HARDtalk

HARDtalk

1998 - 2016, Chat, News
Newsmakers, personalities from sports and entertainment.
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Episode Guide

  • HARDtalk - Andrea Leadsom (Episode 998)
    Episode 998:

    Andrea Leadsom

    Interview with British Conservative MP.

  • HARDtalk - Jeh Johnson (Episode 997)
    Episode 997:

    Jeh Johnson

    Interview with Pentagon's top lawyer.

  • HARDtalk - Larry Hagman (Episode 996)
    Episode 996:

    Larry Hagman

    2001 interview with the TV legend.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Woolf (Episode 995)
    Episode 995:

    Lord Woolf

    Lord Woolf was Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales from 2000 to 2005.

  • HARDtalk - Frans Baleni- National Union of Mineworkers South Africa (Episode 993)
    Episode 993:

    Frans Baleni- National Union of Mineworkers South Africa

    Frans Baleni talks of the Marikana Massacre and the consequences of apartheid.

  • HARDtalk - Shimon Peres - President of Israel (Episode 992)
    Episode 992:

    Shimon Peres - President of Israel

    Conversation with President Peres about the renewed hostility between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

  • HARDtalk - Riad Hijab (Episode 991)
    Episode 991:

    Riad Hijab

    Former Prime Minister of Syria, Riad Hijab.

  • HARDtalk - Vandana Shiva (Episode 989)
    Episode 989:

    Vandana Shiva

    An interview with environmental campaigner Vandana Shiva.

  • HARDtalk - James Cracknell (Episode 988)
    Episode 988:

    James Cracknell

    Stephen Sackur interviews former Olympic rowing champion James Cracknell.

  • HARDtalk - Radoslaw Sikorski (Episode 987)
    Episode 987:

    Radoslaw Sikorski

    Stephen Sackur speaks with Radoslaw Sikorski, the Foreign Minister of Poland.

  • HARDtalk - Ian Thorpe (Episode 986)
    Episode 986:

    Ian Thorpe

    Stephen Sackur speaks to swimmer Ian Thorpe, winner of 5 Olympic gold medals.

  • HARDtalk - Nicolas Berggruen (Episode 984)
    Episode 984:

    Nicolas Berggruen

    Nicolas Berggruen, Chairman of Berggruen Holdings.

  • HARDtalk - Bob Shrum (Episode 981)
    Episode 981:

    Bob Shrum

    Stephen Sackur speaks with Democratic party consultant and campaign strategist Bob Shrum.

  • HARDtalk - Grover Norquist (Episode 980)
    Episode 980:

    Grover Norquist

    Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform.

  • HARDtalk - Lewis Moody (Episode 978)
    Episode 978:

    Lewis Moody

    Former England rugby captain Lewis Moody.

  • HARDtalk - Mona Eltahawy (Episode 976)
    Episode 976:

    Mona Eltahawy

    Stephen Sackur interviews Egyptian-American writer and feminist Mona Eltahawy.

  • HARDtalk - William Shatner (Episode 975)
    Episode 975:

    William Shatner

    Stephen Sackur speaks with actor William Shatner.

  • HARDtalk - Jawed Ludin (Episode 971)
    Episode 971:

    Jawed Ludin

    Stephen Sackur speaks to Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin.

  • HARDtalk - Tim Montgomerie (Episode 970)
    Episode 970:

    Tim Montgomerie

    Stephen Sackur speaks with Tim Montgomerie, a British conservative blogger and commentator.

  • HARDtalk - Bernard Cazeneuve (Episode 969)
    Episode 969:

    Bernard Cazeneuve

    Stephen Sackur speaks with Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister delegate for European Affairs, France.

  • HARDtalk - Michael O'Leary (Episode 966)
    Episode 966:

    Michael O'Leary

    Stephen Sackur interviews Michael O'Leary, CEO, Ryanair.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Brooke Magnanti (Episode 960)
    Episode 960:

    Dr. Brooke Magnanti

    Dr. Brooke Magnanti, scientist and former prostitute.

  • HARDtalk - Otmar Issing (Episode 956)
    Episode 956:

    Otmar Issing

    Shaun Ley talks with Otmar Issing about the fate of the Euro.

  • HARDtalk - Guy Verhofstadt & Richard Ashworth (Episode 953)
    Episode 953:

    Guy Verhofstadt & Richard Ashworth

    Katya Adler speaks with Guy Verhofstadt and Richard Ashworth, members of European Parliament.

  • HARDtalk - Jack Abramoff (Episode 951)
    Episode 951:

    Jack Abramoff

    Katya Adler interviews former U.S. lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

  • HARDtalk - Ashti Hawrami (Episode 950)
    Episode 950:

    Ashti Hawrami

    Zeinab Badawi speaks with Ashti Hawrami, the Minister for Natural Resources, Kurdistan Regional Government.

  • HARDtalk - Dominic Raab (Episode 949)
    Episode 949:

    Dominic Raab

    British Conservative MP Dominic Raab.

  • HARDtalk - Hans-Werner Sinn (Episode 948)
    Episode 948:

    Hans-Werner Sinn

    Katya Adler talks with Hans-Werner Sinn, one of Germany's most influential and controversial economists.

  • HARDtalk - Welshman Ncube (Episode 947)
    Episode 947:

    Welshman Ncube

    Zeinab Badawi speaks with Welshman Ncube, Secretary General, MDC, Zimbabwe.

  • HARDtalk - Felipe Larrain (Episode 946)
    Episode 946:

    Felipe Larrain

    Shaun Ley talks with Felipe Larrain, Finance Minster of Chile.

  • HARDtalk - Pyotr Verzilov (Episode 945)
    Episode 945:

    Pyotr Verzilov

    Zeinab Badawi talks with Pyotr Verzilov, Russian artist and political activist.

  • HARDtalk - Tyler Hamilton (Episode 943)
    Episode 943:

    Tyler Hamilton

    Former professional cyclist Tyler Hamilton.

  • HARDtalk - Tariq al Hashimi (Episode 936)
    Episode 936:

    Tariq al Hashimi

    Iraq's Tarek al Hashimi, the country's vice president is currently a de facto fugitive in Turkey.

  • HARDtalk - Brian Sayers (Episode 935)
    Episode 935:

    Brian Sayers

    Brian Sayers, chief Washington lobbyist for the Syrian Support Group.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Patrick Stewart (Episode 933)
    Episode 933:

    Sir Patrick Stewart

    Actor Patrick Stewart returns to England and to his first love, Shakespeare and the theatre.

  • HARDtalk - Rob Davies (Episode 932)
    Episode 932:

    Rob Davies

    South Africa's Minister for Trade and Industry, Rob Davies.

  • HARDtalk - John Mann MP (Episode 931)
    Episode 931:

    John Mann MP

    Stephen Sackur talks with John Mann a Labour member of parliament about the future of UK banking.

  • HARDtalk - Adam Posen (Episode 930)
    Episode 930:

    Adam Posen

    Stephen Sackur interviews Adam Posen, one of the independent members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.

  • HARDtalk - Angelique Kidjo (Episode 928)
    Episode 928:

    Angelique Kidjo

    Stephen Sackur speaks to Angelique Kidjo, hailed as Africa's premier diva.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Hannigfield (Episode 925)
    Episode 925:

    Lord Hannigfield

    An interview with the former leader of Essex County Council, Lord Hanningfield.

  • HARDtalk - Sharon Bowles (Episode 924)
    Episode 924:

    Sharon Bowles

    Sharon Bowles, Chair, EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee.

  • HARDtalk - Maajid Nawaz (Episode 923)
    Episode 923:

    Maajid Nawaz

    British born Muslim, Maajid Nawaz became a radical Islamist who renounced his former views upon being released from prison.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Michael Barber (Episode 922)
    Episode 922:

    Sir Michael Barber

    Michael Barber and his goal of getting every child into primary school.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Steve Peters (Episode 917)
    Episode 917:

    Dr. Steve Peters

    Dr. Steve Peters.

  • HARDtalk - William R. Rhodes (Episode 916)
    Episode 916:

    William R. Rhodes

    William R. Rhodes.

  • HARDtalk - Beeban Kidron (Episode 915)
    Episode 915:

    Beeban Kidron

    Beeban Kidron, one of the few female directors in Hollywood.

  • HARDtalk - Paul McKeever (Episode 906)
    Episode 906:

    Paul McKeever

    Paul McKeever, Chairman, Police Federation of England and Wales.

  • HARDtalk - Francoise Barre-Sinoussi (Episode 905)
    Episode 905:

    Francoise Barre-Sinoussi

    Francoise Barre-Sinoussi argues that more money is needed to fight HIV/Aids, one of the world's most deadliest diseases.

  • HARDtalk - Jocelyn Bell Burnell-Astrophysicist (Episode 904)
    Episode 904:

    Jocelyn Bell Burnell-Astrophysicist

  • HARDtalk - Louis Saha - French Footballer (Episode 903)
    Episode 903:

    Louis Saha - French Footballer

    Louis Saha's view of the football factory.

  • HARDtalk - Mohammad Bassam Imadi (Episode 889)
    Episode 889:

    Mohammad Bassam Imadi

  • HARDtalk - Ali Dizaei (Episode 888)
    Episode 888:

    Ali Dizaei

    Ali Dizaei.

  • HARDtalk - Frank Chikane (Episode 887)
    Episode 887:

    Frank Chikane

    Frank Chikane served in the South African Presidential office.

  • HARDtalk - Otis Williams (Episode 886)
    Episode 886:

    Otis Williams

    David Eades interviews Otis Williams.

  • HARDtalk - Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (Episode 878)
    Episode 878:

    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

  • HARDtalk - Zoltán Kovács (Episode 856)
    Episode 856:

    Zoltán Kovács

    Zoltán Kovács, Government Communication Minister, Hungry.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Devi Shetty (Episode 855)
    Episode 855:

    Dr. Devi Shetty

    Heart surgeon Dr. Devi Shetty.

  • HARDtalk - James Earl Jones (Episode 852)
    Episode 852:

    James Earl Jones

    Actor James Earl Jones.

  • HARDtalk - David Millar (Episode 850)
    Episode 850:

    David Millar

    Cyclist David Miller.

  • HARDtalk - Duff McKagan (Episode 849)
    Episode 849:

    Duff McKagan

    Duff McKagan, one of the founding members of Guns 'n Roses.

  • HARDtalk - Year in Review (Episode 847)
    Episode 847:

    Year in Review

    Highlights and memorable interviews from 2011.

  • HARDtalk - Dawn Fraser (Episode 840)
    Episode 840:

    Dawn Fraser

    1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympic gold medalist.

  • HARDtalk - Founder, Hayman Capital Hedge Fund (Episode 826)
    Episode 826:

    Founder, Hayman Capital Hedge Fund

    Founder of Hayman Capital Hedge Fund, Kyle Bass.

  • HARDtalk - Comedian Alexei Sayle (Episode 826)
    Episode 826:

    Comedian Alexei Sayle

  • HARDtalk - Giorgi Targamadze (Episode 822)
    Episode 822:

    Giorgi Targamadze

    Giorgi Targamadze: Chairman, Christian-Democratic Movement, Georgia.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Hussain Al Shahristani (Episode 819)
    Episode 819:

    Dr. Hussain Al Shahristani

  • HARDtalk - Rudy Giuliani, Former Mayor of New York City (Episode 817)
    Episode 817:

    Rudy Giuliani, Former Mayor of New York City

    The mayor of New York City on September 11th, 2001, speaks to Stephen Sackur on how the world has changed in the ten years since the attacks.

  • HARDtalk - Tony and Jane Nicklinson: Assisted Suicide Campaigners (Episode 816)
    Episode 816:

    Tony and Jane Nicklinson: Assisted Suicide Campaigners

    Stephen Sackur meets with Tony Nicklinson, who is completely paralyzed and wants to die.

  • HARDtalk - Saeb Erekat, Palenstinian chief negotiator. (Episode 797)
    Episode 797:

    Saeb Erekat, Palenstinian chief negotiator.

    HARDtalk's Zeinab Badawai speaks to Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, who was accused by his own people of selling out the Palestinian cause.

  • HARDtalk - Michael Biggs (Episode 792)
    Episode 792:

    Michael Biggs

  • HARDtalk - Frank Field, Chairman of the Independent Review on Poverty (Episode 698)
    Episode 698:

    Frank Field, Chairman of the Independent Review on Poverty

    When it comes to cutting Britian's budget deficit, David Cameron says he can roll back the size of the state in a fair way. The public is braced for the deepest cuts in public spending in a generation. Is the welfare state about to be re-enginerred?

  • HARDtalk - Saeb Erekat (Episode 678)
    Episode 678:

    Saeb Erekat

    Saeb Erekat, Palestinian chief negotiator.

  • HARDtalk - Richard Thompson (Episode 677)
    Episode 677:

    Richard Thompson

    Richard Thompson, Singer and Song writer.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Robertson (Episode 676)
    Episode 676:

    Lord Robertson

    Lord Robertson, Secretary General of NATO 1999-2003.

  • HARDtalk - Phandu Skelemani (Episode 675)
    Episode 675:

    Phandu Skelemani

    Phandu Skelemani, Foreign Minister of Botswana.

  • HARDtalk - Shahbaz Taseer: Former Hostage - 2011-2016 (Episode 674)
    Episode 674:

    Shahbaz Taseer: Former Hostage - 2011-2016

  • HARDtalk - Mosiuoa Lekota (Episode 674)
    Episode 674:

    Mosiuoa Lekota

    Mosiuoa Lekota, Chairman, Congress of the People.

  • HARDtalk - Richard Lambert (Episode 673)
    Episode 673:

    Richard Lambert

    Richard Lambert, Director-General of the CBI.

  • HARDtalk - Shimon Peres (Episode 672)
    Episode 672:

    Shimon Peres

    Shimon Peres, President of Israel.

  • HARDtalk - Tim Smit (Episode 671)
    Episode 671:

    Tim Smit

    Tim Smit, CEO, the Eden Project.

  • HARDtalk - Jendayi E. Frazer (Episode 670)
    Episode 670:

    Jendayi E. Frazer

    Jendayi E. Frazer, United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Hugh Orde (Episode 669)
    Episode 669:

    Sir Hugh Orde

    Sir Hugh Orde, Chief Constable, Police Service Northern Ireland.

  • HARDtalk - tia (Episode 669)
    Episode 669:

    tia

    David Milliband MP, Britain's Minister for Schools Standards.

  • HARDtalk - Alan Fenwick (Episode 668)
    Episode 668:

    Alan Fenwick

    Alan Fenwick, Professor of Tropical Parasitology, Imperial College, London.

  • HARDtalk - Tony Garnett: Film and TV Producer (Episode 667)
  • HARDtalk - John Holmes; Clare Short (Episode 663)
    Episode 663:

    John Holmes; Clare Short

    John Holmes, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs; Clare Short, UK Secretary of State for International Development 1997-2003.

  • HARDtalk - Doug Beattie (Episode 662)
    Episode 662:

    Doug Beattie

    Doug Beattie, British Army officer.

  • HARDtalk - John Francis (Episode 661)
    Episode 661:

    John Francis

    John Francis, Ecologist and environmental activist.

  • HARDtalk - Guillaume Long: Foreign Minister of Ecuador (Episode 659)
    Episode 659:

    Guillaume Long: Foreign Minister of Ecuador

    Zeinab Badawi talks to Guillaume Long, foreign minister of Ecuador, about Julian Assange's refuge.

  • HARDtalk - David Frum: Former Speechwriter for U.S. President George W. Bush (Episode 657)
    Episode 657:

    David Frum: Former Speechwriter for U.S. President George W. Bush

  • HARDtalk - Paul Auster (Episode 657)
    Episode 657:

    Paul Auster

    Paul Auster, author.

  • HARDtalk - Arthur Mutambara (Episode 656)
    Episode 656:

    Arthur Mutambara

    Arthur Mutambara, Deputy Prime Minister Designate, Zimbabwe.

  • HARDtalk - Paul Auster (Episode 655)
    Episode 655:

    Paul Auster

    Paul Auster, Author.

  • HARDtalk - Wajid Shamsul Hasan (Episode 654)
    Episode 654:

    Wajid Shamsul Hasan

    Wajid Shamsul Hasan, Pakistan's High Commissioner to the UK.

  • HARDtalk - Richard Trumka (Episode 653)
    Episode 653:

    Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO.

  • HARDtalk - Michael Yardy: Former England Cricketer (Episode 652)
    Episode 652:

    Michael Yardy: Former England Cricketer

  • HARDtalk - Gary Bauer (Episode 652)
    Episode 652:

    Gary Bauer

    Gary Bauer, President, American Values.

  • HARDtalk - Zbigniew Brzezinski (Episode 651)
    Episode 651:

    Zbigniew Brzezinski

    Zbigniew Brzezinski, former US National Security Adviser.

  • HARDtalk - Gary Bauer (Episode 650)
    Episode 650:

    Gary Bauer

    Gary Bauer, leader of the social conservative movement within the Republican party.

  • HARDtalk - Zbigniew Brzezinski (Episode 649)
    Episode 649:

    Zbigniew Brzezinski

    Zbigniew Brzezinski, former US National Security Adviser.

  • HARDtalk - Chris Eubank (Episode 648)
    Episode 648:

    Chris Eubank

  • HARDtalk - William Kristol (Episode 648)
    Episode 648:

    William Kristol

    William Kristol, political analyst and commentator.

  • HARDtalk - Michael Bloomberg (Episode 647)
    Episode 647:

    Michael Bloomberg

    Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York.

  • HARDtalk - Michael Schumacher (Episode 645)
    Episode 645:

    Michael Schumacher

    Michael Schumacher, Seven times Formula One champion.

  • HARDtalk - Walter Salles (Episode 644)
    Episode 644:

    Walter Salles

    Walter Salles, film director.

  • HARDtalk - Michael Bloomberg (Episode 643)
    Episode 643:

    Michael Bloomberg

    Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York.

