTO
August 07 2017

A new five-part series exploring the art and politics of the artist's manifesto - from the Futurists to Fluxus, from Dada to the present.

Grid
Grid
June 18 2017

This feature explores the grid as the great hidden device behind art, architecture and urban design, of the musical score - an emblem of modernism and a perceptual model for the digital age.

From the Couch to the Courtroom
From the Couch to the Courtroom
April 17 2017

Helena Kennedy QC explores the relationship between law, psychotherapy and the mind doctors. 

The Age of Consent
The Age of Consent
March 13 2017

Helena Kennedy QC explores the key idea of consent in our law, media and digital lives - and above all in politics.

The French Culture War
The French Culture War
November 10 2016

A year after last November’s terror attacks in Paris, journalist Nick Fraser explores the deeper culture war taking place between a new generation of French Muslims and the defenders of hard-line secular Republicanism in France.

The Black Panthers
The Black Panthers
October 25 2016

On the 50th anniversary of its foundation, Dorian Warren explores the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party and its legacy for recent black insurgency in America. 

The Norma Percy Tapes
The Norma Percy Tapes
October 24 2016

Norma Percy draws on taped interview rushes and her own TV archive to reflect on her long career in documentary making, recalling her favourite encounters and the interviews she will never forget - as well as the role of television in making history.