✍️ Pullman’s secrets | 👨‍🎨 Britain’s top sculptor | 💸 Mariana Mazzucato

29 March 2024


Economist Mariana Mazzucato at the Hay literary festival in 2022. David Levenson/Getty

The Rest is Money
Robert Peston and Steph McGovern talk to economist Mariana Mazzucato about how to inject growth back into the UK economy, and how the consulting industry infantilises government and weakens business. 54m.

Young Again
Kirsty Young asks guests what advice they’d give their younger selves. In this episode, Philip Pullman discusses his unconventional childhood, the mystery of his father’s death, and why he owes his literary success to hard work. 50m.

Rory Stewart and Alastair Campbell talk to Britain’s leading sculptor, Antony Gormley, about how religion and philosophy inform his creativity, and why we need to keep teaching art in schools. 1hr.

Planet Normal
Liam Halligan and Allison Pearson speak to the Social Democrat Party’s London Mayoral candidate Amy Gallagher, an NHS nurse who sued the health service in 2022 for forcing critical race theory on to students, about why she thinks the Church should stay out of politics. 57m.