  • HARDtalk - Connie Hedegaard (Episode 642)
    Episode 642:

    Connie Hedegaard

    Connie Hedegaard, Danish Minister for Climate and Energy.

  • HARDtalk - Hilary Benn: Shadow Foreign Secretary (Episode 641)
    Episode 641:

    Hilary Benn: Shadow Foreign Secretary

    Stephen Sackur talks to shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn about the Labor Party's dramatic turn to the left.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Nouriel Roubini; Oliver Kamm (Episode 641)
    Episode 641:

    Professor Nouriel Roubini; Oliver Kamm

    Professor Nouriel Roubini, economist, New York University; Oliver Kamm, ecomomist, The Times.

  • HARDtalk - Gen. Martin Agwai (Episode 638)
    Episode 638:

    Gen. Martin Agwai

    General Martin Agwai, Force Commander, UNAMID.

  • HARDtalk - Norman Lamont; Andrew Hilton; Mark Bloomfield (Episode 637)
    Episode 637:

    Norman Lamont; Andrew Hilton; Mark Bloomfield

    Norman Lamont, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer 1990 - 1993; Andrew Hilton, former World Bank economist; Mark Bloomfield, American Council for Capital Formation.

  • HARDtalk - Noam Shalit (Episode 636)
    Episode 636:

    Noam Shalit

    Noam Shalit, father of captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit.

  • HARDtalk - Gregory Schulte (Episode 635)
    Episode 635:

    Gregory Schulte

    Gregory Schulte, US Ambassador, IAEA.

  • HARDtalk - Raheel Raza: Human Rights Activist (Episode 634)
    Episode 634:

    Raheel Raza: Human Rights Activist

    Stephen Sackur speaks to Pakistani born Canadian human rights activist Raheel Raza, co-founder of the Muslim Reform Movement.

  • HARDtalk - Mikhail Saakashvili (Episode 634)
    Episode 634:

    Mikhail Saakashvili

    Mikheil Saakashvili, President of Georgia.

  • HARDtalk - John Kufuor (Episode 632)
    Episode 632:

    John Kufuor

    John Kufuor, President of Ghana.

  • HARDtalk - John Monks (Episode 631)
    Episode 631:

    John Monks

    John Monks, General Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation.

  • HARDtalk - Rachel Dolezal: Civil Rights Activist (Episode 630)
    Episode 630:

    Rachel Dolezal: Civil Rights Activist

    Stephen Sackur talks to Rachel Dolezal about what gives us our sense of who we are.

  • HARDtalk - James Glassman (Episode 630)
    Episode 630:

    James Glassman

    James Glassman, US Under Secretary of State, Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.

  • HARDtalk - Bill Browder (Episode 629)
    Episode 629:

    Bill Browder

    Bill Browder, CEO Hermitage Capital Management.

  • HARDtalk - Dick Pound - Former president, World Anti-Doping Agency (Episode 628)
    Episode 628:

    Dick Pound - Former president, World Anti-Doping Agency

    Stephen Sackur speaks to the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, Dick Pound on the current and past failures of agencies created to prevent athletes using drugs.

  • HARDtalk - Francesc Vendrell (Episode 628)
    Episode 628:

    Francesc Vendrell

    Francesc Vendrell, outgoing EU envoy to Afghanistan.

  • HARDtalk - Jim Gamble (Episode 626)
    Episode 626:

    Jim Gamble

    Jim Gamble, Chief Executive, Child Exploitation and Online Protection Center.

  • HARDtalk - Annkio Briggs (Episode 623)
    Episode 623:

    Annkio Briggs

    Annkio Briggs, Delta Niger activist.

  • HARDtalk - Florence Hartmann - Journalist & Author (Episode 621)
    Episode 621:

    Florence Hartmann - Journalist & Author

    Florence Hartmann discusses her stint in jail for leaking Serbian confidential court decisions.

  • HARDtalk - Roger Alton (Episode 621)
    Episode 621:

    Roger Alton

    Roger Alton, editor, The Independent.

  • HARDtalk - Charles Saumarez (Episode 620)
    Episode 620:

    Charles Saumarez

    Charles Saumarez, Chief Executive of The Royal Academy of Arts.

  • HARDtalk - Geert Wilders (Episode 619)
    Episode 619:

    Geert Wilders

    Geert Wilders, leader, Dutch Party for Freedom.

  • HARDtalk - Mark Serwotka (Episode 618)
    Episode 618:

    Mark Serwotka

    Mark Serwotka, General Secretary, Public and Commercial Services Union.

  • HARDtalk - Sergei Ivanov (Episode 616)
    Episode 616:

    Sergei Ivanov

    Sergei Ivanov, Russian Deputy Prime Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Michael O'Leary (Episode 615)
    Episode 615:

    Michael O'Leary

    Michael O'Leary, chief executive, Ryanair.

  • HARDtalk - Timo Soini: Foreign Minister of Finland (Episode 614)
    Episode 614:

    Timo Soini: Foreign Minister of Finland

    Stephen Sackur talks to Timo Soini, the leader of Finland's right wing populist party and Foreign Minister, about being anti-immigration and compromise.

  • HARDtalk - Dr Haris Silajdzic (Episode 612)
    Episode 612:

    Dr Haris Silajdzic

    Dr Haris Silajdzic, Bosnian President.

  • HARDtalk - Ahmed Yousef (Episode 610)
    Episode 610:

    Ahmed Yousef

    Ahmed Yousef, Senior Hamas Advisor.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Malloch Brown (Episode 609)
    Episode 609:

    Lord Malloch Brown

    Lord Malloch Brown, UK Minister for Africa.

  • HARDtalk - Meglena Kuneva - Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs (Episode 608)
    Episode 608:

    Meglena Kuneva - Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs

    Stephen Sackur speaks to Meglena Kuneva about why she, and Bulgaria, have shown an iron fist toward refugees and migrants.

  • HARDtalk - Lawrence Hunt (Episode 608)
    Episode 608:

    Lawrence Hunt

    Lawrence Hunt, CEO of Silverjet.

  • HARDtalk - Peter Kendall (Episode 605)
    Episode 605:

    Peter Kendall

    Peter Kendall, President, National Farmers' Union of England and Wales.

  • HARDtalk - Imran Khan (Episode 604)
    Episode 604:

    Imran Khan

    Imran Khan, Leader, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

  • HARDtalk - Marwan Muasher (Episode 603)
    Episode 603:

    Marwan Muasher

    Marwan Muasher, former Jordanian Foreign Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Ingrid Betancourt (Episode 602)
    Episode 602:

    Ingrid Betancourt

    Ingrid Betancourt, former hostage.

  • HARDtalk - Barbara Stocking (Episode 600)
    Episode 600:

    Barbara Stocking

    Barbara Stocking, chief executive, Oxfam.

  • HARDtalk - Arianna Huffington (Episode 599)
    Episode 599:

    Arianna Huffington

    Arianna Huffington, Political Blogger.

  • HARDtalk - Kyriakos Mitsotakis - President of New Democracy, Greece (Episode 598)
    Episode 598:

    Kyriakos Mitsotakis - President of New Democracy, Greece

    President of New Democracy in Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, speaks in his first major television interview about the responsibilities Greece shoulders.

  • HARDtalk - Tommy Thompson (Episode 598)
    Episode 598:

    Tommy Thompson

    Tommy Thompson, Republican Presidential Candidate 2008.

  • HARDtalk - Kamalesh Sharma (Episode 596)
    Episode 596:

    Kamalesh Sharma

    Kamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary-General.

  • HARDtalk - Harold Ford Junior (Episode 595)
    Episode 595:

    Harold Ford Junior

    Harold Ford Junior, Chairman, Democratic Leadership Council.

  • HARDtalk - John Cale: Musician (Episode 594)
    Episode 594:

    John Cale: Musician

    Stephen Sackur speaks to John Cale, a founding member of the Velvet underground, and a solo artist and producer.

  • HARDtalk - Antonio Guterres (Episode 594)
    Episode 594:

    Antonio Guterres

    Antonio Guterres, UN high commissioner for refugees.

  • HARDtalk - Senator Barbara Boxer (Episode 592)
    Episode 592:

    Senator Barbara Boxer

    Senator Barbara Boxer, Chairwoman, Senate Environment Committee.

  • HARDtalk - Rasha Hefzi: Jeddah Municipal Council, Saudi Arabia (Episode 590)
    Episode 590:

    Rasha Hefzi: Jeddah Municipal Council, Saudi Arabia

  • HARDtalk - Scott McClellan (Episode 590)
    Episode 590:

    Scott McClellan

    Scott McClellan, spokesman for President Bush, 2003 - 2006.

  • HARDtalk - Fahd al Rasheed: CEO King Abdullah Economic City (Episode 589)
    Episode 589:

    Fahd al Rasheed: CEO King Abdullah Economic City

  • HARDtalk - Bruce Weber (Episode 589)
    Episode 589:

    Bruce Weber

    Bruce Weber, photographer and filmmaker.

  • HARDtalk - John Sauven (Episode 588)
    Episode 588:

    John Sauven

    John Sauven, Executive Director, Greenpeace UK.

  • HARDtalk - Iyad Ameen Madani, Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (Episode 586)
    Episode 586:

    Iyad Ameen Madani, Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

  • HARDtalk - Bishop Martyn Minns (Episode 586)
    Episode 586:

    Bishop Martyn Minns

    Bishop Martyn Minns, US Anglican Church.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Wallace Broecker (Episode 585)
    Episode 585:

    Professor Wallace Broecker

    Professor Wallace Broecker, Geo-Chemist, Columbia University.

  • HARDtalk - Tae Sik Lee (Episode 585)
    Episode 585:

    Tae Sik Lee

    Tae Sik Lee, South Korean Ambassador to the United Kingdom.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Ouseley (Episode 584)
    Episode 584:

    Lord Ouseley

    Lord Ouseley, former Chief Executive of the Commission for Racial Equality in Britain.

  • HARDtalk - Jamal Khashoggi (Episode 584)
    Episode 584:

    Jamal Khashoggi

    Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • HARDtalk - Uzi Landau (Episode 583)
    Episode 583:

    Uzi Landau

    Uzi Landau, Israeli Internal Security Minister, 2001 to 2003.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Denis Healey (Episode 583)
    Episode 583:

    Lord Denis Healey

    Former Defense Secretary Denis Healey.

  • HARDtalk - Robert Kagan (Episode 582)
    Episode 582:

    Robert Kagan

    Robert Kagan, foreign policy adviser to John McCain.

  • HARDtalk - Sydney Pollack (Episode 581)
    Episode 581:

    Sydney Pollack

    Sydney Pollack, film director.

  • HARDtalk - Christopher Shays (Episode 581)
    Episode 581:

    Christopher Shays

  • HARDtalk - Louka Katseli - Chair of the National Bank of Greece (Episode 580)
    Episode 580:

    Louka Katseli - Chair of the National Bank of Greece

    Sarah Montague talks to the former Prime Minister of Greece, Louka Katseli, who discusses if the worst is over for Greece.

  • HARDtalk - Sean Sutcliffe (Episode 580)
    Episode 580:

    Sean Sutcliffe

    Sean Sutcliffe, CEO, Biofuels Corporation.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Alf Dubs (Episode 580)
    Episode 580:

    Lord Alf Dubs

  • HARDtalk - David Anderson (Episode 579)
    Episode 579:

    David Anderson

    David Anderson CEO, Co-operative Financial Services.

  • HARDtalk - Tana de Zulueta (Episode 579)
    Episode 579:

    Tana de Zulueta

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Henry Marsh - Neurosurgeon (Episode 578)
    Episode 578:

    Dr. Henry Marsh - Neurosurgeon

    One of Britain's leading brain surgeons, Henry Marsh, gives us rare insight into the mind of the doctor.

  • HARDtalk - Tomasso Padoa-Schioppa (Episode 578)
    Episode 578:

    Tomasso Padoa-Schioppa

    Tomasso Padoa-Schioppa, Italian Finance Minister 2006 to 2008.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Falconer (Episode 578)
    Episode 578:

    Lord Falconer

  • HARDtalk - Gore Vidal (Episode 577)
    Episode 577:

    Gore Vidal

    Gore Vidal, writer.

  • HARDtalk - Michel Massih (Episode 577)
    Episode 577:

    Michel Massih

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Gary Schmitt (Episode 576)
    Episode 576:

    Dr. Gary Schmitt

  • HARDtalk - Elizabeth Pisani (Episode 574)
    Episode 574:

    Elizabeth Pisani

    Elizabeth Pisani, Epidemiologist.

  • HARDtalk - Henry Rollins (Episode 573)
    Episode 573:

    Henry Rollins

    Stephen Sackur talks to the iconic musician, writer, broadcaster, actor and intrepid traveler, Henry Rollins about swimming against the cultural tide in the United States.

  • HARDtalk - Morgan Spurlock (Episode 572)
    Episode 572:

    Morgan Spurlock

    Morgan Spurlock, film director.

  • HARDtalk - Igor Crnadak (Episode 570)
    Episode 570:

    Igor Crnadak

    Stephen Sackur speaks to Igor Crnadak, the foreign minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina about keeping his country intact and the struggle to join the European Union.

  • HARDtalk - Vasily Petrenko (Episode 568)
    Episode 568:

    Vasily Petrenko

    Vasily Petrenko, principal conductor, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

  • HARDtalk - Alex Salmond (Episode 567)
    Episode 567:

    Alex Salmond

    Alex Salmond MSP, Scottish First Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Ben Okri - Novelist (Episode 566)
    Episode 566:

    Ben Okri - Novelist

    Stephen Sackur talks to internationally acclaimed novelist and poet Ben Okri, whose life has straddled Nigeria and the UK.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Richard Falk (Episode 566)
    Episode 566:

    Professor Richard Falk

    Professor Richard Falk, UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories.

  • HARDtalk - Nicholas Hytner (Episode 565)
    Episode 565:

    Nicholas Hytner

    Nicholas Hytner, Director, National Theater.

  • HARDtalk - Gene Robinson (Episode 564)
    Episode 564:

    Gene Robinson

    Gene Robinson, Bishop.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Henry Mash - Neurosurgeon (Episode 563)
    Episode 563:

    Dr. Henry Mash - Neurosurgeon

    Stephen Sackur talks to one of Britain's leading brain surgeons, Henry Marsh.

  • HARDtalk - Radek Sikorski (Episode 563)
    Episode 563:

    Radek Sikorski

    Radek Sikorski, Polish Foreign Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Review of the Year 2015 (Episode 562)
    Episode 562:

    Review of the Year 2015

    Stephen Sackur looks back on the biggest stories and most intriguing interviews of the past year.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Turner: Chairman of the UK Financial Services Authority from 2008 to 2013 (Episode 561)
    Episode 561:

    Lord Turner: Chairman of the UK Financial Services Authority from 2008 to 2013

    Lord Adair Turner discusses the western economy's dangerous reliance on debt and his plan to simply print more money.

  • HARDtalk - Giorgi Baramidze (Episode 561)
    Episode 561:

    Giorgi Baramidze

    Giorgi Baramidze, Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Kishore Mahbubani (Episode 559)
    Episode 559:

    Professor Kishore Mahbubani

    Professor Kishore Mahbubani, National University of Singapore.

  • HARDtalk - Tokyo Sexwale: FIFA Presidential Candidate (Episode 558)
    Episode 558:

    Tokyo Sexwale: FIFA Presidential Candidate

    Zeinab Badawi talks to Tokyo Sexwale, a man who spent 13 years in prison with Nelson Mandela, only to come out in business as one of the richest black men in South Africa; now he wants to secede Sepp Blatter as the President of FIFA.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Philip Zimbardo (Episode 558)
    Episode 558:

    Professor Philip Zimbardo

    Professor Philip Zimbardo, Stanford University.

  • HARDtalk - Mahathir Mohamad (Episode 556)
    Episode 556:

    Mahathir Mohamad

    Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, 1981 - 2003.

  • HARDtalk - Hage Geingob - President of Namibia (Episode 554)
    Episode 554:

    Hage Geingob - President of Namibia

    Sarah Montague talks to Hage Geingob about the social inequality of Namibia.

  • HARDtalk - Gilberto Gil (Episode 554)
    Episode 554:

    Gilberto Gil

    Gilberto Gil, musician and Brazilian Minister of culture.

  • HARDtalk - Peter Mutharika: President of Malawi (Episode 553)
    Episode 553:

    Peter Mutharika: President of Malawi

    President Peter Mutharika of Malawi discusses his struggling government.

  • HARDtalk - Ajith Nivard Cabraal (Episode 553)
    Episode 553:

    Ajith Nivard Cabraal

    Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor of the Sri Lankan Central Bank.

  • HARDtalk - Debra Lee (Episode 552)
    Episode 552:

    Debra Lee

    Debra Lee, President, Black Entertainment Television.

  • HARDtalk - Melanie Delloye-Betancourt (Episode 551)
    Episode 551:

    Melanie Delloye-Betancourt

    Melanie Delloye-Betancourt, daughter of Columbian hostage Ingrid Betancourt.

  • HARDtalk - Julius Malema: Commander in Chief, Economic Freedom Fighters, South Africa (Episode 550)
    Episode 550:

    Julius Malema: Commander in Chief, Economic Freedom Fighters, South Africa

  • HARDtalk - Julius Malema: Commander in Chief, Economic Freedom Fighters, South Africa (Episode 550)
    Episode 550:

    Julius Malema: Commander in Chief, Economic Freedom Fighters, South Africa

  • HARDtalk - Michelle Bachelet (Episode 547)
    Episode 547:

    Michelle Bachelet

    Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile.

  • HARDtalk - Helen Clark (Episode 546)
    Episode 546:

    Helen Clark

    Helen Clark, Prime Minister of New Zealand.

  • HARDtalk - Andrew Feinstein (Episode 545)
    Episode 545:

    Andrew Feinstein

    Andrew Feinstein, ANC MP, 1997 to 2001.

  • HARDtalk - Prince El Hassan bin Talal (Episode 544)
    Episode 544:

    Prince El Hassan bin Talal

    Prince El Hassan bin Talal, Kingdom of Jordan.

