Confessions with Giles Fraser - UnHerd

By UnHerd

UnHerd columnist Giles Fraser talks to distinguished guests about how their beliefs shape who they are.

  1. 1.
    Michael Ignatieff's Confessions — Liberalism, populism and multiculturalism
    56:18
  2. 2.
    Jonathan Aitken's Confessions — Parliament, prison and prayer
    49:22
  3. 3.
    Nicky Gumbel's Confessions — Family, faith and finding God
    1:05:21
  4. 4.
    Mervyn King's Confessions — Crises, capital and coronavirus
    1:06:36
  5. 5.
    Johnathan Sacks's Confessions — Capitalism, community and covenant
    57:36
  6. 6.
    Richard Layard's Confessions — History, happiness and mental health
    1:13:02
  7. 7.
    Charles Moore's Confessions — Thatcher, theology and the Tories
    48:17
  8. 8.
    Jonathan Sumption's Confessions — Rights, rhetoric and rationalism
    1:12:29
  1. 9.
    Helen Thompson's Confessions — Elections, economics and Euroscepticism
    57:45
  2. 10.
    Susan Hill's Confessions — Christmas, children and coping with grief
    59:22
  3. 11.
    Patrick Deneen's Confessions – Wendell Berry, working class Tories and why liberalism failed
    59:11
  4. 12.
    Jonathan Rowson's Confessions — Chess, concentration and climate change
    1:00:53
  5. 13.
    Andrew Sullivan's Confessions — Catholicism, coming out and Jeremy Corbyn
    1:05:46
  6. 14.
    George Monbiot's Confessions — Boarding school, the BBC and Extinction Rebellion
    54:25
  7. 15.
    Yoram Hazony's Confessions – Nationalism, Imperialism, and Israel
    56:30
  8. 16.
    Elif Shafak's Confessions – Populism, polarities and post-truth fiction
    54:53
  9. 17.
    Alan Johnson's Confessions - London, Labour and leadership
    55:37
  10. 18.
    Jesse Norman’s Confessions – Capitalism, Conservatism and proroguing parliament
    39:06
  11. 19.
    Larry Siedentop's Confessions – Liberalism, localism and populism
    48:49
  12. 20.
    Julia Hartley-Brewer's Confessions – Brexit, burqas and bad parenting
    58:15
  13. 21.
    Kate Hoey's Confessions – Labour, Leave.EU and life after Parliament
    53:20
  14. 22.
    Reverend Richard Coles's Confessions – Punk, pop and priesthood
    52:49
  15. 23.
    Simon Heffer's Confessions – Boris Johnson, the Brexit Party and the Battle of the Somme
    54:10
  16. 24.
    Katharine Birbalsingh's Confessions – Discipline, diversity and the danger of mobile phones
    55:56
  17. 25.
    Andrew Doyle's Confessions - Free speech, the far-Right and Titania McGrath
    58:26
  18. 26.
    Jon Lansman's Confessions - Live at HowTheLightGetsIn
    40:05
  19. 27.
    Mary Beard's Confessions - Teaching, Twitter and trigger warnings
    1:02:29
  20. 28.
    Kehinde Andrews's Confessions - Corbyn, colonialism and the case against Martin Luther King
    55:17
  21. 29.
    Peter Hitchens's Confessions - Boarding school, Bolsheviks and Bible burning
    53:33
  22. 30.
    Paul Mason's Confessions - Class, culture and Charlie Parker
    1:02:26
  23. 31.
    Yotam Ottolenghi's Confessions - Apricots, academics and cultural appropriation
    55:25
  24. 32.
    Sir James MacMillan's Confessions - Communism, Catholicism and composition
    51:42
  25. 33.
    Lionel Shriver's Confessions - Belfast, Brexit and being an adopted Brit
    53:13
  26. 34.
    Margaret Drabble's Confessions - Marriage, modesty and mental health
    45:22
  27. 35.
    Iain Dale's Confessions – Brexit, beaches and coming out
    1:03:17
  28. 36.
    Marina Cantacuzino's Confessions – Forgiveness, courage and Shamima Begum
    52:36
  29. 37.
    Alan Rusbridger's Confessions - Facebook, fearless journalism and failing the 11+
    59:13
  30. 38.
    Marcus Du Sautoy's Confessions – Machine learning, the multiverse and the magic of music
    49:20
  31. 39.
    Melanie Phillips's Confessions - Nationalism, self-doubt and falling out with the Guardian
    46:25
  32. 40.
    Helena Kennedy's Confessions – Class, justice and Martin Scorsese Catholicism
    43:57
  33. 41.
    Jacqueline Rose's Confessions – Israel, motherhood and Marilyn Monroe
    42:26
  34. 42.
    Fiyaz Mughal's Confessions – Racism, Islamophobia and Saudi's brutal Islam
    26:57
  35. 43.
    Claire Fox's Confessions – Communism, Catholicism and personal sovereignty
    43:32
  36. 44.
    Roger Scruton's Confessions – Faith, family and finding Conservatism
    50:48
  37. 45.
    Maurice Glasman's Confessions – Judaism, Brexit, and Blue Labour
    51:18
  38. 46.
    Salley Vickers's Confessions – Faith, fiction and A Christmas Carol
    49:03
  39. 47.
    Tom Holland's Confessions – Islam, Christianity and ancient power
    45:29
  40. 48.
    Matt Kelly's Confessions - Hemingway, Liverpool and battling Brexit
    46:04
  41. 49.
    Mary Warnock's Confessions – Morality, God and #MeToo
    50:08
  42. 50.
    Jonathan Haidt's Confessions – Disgust, Trump and the rise of 'call out' culture
    51:22

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