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A Point of View

A Point of View

25 Episodes By BBC Radio 4 www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qng...
A weekly reflection on a topical issue.
A Point of View
A Point of View
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On Being Tall
Will Self says there are distinct downsides to being... more
Dec 2 2022 9m
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The End of the Line
Adam Gopnik, recently recovered from his first bout ... more
Nov 25 2022 10m
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Who Can Herd the Cats?
David Goodhart argues that our politics is stuck, no... more
Nov 18 2022 9m
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My Ever Growing Pile of Books
Tom Shakespeare weighs up his options to avoid being... more
Nov 11 2022 9m
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A Brit Abroad
As Americans prepare to go to the polls in the US mi... more
Nov 4 2022 9m
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Darkness Made Visible
As warnings are sounded of possible power cuts and l... more
Oct 28 2022 9m
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Investigation of a Dog
Will Self ponders the close connection between man a... more
Oct 21 2022 9m
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A Plea for Nuance
From cancel culture - ancient Greek style - to the b... more
Oct 14 2022 9m
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Trickle Down
Howard Jacobson ponders greed, wealth and horse-and-... more
Oct 7 2022 9m
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Notions of Blackness
Bernardine Evaristo reflects on notions of blackness... more
Sep 30 2022 9m
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A Deadly Serious Game
As Vladimir Putin warns he is willing to use any mil... more
Sep 23 2022 9m
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The Queen: An Acceptance of History
Michael Morpurgo reflects on the remarkable life of ... more
Sep 16 2022 9m
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Female Fictions
Megan Nolan questions why women writers still strugg... more
Sep 2 2022 9m
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When Everybody Is Somebody
Will Self reflects on success...and failure. 'Our... more
Aug 26 2022 10m
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The New Age of Empire
Linda Colley argues that President Putin's invasion ... more
Aug 19 2022 10m
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The Samsara of Salmon
John Connell goes fishing in northern Spain, home to... more
Aug 12 2022 9m
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No Final Frontier
Sara Wheeler has just been appointed the authorised ... more
Aug 5 2022 10m
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Dance Cocky
From boyhood, through young adulthood, to the presen... more
Jul 29 2022 11m
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Climate Change and the Fall of Icarus
Tom Shakespeare decided several years ago he was no ... more
Jul 22 2022 10m
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Chance and Opportunity
As the Tory leadership election highlights questions... more
Jul 15 2022 10m
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The Meanings of Conservatism
'We're witnessing a major change in British politics... more
Jul 8 2022 10m
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Billionaire Bashing
Zoe Strimpel argues that wealth creation should be t... more
Jul 1 2022 10m
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Driving the American Dream
Sarah Dunant relives a road trip she took 50 years a... more
Jun 24 2022 9m
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No-Stalgia
'It's time to acknowledge', writes Will Self, 'that ... more
Jun 17 2022 10m
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Birthday Blues
Howard Jacobson reflects on his upcoming 'significan... more
Jun 10 2022 10m
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