  • HARDtalk - Liu Mingkang (Episode 543)
    Episode 543:

    Liu Mingkang

    Liu Mingkang, Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission.

  • HARDtalk - Liao Yiwu (Episode 542)
    Episode 542:

    Liao Yiwu

    Liao Yiwu, writer and poet.

  • HARDtalk - Tang Jun (Episode 540)
    Episode 540:

    Tang Jun

    Tang Jun, President of Shanda Entertainment.

  • HARDtalk - Wu Jianmin (Episode 539)
    Episode 539:

    Wu Jianmin

    Wu Jianmin, spokesman for the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

  • HARDtalk - Jonathan Powell (Episode 538)
    Episode 538:

    Jonathan Powell

    Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's Chief of Staff, 1994 to 2007.

  • HARDtalk - Ali Jalali (Episode 537)
    Episode 537:

    Ali Jalali

    Ali Jalali, former Afghan Interior Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Daniel Barenboim (Episode 536)
    Episode 536:

    Daniel Barenboim

    Daniel Barenboim, conductor and pianist.

  • HARDtalk - Mark Leonard (Episode 535)
    Episode 535:

    Mark Leonard

    Mark Leonard, author, 'What does China think?'

  • HARDtalk - Professor Sir Martin Rees (Episode 534)
    Episode 534:

    Professor Sir Martin Rees

    Professor Sir Martin Rees, President, The Royal Society.

  • HARDtalk - Mary Robinson (Episode 533)
    Episode 533:

    Mary Robinson

    Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland.

  • HARDtalk - Samantha Power (Episode 532)
    Episode 532:

    Samantha Power

    Samantha Power, foreign policy adviser to Barak Obama.

  • HARDtalk - Kwame Kwei-Armah (Episode 531)
    Episode 531:

    Kwame Kwei-Armah

    Kwame Kwei-Armah, British playwright.

  • HARDtalk - Ditlev Engel (Episode 530)
    Episode 530:

    Ditlev Engel

    Ditlev Engel, President and CEO, Vestas Wind Systems.

  • HARDtalk - Douglas Murray (Episode 529)
    Episode 529:

    Douglas Murray

    Douglas Murray, political commentator and author.

  • HARDtalk - Hryhoriy Nemyria (Episode 528)
    Episode 528:

    Hryhoriy Nemyria

    Hryhoriy Nemyria, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine.

  • HARDtalk - Fredrik Reinfeldt (Episode 527)
    Episode 527:

    Fredrik Reinfeldt

    Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish Prime Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Jacques Attali (Episode 526)
    Episode 526:

    Jacques Attali

    Jacques Attali, President, Commission for French Economic Growth.

  • HARDtalk - Don McCullin: Photographer (Episode 525)
    Episode 525:

    Don McCullin: Photographer

    Don McCullin took the shot of 3 year old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi face down, dead on a Turkish beach, and it galvanized a massive public response to the migration crisis on Europe's borders.

  • HARDtalk - Donald Kaberuka; James Oporia-Ekwaro (Episode 525)
    Episode 525:

    Donald Kaberuka; James Oporia-Ekwaro

    Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank; James Oporia-Ekwaro, Director, Africa Policy Forum.

  • HARDtalk - Andrei Lugovoi (Episode 524)
    Episode 524:

    Andrei Lugovoi

    Andrei Lugovoi, Russian State Duma MP.

  • HARDtalk - Senator Mikhail Margelov (Episode 523)
    Episode 523:

    Senator Mikhail Margelov

    Senator Mikhail Margelov, Russian Federation Council.

  • HARDtalk - Ygor Gaidar (Episode 522)
    Episode 522:

    Ygor Gaidar

    Ygor Gaidar, Russian Prime Minister, 1992.

  • HARDtalk - Dimitri Peskov (Episode 521)
    Episode 521:

    Dimitri Peskov

    Dimitri Peskov, President Putin's spokesman.

  • HARDtalk - Efraim Sneh (Episode 520)
    Episode 520:

    Efraim Sneh

    Efraim Sneh, Israeli former Deputy Defence Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Desmond Morris (Episode 519)
    Episode 519:

    Desmond Morris

    Zoologist and author Desmond Morris.

  • HARDtalk - Ayman Asfari (Episode 518)
    Episode 518:

    Ayman Asfari

    One of the world's wealthiest Syrians, Ayman Asfari discusses lobbying hard for a more effective international intervention in his homeland.

  • HARDtalk - Peter Carey (Episode 518)
    Episode 518:

    Peter Carey

    Peter Carey, author.

  • HARDtalk - Emmanuel Macron: French Minister of Economy (Episode 517)
    Episode 517:

    Emmanuel Macron: French Minister of Economy

    French Minister of Economy, Emmanuel Macron discusses his reforms that are deeply unpopular with the unions.

  • HARDtalk - Peter Szijjarto: Foreign Minister of Hungary (Episode 516)
    Episode 516:

    Peter Szijjarto: Foreign Minister of Hungary

    Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó discusses Hungary's response to the migration crisis that has included razor wire, tear gas and threats of imprisonment; The Prime Minister says that the refugees are a threat to security and cultural identity.

  • HARDtalk - Richard Douglas (Episode 515)
    Episode 515:

    Richard Douglas

    Richard Douglas, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for Counter-Narcotics.

  • HARDtalk - Asma Jehangir (Episode 514)
    Episode 514:

    Asma Jehangir

    Asma Jehangir, Human Rights Commission, Pakistan.

  • HARDtalk - Vincent De Rivaz (Episode 513)
    Episode 513:

    Vincent De Rivaz

    Vincent De Rivaz, UK CEO, EDF Energy.

  • HARDtalk - Ernest Koroma (Episode 512)
    Episode 512:

    Ernest Koroma

    Ernest Koroma, President of Sierra Leone.

  • HARDtalk - Crispin Blunt MP, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, UK (Episode 511)
    Episode 511:

    Crispin Blunt MP, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, UK

    Stephen Sackur talks with the UK Government's Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, Conservative MP Crispin Blunt about the Syrian refugees.

  • HARDtalk - Studs Terkel (Episode 511)
    Episode 511:

    Studs Terkel

    Studs Terkel, Oral historian.

  • HARDtalk - Tinatin Khidasheli: Defence Minister of Georgia (Episode 510)
    Episode 510:

    Tinatin Khidasheli: Defence Minister of Georgia

    Tinatin Khidasheli is making the case for the former Soviet state of Georgia to join NATO.

  • HARDtalk - Dick Armey (Episode 510)
    Episode 510:

    Dick Armey

    Dick Armey, former House Majority Leader, Republican, US Congress.

  • HARDtalk - Paul Gambaccini - Broadcaster (Episode 508)
    Episode 508:

    Paul Gambaccini - Broadcaster

    Stephen Sackur speaks to broadcaster Paul Gambaccini who spent a year as a sex abuse suspect before the case was dropped.

  • HARDtalk - Jesse Jackson (Episode 508)
    Episode 508:

    Jesse Jackson

    Jesse Jackson, founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition.

  • HARDtalk - Pierre Moscovici (Episode 507)
    Episode 507:

    Pierre Moscovici

    Pierre Moscovici, foreign affairs spokesman, French Socialist Party.

  • HARDtalk - John Githongo (Episode 506)
    Episode 506:

    John Githongo

    John Githongo, former Kenyan corruption investigator.

  • HARDtalk - Dr Azzam Tamimi (Episode 505)
    Episode 505:

    Dr Azzam Tamimi

    Dr Azzam Tamimi, director of the Institute of Islamic Political Thought.

  • HARDtalk - Andrei Ilarionov (Episode 504)
    Episode 504:

    Andrei Ilarionov

    Andrei Ilarionov, former senior economic adviser to President Putin.

  • HARDtalk - Raila Odinga (Episode 503)
    Episode 503:

    Raila Odinga

    Raila Odinga, Kenyan opposition leader.

  • HARDtalk - William Hopper (Episode 502)
    Episode 502:

    William Hopper

    William Hopper, investment banker and author.

  • HARDtalk - Iain Duncan Smith (Episode 501)
    Episode 501:

    Iain Duncan Smith

    Iain Duncan Smith, Conservative Leader 2001 to 2003.

  • HARDtalk - Anthony Seldon (Episode 500)
    Episode 500:

    Anthony Seldon

    Anthony Seldon, contemporary historian.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Edmund Hillary (Episode 499)
    Episode 499:

    Sir Edmund Hillary

    Sir Edmund Hillary, mountaineer and explorer.

  • HARDtalk - Robin Knox-Johnston (Episode 498)
    Episode 498:

    Robin Knox-Johnston

    Robin Knox-Johnston, round the world yachtsman.

  • HARDtalk - Martha Karua; Sir Edward Clay (Episode 496)
    Episode 496:

    Martha Karua; Sir Edward Clay

    Martha Karua, Kenyan Justice Minister; Sir Edward Clay, former British High Commissioner to Kenya.

  • HARDtalk - Col. Lawrence Wilkerson (Episode 495)
    Episode 495:

    Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

    Col. Lawrence Wilkerson; former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell.

  • HARDtalk - The Future of Socialism (Episode 494)
    Episode 494:

    The Future of Socialism

    Zeinab Badawi talks to former London Mayor Ken Livingstone and former Labour Cabinet Minister Charles Clarke about the leadership battle within Britain's Labour Party.

  • HARDtalk - Adam Bruce (Episode 494)
    Episode 494:

    Adam Bruce

    Adam Bruce; UK CEO, Airtricity.

  • HARDtalk - Richard Brown (Episode 493)
    Episode 493:

    Richard Brown

    Richard Brown; CEO, Eurostar.

  • HARDtalk - Beverley Aspinall (Episode 492)
    Episode 492:

    Beverley Aspinall

    Beverley Aspinall; Managing Director, Fortnum & Mason.

  • HARDtalk - Jimmy Wales (Episode 491)
    Episode 491:

    Jimmy Wales

    Jimmy Wales; founder, Wikipedia.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Martin Seligman (Episode 489)
    Episode 489:

    Professor Martin Seligman

    Professor Martin Seligman, University of Pennsylvania.

  • HARDtalk - Sylvie Guillem - Ballet Dancer (Episode 487)
    Episode 487:

    Sylvie Guillem - Ballet Dancer

    Arguably one of the greatest dancers of all time, Sylvie Guillem discusses her activism and ballet's poisonous rivalries.

  • HARDtalk - Hardtalk Review 2007 (Episode 487)
    Episode 487:

    Hardtalk Review 2007

    Some of the year's biggest news-makers and most influential thinkers.

  • HARDtalk - Kevin Dowling (Episode 486)
    Episode 486:

    Kevin Dowling

    Kevin Dowling; Catholic Bishop of Rustenberg, South Africa.

  • HARDtalk - Ertu?rul Kürkçü - Honorary President People's Democratic Party (Episode 485)
    Episode 485:

    Ertu?rul Kürkçü - Honorary President People's Democratic Party

    Zeinab Badawi talks to Turkish MP Ertu?rul Kürkçü, honorary president of the pro-Kurdish people's democratic party the HDP on what he's doing to prevent a further escalation of violence in Turkey.

  • HARDtalk - Richard Dawkins (Episode 485)
    Episode 485:

    Richard Dawkins

    Richard Dawkins; author, The God Delusion.

  • HARDtalk - Tim Loughton in Discussion With Philippe Mignonet (Episode 483)
    Episode 483:

    Tim Loughton in Discussion With Philippe Mignonet

    Tim Loughton, MP for Worthing East and Shoreham, UK converses with the Deputy Mayor of Calais, France Philippe Mignonet in a discussion about the migrant crisis on both sides of the English Channel.

  • HARDtalk - Will Hutton; Gabriel Stein; John Ryding (Episode 483)
    Episode 483:

    Will Hutton; Gabriel Stein; John Ryding

    Will Hutton, CEO; Gabriel Stein, Chief international economist; John Ryding, Chief US economist.

  • HARDtalk - Hazel Blears MP (Episode 482)
    Episode 482:

    Hazel Blears MP

    Hazel Blears MP, British Communities Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Wolfgang Ischinger (Episode 481)
    Episode 481:

    Wolfgang Ischinger

    Wolfgang Ischinger, EU Negotiator, Kosovo talks.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Sir Martin Evans (Episode 480)
    Episode 480:

    Professor Sir Martin Evans

    Professor Sir Martin Evans, Winner-2007 Nobel Prize in Medicine.

  • HARDtalk - Valerie Plame Wilson (Episode 479)
    Episode 479:

    Valerie Plame Wilson

    Valerie Plame Wilson, former CIA agent.

  • HARDtalk - Al Gore; Dr. Rajendra Pachauri (Episode 478)
    Episode 478:

    Al Gore; Dr. Rajendra Pachauri

    Al Gore, Nobel Peace Prize winner 2007; Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Nobel Peace Prize winner 2007.

  • HARDtalk - Vuk Jeremic (Episode 477)
    Episode 477:

    Vuk Jeremic

    Vuk Jeremic, Serbian foreign Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Duff McKagan - Rock Musician (Episode 476)
    Episode 476:

    Duff McKagan - Rock Musician

    Sarah Montague speaks to Duff McKagan, a founding member of Guns n' Roses, about his Rock 'n' Roll lifestyle, his pancreas exploding, his sobering, going to university and starting his own wealth management firm.

  • HARDtalk - Roy Hattersley (Episode 475)
    Episode 475:

    Roy Hattersley

    Roy Hattersley, former Deputy Leader, British Labor Party.

  • HARDtalk - Chief Constable Peter Fahy (Episode 474)
    Episode 474:

    Chief Constable Peter Fahy

    Chief Constable Peter Fahy, Cheshire Police.

  • HARDtalk - David Howman: Director General of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Episode 473)
    Episode 473:

    David Howman: Director General of the World Anti-Doping Agency

    Stephen Sackur talks to David Howman about the difficulty of rooting drugs out of sports.

  • HARDtalk - Malcolm Nance; David Rivkin; Cori Crider (Episode 473)
    Episode 473:

    Malcolm Nance; David Rivkin; Cori Crider

    Malcolm Nance, US counter-terrorism governmental adviser; David Rivkin, former White House legal counsel; Cori Crider, Human Rights lawyer.

  • HARDtalk - BRYAN STEVENSON - Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative (Episode 472)
    Episode 472:

    BRYAN STEVENSON - Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative

    Bryan Stevenson discusses why America's race-based wounds are so slow to heal and what it means to be black in America today.

  • HARDtalk - Vladimir Bukovsky (Episode 472)
    Episode 472:

    Vladimir Bukovsky

    Vladimir Bukovsky, prospective Russian Presidential candidate.

  • HARDtalk - Slaven Bilic; Oliver Holt; Gordon Taylor. (Episode 471)
    Episode 471:

    Slaven Bilic; Oliver Holt; Gordon Taylor.

    Slaven Bilic, coach, Croatian Football Team; Oliver Holt, chief sports writer, Daily Mirror; Gordon Taylor, CEO, Professional Footballers Association.

  • HARDtalk - Richard Perle (Episode 470)
    Episode 470:

    Richard Perle

    Richard Perle, former Pentagon adviser.

  • HARDtalk - Faisal Miqdad (Episode 469)
    Episode 469:

    Faisal Miqdad

    Faisal Miqdad, Deputy Syrian Foreign Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Kellie Maloney -Boxing Promoter (Episode 468)
    Episode 468:

    Kellie Maloney -Boxing Promoter

    Stephen Sackur speaks to the former Frank Maloney, boxing promoter, and twice-married father of three who after having recent gender reassignment surgery is now Kellie Maloney.

  • HARDtalk - Khaled Meshal (Episode 468)
    Episode 468:

    Khaled Meshal

    Khaled Meshal, political leader, Hamas.

  • HARDtalk - Danny Yatom (Episode 467)
    Episode 467:

    Danny Yatom

    Danny Yatom, former head of Mossad.

  • HARDtalk - Mikheil Saakashvili - Governor of Ukraine's Odessa region (Episode 466)
    Episode 466:

    Mikheil Saakashvili - Governor of Ukraine's Odessa region

    The former President of Georgia and recently appointed Governor of Ukraine's strategically vital Odessa region, Mikheil Saakashvili discusses confrontation with Vladimir Putin.

  • HARDtalk - Jeremy Rifkin (Episode 466)
    Episode 466:

    Jeremy Rifkin

    Jeremy Rifkin, adviser on climate change to the EU Presidency.

  • HARDtalk - Michel Platini (Episode 465)
    Episode 465:

    Michel Platini

    Michel Platini, President of UEFA.

  • HARDtalk - Iraq Opposition Discussion (Episode 465)
    Episode 465:

    Iraq Opposition Discussion

    Political opponents of Saddam Hussein discuss their views.

  • HARDtalk - Valdis Dombrovskis - European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue (Episode 464)
    Episode 464:

    Valdis Dombrovskis - European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue

  • HARDtalk - HARDTALK Review 2002 (Episode 464)
    Episode 464:

    HARDTALK Review 2002

    Stories and people who made news in 2002.

  • HARDtalk - Vaclav Klaus (Episode 463)
    Episode 463:

    Vaclav Klaus

    Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic.

  • HARDtalk - Stephen Walt (Episode 462)
    Episode 462:

    Stephen Walt

    Stephen Walt, co-author of 'The Israel Lobby.'

  • HARDtalk - Colleen Graffy (Episode 459)
    Episode 459:

    Colleen Graffy

    Colleen Graffy, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy.

  • HARDtalk - Alan Johnston (Episode 458)
    Episode 458:

    Alan Johnston

    Alan Johnston; BBC News correspondent taken hostage in Gaza.

  • HARDtalk - Mmusi Maimane - Leader of the Democratic Alliance of South Africa (Episode 457)
    Episode 457:

    Mmusi Maimane - Leader of the Democratic Alliance of South Africa

    Mmusi Maimane is the first-ever black leader of South Africa's Democratic Alliance; he discusses trying to take race out of politics as he faces off against the ANC, the party of Nelson Mandela.

