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A weekly podcast: Join Dave Pickering on his journey to get better acquainted with the people he knows. Part interview show, part oral history project and part autobiography through conversation. British Podcast Award 2017 winner (bronze in Best Interview category) GBA was nominated for a 2012 Radio Production Award, aired for 3 seasons on Resonance 104.4 FM and was featured on BBC Radio 4's In Pod We Trust, BBC Radio 5 Live’s Helen and Olly's Required Listening and has been recommended by T ...
 
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Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo review the week's movies, including Quo Vadis, Aida? 76 Days and White Tiger. Plus an interview with director Kevin Macdonald to talk about Life In A Day 2020.00:22:38 Celebrating Cinema00:32:13 Algorithm Is Gonna Get You00:39:28 Quo Vadis, Aida? review00:44:02 The White Tiger review00:48:34 Kevin Macdonald interview01:0…
 
By Joseph ConradAdapted by Anita SullivanA new adaptation of Conrad’s classic novel, reimagining it for the 21st Century.Maya is an environmental scientist, sent into the heart of the Congo Rainforest after contact is lost with a research team. But what was the nature of their research? And what has become of their charismatic team leader – Kurtz.C…
 
Jimmy Anderson joins Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan after taking three wickets for 24 runs from his 19 overs in Galle. We hear from unbeaten centurion Angelo Mathews; Russel Arnold tells us what sort of total he’d like to see Sri Lanka get, and Geoff Lemon and Prakash Wakankar join us to look back on an incredible Test in Brisbane.…
 
Steve Crossman is joined by Colin Murray, John Murray and Mark Lawrenson as they react to Liverpool’s 68-game unbeaten home run in the Premier League coming to an end to the hand of Sean Dyche’s Burnley. Plus you’ll hear from Jurgen Klopp reacting to the loss, along with Burnley manager Sean Dyche.TOPICS:05:10 – Burnley will not be relegated this s…
 
28 January 2021 would have been legendary sound engineer King Tubby’s 80th birthday. The sonic experiments he created in his tiny studio in the ghettos of Kingston Jamaica during the early seventies helped create a genre that’s now part of the very fabric of contemporary music – Dub.Tubby’s productions pre-empted today’s remix culture, were instrum…
 
Fresh from claiming a Guinness World Record, Tom King speaks to Aaron Paul. They're joined by Jobi McAnuff and Curtis Davis who try and work out what really goes on in the much derided 'Goalkeeper's Union'.The boys reveal why missing out on team meals because of Covid protocols is such a big deal for players, they discuss why League Two is one of t…
 
Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave decide it's time to open the phone lines and try to give out advice to the loyal listeners.They also discuss the reasoning and rationale behind Statman Dave's surprise wildcard at the end of the last podcast as well as find out if Ali's suggestion to triple captain Sterling paid off.Plus, there's a…
 
Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Rafa Honigstein and Kristof Terreur discuss the future of Zinedine Zidane, highlight some transfers to keep an eye on, explain why Bayern Munich might be top but are a bit off the pace and find out why Tasmania Berlin love their losing record. Oh, and do not fall foul of judge Balague!Topics:5.40 – discussion around…
 
Conor McGregor will make his return to the cage in the early hours of Sunday morning, facing Dustin Poirier for only his second fight since being well beaten by Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2018. Nick Peet and UFC welterweight Danny Roberts join Peter Carroll to preview the fight, and are joined by McGregor's head striking coach Owen Roddy to discuss the…
 
Kelly Cates is joined by Lianne Sanderson, Jermaine Beckford and Andros Townsend for the Wednesday Night Club.They talk Manchester United's chances of winning the league as they sit top of the table after beating Fulham 2-1.We get the post-match thoughts of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Scott Parker. After Manchester City beat Aston Villa 2-0, we ask if…
 
Tom Heap introduces an episode of Radio 4's new environmental podcast which looks at 39 great ideas to relieve the stress that climate change is exerting on the planet.Trees soak up carbon dioxide, trees store carbon dioxide. So why not build with wood instead of concrete and steel? The usual reason is strength, but Dr Michael Ramage at Cambridge U…
 
Mark Chapman is joined by former England goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain, Watford striker Glenn Murray and the 5 Live commentary team to discuss a busy night of domestic football.Leicester are the new leaders of the Premier League after a comfortable 2-0 win over Chelsea, we discuss their title credentials, as well as what’s next for Frank Lampard a…
 
