300 episodes

Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.

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    • 4.3, 143 Ratings

Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
143 Ratings

143 Ratings

SquareBiz539 ,

Spotty but often great

There is a high volume of shows on this feed, with less uniformity in the format and style than you would expect. Not a huge fan of the host Phillip Dodd, but every show hosted by Matthew Sweet is worth a listen. Overall it’s a good feed to subscribe to, even if I end up just picking and choosing the shows that look interesting to me.

Jefferson253 ,

Please don’t shift to gotcha journalism

Love getting access to this always wonderful podcast- especially from the US. However, whether accuracy was on his side or not - Michael sweets “gotcha” ambush of Naomi Woolf was way offbase and between the standards of the BBC. Very uncomfortable to listen to and not why I subscribe.

Bootsy Ampleforth ,

Continuing education as I work

As an artist I listen to many podcasts and this one of my favorites. Ever diverse subject matter is discussed in a civil way between thoughtful, intelligent people who are, generally, authorities in the particular subject at hand. In an age of pitbull mentality discourse, it is particularly appealing. Thank you BBC! I love this podcast! Keep it coming!

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