  • HARDtalk - Max Mosley President (Episode 457)
    Episode 457:

    Max Mosley President

    Max Mosley President, International Automobile Federation.

  • HARDtalk - Jurgen Todenhofer: Writer and Filmmaker (Episode 456)
    Episode 456:

    Jurgen Todenhofer: Writer and Filmmaker

    Despite western reporters being told that Syria and Iraq were off limits, Jurgen Todenhofer spent ten days inside the Islamic State caliphate and emerged unscathed.

  • HARDtalk - Ricken Patel (Episode 456)
    Episode 456:

    Ricken Patel

    Ricken Patel, Executive Director, Avaaz.org.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Martin Sorrell - Founder of WPP (Episode 455)
    Episode 455:

    Sir Martin Sorrell - Founder of WPP

    Sir Martin Sorrell, the founder and CEO of the giant advertising conglomerate, WPP, discusses the power of the industry and the responsibility, or lack thereof, it holds; from Cannes.

  • HARDtalk - Teesta Setalvad (Episode 455)
    Episode 455:

    Teesta Setalvad

    Teesta Setalvad, Civil Rights activist.

  • HARDtalk - Craig Venter (Episode 454)
    Episode 454:

    Craig Venter

    Craig Venter, Genetic scientist who mapped the human genome.

  • HARDtalk - Cecilia Ibru (Episode 453)
    Episode 453:

    Cecilia Ibru

    Cecilia Ibru, managing director / CEO, Oceanic Bank.

  • HARDtalk - Jorge Mendonca (Episode 452)
    Episode 452:

    Jorge Mendonca

    Jorge Mendonca, former British Commanding Officer in Basra.

  • HARDtalk - Frances O'Grady -General Secretary of Trade Union Congress UK (Episode 451)
    Episode 451:

    Frances O'Grady -General Secretary of Trade Union Congress UK

    Frances O'Grady discusses the threats trade unions face in the new British government, making it almost impossible for unions to strike.

  • HARDtalk - Abdul Wahid Al-Nur (Episode 451)
    Episode 451:

    Abdul Wahid Al-Nur

    Abdul Wahid Al-Nur, Sudan Liberation Movement.

  • HARDtalk - Denis Healey (Episode 450)
    Episode 450:

    Denis Healey

    Denis Healey, British Finance Minister, 1974 to 1979.

  • HARDtalk - Mahmoud Jibril - Former Interim Prime Minister (Episode 449)
    Episode 449:

    Mahmoud Jibril - Former Interim Prime Minister

    Mahmoud Jibril discusses Libya after the fall of Gaddafi, and the chaos that now ensues throughout the country.

  • HARDtalk - Shami Chakrabarti; Professor Amitai Etzioni. (Episode 449)
    Episode 449:

    Shami Chakrabarti; Professor Amitai Etzioni.

    Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty; Professor Amitai Etzioni, political philosopher.

  • HARDtalk - Guy Verhofstadt - Alliance of Liberals & Democrats for Europe (Episode 448)
    Episode 448:

    Guy Verhofstadt - Alliance of Liberals & Democrats for Europe

    Guy Verhofstadt, Belgium's former prime minister, discusses the future of the EU, Britain's role and Greece's plea.

  • HARDtalk - Thaung Htun (Episode 448)
    Episode 448:

    Thaung Htun

    Thaung Htun, Burmese opposition spokesman.

  • HARDtalk - Joanna Shields (Episode 447)
    Episode 447:

    Joanna Shields

    Joanna Shields, International President, BEBO.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Wole Soyinka (Episode 446)
    Episode 446:

    Professor Wole Soyinka

    Professor Wole Soyinka, Nobel Literature Laureate 1986.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Malcolm Rifkind/ Sir Menzies Campbell/ Pat McFadden (Episode 445)
    Episode 445:

    Sir Malcolm Rifkind/ Sir Menzies Campbell/ Pat McFadden

    Sir Malcolm Rifkind, UK Foreign Secretary (1995-1997), Sir Menzies Campbell, Lib Dem Foreign Affairs spokesperson (2001-2006) and Pat McFadden, the UK Shadow Europe Minister discuss the conservative UK election victory and its ramifications.

  • HARDtalk - Greg Nickels (Episode 445)
    Episode 445:

    Greg Nickels

    Greg Nickels, Mayor of Seattle.

  • HARDtalk - Derek Tonkin; Dr Kyi May Kaung (Episode 443)
    Episode 443:

    Derek Tonkin; Dr Kyi May Kaung

    Derek Tonkin, former British Ambassador to Thailand; Dr Kyi May Kaung, adviser to the Burmese Government in exile.

  • HARDtalk - Philip Nitschke (Episode 443)
    Episode 443:

    Philip Nitschke

    HARDtalk speaks to the controversial doctor Philip Nitschke. He believes anyone over 50 should be able to plan an end to their own life. Is he not just encouraging acts of suicide?

  • HARDtalk - Gerry Adams (Episode 442)
    Episode 442:

    Gerry Adams

    Gerry Adams, President, Sinn Fein.

  • HARDtalk - Paolo Gentiloni - Foreign Minister of Italy (Episode 441)
    Episode 441:

    Paolo Gentiloni - Foreign Minister of Italy

    Paolo Gentiloni discusses Italy's humanitarian crisis as hundreds of thousands of war refugees find sanctuary in his country.

  • HARDtalk - Saeb Erekat (Episode 441)
    Episode 441:

    Saeb Erekat

    Senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat.

  • HARDtalk - Jeffrey Sachs (Episode 440)
    Episode 440:

    Jeffrey Sachs

    Jeffrey Sachs, Adviser to UN Secretary General.

  • HARDtalk - Justin Forsyth (Episode 439)
    Episode 439:

    Justin Forsyth

    Justin Forsyth, chief executive, Save the Children UK, discusses the challenges facing aid charities, from war-torn Syria to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  • HARDtalk - Rt Rev Tom Butler (Episode 439)
    Episode 439:

    Rt Rev Tom Butler

    Rt Rev Tom Butler, Bishop of Southwark.

  • HARDtalk - Sam Kutesa (Episode 438)
    Episode 438:

    Sam Kutesa

    Sam Kutesa, Foreign Minister of Uganda.

  • HARDtalk - Maria Corina Machado (Episode 438)
    Episode 438:

    Maria Corina Machado

    HARDtalk speaks to one of the most prominent and outspoken members of the Venezuelan opposition - Maria Corina Machado. How close is chaos in Venezuela?

  • HARDtalk - Dr Irwin Stelzer (Episode 437)
    Episode 437:

    Dr Irwin Stelzer

    Dr Irwin Stelzer.

  • HARDtalk - Mohammed AlHussaini Al Sharif - Chief Representative of the Arab League in the USA (Episode 436)
    Episode 436:

    Mohammed AlHussaini Al Sharif - Chief Representative of the Arab League in the USA

    Mohammed AlHussaini Al Sharif discusses the Saudi-led bombardment of Shia rebels in Yemen and the new brand of muscular Saudi leadership in the Arab world.

  • HARDtalk - Sir John Holmes (Episode 436)
    Episode 436:

    Sir John Holmes

    Sir John Holmes, UN Emergency Relief Co-ordinator.

  • HARDtalk - Nile Rodgers - Music Producer (Episode 435)
    Episode 435:

    Nile Rodgers - Music Producer

    Nile Rodgers discusses his long, elaborate music career, from co-founding Chic to his famous collaborations.

  • HARDtalk - Alvaro de Soto (Episode 435)
    Episode 435:

    Alvaro de Soto

    Alvaro de Soto, former UN Special Co-ordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.

  • HARDtalk - Shimon Peres (Episode 435)
    Episode 435:

    Shimon Peres

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister, Shimon Peres.

  • HARDtalk - Benny Tai - Hong Kong Democracy Activist (Episode 434)
    Episode 434:

    Benny Tai - Hong Kong Democracy Activist

    Hardtalk speaks to Benny Tai on the campaign for Hong Kong political reform and where it goes from here.

  • HARDtalk - Mark Millar - Comic Book Author (Episode 433)
    Episode 433:

    Mark Millar - Comic Book Author

    Celebrated comic book writer, Mark Millar discusses his work and the responsibilities of drawing attention to problems in society.

  • HARDtalk - Samir Sumaida'ie (Episode 433)
    Episode 433:

    Samir Sumaida'ie

    Samir Sumaida'ie, Iraqi Ambassador to Washington.

  • HARDtalk - Nick Hanauer - Venture Capitalist (Episode 432)
    Episode 432:

    Nick Hanauer - Venture Capitalist

    American dotcom billionaire, Nick Hanauer warns of revolution if wealth inequality is not addressed.

  • HARDtalk - Tom Ridge (Episode 431)
    Episode 431:

    Tom Ridge

    Tom Ridge, former Secretary, Department of Homeland Security.

  • HARDtalk - Rob Portman (Episode 429)
    Episode 429:

    Rob Portman

    Rob Portman, former Director of White House Office of Management and Budget.

  • HARDtalk - HARDtalk on location in Manila with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle (Episode 427)
    Episode 427:

    HARDtalk on location in Manila with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

    The Roman Catholic Church has huge influence in the Philippines where divorce and abortion are illegal; Church is currently engaged in a huge battle with the Government over its plans to provide free contraceptives to the poor.

  • HARDtalk - Neil Woodford - Fund Manager (Episode 425)
    Episode 425:

    Neil Woodford - Fund Manager

    Neil Woodford, Britain's most successful investor of recent years, discusses the economic times and today's stock market highs in sharp contrast to the eurozone crisis.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Robert Winston - Scientist (Episode 422)
    Episode 422:

    Professor Robert Winston - Scientist

    Professor Robert Winston talks about pioneering the controversial IVF technique that revolutionized infertility treatment for what are known as three-parent babies; possibly a slippery slope towards designer babies.

  • HARDtalk - Tef Poe - Rapper and Activist (Episode 417)
    Episode 417:

    Tef Poe - Rapper and Activist

    Tef Poe discusses how the shooting of Michael Brown was a declaration of war by the police against the African-American community.

  • HARDtalk - Bernd Lucke - Founder of Alternative For Germany (Episode 416)
    Episode 416:

    Bernd Lucke - Founder of Alternative For Germany

    Bernd Lucke of the new right-wing Eurosceptic Party, the Alternative for Germany discusses his thoughts on the EU bailout policy.

  • HARDtalk - Gebran Bassil - Lebanon's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants (Episode 414)
    Episode 414:

    Gebran Bassil - Lebanon's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants

    Gebran Bassil discusses how Lebanon has been overwhelmed by the over one-million Syrian refugees.

  • HARDtalk - General Asad Durrani (Episode 413)
    Episode 413:

    General Asad Durrani

    Retired General Asad Durrani, the former head of Pakistan's intelligence service responds to Pakistan's Prime Minister's statement, after 152 were killed in a Peshawar school, that the country would no longer distinguish between good and bad Taliban.

  • HARDtalk - Kenneth Roth - Executive Director of Human Rights Watch (Episode 412)
    Episode 412:

    Kenneth Roth - Executive Director of Human Rights Watch

    Kenneth Roth discusses the Human Rights Watch, if it still holds weight and the differences of the Middle East and China as opposed to America.

  • HARDtalk - Andrey Kurkov (Episode 411)
    Episode 411:

    Andrey Kurkov

  • HARDtalk - Andrey Kurkov - Author (Episode 410)
    Episode 410:

    Andrey Kurkov - Author

    Russian born Andrey Kurkov discusses the protests in Ukraine's Maidan Square that led to the fall of the pro-Russian government.

  • HARDtalk - Juan Mendez: United Nation's Special Rapporteur on Torture (Episode 408)
    Episode 408:

    Juan Mendez: United Nation's Special Rapporteur on Torture

    Sarah Montague talks to Juan Mendez, the United Nation's Special Rapporteur on Torture.

  • HARDtalk - Pierre Moscovici - EU's Finance Commissioner (Episode 407)
    Episode 407:

    Pierre Moscovici - EU's Finance Commissioner

    Pierre Moscovici on his pivotal role in negotiating the EU with the European taxpayers on whether or not to bail out Greece.

  • HARDtalk - Jay Naidoo - Political and Social Activist (Episode 401)
    Episode 401:

    Jay Naidoo - Political and Social Activist

    Jay Naidoo, leader of the South African trade union movement during the liberation struggle and a cabinet minister under President Nelson Mandela, discusses why freedom has not reduced wealth inequality.

  • HARDtalk - Lukman Faily - Iraqi Ambassador to the United States (Episode 400)
    Episode 400:

    Lukman Faily - Iraqi Ambassador to the United States

    Lukman Faily talks about the lack of progress to dislodge extremists from the territory they've captured in Iraq.

  • HARDtalk - Amre Moussa (Episode 400)
    Episode 400:

    Amre Moussa

    Amre Moussa, Secretary General, Arab League.

  • HARDtalk - Moazzam Begg (Episode 399)
    Episode 399:

    Moazzam Begg

    Moazzam Begg speaks out about counter-terrorism measures, how they are part of the problem and how the Muslim community can work with authorities.

  • HARDtalk - Robbie Rogers - Footballer (Episode 398)
    Episode 398:

    Robbie Rogers - Footballer

    The LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers speaks out about homosexuals in professional football and the taboo attached.

  • HARDtalk - Saxby Chambliss (Episode 398)
    Episode 398:

    Saxby Chambliss

  • HARDtalk - Paul Barker (Episode 397)
    Episode 397:

    Paul Barker

  • HARDtalk - Wu'er Kaixi: Chinese Dissident (Episode 396)
    Episode 396:

    Wu'er Kaixi: Chinese Dissident

    Chinese dissident Wu'er Kaixi lives in exile in Taiwan.

  • HARDtalk - Edward Said (Episode 396)
    Episode 396:

    Edward Said

  • HARDtalk - Werner Herzog: Film Director (Episode 395)
    Episode 395:

    Werner Herzog: Film Director

    Stephen Sackur speaks to film director Werner Herzog, a man responsible for some of the most wildly beautiful images captured on film.

  • HARDtalk - Suha Arafat - Widow of Yasser Arafat (Episode 394)
    Episode 394:

    Suha Arafat - Widow of Yasser Arafat

    Ten years after the death of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Mrs Arafat gives a rare broadcast interview about their marriage, why she believes he was assassinated and why she has chosen to live in Malta.

  • HARDtalk - Romano Prodi (Episode 394)
    Episode 394:

    Romano Prodi

  • HARDtalk - Richard Barrett - Former Director of Global Counter Terrorism Operations, UK (Episode 393)
    Episode 393:

    Richard Barrett - Former Director of Global Counter Terrorism Operations, UK

    Richard Barrett discusses how best to confront the new jihadist threat in the wake of the Paris attacks.

  • HARDtalk - Martin Ziguele (Episode 393)
    Episode 393:

    Martin Ziguele

    Prime Minister of the Central African Republic.

  • HARDtalk - Flemming Rose - Cultural Editor, Jyllands-Posten (Episode 392)
    Episode 392:

    Flemming Rose - Cultural Editor, Jyllands-Posten

    Flemming Rose talks to HARDtalk a week after the murderous assault on the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

  • HARDtalk - Bruno Macaes - Portugal's Secretary of State for Europe (Episode 390)
    Episode 390:

    Bruno Macaes - Portugal's Secretary of State for Europe

    Bruno Macaes talks about the economic twilight zone that the Eurozone is currently facing regardless of Portugal being bailed out.

  • HARDtalk - Yehuda Glick (Episode 389)
    Episode 389:

    Yehuda Glick

    Yehuda Glick is an activist who's been variously described as a campaigner for religious freedom and dangerous extremist; HARDtalk asks why he persists with his divisive campaign on Jerusalem's holiest ground.

  • HARDtalk - Cornel West - Writer and Academic (Episode 379)
    Episode 379:

    Cornel West - Writer and Academic

    Cornel West talks about a sad end to the Obama presidency with racial tensions in America running sky high.

  • HARDtalk - Morgan Tsvangirai (Episode 365)
    Episode 365:

    Morgan Tsvangirai

    Leader Morgan Tsvangirai, movement for Democratic Change of Zimbabwe.

  • HARDtalk - Francis Rossi - guitarist, singer and founder of Status Quo (Episode 363)
    Episode 363:

    Francis Rossi - guitarist, singer and founder of Status Quo

    Francis Rossi about how Status Quo are still rocking all over the world.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Patten and John Bolton (Episode 363)
    Episode 363:

    Lord Patten and John Bolton

    Lord Patten and John Bolton, former European Commissioner and former US Ambassador to the United Nations.

  • HARDtalk - Tony Benn MP and Lord Tebbit (Episode 362)
    Episode 362:

    Tony Benn MP and Lord Tebbit

    Tony Benn MP and Lord Tebbit, former Cabinet Ministers and elder statesmen of the left and right in British politics.

  • HARDtalk - Jonathan Bennett (Episode 361)
    Episode 361:

    Jonathan Bennett

    Jonathan Bennett, Public Affairs Director for the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.

  • HARDtalk - Simon Callow (Episode 360)
    Episode 360:

    Simon Callow

    Simon Callow, Actor.

  • HARDtalk - Pierre Lellouche (Episode 359)
    Episode 359:

    Pierre Lellouche

    Pierre Lellouche, Advisor to Nicholas Sarkozy.

  • HARDtalk - Jack Lang (Episode 358)
    Episode 358:

    Jack Lang

    Jack Lang, Advisor to Segolene Royal

  • HARDtalk - Alexander Lebedev (Episode 357)
    Episode 357:

    Alexander Lebedev

    Alexander Lebedev, Russian Banker and Politician.

  • HARDtalk - Giandomenico Picco - Former UN negotiator (Episode 355)
    Episode 355:

    Giandomenico Picco - Former UN negotiator

    Hardtalk speaks to the former UN envoy who risked his life to negotiate the release of western hostages in Lebanon, and gives insight into the violent extremism of the group calling itself Islamic State.

