5 speakers 15 minutes each

Suzanne O’Sullivan


Chris van Tulleken

The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs

Tim Spector

Diet, Microbes and Obesity

Victoria Derbyshire

Dear Cancer, Love Victoria

Christie Watson

The Language of Kindness: A nurse’s story

"A super hot ticket. The 5x15 series has a bonkers but rather brilliant line-up... From the secrets of literary giants to Judaism, sex, homelessness, quadratic equations, ageing, accolades and politics, you couldn’t really wring more from a Monday, could you?"


Adam Rutherford

Adam Rutherford is a science writer and broadcaster. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at University College London, where he also did a PhD on the developing eye, and was part of a team that identified the first genetic cause of a form of childhood blindness. He has written and presented many award-winning series and […]

Adam Rutherford

The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

"The ability to 'think intelligently' about subjects that tickle, exercise and expand your mind is at last tangible with entertaining talks at 5x15."

The Telegraph