Darwin Festival

24 August 2009

This week historian Sandra Herbert tells how she retraced Darwin's footsteps to the Galapagos in search of rock...

12 August 2009

This week we're in conversation with Sir Terry Pratchett, author of the multi-million selling Discworld series....

04 August 2009

Darwin's first book was on coral reefs. Brian Rosen takes up the story...

28 July 2009

This week we're in conversation with Nobel laureate Sir John Sulston, the man behind the human genome project.

21 July 2009

Poet and Darwin-descendent Ruth Padel talks about how the history books led her to write "Darwin, a life in poems...

16 July 2009

Award winning Canadian hip hop artist Baba Brinkman brings us his Rap Guide to Evolution, an hour of clever, witty and...

10 July 2009

We tie up the Darwin Festival with predictions on global warming and the future of the human species. Plus, we find out...

09 July 2009

The fourth day brings together geologists and an exploration of Darwin's early scientific forays. We also find out...

08 July 2009

Day three of the festival and if you've ever wondered what a Darwin rap sounds like, this show is for you. We also...

07 July 2009

We catch up with festival attendees and speakers on the second day of the Darwin Festival at Cambridge. Today we search...

06 July 2009

Today Richard Dawkins explains why scientists can't practise religion, we hear how butterflies imitate each other...