  • HARDtalk - Avi Arad (Episode 355)
    Episode 355:

    Avi Arad

    Avi Arad, Film Producer.

  • HARDtalk - Roberta Combs (Episode 353)
    Episode 353:

    Roberta Combs

    Roberta Combs, President, US Christian Coalition.

  • HARDtalk - Eric Edelman (Episode 352)
    Episode 352:

    Eric Edelman

    Eric Edelman, US Under-Secretary of Defence.

  • HARDtalk - Nina Simone (Episode 351)
    Episode 351:

    Nina Simone

    Nina Simone, Singer.

  • HARDtalk - Flemming Rose (Episode 350)
    Episode 350:

    Flemming Rose

    Flemming Rose, Culture Editor of Jyllandsposten.

  • HARDtalk - Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire (Episode 349)
    Episode 349:

    Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire

    Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire, Former UN Force Commander in Rwanda.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Stern - Economist (Episode 347)
    Episode 347:

    Lord Stern - Economist

    HARDtalk speaks to the British climate economist, Lord Nicholas Stern, who has just co-chaired a new report on the climate and economy.

  • HARDtalk - Dr Naji Sabri; Sir Jeremy Greenstock (Episode 345)
    Episode 345:

    Dr Naji Sabri; Sir Jeremy Greenstock

    Dr Naji Sabri, former Minister; Sir Jeremy Greenstock, former British Ambassador to the UN.

  • HARDtalk - Mende Nazer (Episode 344)
    Episode 344:

    Mende Nazer

    Mende Nazer, former domestic slave.

  • HARDtalk - Middle East Special (Episode 344)
    Episode 344:

    Middle East Special

    Israeli and Palestinian representatives discuss the crisis in the Middle East.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Heseltine - UK Deputy Prime Minister 1995-97 (Episode 343)
    Episode 343:

    Lord Heseltine - UK Deputy Prime Minister 1995-97

    Former Conservative cabinet minister, Lord Heseltine discusses Scottish parliament, Westminster status quo and the UK's identity crisis.

  • HARDtalk - Des Thompson (Episode 343)
    Episode 343:

    Des Thompson

    Des Thompson, Advisor to Scottish Natural Heritage.

  • HARDtalk - Arthur Edwards (Episode 342)
    Episode 342:

    Arthur Edwards

    Arthur Edwards, Royal Photographer, The Sun Newspaper.

  • HARDtalk - Francis Fukuyama - Political Scientist (Episode 341)
    Episode 341:

    Francis Fukuyama - Political Scientist

    Twenty five years ago, Francis Fukuyama declared that history had delivered a conclusive verdict - liberal democracy had vanquished its ideological rivals; he discusses if he still feels that way after events in Ukraine, Syria and China.

  • HARDtalk - James Rogers (Episode 341)
    Episode 341:

    James Rogers

    James Rogers, CEO Duke Energy.

  • HARDtalk - Janet Napolitano (Episode 340)
    Episode 340:

    Janet Napolitano

    Janet Napolitano, Governor of Arizona.

  • HARDtalk - Ibrahim Dabbashi - Permanent Representative of Libya to the United Nations (Episode 339)
    Episode 339:

    Ibrahim Dabbashi - Permanent Representative of Libya to the United Nations

    Ibrahim Dabbashi discusses the little attention that Libya's slow motion collapse has received.

  • HARDtalk - Steve Howard and Rick Lazio (Episode 339)
    Episode 339:

    Steve Howard and Rick Lazio

    Steve Howard, CEO The Climate Group; Rick Lazio, Vice President JP Morgan.

  • HARDtalk - Alec Erwin (Episode 338)
    Episode 338:

    Alec Erwin

    Alec Erwin, Minister for Public Enterprises, South Africa.

  • HARDtalk - Peter Bofinger - Member of the German Council of Economic Experts (Episode 337)
    Episode 337:

    Peter Bofinger - Member of the German Council of Economic Experts

    Peter Bofinger on the Eurozone economy's flat-lining growth, depressed prices and general air of economic despondency.

  • HARDtalk - Martha Karua (Episode 337)
    Episode 337:

    Martha Karua

    Martha Karua, Kenya's Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs.

  • HARDtalk - Chrissie Hynde - Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist (Episode 336)
    Episode 336:

    Chrissie Hynde - Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist

    The leader of The Pretenders talks about her 30 plus year career and making music today.

  • HARDtalk - Carren & Ron Clem (Episode 336)
    Episode 336:

    Carren & Ron Clem

    Carren & Ron Clem; a former crystal meth addict and her father.

  • HARDtalk - John McCain - United States Senator (Episode 335)
    Episode 335:

    John McCain - United States Senator

    Republican Senator, John McCain says the White House must stop dithering and confront Islamic State and wants a tougher response against Russia over the Ukraine conflict; he is asked if he is investing too much faith in military solutions.

  • HARDtalk - Senator Richard Lugar (Episode 335)
    Episode 335:

    Senator Richard Lugar

    Senator Richard Lugar, Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

  • HARDtalk - Freshta Raper (Episode 334)
    Episode 334:

    Freshta Raper

    Freshta Raper, Iraqi Kurd.

  • HARDtalk - Reg Keys (Episode 333)
    Episode 333:

    Reg Keys

    Reg Keys, Father of Lance Corporal Tom Keys.

  • HARDtalk - Val Gooding (Episode 333)
    Episode 333:

    Val Gooding

    Chief Executive of BUPA.

  • HARDtalk - Yasser Abed Rabbo - Secretary General of Palestine Liberation Organisation Executive Committee (Episode 332)
    Episode 332:

    Yasser Abed Rabbo - Secretary General of Palestine Liberation Organisation Executive Committee

    Yasser Abed Rabbo speaks in the wake of 50 day conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza on where the Palestinian quest for statehood stands.

  • HARDtalk - Rohitha Bogollagama (Episode 332)
    Episode 332:

    Rohitha Bogollagama

    Rohitha Bogollagama, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka

  • HARDtalk - Cathleen Black (Episode 332)
    Episode 332:

    Cathleen Black

  • HARDtalk - Yasser Abed Rabbo (Episode 331)
    Episode 331:

    Yasser Abed Rabbo

    Yasser Abed Rabbo, Executive Committee, Palestine Liberation Organization

  • HARDtalk - Jane Friedman (Episode 331)
    Episode 331:

    Jane Friedman

    CEO Harper Collins Worldwide.

  • HARDtalk - Yisrael Medad (Episode 330)
    Episode 330:

    Yisrael Medad

    Yisrael Medad, the Yesha Council.

  • HARDtalk - Martina King (Episode 330)
    Episode 330:

    Martina King

    Managing editor of Yahoo UK and Ireland.

  • HARDtalk - Abdullah Abdullah - Afghan presidential candidate (Episode 329)
    Episode 329:

    Abdullah Abdullah - Afghan presidential candidate

    Stephen Sackur talks to Abdullah Abdullah about his accusations of his rival, Ashraf Ghani's alleged fraud and if Abdullah himself is acting in Afghanistan's best interest or his own.

  • HARDtalk - Alon Liel (Episode 329)
    Episode 329:

    Alon Liel

    Alon Liel, Former Director-General, Israeli Foreign Ministry

  • HARDtalk - Shelly Lazarus (Episode 329)
    Episode 329:

    Shelly Lazarus

    Head of advertising agency Ogilvy and Mather Worldwide.

  • HARDtalk - Rhea Coombs (Episode 328)
    Episode 328:

    Rhea Coombs

    Rhea Coombs, Former Prostitute and Writer.

  • HARDtalk - Anders Fogh Rasmussen - Secretary General of NATO (Episode 327)
    Episode 327:

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen - Secretary General of NATO

    NATO's Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen discusses the 65-year-old NATO and if it still has the the vigor, resources and political will to be an effective military force on the world stage.

  • HARDtalk - John Miller (Episode 327)
    Episode 327:

    John Miller

    John Miller, Father of Corporal Simon Miller, Royal Military Police.

  • HARDtalk - John Kerry - US Secretary of State (Episode 326)
    Episode 326:

    John Kerry - US Secretary of State

    John Kerry is in Washington for the biggest engagement ever between the White House and Africa and discusses hopes for greater trade and investment ties with Africa as well as his hopes for peace in Gaza.

  • HARDtalk - Abdullah Dardari (Episode 326)
    Episode 326:

    Abdullah Dardari

    Abdullah Dardari,Syrian Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs

  • HARDtalk - Andrei Konchalovsky - Russian Film Director (Episode 325)
    Episode 325:

    Andrei Konchalovsky - Russian Film Director

    Andrei Konchalovsky discusses the similarities or Russian events today and 100 years ago as the First World War began.

  • HARDtalk - Derek Wall (Episode 325)
    Episode 325:

    Derek Wall

    Derek Wall, Co-leader, Green Party, England and Wales

  • HARDtalk - The Future of the Monarchy (Episode 325)
    Episode 325:

    The Future of the Monarchy

    Academic Stuart Ward; singer Billy Bragg; former press secretary Dickie Arbiter.

  • HARDtalk - Karl von Habsburg (Episode 324)
    Episode 324:

    Karl von Habsburg

    Karl von Habsburg discusses his great uncle Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination in June 1914 started the First World War 100 years ago.

  • HARDtalk - Andrew Rugasira (Episode 324)
    Episode 324:

    Andrew Rugasira

    Andrew Rugasira, Good African Coffee Company

  • HARDtalk - Victoria Nuland (Episode 323)
    Episode 323:

    Victoria Nuland

    Victoria Nuland, US Nato Ambassador

  • HARDtalk - Danny Danon - Former Deputy Defense Minister of Israel (Episode 322)
    Episode 322:

    Danny Danon - Former Deputy Defense Minister of Israel

    Danny Danon discusses Israel's current campaign in Gaza and the high Palestinian death toll.

  • HARDtalk - Ambassador Mark Dybul (Episode 322)
    Episode 322:

    Ambassador Mark Dybul

    Ambassador Mark Dybul, U.S. Global AIDS coordinator.

  • HARDtalk - Obiageli Ezekwesili - Former Education Minister of Nigeria (Episode 321)
    Episode 321:

    Obiageli Ezekwesili - Former Education Minister of Nigeria

    Obiageli Ezekwesili discusses the shift of media focus from the Bring Back our Girls campaign when a few months ago over 200 school girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram.

  • HARDtalk - Governor Orji Kalu (Episode 321)
    Episode 321:

    Governor Orji Kalu

    Governor Orji Kalu, Nigerian Presidential candidate.

  • HARDtalk - Moazzam Begg (Episode 320)
    Episode 320:

    Moazzam Begg

    Moazzam Begg, former Guantanamo Bay detainee.

  • HARDtalk - Ama Ata Aidoo (Episode 319)
    Episode 319:

    Ama Ata Aidoo

    Author Ama Ata Aidoo discusses the condition of women in Africa.

  • HARDtalk - Charles Clark MP (Episode 319)
    Episode 319:

    Charles Clark MP

    Charles Clark MP, British Home Security, 2004 - 2006

  • HARDtalk - Decima Francis (Episode 318)
    Episode 318:

    Decima Francis

    Decima Francis, Co-Founder - From Boyhood To Manhood Foundation.

  • HARDtalk - Dore Gold - Advisor to the Prime Minister of Israel (Episode 317)
    Episode 317:

    Dore Gold - Advisor to the Prime Minister of Israel

    Dore Gold discusses the current crisis in Israel after the kidnap and murder of four teenagers and how easily the conflict could escalate between the Jewish and Palestinian communities.

  • HARDtalk - Carne Ross (Episode 317)
    Episode 317:

    Carne Ross

    Carne Ross, former British Diplomat.

  • HARDtalk - Carl Bildt - Swedish Foreign Minister (Episode 316)
    Episode 316:

    Carl Bildt - Swedish Foreign Minister

    Carl Bildt discusses the fractured reputation of the European Union after the very public row between the UK and other member states after the selection of Jean-Claude Juncker.

  • HARDtalk - Achim Steiner (Episode 315)
    Episode 315:

    Achim Steiner

    Achim Steiner, executive director of the UN Environment Programme.

  • HARDtalk - Salih Muslim Mohammed - Democratic Union Party of Syria (Episode 314)
    Episode 314:

    Salih Muslim Mohammed - Democratic Union Party of Syria

    Salih Muslim Mohammed, leader of the Syrian Kurdish Party discusses the advance of Isis and what it means for moderate secular opposition groups inside Syria.

  • HARDtalk - Hassan Wirajuda (Episode 314)
    Episode 314:

    Hassan Wirajuda

    Hassan Wirajuda; Indonesian Foreign Minister.

  • HARDtalk - David Satterfield (Episode 313)
    Episode 313:

    David Satterfield

    David Satterfield, Senior Iraq Advisor, US State Department.

  • HARDtalk - Deirdre McCloskey - Economic Historian (Episode 312)
    Episode 312:

    Deirdre McCloskey - Economic Historian

    Deirdre McCloskey discusses economic inequality and the power of innovation as opposed to wealth distribution.

  • HARDtalk - Jasvinder Sanghera (Episode 312)
    Episode 312:

    Jasvinder Sanghera

    Jasvinder Sanghera, director of the Karma Nirvana charity.

  • HARDtalk - Boris Berezovsky (Episode 312)
    Episode 312:

    Boris Berezovsky

  • HARDtalk - Alex Yearsley; Cecilia Gardner (Episode 311)
    Episode 311:

    Alex Yearsley; Cecilia Gardner

    Alex Yearsley, Global Witness; Cecilia Gardner, World Diamond Council.

  • HARDtalk - Michael Verhaeghe (Episode 311)
    Episode 311:

    Michael Verhaeghe

  • HARDtalk - George Galloway (Episode 310)
    Episode 310:

    George Galloway

    MP George Galloway.

  • HARDtalk - Ian Smith (Episode 310)
    Episode 310:

    Ian Smith

  • HARDtalk - Tariq al Hashimi - Former Vice President of Iraq (Episode 309)
    Episode 309:

    Tariq al Hashimi - Former Vice President of Iraq

    Tariq al Hashimi discusses the current threat to the overall security of Iraq, Isis, the humanitarian crisis and what can be done to stop the violence.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Paul Nurse (Episode 309)
    Episode 309:

    Sir Paul Nurse

    Sir Paul Nurse; President, Rockefeller University.

  • HARDtalk - Boutros Boutros Ghali (Episode 309)
    Episode 309:

    Boutros Boutros Ghali

  • HARDtalk - Iyad Allawi (Episode 308)
    Episode 308:

    Iyad Allawi

    Iyad Allawi, former Prime Minister of Iraq.

  • HARDtalk - Theresa May (Episode 307)
    Episode 307:

    Theresa May

    Theresa May, former chairman of the Conservative Party.

  • HARDtalk - Keith Ellison (Episode 306)
    Episode 306:

    Keith Ellison

    Congressman Keith Ellison, Democrat, Minnesota.

  • HARDtalk - Jack Straw - British Foreign Secretary (2001 - 2006) (Episode 305)
    Episode 305:

    Jack Straw - British Foreign Secretary (2001 - 2006)

    Jack Straw discusses the Labour Party under Ed Miliband and its chances of winning next year's general election.

  • HARDtalk - Tariq Al Hashimi (Episode 305)
    Episode 305:

    Tariq Al Hashimi

    Tariq Al Hashimi, Vice-President of Iraq.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Owen; Richard Haass (Episode 304)
    Episode 304:

    Lord Owen; Richard Haass

    Lord Owen, Former British Foreign Secretary; Ambassador Richard Haass.

  • HARDtalk - Oliver McTernan; Asma Jehangir (Episode 303)
    Episode 303:

    Oliver McTernan; Asma Jehangir

    Director Oliver McTernan; UN Rapporteur Asma Jehangir.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Judd (Episode 303)
    Episode 303:

    Lord Judd

  • HARDtalk - Nick Clegg (Episode 302)
    Episode 302:

    Nick Clegg

    Nick Clegg, Home Affairs, Liberal Democrats.

  • HARDtalk - Guiliano Amato (Episode 302)
    Episode 302:

    Guiliano Amato

  • HARDtalk - Christian Purslow - Liverpool Football Club Managing Director of 2009 - 2010 (Episode 301)
    Episode 301:

    Christian Purslow - Liverpool Football Club Managing Director of 2009 - 2010

    Christian Purslow discusses the lucrative brand that is English Premier League football and if there's a money sickness at the heart of the game.

  • HARDtalk - Rory Stewart (Episode 301)
    Episode 301:

    Rory Stewart

    Rory Stewart, Former Deputy Governor of Maysan Province, Iraq.

  • HARDtalk - Barney Pityana (Episode 300)
    Episode 300:

    Barney Pityana

    Barney Pityana, Vice-Chancellor, University of South Africa.

  • HARDtalk - John Varley (Episode 299)
    Episode 299:

    John Varley

    Group Chief Executive, John Varley.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Sergey Karaganov - Advisor to the Presidential Administration of Russia, 2001 - 2013 (Episode 298)
    Episode 298:

    Professor Sergey Karaganov - Advisor to the Presidential Administration of Russia, 2001 - 2013

    Sergei Karaganov discusses Vladimir Putin's iron-fist foreign policy, Crimea, Ukraine and the extent of the Kremlin's neo-imperialist ambition.

  • HARDtalk - Ian Cheshire (Episode 298)
    Episode 298:

    Ian Cheshire

    CEO Ian Cheshire.

  • HARDtalk - Justin King (Episode 297)
    Episode 297:

    Justin King

    Justin King, CEO, Sainsbury's.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Christoph Schmidt - Chair of German Council of Economic Experts (Episode 296)
    Episode 296:

    Professor Christoph Schmidt - Chair of German Council of Economic Experts

    Professor Christoph Schmidt discusses economic criticisms Germany has faced from Western nations.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Christopher Bland (Episode 296)
    Episode 296:

    Sir Christopher Bland

    Sir Christopher Bland, Chair, BT Group.

  • HARDtalk - On the Road - South Sudan (Episode 295)
    Episode 295:

    On the Road - South Sudan

    Desperate efforts are being made in South Sudan to end a civil conflict that could lead to a humanitarian nightmare.

