Documentaries

I’ve made several critically-acclaimed documentaries for BBC Radio 4, on a diverse range of subjects including Brexit, healthcare, immigration, the future of work, and the university system.

A shorter working week
Analysis, Radio 4, 28 July 2019
What happened to the dream of working less? Sonia Sodha investigates the four-day week.

Deliberative Democracy
Analysis, Radio 4, 10 March 2019
Could assemblies of ordinary citizens help heal our political divides? Sonia Sodha assesses whether they can produce better solutions than national parliaments.

What Are Universities For?
Analysis, Radio 4, 18 March 2017
The university sector is under more scrutiny than ever before. Sonia Sodha considers if it is time to rethink what universities are for.

Who Speaks for the Workers?
Analysis, Radio 4, 2 July 2017
Union membership is in decline and there is pressure on wages. So who will ensure that workers in the gig economy get a fair deal? Sonia Sodha presents.

Hospital Trust?
Analysis, Radio 4, 29 January 2017
Sonia Sodha asks if public affection for the NHS is preventing it from becoming fit for the future.

Money for Nothing: Should the state pay everyone a universal basic income?
Analysis, Radio 4, 11 July 2016
Why is the idea of a universal basic income winning support from an unlikely alliance of radical leftists and libertarians?

Multiculturalism: Leicester v. Newham?
Analysis, Radio 4, 24 February 2016
How are Labour councils in two of Britain’s most diverse areas managing diversity? Why has an old-fashioned multicultural model persisted in Leicester – and has it led to segregation or integration? Are there any lessons from a new approach that’s been pioneered in Newham?

Free Movement: Britain’s burning EU debate
Analysis, Radio 4, 20 July 2015
Why is freedom of movement is set to become such a key issue in the forthcoming referendum on Britain’s EU membership?

Discussing the Budget with Krishnan Gurumurthy
Channel 4 News, 19 March 2015

Caring in the New Old Age
Analysis, BBC Radio 4, 16 March 2015
What do we need to do to improve the quality of older care in Britain?