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15 MayWatch again

Vienna: Fin de Siècle to Fascism

Tom Stoppard with Patrick Marber

Tom Stoppard and Patrick Marber discuss Leopoldstadt, a play tracing the trajectory of the Jewish community of Vienna.

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Carol Ann Duffy & Friends: In Green

Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker and Ella Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy curates an evening of poetry on the theme of the environment and artistic responses to the climate crisis.

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17 MayWatch again

Bricks & Mortar

Hannah Rothschild and Julian Fellowes with Rebecca Rideal

Hannah Rothschild and Julian Fellowes discuss historical fiction, family, and the wonderful inspiration that buildings can provide.

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In Pursuit of Justice

Philippe Sands with Eva Hoffman

Philippe Sands discusses ‘the ratlines’ — a system of escape routes for fascists fleeing Europe in the aftermath of World War II.

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Decades of Change

Lennie Goodings with Joan Bakewell

Lennie Goodings and Joan Bakewell consider the ways in which society has changed since the ’70s

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Building Eden

Tim Smit with Susannah Stevenson

Tim Smit explains why creating Edens wherever you are is important.

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Sex, Lies & Woolf

Leïla Slimani with Rosie Goldsmith

Leïla Slimani speaks about her novels, beliefs, and her new collection of essays giving voice to young Moroccan women.

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Salman Rushdie in Conversation

Salman Rushdie with Erica Wagner

Salman Rushdie returns to Charleston Festival to discuss his life and work.

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Ordinary Lives & Devastating Truths

Tayari Jones with Alex Clark

Explore the art of writing tangled relationships and the perils of young womanhood with Tayari Jones.

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Undisciplined Art

Ai Weiwei with Tim Marlow

A rare chance to hear Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei discuss his work and creative practice.

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