  • HARDtalk - Richard Reed (Episode 295)
    Episode 295:

    Richard Reed

    Richard Reed, co-founder of Innocent drinks.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Howard Davies (Episode 293)
    Episode 293:

    Sir Howard Davies

  • HARDtalk - Salva Kiir - President of South Sudan (Episode 292)
    Episode 292:

    Salva Kiir - President of South Sudan

    President Salva Kiir on the cease fire with his former deputy Riek Machar that lasted a week.

  • HARDtalk - Paulo Sergio Pinheiro (Episode 292)
    Episode 292:

    Paulo Sergio Pinheiro

  • HARDtalk - Victoria Nuland - US Assistant Secretary of State (Episode 291)
    Episode 291:

    Victoria Nuland - US Assistant Secretary of State

    Victoria Nuland discusses the Ukraine conflict and if America has any role to play.

  • HARDtalk - Tendai Biti (Episode 291)
    Episode 291:

    Tendai Biti

  • HARDtalk - Laurent Fabius - Foreign Minister of France (Episode 290)
    Episode 290:

    Laurent Fabius - Foreign Minister of France

    Laurent Fabius is London to meet other foreign ministers to discuss what should be done about the continued instability and violence in Syria.

  • HARDtalk - Vicki Metcalfe (Episode 290)
    Episode 290:

    Vicki Metcalfe

  • HARDtalk - Supa Mandiwanzira - Deputy Information Minister, Zimbabwe (Episode 289)
    Episode 289:

    Supa Mandiwanzira - Deputy Information Minister, Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe's Deputy Information Minister discusses how he justifies being part of a government that is accused of cronyism, rigging elections and of squandering public funds for the benefit of an elite, whilst impoverishing the many.

  • HARDtalk - Danny Neveh (Episode 289)
    Episode 289:

    Danny Neveh

  • HARDtalk - Riek Machar - former Vice President of South Sudan (Episode 287)
    Episode 287:

    Riek Machar - former Vice President of South Sudan

    Leader of rebel forces in South Sudan and former VP, Riek Machar discusses the civil conflict that has claimed thousands of lives and the cease fire.

  • HARDtalk - Ehud Olmert (Episode 286)
    Episode 286:

    Ehud Olmert

  • HARDtalk - Wole Soyinka - Nobel Literature Laureate (Episode 285)
    Episode 285:

    Wole Soyinka - Nobel Literature Laureate

    Wole Soyinka discusses the future of Nigeria after the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Islamic terrorists.

  • HARDtalk - Paul Kagame (Episode 281)
    Episode 281:

    Paul Kagame

    Stephen Sackur interviews Paul Kagame the President of Rwanda.

  • HARDtalk - Abu Bakr al-Qirbi - Foreign Minister, Yemen (Episode 280)
    Episode 280:

    Abu Bakr al-Qirbi - Foreign Minister, Yemen

    Abu Bakr al-Qirbi discusses the humanitarian, economic, and security disaster that is Yemen.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Matthew Hurles (Episode 280)
    Episode 280:

    Dr. Matthew Hurles

    Stephen Sackur interviews Dr. Matthew Hurles.

  • HARDtalk - Jeremy Rifkin - Economist (Episode 279)
    Episode 279:

    Jeremy Rifkin - Economist

    Jeremy Rifkin discusses the possibility of a post-capitalist age where individuals and communities generate their own free energy, produce and share the things they need and build an economy defined by collaboration, not competition.

  • HARDtalk - Issac Herzog (Episode 279)
    Episode 279:

    Issac Herzog

    Stephen Sackur interviews Issac Herzog Israeli Cabinet Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Salvatore LaSpada (Episode 278)
    Episode 278:

    Salvatore LaSpada

    Stephen Sackur interviews Salvatore LaSpada from the Institute for Philanthropy.

  • HARDtalk - Ahmed Kathrada - Anti-Apartheid Activist (Episode 277)
    Episode 277:

    Ahmed Kathrada - Anti-Apartheid Activist

    Ahmed Kathrada discusses being sentenced to life in prison alongside Nelson Mandela and joining him in government upon their release- an experience he didn't like.

  • HARDtalk - Donny George (Episode 277)
    Episode 277:

    Donny George

    Stephen Sackur interviews Danny George.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban (Episode 276)
    Episode 276:

    Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban

    Stephen Sackur interviews Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban, Syrian Cabinet Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Azmi Bishara (Episode 276)
    Episode 276:

    Dr. Azmi Bishara

  • HARDtalk - David Miliband (Episode 275)
    Episode 275:

    David Miliband

    Stephen Sackur interviews David Miliband MP Secretary of State for the Environment.

  • HARDtalk - Maria Marced (Episode 275)
    Episode 275:

    Maria Marced

  • HARDtalk - Andrei Kostin (Episode 274)
    Episode 274:

    Andrei Kostin

    Stephen Sackur interviews Andrei Kostin, Chairman and CEO VTB.

  • HARDtalk - Sonny Ramphal (Episode 274)
    Episode 274:

    Sonny Ramphal

  • HARDtalk - Jockin Arputham (Episode 273)
    Episode 273:

    Jockin Arputham

    Stephen Sackur interviews Jockin Arputham National Slum Dwellers' Federation, in India.

  • HARDtalk - Jan Kubis: UN Special Representative to Afghanistan (Episode 272)
    Episode 272:

    Jan Kubis: UN Special Representative to Afghanistan

    Key decisions on security, diplomacy and internal reform without new leadership.

  • HARDtalk - Ambassador James Jeffrey and Sir Stephen Wall. (Episode 272)
    Episode 272:

    Ambassador James Jeffrey and Sir Stephen Wall.

    Stephen Sackur interviews Ambassador James Jeffrey and Sir Stephen Wall.

  • HARDtalk - Mo Ibrahim (Episode 271)
    Episode 271:

    Mo Ibrahim

    Sarah Montague interviews Mo Ibrahim founder of Celtel International.

  • HARDtalk - Robert Kagen (Episode 270)
    Episode 270:

    Robert Kagen

    Stephen Sackur interviews Robert Kagan.

  • HARDtalk - Geraldine Finucane: Campaigning Widow of Pat Finucane (Episode 269)
    Episode 269:

    Geraldine Finucane: Campaigning Widow of Pat Finucane

    Healing a society traumatized by sectarian violence.

  • HARDtalk - Aamir Khan (Episode 269)
    Episode 269:

    Aamir Khan

  • HARDtalk - Ben Bradlee (Episode 268)
    Episode 268:

    Ben Bradlee

    Ben Bradlee, Vice President of the Washington Post.

  • HARDtalk - Elliott Gould (Episode 268)
    Episode 268:

    Elliott Gould

  • HARDtalk - Sandra Day O'Connor (Episode 267)
    Episode 267:

    Sandra Day O'Connor

    Stephen Sackur interviews Former US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

  • HARDtalk - Izabella Teixeira (Episode 267)
    Episode 267:

    Izabella Teixeira

    The Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira. Is the rainforest safe in her hands in spite of agribusiness and urbanization?

  • HARDtalk - Donald Kaberuka, Emma Bonino; Mark Malloch Brown (Episode 266)
    Episode 266:

    Donald Kaberuka, Emma Bonino; Mark Malloch Brown

    Stephen Sackur interviews Donald Kaberuka, Emma Bonino, Mark Malloch Brown.

  • HARDtalk - Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Episode 265)
    Episode 265:

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

    Stephen Sackur interviews Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala the former Finance Minister of Nigeria.

  • HARDtalk - Arseniy Yatsenyuk - Interim Prime Minister of Ukraine (Episode 264)
    Episode 264:

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk - Interim Prime Minister of Ukraine

    Ukraine's interim Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk discusses the Russian troops still massed on Ukraine's border, the dropping economy and his ability to save Ukraine from disaster.

  • HARDtalk - Ayatollah Hadavi Tehrani (Episode 264)
    Episode 264:

    Ayatollah Hadavi Tehrani

    Stephen Sackur interviews Ayatollah Hadavi Tehrani, Iranian religious leader.

  • HARDtalk - George Shire and Robert Guest (Episode 264)
    Episode 264:

    George Shire and Robert Guest

    George Shire, ZANU PF Activist and Robert Guest, African Editor of 'The Economist.'

  • HARDtalk - Professor Paul Davies (Episode 263)
    Episode 263:

    Professor Paul Davies

    Gavin Esler interviews Professor Paul Davies.

  • HARDtalk - Patsy McKie (Episode 262)
    Episode 262:

    Patsy McKie

    Sarah Montague interviews Patsy McKie.

  • HARDtalk - Jon Voight (Episode 262)
    Episode 262:

    Jon Voight

    Actor and producer.

  • HARDtalk - Kenneth Kaunda - President of Zambia (1964-1991) (Episode 261)
    Episode 261:

    Kenneth Kaunda - President of Zambia (1964-1991)

    Kenneth Kaunda discusses the 15th anniversary of his country's independence and his 90th birthday.

  • HARDtalk - Chris Rapley (Episode 261)
    Episode 261:

    Chris Rapley

    Gavin Isler interviews Chris Rapley, Director of the British Antarctic Survey.

  • HARDtalk - Ron Howard (Episode 261)
    Episode 261:

    Ron Howard

    Director and producer.

  • HARDtalk - Haris Silajdzic (Episode 260)
    Episode 260:

    Haris Silajdzic

    Stephen Sackur interviews Haris Silajdzic Co-President of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • HARDtalk - Dennis Hopper (Episode 260)
    Episode 260:

    Dennis Hopper

    Hollywood legend, double Oscar nominee.

  • HARDtalk - Joanne Lees (Episode 259)
    Episode 259:

    Joanne Lees

    Dermot Murnaghan interviews Joanne Lees whose boyfriend was murdered in the Australian Outback.

  • HARDtalk - Simbarashe Mumbengegwi (Episode 259)
    Episode 259:

    Simbarashe Mumbengegwi

    Zimbabwean High Commissioner.

  • HARDtalk - Rafal Dutkiewicz (Episode 258)
    Episode 258:

    Rafal Dutkiewicz

    Gavin Isler interviews Rafel Dutkiewicz Mayor of Wroclaw.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Carrington (Episode 258)
    Episode 258:

    Lord Carrington

  • HARDtalk - Charles Zhang - CEO of Sohu.com (Episode 257)
    Episode 257:

    Charles Zhang - CEO of Sohu.com

    Chinese tech entrepreneur Charles Zhang, CEO of Sohu.com comments on the Chinese government possibly imposing its will on the web.

  • HARDtalk - Major General Paui Eaton (Episode 257)
    Episode 257:

    Major General Paui Eaton

    Gavin Esler interviews Major General Paul Eaton of the U.S Army(retired).

  • HARDtalk - Bjorn Lomborg (Episode 257)
    Episode 257:

    Bjorn Lomborg

  • HARDtalk - Rosen Plevneliev - President of Bulgaria (Episode 256)
    Episode 256:

    Rosen Plevneliev - President of Bulgaria

    Rosen Plevneliev discusses the plight of Bulgaria as the sanctions imposed on Russia could effect them directly as 85 percent of its gas comes from Russia.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. John Pollard and Michael Walsh (Episode 256)
    Episode 256:

    Dr. John Pollard and Michael Walsh

    Sarah Montague Interviews Dr. John Pollard and Professor Michael Walsh.

  • HARDtalk - Dennis Mcshane (Episode 256)
    Episode 256:

    Dennis Mcshane

  • HARDtalk - Dmitry Peskov -Spokesman for Russia's President Putin (Episode 255)
    Episode 255:

    Dmitry Peskov -Spokesman for Russia's President Putin

    Dmitry Peskov discusses the decision of EU and US leaders to impose sanctions on Russia.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Ashraf Ghani (Episode 255)
    Episode 255:

    Dr. Ashraf Ghani

    Stephen Sackur interviews Dr. Ashraf Ghani, Candidate for UN Secretary General.

  • HARDtalk - Hannah Lessing (Episode 255)
    Episode 255:

    Hannah Lessing

  • HARDtalk - Timothy Kirkhope (Episode 254)
    Episode 254:

    Timothy Kirkhope

    David Jessel interviews Timothy Kirkhope, MEP British Conservative Party.

  • HARDtalk - Shimon Peres (Episode 253)
    Episode 253:

    Shimon Peres

    Gavin Esler interviews Shimon Peres the Vice Prime Minister of Israel.

  • HARDtalk - Norman Kember (Episode 252)
    Episode 252:

    Norman Kember

    Sarah Montague interviews Norman Kember who was held hostage in Iraq.

  • HARDtalk - Jose Ramos-Horta (Episode 251)
    Episode 251:

    Jose Ramos-Horta

    Zeinab Badawi interviews Jose Ramos-Horta the Prime Minister of East Timor.

  • HARDtalk - Paul Rusesabagina (Episode 250)
    Episode 250:

    Paul Rusesabagina

    David Jessel interviews Paul Rusesabagina a Rwanda genocide survivor.

  • HARDtalk - His Holiness the Dalai Lama (Episode 249)
    Episode 249:

    His Holiness the Dalai Lama

    Zeinab Badawi interviews His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

  • HARDtalk - James Dyson (Episode 248)
    Episode 248:

    James Dyson

    Philippa Thomas interviews Jason Dyson.

  • HARDtalk - Tom Koenigs, UN Special Representative, Afghanistan (Episode 247)
    Episode 247:

    Tom Koenigs, UN Special Representative, Afghanistan

    Tom Koenigs is the UN Special Representative in Kabul.

  • HARDtalk - Sayeeda Warsi (Episode 246)
    Episode 246:

    Sayeeda Warsi

    Stephen Sackur Interviews Sayeeda Warsi.

  • HARDtalk - Cody Wilson - Founder of Defense Distributed (Episode 245)
    Episode 245:

    Cody Wilson - Founder of Defense Distributed

    Cody Wilson discusses the anarchist movement which wants to use the so called 'dark web'- anonymous, borderless, and lawless - to empower individuals and undermine big government.

  • HARDtalk - Walter Wolfgang (Episode 245)
    Episode 245:

    Walter Wolfgang

    Philippa Thomas interviews Walter Wolfgang, National Executive Committee, Labour Party.

  • HARDtalk - John Bird (Episode 244)
    Episode 244:

    John Bird

    Stephen Sackur interviews John Bird.

  • HARDtalk - Joseph Stiglitz Jessica Stern Tariq Ramadan (Episode 243)
    Episode 243:

    Joseph Stiglitz Jessica Stern Tariq Ramadan

    Stephen Sackur interviews Professor Joseph Stiglitz Dr. Jessica Stern, and Professor Tariq Ramadon.

  • HARDtalk - Ricardo Alarcon - President, Cuban National Assembly, 1993 - 2013 (Episode 242)
    Episode 242:

    Ricardo Alarcon - President, Cuban National Assembly, 1993 - 2013

    Zeinab Badawi speaks to Ricardo Alarcon who, until last year, was president of Cuba's parliament, the National Assembly.

  • HARDtalk - Ali Soltanieh (Episode 242)
    Episode 242:

    Ali Soltanieh

    Stephen Sackur interviews Ali Soltanieh.

  • HARDtalk - Andriy Shevchenko and Alexander Nekrassov (Episode 241)
    Episode 241:

    Andriy Shevchenko and Alexander Nekrassov

    Andriy Shevchenko, a Ukrainian MP closely allied to Ukraine's new Prime Minister and Alexander Nekrassov, a former Kremlin advisor discuss the possibility of war.

  • HARDtalk - Hassan Farag (Episode 241)
    Episode 241:

    Hassan Farag

    Stephen Sackur interviews Deputy Sudanese Ambassador to the UK Hassan Farag.

  • HARDtalk - John Mackay (Episode 240)
    Episode 240:

    John Mackay

    Gavin Esler interviews Creationist John Mackay.

  • HARDtalk - Claude Moraes and Frank Field (Episode 239)
    Episode 239:

    Claude Moraes and Frank Field

    Stephen Sackur interviews Claude Moraes and Frank Field.

  • HARDtalk - Zac Goldsmith (Episode 238)
    Episode 238:

    Zac Goldsmith

    Stephen Sackur interviews Zac Goldsmith.

  • HARDtalk - Eugenia Tymoshenko - Daughter of Yulia Tymoshenko (Episode 237)
    Episode 237:

    Eugenia Tymoshenko - Daughter of Yulia Tymoshenko

    Eugenia Tymoshenko discusses her mother, the former prime ministerof Ukraine, Yulia's release from prison and chances for the presidency.

  • HARDtalk - Yossi Beilin (Episode 237)
    Episode 237:

    Yossi Beilin

    Stephen Sackur interviews Yossi Beilin.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Michael Quinlan (Episode 236)
    Episode 236:

    Sir Michael Quinlan

    Stephen Sackur interviews Sir Michael Quinlan.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Rees (Episode 235)
    Episode 235:

    Lord Rees

    Stephen Sackur interviews Lord Rees the President of the Royal Society.

  • HARDtalk - Balthasar Staehelin (Episode 234)
    Episode 234:

    Balthasar Staehelin

    Stephen Sackur interviews Balthasar Staehelin.

  • HARDtalk - Iain Wright, Tony Lloyd (Episode 233)
    Episode 233:

    Iain Wright, Tony Lloyd

    Philippa Thomas interviews MP Iain Wright and Tony Lloyd.

  • HARDtalk - Susan Sarandon (Episode 231)
    Episode 231:

    Susan Sarandon

    Susan Sarandon, Actress.

  • HARDtalk - Barnaba Marial Benjamin - Foreign Minister of South Sudan (Episode 228)
    Episode 228:

    Barnaba Marial Benjamin - Foreign Minister of South Sudan

    Barnaba Marial Benjamin on the bloody civil war raging in South Sudan.

  • HARDtalk - Nuala O'Loan (Episode 226)
    Episode 226:

    Nuala O'Loan

    Noel Thompson interviews Nuala O'Loan the Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.

