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This is a list of selected TV and radio broadcasts.
There is also a
complete list of my programmes for Analysis
and for The Moral Maze,
both on BBC Radio 4.

 

 


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Are we medicalizing morality?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 16 March 2011

 

Does everyone deserve a second chance?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 9 March 2011

 

Marriage - who should it be for?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 16 February 2011

 

Is multiculturalism a good?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 9 February 2011

 

Is it moral to look to science to extend life?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 1 December 2010

 

Does direct action enhance or degrade democracy?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 17 November 2010

 

Should the poor be forced to work for their benefits?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 10 November 2010

 

How far should we sacrifice liberty to protect security?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 3 November 2010

 

What good is aid?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 7 July 2010

 

Is there a moral case for the war in Afghanistan?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 23 June 2010

 

The Precautionary Principle
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 16 June 2010

 

Minds of our own?
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 15 March 2010

 

How do you have a merry and moral Christmas?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 9 December 2009

 

What is the nature of good parenting?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 11 November 2009

 

Does Twitter enhance democracy or create mob rule?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 4 November 2009

 

Rushdie Affaeren
In conversation with Aslak Nore
Gyldenhal Arena, Oslo, 29 October 2009

 

Who's afraid of the BNP?
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 28 September 2009
Audio   Text

 

Islam, Mullahs and the Media
Five-part series on BBC Radio 4 on the popular portrayal of Islam and of Muslims

Programme 1, 13 August 2009
Programme 2, 20 August 2009
Programme 3, 27 August 2009
Programme 4, 3 September 2009
Programme 5, 10 September 2009

 

Newsnight Review
with Ekow Eshun, Germaine Greer, Tariq Modood and Martha Kearney
BBC 2, 24 July 2009

 

What are the limits to religious conscience?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 8 July 2009

 

The morality of nuclear warfare
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 1 July 2009

 

Should old women be allowed to become mothers?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 10 June 2009

 

Who is there left to trust?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 3 June 2009

 

From Fatwa to Jihad
Booktalk, BBC Parliamentary Channel, 25 April 2009

 

clever.com
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 12 March 2009

 

Twenty years after the fatwa
Discussion with Yasmin Alibhai Brown and Gideon Haigh
ABC Saturday Extra, 21 February 2009

 

Salman Rushdie fatwa
ABC Breakfast, 20 February 2009

 

What should be the limits to state surveillance?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 11 February 2009

 

Censorship since Rushdie's fatwa
Start the Week special
BBC Radio 4, 9 February 2009

 

What's so good about democracy?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 17 December 2008

 

Should assisted dying be legalised?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 10 December 2008

 

Who deserves charity in a recession?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 3 December 2008

 

Should BNP members be banned from certain jobs?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 26 November 2008

 

What are the moral lessons of the Baby P case?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 19 November 2008

 

Strange Fruit
Interview with Kerry Howley on bloggingheads.tv
17 November 2008

 

Should the financial crisis make us change our moral ways?
The Moral Maze, BBc Radio 4, 15 October 2008

 

Who polices the police?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 8 October 2008

 

Should religion have a place in public life?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 24 September 2008

 

Is there a case for all-black schools?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 10 September 2008

 

Can there ever be moral justification for torture?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 23 July 2008

 

When should we forgive and forget?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 9 July 2008

 

Is celebrity culture undermining moral values?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 2 July 2008

 

What does public drunkenness tell us about our moral culture?
The Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4, 4 June 2008

 

The wrong road to a warmer world?
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 3 April 2008

 

Rivers of Blood
BBC 2, 8 March 2008
Documentary on the legacy of Enoch Powell's 'Rivers of Blood' speech
for which I was interviewed.
(There is no online video or transcript of this programme; I will post one up as soon as I can.)

 

Leading Edge
BBC Radio 4, 1 November 2007
A comment on race, intelligence and James Watson

 

Nightwaves
BBC Radio 3, 12 September 2007
A Nightwaves special interview with Orhan Pamuk

 

I'm so sorry
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 26 April 2007
Audio   Text

 

'It's not where you come from, it's where you're going that matters'
Debate with Howard Jacobson, James Woudhuysen and Juliet Gardner
Part of Radio 3's 'Free Thinking Festival' in Liverpool
BBC Radio 3, 10 November 2006

 

The Dispatches debate: Muslims and free speech
Television debate with Imran Khan on whether the right to free speech should include the right to give offence
Dispatches, Channel 4, 23 October 2006
(There is no longer an online video of this  debate for copyright reasons. I will put one up as soon as I am able.)

 

Iconoclasts: Peter Singer
Debate on Peter Singer's philosophy
with Peter Singer, Andrew Linzey, Janet Radcliffe Richards and myself
BBC Radio 4, 6 September 2006

 

Victims or Villans?
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 31 August 2006
Audio   Text

 

Skullduggery
BBC Radio 4, 28 June 2006

 

A human politics
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 16 March 2006
Audio   Text

 

'Britain's tribal tensions'
30 Minutes, Channel 4, 10 February 2006
(There is no online video or transcript of this programme; I will post one up as soon as I can.)

 

A colour coded prescription
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 17 November 2005
Audio   Text

 

Going to the blogs?
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 31 March 2005

 

Let 'em all in
Channel 4, 7 March 2005
(There is no online video or transcript of this programme; I will post one up as soon as I can.)

 

'Are Muslims hated?'
30 Minutes, Channel 4, 8 January 2005

 

Catch them young
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 26 August 2004
Audio    Text

 

Who owns culture?
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 29 July 2004
Audio    Text

 

An open door to disaster?
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 18 March 2004
Audio    Text

 

Tainted gold?
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 4 January 2004
Audio     Text

 

'The perils of multiculturalism'
BBC Asian Network, 12 November 2003

 

Disunited Kingdom
TV essay on the consequences of multiculturalism.
Channel 4, 29 October 2003
(There is no online video or transcript of this programme; I will post one up as soon as I can.)
For reviews of the programme, click here.

 

'Home alone'
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 14 August 2003

 

'Thinking in public'
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 10 April 2003

 

The Double Helix
Two-part documentary on the history of our understanding of genetics, evolution and human nature. Among those taking part, apart from myself, are James Watson, EO Wilson, Steven Pinker, Richard Dawkins, Steve Jones and Richard Lewontin.
BBC4, 22 April 2003
(There is no online video or transcript of this programme; I will post one up as soon as I can)

 

In need of Utopia?
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 19 December 2002
Audio   Text

 

'Consciousness and the novel'
Discussion with David Lodge
Front Row, BBC Radio 4, 5 November 2002

 

'Human nature'
Conversation with Laurie Taylor
Thinking Allowed, BBC Radio 4, 23 October 2002

 

Cells, souls and science
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 18 July 2002
Audio   Text

 

The origins of values
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 11 April 2002
Audio   Text

 

'Man, beast and politics'
Series of three talks for BBC Radio 4's Westminster Hour

Programme 1, 28 October 2001
Programme 2, 4 November 2001
Programme 3, 11 November 2001