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A Protectionist America?

President Trump has ditched America’s trade deal with the Asia-Pacific region, but can the clock be turned back on globalisation? We speak to the New York Times columnist and multiple Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman who argues that the politics and economics of the traditional…

Episode 3

Miles Jupp’s house guests for his weekly news-based shindig are Andy Hamilton, Andrew Maxwell, Angela Barnes and Susan Calman. Producer: Tamara Shilham A BBC Studios Production.


Susan has a lot to live up to, and Anisha needs to act fast.

John Adams, Brexit and the arts

Following the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, Tom Service talks to John Adams, who – as a composer, conductor and creative thinker – holds a unique position in American music. Adams talks about the role of music in…

Using English at university

Have you ever had to write an essay in English? Even if you are able to communicate well in English, writing in an academic style can be quite a challenge

23rd January 17: State of the Nations (Ep 3)

Star of BBC3’s Josh and Radio 4 News Quiz regular Elis James hosts four stand-up shows from the four nations of the United Kingdom which explore what it means to be variously Welsh, English, Scottish and Northern Irish in today’s United Kingdom. Elis’ tour of…


Justin spreads the word, and Jill and Peggy compare notes.

Chasm threatens Antarctic Base

The British Antarctic Survey will evacuate all their researchers from the Halley VI base at the start of the Antarctic winter for safety reasons. This will be the first time experiments looking at the Ozone hole and measurements of the extreme environment will be put…