Cheltenham Festival: Today's Highlights

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ANTONIO CARLUCCIO, chef and celebrant of Mediterranean cooking, discusses his life and work with John Walsh (6pm). Professor Lewis Wolpert delivers the Summerfield Lecture, "Is Science Dangerous?", on the question of the ethical responsibilities of scientists (6pm). Robert Harris, author of the best-selling novel, Fatherland, which was set in a world in which the Nazis won the Second World War, discusses "alternative history" with Peter Preston (7.15pm). Actor and author Nigel Planer talks about his comic novel, The Right Man, which deals with the confusions of men in the Nineties (8.45pm). Sir Jeremy Isaacs discusses the issues behind his recent book and television series, Cold War (8.45pm).

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