  • HARDtalk - Marion Bartoli - Wimbledon Champion 2013 (Episode 225)
    Episode 225:

    Marion Bartoli - Wimbledon Champion 2013

    Marion Bartoli discusses her tennis career, championships and retiring at the age of 28.

  • HARDtalk - Imad Moustapha (Episode 225)
    Episode 225:

    Imad Moustapha

    Stephen Sackur interviews the Syrian Ambassador to the United States Imad Moustapha.

  • HARDtalk - Riah Abi el-Assal (Episode 224)
    Episode 224:

    Riah Abi el-Assal

    Stephen Sackur interviews Rt Rev Abi el-Assal the Bishop of Jerusalem.

  • HARDtalk - Binyamin Netanyahu (Episode 223)
    Episode 223:

    Binyamin Netanyahu

    Noel Thompson interviews former Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

  • HARDtalk - Philippe Douste-Blazy (Episode 222)
    Episode 222:

    Philippe Douste-Blazy

    Carrie Gracie interviews Philippe Douste-Blazy.

  • HARDtalk - Kavita Krishnan (Episode 222)
    Episode 222:

    Kavita Krishnan

    Stephen Sackur is in Delhi, India, to talk to Kavita Krishnan, Secretary of All India Progressive Women's Association. Is India becoming a safer more equal society for women?

  • HARDtalk - Omar Abdullah - Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir (Episode 221)
    Episode 221:

    Omar Abdullah - Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir

    Omar Abdullah talks about the future of a region that President Bill Clinton once described as the most dangerous place on earth.

  • HARDtalk - Lior Herman and Nisrine Mansouri (Episode 221)
    Episode 221:

    Lior Herman and Nisrine Mansouri

    Sarah Montague interviews an Israeli student Lior Herman, and a Lebanese student Nisrine Mansouri.

  • HARDtalk - Nouhad Mahmoud (Episode 220)
    Episode 220:

    Nouhad Mahmoud

    Sarah Montague interviews Nouhad Mahmoud.

  • HARDtalk - Palaniappan Chidambaram - Finance Minister, India (Episode 219)
    Episode 219:

    Palaniappan Chidambaram - Finance Minister, India

    Palaniappan Chidambaram discusses India's unprecedented economic growth and new era of wealth and consumerism.

  • HARDtalk - Sanaullah Baloch (Episode 219)
    Episode 219:

    Sanaullah Baloch

    Jonathan Charles Interviews Senator Sanaullah Baloch.

  • HARDtalk - Harris Georgiades - Minister of Finance, Republic of Cyprus (Episode 218)
    Episode 218:

    Harris Georgiades - Minister of Finance, Republic of Cyprus

    Harris Georgiades discusses his optimistic feelings on the economy of Cyprus despite evidence to the contrary.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Sean Brady (Episode 218)
    Episode 218:

    Dr. Sean Brady

    Noel Thompson interviews Dr. Sean Brady, Archbishop of Armagh.

  • HARDtalk - Jose Maria Aznar (Episode 217)
    Episode 217:

    Jose Maria Aznar

    Stephen Sackur interviews former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar.

  • HARDtalk - Ben Emmerson QC - UN Rapporteur, Counter-terrorism and Human Rights (Episode 210)
    Episode 210:

    Ben Emmerson QC - UN Rapporteur, Counter-terrorism and Human Rights

    Ben Emmerson discusses the legality of US drone strikes.

  • HARDtalk - Keir Starmer QC - Director of Public Prosecutions (Episode 209)
    Episode 209:

    Keir Starmer QC - Director of Public Prosecutions

    English barrister talks about stepping down after five years as the Director of Public Prosecutions.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Thomas Butler, Bishop of Southwark (Episode 208)
    Episode 208:

    Dr. Thomas Butler, Bishop of Southwark

    Dr. Thomas Butler.

  • HARDtalk - Giles Duley (Episode 208)
    Episode 208:

    Giles Duley

    Photographer talks about transition from fashion to stories of human suffering.

  • HARDtalk - Hilary Benn (Episode 207)
    Episode 207:

    Hilary Benn

    Stephen Sackur interviews Hilary Benn

  • HARDtalk - Paul Golby (Episode 206)
    Episode 206:

    Paul Golby

    Stephen Sackur interviews Dr. Paul Golby

  • HARDtalk - Andrew Tottenham (Episode 205)
    Episode 205:

    Andrew Tottenham

    Andrew Tottenham, supercasino developer.

  • HARDtalk - Richard Caborn (Episode 204)
    Episode 204:

    Richard Caborn

    Richard Caborn, Minister of Sport.

  • HARDtalk - Sergei Ivanov (Episode 203)
    Episode 203:

    Sergei Ivanov

    Sergei Ivanov, Russia's Defense Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Menzies Campbell (Episode 202)
    Episode 202:

    Sir Menzies Campbell

    Sir Menzies Campbell, leader of the British Liberal Democrats.

  • HARDtalk - Sergei Lavrov (Episode 201)
    Episode 201:

    Sergei Lavrov

    Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister.

  • HARDtalk - William Hague (Episode 200)
    Episode 200:

    William Hague

    William Hague, Conservative Foreign Affairs spokesman.

  • HARDtalk - Mary Harney (Episode 199)
    Episode 199:

    Mary Harney

    Mary Harney, Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland.

  • HARDtalk - John Herlihy (Episode 198)
    Episode 198:

    John Herlihy

    John Herlihy, Director of Google Europe.

  • HARDtalk - Mary Lou McDonald (Episode 197)
    Episode 197:

    Mary Lou McDonald

    Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Fein member of European Parliament.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Garret FitzGerald (Episode 196)
    Episode 196:

    Dr. Garret FitzGerald

    Dr. Garret FitzGerald, former Taoiseach of Ireland.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Jeremy Greenstock (Episode 195)
    Episode 195:

    Sir Jeremy Greenstock

    Sir Jeremy Greenstock, former British Ambassador to the UN.

  • HARDtalk - Grahame Maxwell (Episode 194)
    Episode 194:

    Grahame Maxwell

    Grahame Maxwell from Operation Pentameter speaks about slave trafficking.

  • HARDtalk - Ahmet Uzumcu (Episode 192)
    Episode 192:

    Ahmet Uzumcu

    Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on removing Syria's chemical weapons.

  • HARDtalk - Francois Pienaar - Captain, South African Rugby Team, 1993-1996 (Episode 191)
    Episode 191:

    Francois Pienaar - Captain, South African Rugby Team, 1993-1996

    Former captain of the South African rugby team on Nelson Mandela and the new state of South Africa.

  • HARDtalk - Nadine Gordimer (Episode 190)
    Episode 190:

    Nadine Gordimer

    The Nobel Prize winning South African writer talks about South Africa today; recorded April, 2011.

  • HARDtalk - General John Batiste (Episode 190)
    Episode 190:

    General John Batiste

    General John Batiste, former US army commander in Iraq.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Ghazi Hamad (Episode 189)
    Episode 189:

    Dr. Ghazi Hamad

    Dr. Ghazi Hamad, spokesman for the Palestinian government.

  • HARDtalk - Martin Schulz (Episode 188)
    Episode 188:

    Martin Schulz

    The President of the European Parliament discusses the mixed feelings on the EU.

  • HARDtalk - Charlie McCreevy (Episode 188)
    Episode 188:

    Charlie McCreevy

    Charlie McCreevy, European Commissioner for the Internal Market.

  • HARDtalk - Zurab Nogaideli (Episode 187)
    Episode 187:

    Zurab Nogaideli

    Zurab Nogaideli, Prime Minister of Georgia.

  • HARDtalk - Jendayi Frazer (Episode 186)
    Episode 186:

    Jendayi Frazer

    Jendayi Frazer, US Assistant Secretary for African Affairs.

  • HARDtalk - Vandana Shiva (Episode 185)
    Episode 185:

    Vandana Shiva

    Vandana Shiva, environmentalist.

  • HARDtalk - Julian Savulescu (Episode 184)
    Episode 184:

    Julian Savulescu

    Medical ethicist, Julian Savulescu discusses genetic engineering and bioscience.

  • HARDtalk - Zeljka Cvijanovic (Episode 182)
    Episode 182:

    Zeljka Cvijanovic

  • HARDtalk - Rahul Bajaj (Episode 182)
    Episode 182:

    Rahul Bajaj

    Rahul Bajaj, Chairman of Bajaj Auto.

  • HARDtalk - Praful Patel (Episode 181)
    Episode 181:

    Praful Patel

    Praful Patel, India's Civil Aviation Minister.

  • HARDtalk - Jack Valero (Episode 179)
    Episode 179:

    Jack Valero

    Jack Valero, UK spokesman, Opus Dei.

  • HARDtalk - Amory Lovins (Episode 178)
    Episode 178:

    Amory Lovins

    Amory Lovins, Green energy advocate.

  • HARDtalk - Alejandro Toledo (Episode 177)
    Episode 177:

    Alejandro Toledo

    Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo.

  • HARDtalk - Emmanuel Reinert (Episode 176)
    Episode 176:

    Emmanuel Reinert

    Emmanuel Reinert: Executive Director, Senlis Council.

  • HARDtalk - Steve McCabe, British Government Whip (Episode 175)
    Episode 175:

    Steve McCabe, British Government Whip

    Steve McCabe, British Government Whip.

  • HARDtalk - Sabine Kuegler (Episode 174)
    Episode 174:

    Sabine Kuegler

    Sabine Kuegler, author of 'Jungle Child'.

  • HARDtalk - Alain Minc (Episode 173)
    Episode 173:

    Alain Minc

    French writer and business consultant Alain Minc.

  • HARDtalk - JK Galbraith (Episode 172)
    Episode 172:

    JK Galbraith

    Economist and liberal thinker John Kenneth Galbraith.

  • HARDtalk - Arthur Chaskalson (Episode 170)
    Episode 170:

    Arthur Chaskalson

    Arthur Chaskalson, Chairman, International Commission of Jurists.

  • HARDtalk - Oleh Rybachuk (Episode 169)
    Episode 169:

    Oleh Rybachuk

    Oleh Rybachuk, Chief of Staff to the Ukranian President.

  • HARDtalk - Otkay Vural (Episode 168)
    Episode 168:

    Otkay Vural

    Otkay Vural, Deputy Chairman of Turkey's Nationalist Action Party.

  • HARDtalk - Orhan Pamuk (Episode 167)
    Episode 167:

    Orhan Pamuk

    Turkish author Orhan Pamuk.

  • HARDtalk - Lalit Modi (Episode 166)
    Episode 166:

    Lalit Modi

    Creator and Chairman of the Indian Premier League, Lalit Modi talks about being banished from cricket amid allegations of corruption.

  • HARDtalk - Silus Siakor (Episode 166)
    Episode 166:

    Silus Siakor

    Silus Siakor, environmental activist.

  • HARDtalk - Antonio Gutteres (Episode 165)
    Episode 165:

    Antonio Gutteres

    Antonio Gutteres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

  • HARDtalk - Maajid Nawaz (Episode 164)
    Episode 164:

    Maajid Nawaz

    British citizen Maajid Nawaz speaks about his time in jail in Egypt.

  • HARDtalk - Adonis Georgiadis (Episode 163)
    Episode 163:

    Adonis Georgiadis

    Greek Minister of Health, Adonis Georgiadis on the country's slow collapse.

  • HARDtalk - Peter Kendall (Episode 162)
    Episode 162:

    Peter Kendall

    President of the British National Farmers' Union.

  • HARDtalk - Victor Vidilles (Episode 161)
    Episode 161:

    Victor Vidilles

    French Students' Union (UNEF) leader Victor Vidilles.

  • HARDtalk - Kevin Fulton (Episode 160)
    Episode 160:

    Kevin Fulton

    British agent Kevin Fulton talks about the war in Northern Ireland.

  • HARDtalk - Abdul Mawgoud Dardery (Episode 159)
    Episode 159:

    Abdul Mawgoud Dardery

    Egypt's Freedom and Justice Party MP, Abdul Mawgoud Dardery discusses the suspension of parliament and the Muslim Brotherhood's next move.

  • HARDtalk - Garett Reppenhagen (Episode 159)
    Episode 159:

    Garett Reppenhagen

    Iraq Veterans Against the War.

  • HARDtalk - Garry Kasparov (Episode 158)
    Episode 158:

    Garry Kasparov

    Former world chess champion and Russian opposition activist, Garry Kasparov discusses challenging the supremacy of Vladimir Putin.

  • HARDtalk - Adel Abdul Mahdi (Episode 158)
    Episode 158:

    Adel Abdul Mahdi

    Deputy President of Iraq Adel Abdul Mahdi.

  • HARDtalk - PJ Crowley (Episode 157)
    Episode 157:

    PJ Crowley

    PJ Crowley, former US Assistant Secretary Of State for Public Affairs on Obama's Syria policy.

  • HARDtalk - Dennis McNamara (Episode 157)
    Episode 157:

    Dennis McNamara

    The role of the UN and international community.

  • HARDtalk - Peter Blair Henry (Episode 156)
    Episode 156:

    Peter Blair Henry

    Former economic adviser to President Obama, Peter Blair Henry on U.S. relations with rich nations.

  • HARDtalk - Efraim Halevy, Former Head of Mossad (Episode 156)
    Episode 156:

    Efraim Halevy, Former Head of Mossad

    Where the Middle East peace process is headed in the wake of the Israeli election.

  • HARDtalk - Enrico Letta (Episode 155)
    Episode 155:

    Enrico Letta

    Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta on trying to hold his country together.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Heseltine; Roy Hattersley (Episode 155)
    Episode 155:

    Lord Heseltine; Roy Hattersley

    A discussion of what happens to governments after some time spent in power.

  • HARDtalk - Dominique de Villepin (Episode 154)
    Episode 154:

    Dominique de Villepin

    Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin discusses the crisis in Syria.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Mukesh Kapila, Former UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan (Episode 154)
    Episode 154:

    Dr. Mukesh Kapila, Former UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan

    Dr. Kapila says his pleas for help went unheeded, leading to needless deaths.

  • HARDtalk - Farid Sabri; Burhan Jaf; Sayed Mohammed Musawi (Episode 153)
    Episode 153:

    Farid Sabri; Burhan Jaf; Sayed Mohammed Musawi

    Representatives of key political blocs discuss Iraq's next government.

  • HARDtalk - Amr Moussa (Episode 152)
    Episode 152:

    Amr Moussa

    The former Secretary General of the Arab League, Amr Moussa, discusses the new military led Egypt.

  • HARDtalk - Geert Wilders, Member of Dutch Parliament (Episode 152)
    Episode 152:

    Geert Wilders, Member of Dutch Parliament

    Geert Wilders, Dutch MP, speaks out against militant Islam and immigration.

  • HARDtalk - Lakhdar Brahimi (Episode 151)
    Episode 151:

    Lakhdar Brahimi

    Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN-Arab League special envoy for Syria.

  • HARDtalk - Juan Lopez Aguilar, Spanish Justice Minister (Episode 151)
    Episode 151:

    Juan Lopez Aguilar, Spanish Justice Minister

    Two years after the bombings in Madrid, Europe still has not defined terrorism.

  • HARDtalk - Mostafa Hegazy (Episode 150)
    Episode 150:

    Mostafa Hegazy

    Adviser to Egypt's Interim President, Mostafa Hegazy, discusses the condemnation of Egypt.

  • HARDtalk - Eliot Spitzer, New York State Attorney General (Episode 150)
    Episode 150:

    Eliot Spitzer, New York State Attorney General

    An interview with NYS Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, 'Sheriff of Wall Street.'

  • HARDtalk - Najib Ghadbian (Episode 149)
    Episode 149:

    Najib Ghadbian

    UN Representative of Syria Coalition, Najib Ghadbian discusses the crisis in Syria.

  • HARDtalk - Paul Pillar, Former CIA Middle East Analyst (Episode 149)
    Episode 149:

    Paul Pillar, Former CIA Middle East Analyst

    Paul Pillar speaks out against what he calls the misuse of intelligence.

  • HARDtalk - Alistair Darling (Episode 148)
    Episode 148:

    Alistair Darling

    Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, discusses the British economy and Scotland's desire to leave the UK.

  • HARDtalk - Janis Karpinski, Commander, Abu Ghraib Prison (Episode 148)
    Episode 148:

    Janis Karpinski, Commander, Abu Ghraib Prison

    Janis Karpinski's book gives her account of what went on inside Abu Ghraib prison.

  • HARDtalk - David Trimble, former leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (Episode 147)
    Episode 147:

    David Trimble, former leader of the Ulster Unionist Party

    David Trimble's loss of leadership position after the collapse of power sharing.

  • HARDtalk - Mark Post (Episode 146)
    Episode 146:

    Mark Post

    Professor Mark Post who discusses his 'in vitro burger' and the benefits.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Jonathan Porritt (Episode 146)
    Episode 146:

    Sir Jonathan Porritt

    The Sustainable Development Commission says new nuclear plants are not the answer.

  • HARDtalk - Mzwandile Masina (Episode 145)
    Episode 145:

    Mzwandile Masina

    Mzwandile Masina, the interim president of the ANC Youth League of South Africa speaks of their relevance.

  • HARDtalk - Nabil Fahmy (Episode 144)
    Episode 144:

    Nabil Fahmy

    Egypt's new Foreign Minister, Nabil Fahmy, on the future of Egypt.

  • HARDtalk - Sir John Major (Episode 144)
    Episode 144:

    Sir John Major

    Sir John Major answers questions about the situation in Iraq.

  • HARDtalk - Sir John Tavener (Episode 143)
    Episode 143:

    Sir John Tavener

    Composer Sir John Tavener discusses his life, music & faith.

  • HARDtalk - Carl Bernstein (Episode 143)
    Episode 143:

    Carl Bernstein

    One of the journalists responsible for the media response during Watergate.

  • HARDtalk - José Miguel Insulza (Episode 142)
    Episode 142:

    José Miguel Insulza

    Secretary General Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza on the OAS's new drug policy.

