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Events on Sunday 25 March 2012

Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo Interviewed by Paul Blezard

War Horse: The West End and Hollywood

10:00am | Sunday 25 March 2012 Children and Young People
John Lanchester

John Lanchester Interviewed by Andrew Holgate

Capital – The Story of a Global Crisis

10:00am | Sunday 25 March 2012 Fiction
Katy Darby

Katy Darby and Kate Williams Chaired by Peter Conradi

Bringing the Past to Life: The Whore’s Asylum and The Pleasures of Men

10:00am | Sunday 25 March 2012 Fiction
Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae and Janet Cronin

World of Happy

10:00am | Sunday 25 March 2012 Children and Young People
Richard Fortey

Richard Fortey

Survivors: The Animals and Plants that Time has Left Behind

10:00am | Sunday 25 March 2012 Nature and The Environment

Dan Cruikshank and Cassian Harrison

Tale of Two Cities

10:00am | Sunday 25 March 2012 Film, Television and Radio
Matthew Sturgis

Matthew Sturgis

When in Rome – 2,000 Years of Sightseeing

10:00am | Sunday 25 March 2012 History
Julia Churchill

Julia Churchill and Leah Thaxton

Bookcamp: How To Get a Children’s Book Published

10:00am | Sunday 25 March 2012 Books and Publishing
Marian Stamp Dawkins

Marian Stamp Dawkins

Why Animals Matter: Animal Consciousness, Animal Welfare and Human Well-Being

10:00am | Sunday 25 March 2012 Science
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Alastair Lack

Alastair Lack

Literary Oxford with Alastair Lack

11:00am | Sunday 25 March 2012 Walking Tours
Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

What on Earth Happened?

11:10am | Sunday 25 March 2012 Children and Young People
Menaka PP Bora

Menaka PP Bora

Dance, Manuscript and Gestures: A Lecture-performance of Indian Sanskrit Manuscripts

12:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Language & Literature
Stephen Landrigan

Stephen Landrigan and Qais Akbar Omar Chaired by Alastair Niven

Shakespeare in Kabul

12:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Language & Literature
Matthew Collings

Matthew Collings and Mark Bell

Turner’s Thames

12:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Film, Television and Radio
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Axel  Scheffler

Axel Scheffler

Pip and Posy with Axel Scheffler

12:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Children and Young People
Tim Jeal

Tim Jeal

Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure

12:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 History
Mackenzie Crook

Mackenzie Crook

From Hollywood Star to Children’s Author

12:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Children and Young People
Clive Aslet

Clive Aslet

The Arts & Crafts Country House: From the Archives of Country Life

12:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Art, Architecture and Design
Richard O Smith

Richard O Smith

Oxford Student Pranks

12:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 History
Adam Nicolson

Adam Nicolson

The Gentry: Stories of the English

12:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 History
Craig Brown

Craig Brown, Eleanor Bron and Simon Callow

One on One

12:30pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Language & Literature
Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith

Environmental Economics: A Very Short Introduction

1:15pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Nature and The Environment
Ruth Richardson

Ruth Richardson Interviewed by Will Gompertz

Dickens and the Workhouse: Oliver Twist and the London Poor

2:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Language & Literature
Max Hastings

Max Hastings

All Hell Let Loose: The World at War 1939-1945

2:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 History
Mei Matsuoka

Mei Matsuoka Introduced by Paul Blezard

The Great Sheep Shenanigans

2:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Children and Young People
Jay Griffiths

Jay Griffiths Interviewed by Jem Poster

Wild: An Elemental Journey

2:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Nature and The Environment
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Caroline Lawrence

Caroline Lawrence

Historical Detective: Roman Mysteries and Western Mysteries

2:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Children and Young People
Nicholas Kenyon

Nicholas Kenyon

The City of London: Architectural Tradition & Innovation in the Square Mile

2:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Art, Architecture and Design
Sarah Raven

Sarah Raven

Wild Flowers

2:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Gardening

Michael Hughes and Katherine Bosworth

Titanic Calling: Wireless Communications during the Great Disaster

2:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 History
A C Grayling

A C Grayling and Roger Scruton

The Oxford Debate: “Do we need God in our society to prevent self-destruction of us and our culture?

3:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Philosophy
Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

What on Earth Evolved?

3:10pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Children and Young People
Joanne Harris

Joanne Harris, Francesca Simon and Kevin Crossley-Holland Chaired by Paul Blezard

Norse Code: Writers Inspired by Norse Myths and Legends

4:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Children and Young People
Fiona  MacCarthy

Fiona MacCarthy Interviewed by Colin Harrison

The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination

4:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Art, Architecture and Design
Kapka Kassabova

Kapka Kassabova Interviewed by David Freeman

Twelve Minutes of Love: A Life Through Tango

4:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Music
Brian Aldiss

Brian Aldiss

An Exile on Planet Earth

4:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Biography & Memoir
Bruce Hood

Bruce Hood

The Self Illusion

4:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Science
Phil George

Phil George and Steven Clarke

Shakespeare: The King’s Man

4:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Film, Television and Radio
Alistair Darling

Alistair Darling Interviewed by Vernon Bogdanor

Back from the Brink: 1000 Days at No 11

4:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Politics & Memoirs
Kate Williams

Kate Williams

Young Elizabeth: The Making of our Queen

4:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Biography & Memoir
Kate Clanchy

Kate Clanchy Chaired by Steve Matthews

Other Worlds in Oxford

4:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Poetry
Alan Parker

Alan Parker Interviewed by Graham Benson

A life in film

5:30pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Film, Television and Radio
Simon Callow

Simon Callow

Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World

5:30pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Biography & Memoir
Adrian Snell

Adrian Snell

Beyond Words: A Reflective Service with Contemporary Music and Conversation

8:00pm | Sunday 25 March 2012 Cathedral Services