Danny Care is back on the pod and has set his sights on being named the most handsome man in Premiership rugby. Hamish Watson joins Danny, Ugo Monye and Chris Jones to discuss the 1872 Cup and the bizarre incident before half-time involving a train horn. They also look at the challenges for players and coaches going into Six Nations bubbles and cha…
 
Terry Gross’s remarkable conversations have become a daily fixture for millions of Americans. Since 1975, the presenter of Fresh Air, one of National Public Radio’s most popular shows, has interviewed thousands of public figures - including musicians, Hollywood actors, Nobel Prize-winning authors and US Presidents.In this Archive on 4, the writer D…
 
Mark Chapman, Micah Richards, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith discuss the main talking points in the fallout from Liverpool and Manchester United’s goalless draw. The champions have now gone three games without finding the back of the net and we debate why one of the Premier League’s most prolific attacks have started to struggle in front of goal. It’s…
 
Matchroom and Queensberry Promotions have announced six cards between now and April, including Josh Warrington's ring return and Carl Frampton's chance to become a three-weight world champion. Eddie Hearn joins the podcast to outline the difficulties making fights in the Covid era, as well as give an update on negotiations for the huge undisputed h…
 
Sean Farrington interviews Liberty Foreman, who started up a cancer screening tech company DynamX Medical by spinning it out from her PhD. Since then she’s raised millions in investment all before the company has even turned a profit. If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in this podcast please visit the BBC Action Line website http…
 
It’s Liverpool v Man United, a rivalry reignited. Do Man United fans think they can genuinely challenge for the title? And are Liverpool fans threatened? We ask where this one will be won and lost.It’s been a big week for Harry Kane – he joined Robbie Fowler and Andy Cole in the Premier League history books. But how’s he done it? As Manchester City…
 
England are favourites to win the first Test in Galle, but could a late collapse hand an unexpected victory to Sri Lanka? Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan are joined by Jack Leach, who took five wickets, but says that he wasn’t that pleased with how he bowled. Russel Arnold gives a Sri Lankan point of view on the fightback, Sunil Gavaskar joins u…
 
Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton took your calls on Saturday’s football action.We heard from buoyant West Brom fans after they came from behind to beat Wolves 3-2 in the Black Country derby, claiming their first win under Sam Allardyce.Leeds supporters showed their disappointment following a 1-0 defeat at home to Brighton, fearing it could put them i…
 
Stephen Warnock and Sami Mokbel join Steve Crossman to preview Sunday's clash between Liverpool and Manchester United. We discuss the last time these sides contested a title race over a decade ago and how a press conference proved pivotal in the outcome, and how comments made by Marcus Rashford on winning penalties won't have gone unnoticed at Anfi…
 
Michael Vaughan and Jonathan Agnew look back on Sri Lanka’s best day of the tour so far. Sam Curran joins to talk about his bowling (not his batting after a golden duck), and Joe Root reflects on his double century. Plus we speak to ‘David Wreckham’ – the wrestling brother of England’s Dan Lawrence.By BBC Radio 5 live
 
Sports commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball, presenter Charlie Webster, comedian Tez Ilyas and broadcaster Dougie Anderson join guest host Rick Edwards for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment.Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.In the final round, the …
 
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by Joleon Lescott to preview this weekend’s blockbuster fixture as first place Manchester United travel to Premier League champions Liverpool.The guys also debate their combined Liverpool/United elevens, with no shortage of controversy.After the Premier League attempt to clamp down on Covid protocols fo…
 
Week two under the new tri-simulcast regime, and the boys are flying as they broadcast from their respective lounges and open wardrobes. Ulcer obliteration, homeschooling hacks and the plight of the education system all get a run out in what will certainly go down as a 'top-50' level show. Enjoy!By BBC Radio 5 live
 
Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo review the week's movies, including Stardust, MLK/FBI, Blithe Spirit and Dear Comrades! Plus Ralph Fiennes talks about his new film, The Dig.Also on the programme, interviews with key figures from the world of cinema, as well as your emails, and the latest Box Office top ten.00:22:37 Virtual American road trip films00:29…
 
Joe Root joins Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan after scoring an unbeaten 168 to put his side in control against Sri Lanka. Andy Zaltzman explains just how Root’s struggled to convert starts into centuries recently, Michael Vaughan thinks England’s lead of 185 is enough already, and Russel Arnold tells us where this Test has gone wrong for Sri La…
 
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