  • HARDtalk - On the Road: Climate Alaska (Episode 141)
    Episode 141:

    On the Road: Climate Alaska

    Stephen Sackur explores the possibility of the world's second largest carbon emitter getting serious about climate change.

  • HARDtalk - Dominic Grieve (Episode 141)
    Episode 141:

    Dominic Grieve

  • HARDtalk - Thomas Hampson (Episode 140)
    Episode 140:

    Thomas Hampson

    Opera singer, Thomas Hampson discusses his industry and getting people to love opera.

  • HARDtalk - Ma Ying-Jeou (Episode 140)
    Episode 140:

    Ma Ying-Jeou

  • HARDtalk - Bernard Ribeiro, President of the Royal College of Surgeons (Episode 139)
    Episode 139:

    Bernard Ribeiro, President of the Royal College of Surgeons

  • HARDtalk - Qazi Hussain Ahmed (Episode 139)
    Episode 139:

    Qazi Hussain Ahmed

    Qazi Hussain Ahmed leads the religious party Jamaat-e-Islami.

  • HARDtalk - Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi (Episode 138)
    Episode 138:

    Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi

    Governor of Rivers State, Nigeria, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi on the oil syphoning problem.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Douglas Hurd (Episode 138)
    Episode 138:

    Lord Douglas Hurd

    Douglas Hurd was Britain's Foreign Secretary during the Gulf War.

  • HARDtalk - Hoshyar Zebari (Episode 137)
    Episode 137:

    Hoshyar Zebari

    Iraq's foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari on Iraq's image.

  • HARDtalk - On The Road: Alaska (Episode 136)
    Episode 136:

    On The Road: Alaska

    A look at the Bristol Bay region and the bitter argument of sharing the large salmon resource with plans for North America's largest copper mine.

  • HARDtalk - Haruhiko Kuroda (Episode 134)
    Episode 134:

    Haruhiko Kuroda

  • HARDtalk - Ngugi Wa Thiong'o (Episode 133)
    Episode 133:

    Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

    African author, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, discusses his life work.

  • HARDtalk - Edi Rama (Episode 130)
    Episode 130:

    Edi Rama

    Edi Rama, who will become Albania's Prime Minister in September, on his promise of a country wide renaissance.

  • HARDtalk - Paul Kenny (Episode 129)
    Episode 129:

    Paul Kenny

    General Secretary of the GMB Union, Paul Kenny on the dangers of losing union funding.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Roger Penrose (Episode 129)
    Episode 129:

    Sir Roger Penrose

  • HARDtalk - Haifaa Al-Mansour (Episode 128)
    Episode 128:

    Haifaa Al-Mansour

    Saudi Arabia's first female film director, Haifaa Al-Mansour discusses her film Wadjda.

  • HARDtalk - Zhang Xin (Episode 127)
    Episode 127:

    Zhang Xin

    Chief Executive of Soho China, Zhang Xin, one of only 24 self-made female billionaires, discusses her rags-to-riches story.

  • HARDtalk - Charles Garraway, Senior Legal Advisor (Episode 127)
    Episode 127:

    Charles Garraway, Senior Legal Advisor

  • HARDtalk - Mustafa Akyol/ Dina Wahba (Episode 126)
    Episode 126:

    Mustafa Akyol/ Dina Wahba

    Turkish author and journalist, Mustafa Akyol and Egyptian feminist and political activist, Dina Wahba discuss the future of political Islam.

  • HARDtalk - David Davis (Episode 125)
    Episode 125:

    David Davis

    Conservative Member of UK Parliament, David Davis.

  • HARDtalk - David Willetts (Episode 125)
    Episode 125:

    David Willetts

  • HARDtalk - Nikos Dendias (Episode 123)
    Episode 123:

    Nikos Dendias

    Greece's minister for public order, Nikos Dendias discusses the Greek immigration problem.

  • HARDtalk - Dr. Omar Zakhilwal (Episode 122)
    Episode 122:

    Dr. Omar Zakhilwal

  • HARDtalk - Valdis Dombrovskis (Episode 119)
    Episode 119:

    Valdis Dombrovskis

    Prime Minister of Latvia, Valdis Dombrovskis discusses his desire for Latvia to join the euro.

  • HARDtalk - Mogoeng Mogoeng (Episode 118)
    Episode 118:

    Mogoeng Mogoeng

    South Africa's Chief Justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng discusses the realities of the new Constitution.

  • HARDtalk - Tony Iommi (Episode 117)
    Episode 117:

    Tony Iommi

    Lead guitarist of Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi discusses reuniting with Ozzy Osbourne and how he tours while being treated for cancer.

  • HARDtalk - Sergei Guriev (Episode 116)
    Episode 116:

    Sergei Guriev

    Russian economist Sergei Guriev on going into exile in Vladimir Putin's Russia.

  • HARDtalk - Mehmet Simsek (Episode 115)
    Episode 115:

    Mehmet Simsek

    Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek responds to the anti-government demonstrations.

  • HARDtalk - Antonio Tajani (Episode 113)
    Episode 113:

    Antonio Tajani

    Vice President of the European Commision, Antonio Tajani discusses the recent EU-US trade deal.

  • HARDtalk - Ayad Allawi (Episode 112)
    Episode 112:

    Ayad Allawi

    Former PM of Iraq, Ayad Allawi on the hope of keeping peace in Iraq.

  • HARDtalk - Zhu Min (Episode 111)
    Episode 111:

    Zhu Min

    Zhu Min on the Chinese business model of overcapacity.

  • HARDtalk - Martin Amis (Episode 110)
    Episode 110:

    Martin Amis

    Author Martin Amis discusses his eclectic collective works.

  • HARDtalk - Ivo Daalder (Episode 109)
    Episode 109:

    Ivo Daalder

    United States Permanent Representative to NATO, Ivo Daalder discusses the impact of American surveillance on NATO.

  • HARDtalk - Elif Shafak (Episode 108)
    Episode 108:

    Elif Shafak

    Turkish author, Elif Shafak discusses unrest in Turkey.

  • HARDtalk - Mo Ibrahim (Episode 107)
    Episode 107:

    Mo Ibrahim

    Mo Ibrahim discusses how China's willingness to lend money no strings attached to African governments may encourage politicians to revert to their bad old ways.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Lawson (Episode 106)
    Episode 106:

    Lord Lawson

    The former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Lord Lawson, on his criticism of the EU.

  • HARDtalk - Jean-Francois Cope (Episode 105)
    Episode 105:

    Jean-Francois Cope

    President of the French UMP Party discusses his controversial views.

  • HARDtalk - Robert Fowler (Episode 103)
    Episode 103:

    Robert Fowler

    Former UN Special Representative to Niger Robert Fowler on jihadist danger after being a hostage.

  • HARDtalk - Ray Charles (Episode 103)
    Episode 103:

    Ray Charles

  • HARDtalk - Lindiwe Mazibuko (Episode 102)
    Episode 102:

    Lindiwe Mazibuko

    Leader of the Democratic Alliance in the South African Parliament.

  • HARDtalk - Robin Makin (Episode 102)
    Episode 102:

    Robin Makin

  • HARDtalk - Harold Koh (Episode 101)
    Episode 101:

    Harold Koh

    Harold Koh who was chief legal adviser at the US State Department throughout Obama's first term.

  • HARDtalk - Kailash Satyarthi (Episode 101)
    Episode 101:

    Kailash Satyarthi

  • HARDtalk - Abdulrazak Gurnah (Episode 100)
    Episode 100:

    Abdulrazak Gurnah

  • HARDtalk - Zoran Milanovic (Episode 99)
    Episode 99:

    Zoran Milanovic

    Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic welcomes Croatia into the European Union.

  • HARDtalk - Joe Glenton (Episode 98)
    Episode 98:

    Joe Glenton

    Former British soldier Joe Glenton discusses blindly following orders in the military.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Bob Geldof (Episode 98)
    Episode 98:

    Sir Bob Geldof

  • HARDtalk - Sir Alan Parker (Episode 97)
    Episode 97:

    Sir Alan Parker

    Film director, Sir Alan Parker discusses the future of film.

  • HARDtalk - Gary Kasparov (Episode 97)
    Episode 97:

    Gary Kasparov

    Gary Kasparov, former World Chess Champion.

  • HARDtalk - Boris Jordan (Episode 96)
    Episode 96:

    Boris Jordan

  • HARDtalk - Kai Eide (Episode 95)
    Episode 95:

    Kai Eide

    Kai Eide, former envoy to Kosovo.

  • HARDtalk - Ilie Nastase (Episode 95)
    Episode 95:

    Ilie Nastase

  • HARDtalk - Tony McNulty MP (Episode 94)
    Episode 94:

    Tony McNulty MP

    Tony McNulty, British Minister for Immigration.

  • HARDtalk - Peter Bicksley (Episode 94)
    Episode 94:

    Peter Bicksley

  • HARDtalk - Michael Sandel (Episode 93)
    Episode 93:

    Michael Sandel

    Political philosopher Michael Sandel.

  • HARDtalk - Joan Rivers (Episode 93)
    Episode 93:

    Joan Rivers

  • HARDtalk - Joseph Nye (Episode 92)
    Episode 92:

    Joseph Nye

    Former US Assistant Secretary of Defense, Joseph Nye on the Obama administration's security policy.

  • HARDtalk - Olda Cerny (Episode 92)
    Episode 92:

    Olda Cerny

  • HARDtalk - Zainab Bangura (Episode 91)
    Episode 91:

    Zainab Bangura

    Zainab Bangura, the UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict discusses the list of war torn countries where women and children have been subjected to systematic rape and sexual abuse.

  • HARDtalk - Thomas Drake (Episode 90)
    Episode 90:

    Thomas Drake

    Former Senior Executive of the US National Security Agency, Thomas Drake, discusses what he saw within the agency and why he leaked it to a reporter.

  • HARDtalk - Mustafa Barghouti (Episode 90)
    Episode 90:

    Mustafa Barghouti

  • HARDtalk - Nate Silver (Episode 89)
    Episode 89:

    Nate Silver

    Political statistician Nate Silver interviewed.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Paul Condon (Episode 89)
    Episode 89:

    Sir Paul Condon

  • HARDtalk - Frank McCourt (Episode 88)
    Episode 88:

    Frank McCourt

  • HARDtalk - Lord Turner (Episode 87)
    Episode 87:

    Lord Turner

    Former Chairman of the UK FSA on banks.

  • HARDtalk - Jose Bove (Episode 87)
    Episode 87:

    Jose Bove

  • HARDtalk - Lord Browne (Episode 86)
    Episode 86:

    Lord Browne

    Former CEO of BP, Lord Browne, discusses the energy debate.

  • HARDtalk - Richard Sklar (Episode 86)
    Episode 86:

    Richard Sklar

  • HARDtalk - Nuclear Deterrent Discussion (Episode 85)
    Episode 85:

    Nuclear Deterrent Discussion

    General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Kate Hudson and Associate Director of the Henry Jackson Society, Douglas Murray discuss the many questions surrounding nuclear war.

  • HARDtalk - Brian Cass (Episode 85)
    Episode 85:

    Brian Cass

  • HARDtalk - Ioannis Kasoulides (Episode 84)
    Episode 84:

    Ioannis Kasoulides

    Foreign Minister of Cyprus interviewed.

  • HARDtalk - Candice de Long (Episode 84)
    Episode 84:

    Candice de Long

  • HARDtalk - Andrew Simms (Episode 83)
    Episode 83:

    Andrew Simms

    Andrew Simms talks about his new book 'Cancel the Apocalypse.'

  • HARDtalk - Robert Reich (Episode 83)
    Episode 83:

    Robert Reich

  • HARDtalk - Carlos Guiterrez (Episode 82)
    Episode 82:

    Carlos Guiterrez

    Former US Secretary of Commerce on immigration and the speed of America's change.

  • HARDtalk - Mona Bauwens (Episode 82)
    Episode 82:

    Mona Bauwens

  • HARDtalk - Christine Lagarde (Episode 81)
    Episode 81:

    Christine Lagarde

    The International Monetary Fund Director talks about moving into a full speed economy.

  • HARDtalk - George Segal (Episode 81)
    Episode 81:

    George Segal

  • HARDtalk - James Gilmore (Episode 80)
    Episode 80:

    James Gilmore

  • HARDtalk - Steffen Kampeter (Episode 79)
    Episode 79:

    Steffen Kampeter

    Deputy FInance Minister of Germany.

  • HARDtalk - Heather Saunders (Episode 79)
    Episode 79:

    Heather Saunders

  • HARDtalk - Sir Magdi Yacoub (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    Sir Magdi Yacoub

  • HARDtalk - Robin Webb (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    Robin Webb

  • HARDtalk - Festus Mogae (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    Festus Mogae

  • HARDtalk - Vicente Fox (Episode 75)
    Episode 75:

    Vicente Fox

    Mexican President Vicente Fox.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Saatchi (Episode 74)
    Episode 74:

    Lord Saatchi

    Former UK Conservative Party Chairman discusses the life of Margaret Thatcher.

  • HARDtalk - Amr Moussa (Episode 74)
    Episode 74:

    Amr Moussa

    Amr Moussa, Secretary General of the Arab League.

  • HARDtalk - Ian Paisley (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    Ian Paisley

    Interview with Democratic Unionist MP of Northern Ireland.

  • HARDtalk - Ruth Deech (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    Ruth Deech

  • HARDtalk - Tanni Grey-Thompson (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    Tanni Grey-Thompson

  • HARDtalk - Mimoza Kusari-Lila (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:

    Mimoza Kusari-Lila

    Deputy PM of Kosovo interviewed.

  • HARDtalk - Ivan Massow (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:

    Ivan Massow

  • HARDtalk - Patrick Chinamasa (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    Patrick Chinamasa

    Prime Minister of Zimbabwe interviewed.

  • HARDtalk - Amanda Jobson (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    Amanda Jobson

  • HARDtalk - Christopher Pissarides (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    Christopher Pissarides

    Discussion on Cyprus' zombie economy.

  • HARDtalk - Professor Daniel Dennett (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Professor Daniel Dennett

    Interview with one of the founding fathers of new athiesm.

  • HARDtalk - Major General Robert Mood (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

    Major General Robert Mood

    Norwegian general discusses what went wrong in Syria.

  • HARDtalk - Alassane Ouattara (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

    Alassane Ouattara

    President of Ivory Coast interviewed.

  • HARDtalk - Jonathan Miller (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

    Jonathan Miller

    Theatre and Opera Director interviewed.

  • HARDtalk - Kishore Mahbubani (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    Kishore Mahbubani

    Author and former diplomat discusses the future of globalization.

  • HARDtalk - Victor Ponta (Episode 61)
    Episode 61:

    Victor Ponta

    The Prime Minister of Romania discusses his efforts to restore the country's image by lifting work restrictions, allowing Romanians to work or live anywhere in Europe.

  • HARDtalk - Gloria Steinem (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Gloria Steinem

    Feminist activist and author, Gloria Steinem.

  • HARDtalk - Enrique Garcia (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    Enrique Garcia

    Sean Ley speaks with Enrique Garcia, the President of Latin America's Development Bank.

  • HARDtalk - Hossein Mousavian (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Hossein Mousavian

    Stephen Sackur speaks with Hossein Mousavian, former Iranian nuclear negotiator.

  • HARDtalk - Renzo Piano (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    Renzo Piano

    Sarah Montague speaks to architect Renzo Piano.

  • HARDtalk - Sir Nigel Sheinwald (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    Sir Nigel Sheinwald

    Stephen Sackur speaks to Sir Nigel Sheinwald about the EU.

  • HARDtalk - Pascal Lamy (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Pascal Lamy

    Stephen Sackur speaks to Pascal Lamy.

  • HARDtalk - Rupert Everett (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Rupert Everett

    Stephen Sackur speaks with actor Rupert Everett.

  • HARDtalk - Jalal Fairooz (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Jalal Fairooz

    Zeinab Badawi speaks to Jalal Fairooz, former Bahraini Opposition MP.

  • HARDtalk - Review of the Year (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Review of the Year

    Stephen Sackur looks back on the biggest stories of the year.

  • HARDtalk - Teodoro Obiang - President, Equatorial Guinea (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Teodoro Obiang - President, Equatorial Guinea

    Hardtalk has journeyed to the tiny, oil rich West African nation of Equatorial Guinea for an exclusive look inside one of Africa's most controversial regimes

  • HARDtalk - On the Road in Equatorial Guinea (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    On the Road in Equatorial Guinea

    Stephen Sackur and 'HARDtalk' go on the Road in Equatorial Guinea.

  • HARDtalk - Philip Glass (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Philip Glass

    Stephen Sackur interviews composer Philip Glass.

  • HARDtalk - Hadi al-Bahra - President of the Syrian National Coalition

    Hadi al-Bahra - President of the Syrian National Coalition

    Hadi al-Bahra discusses America's strategy against Islamic state militants in Syria and if it is working.

  • HARDtalk - Pravin Gordhan

    Pravin Gordhan

    South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan interviewed.

  • HARDtalk - Sali Berisha

    Sali Berisha

    Sali Berisha, Prime Minister of Albania.

  • HARDtalk - James Taylor

    James Taylor

    James Taylor, singer and songwriter.

  • HARDtalk - John Ellis

    John Ellis

    John Ellis, Theoretical Physicist, CERN Institute.

  • HARDtalk - Phil Shiner

    Phil Shiner

    Phil Shiner, human rights lawyer.

  • HARDtalk - Lord Ashdown

    Lord Ashdown

    Lord Ashdown, high representative, Bosnia, 2002-2006.

  • HARDtalk - Helen Zille

    Helen Zille

    Helen Zille, Leader of the Democratic Alliance of South Africa.

  • HARDtalk - Jan Eliasson

    Jan Eliasson

    Jan Eliasson, UN Special Envoy for Darfur.

  • HARDtalk - Igor Yurgens

    Igor Yurgens

  • HARDtalk - Brazilian Foreign Minister

    Brazilian Foreign Minister

  • HARDtalk - Pakistan

    Pakistan

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    Review of the Year 2006

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