You can read my latest piece on why comprehensive education is a good thing here. It is published in the Guardian on 27 May 2014.
Thursday 11 April: Radio 3 Nightwaves debate on Thatcher’s cultural legacy, with Edwina Currie, Edith Hall, Will Self and others. You can listen here.
On 4 April 2013 I appeared on Radio 3’s Nightwaves to discuss whether working-class life is properly represented in Britain’s museums. I argued that the middle-class perspective adopted by museums leads us to equate ideas of ‘quality’ and ‘taste’ with very partial, middle-class ways of seeing the world. You can listen to the programme here
Following Nadine Dorries’ claim that David Cameron and George Osbourne are ‘arrogant posh boys’ I debated the meaning of posh with journalist Toby Young on BBC Radio 3’s Nightwaves. The episode, which was broadcast on 2 May, is available to listen to here