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Discussion, analysis and the latest news from big fight nights and the world of boxing, featuring special guests. New episodes every Monday, get in touch with the pod via 5 Live Sport on social media and remember to share your ratings and reviews.
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Hello! My name is Alex; I'm an aspiring radio journalist passionate about engaging in conversations and telling lots of dad jokes! Here you will find audio documentaries created to entertain, educate and enjoy! As I Engage with creatives and learn about their processes in hopes of tackling important topics and fostering connections. - Alex
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Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky told the BBC's Chris Mason he had met Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer with just one request: to strike inside Russia with British weapons. Zelensky said Ukraine needed to take out launch sites for missiles which are hitting his country's civilian infrastructure. During the exclusive interview after the Europea…
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Jason Solomons and Kate Maltby join Tom to review Those About to Die, the new 10-part ‘sword and sandal’ series from Amazon Prime, directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Anthony Hopkins. The film Thelma which follows an elderly grandmother who turns action hero to track down her scammer, inspired by her favourite film series – Mission Impossible.…
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The King has set out Labour's plans for government at the State Opening of Parliament. But could the new government's promise to take the "brakes off" Britain's economy be jeopardised by its workers' rights plans? Also on the programme: As the prime minister prepares to welcome leaders to Britain for the biggest European summit in years, is a new r…
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Writer actor Ryan Sampson and actor Danny Dyer on their new sky comedy series Mr Bigstuff which explores the relationship between two brothers and masculinity . Pete Bellotte is one of the world’s greatest songwriters. With a catalogue of over 500 songs he is best known for his work with Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder. Earlier this year he won a …
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Vaughan Gething resigned after 118 days in the role, will his exit give Welsh Labour a chance to reset? We speak to the first Labour politician to hold that job, Alun Michael, about how the party comes back together. Also in the programme: What could be in Labour’s first King’s Speech? And, the Oscar-nominated actress who just got her first leading…
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As Disco makes its debut at the Proms, conductor Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, who will be leading the BBC Concert Orchestra at Saturday’s Everybody Dance! The Sound of Disco Prom, talks about the link between the music which dominated the 1970s pop charts and the orchestral world. Today the Welsh First Minister, Vaughan Gething and four of his cabine…
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Two days after an attempt on his life, Donald Trump used the first day of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee to announce JD Vance as his running-mate for the 2024 Presidential election. Vance, Senator for Ohio, is a former US Marine and venture capitalist who rose to fame after writing Hillbilly Elegy, a memoir about his family and whi…
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Anne-Marie Duff talks about her role in the crime thriller Suspect and her career from Shameless to Bad Sisters, Al Murray and Matthew Moss on the ongoing fascination with World War II in festivals, podcasts and films, an interview with Melvyn Hayes, well known for It Ain't Half Hot Mum, and curator Bakul Patki and artist Dawn Woolley discuss A Rea…
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Buncey sits down with former Olympic champion Audley Harrison. At the Sydney Olympics in 2000, he won Britain’s first ever super-heavyweight gold and their first in the ring for 32 years. He talks Buncey through his journey from a young and hungry novice to standing on the top step of the podium. They discuss how that moment led to improved funding…
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Thousands of prisoners will be released early from September to ease overcrowding in English and Welsh prisons. The plans were announced by Justice Secretary Shabana Mahmood, who blamed the previous Conservative government for the situation, calling it a "disgraceful dereliction of duty". We spoke to one prisoner who has just been released. US Pres…
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Boyd Hilton and Dreda Say Mitchell join Samira to review the 12 time Tony nominated Slave Play by Jeremy O. Harris which has just opened in London, having premiered, not without controversy, in New York in 2018.The film Fly me to the Moon starring Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum is a rom com set during the 1960s Space Race between the USA and…
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Former Wales internationals Iwan Roberts and Dave Edwards saw at first hand the relentless will to win and unwavering professionalism Craig Bellamy demonstrated as a player for club and country. It is those exact attributes, in their opinion, that make him a perfect appointment as Wales manager. More importantly, they believe his journey as a coach…
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For the first time ever, breaking (known commercially as break dancing) is going to be featured as a sport at the main Olympic Games when they are hosted in Paris this summer. But what exactly is breaking and where did it come from? Tom Sutcliffe speaks to DJ Renegade, one of the world’s top breaking judges who came up with the original judging sys…
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Playwright Mike Bartlett and theatre director Robert Hastie on their new stage production of Chariots of Fire As preparations are made for a major redevelopment of the Pompidou Centre in Paris, Catherine Croft, Director of the 20th Century Society and Olivia Salazar-Winspear Culture Reporter for France 24 discuss the iconic building. BBC Russian se…
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You're listening to my Radio Production Demo reel for 2023/24. I am BBC Trained and available and actively looking for new opportunities, either in production assistant/researcher or production roles. See contact details below. Thank you for listening. - Alex Connect With Me: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mralexmackenzie/ Sticks & Copper (in…
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This Podcast was produced in collaboration with BBC Radio Wales and the BBC Extend team as a documentation of my experience within my Extend disability traineeship in the Summer of 2023. I have just been informed that I am now allowed to post this on my own platforms, so I am doing so for the sake of my work's personal archival value. Special thank…
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Laurie Anderson, the Grammy award-winning artist and musician whose career has spanned five decades, discusses her latest work. a song cycle based on the final flight of the aviation pioneer Amelia Earheart. And we hear her reflections on the unexpected chart success of of O Superman back in in 1981. While most of the incoming cabinet are already f…
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Author Abir Mukherjee and critic Sarah Crompton join Tom Sutcliffe for the review show. After opening 40 years ago, Starlight Express has been updated and opens in London in a specially designed auditorium. Rosarita by Anita Desai tells the story of Bonita, a young Indian woman who travels to Mexico to study and stumbles upon unknown evidence that …
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Stacey Copeland sits in for Buncey and takes the pod to the new Co-op Live arena in Manchester. She's at the launch press conference for the fight between Jack Catterall and Regis Prograis. We hear from both fighters, as well as promoter Eddie Hearn and Jack’s trainer Jamie Moore. Rhiannon Dixon is also on the pod as she's defending her world title…
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The Irish giant of verse Paul Muldoon is this year’s Writer in Residence at Ledbury Poetry Festival. He discusses the importance of workshopping and his new collection Joy in Service on Rue Tagore. Filmmakers Sally El Hosaini and James Krishna Floyd discuss their new film, Unicorns, a love story in which drag queen Aysha and mechanic and single fat…
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The hit series The Bear is back for a third series. Samira talks to Ebon Moss Bachrach, who plays Richie. His cousin Carmen has been trying to transform their family-run restaurant from a cheap and cheerful operation into The Bear - a serious dining experience. Series 2 ended with a successful but highly stressful first night with Richie as the mai…
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Lynda la Plante discusses her final Jane Tennison novel, Whole Life Sentence and discusses the enduring legacy of Prime Suspect. Lea Ypi remembers the late Albanian writer and poet Ishmail Kadare, author of The General of the Dead Army and The Palace of Dreams. How is AI impacting music copyright? Hayleigh Bosher of Brunel University London, Reader…
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British heavyweight Johnny Fisher is Buncey's guest this week. The “Romford Bull” fights Alen Babic at the Copperbox on Saturday night and along with trainer Mark Tibbs, they sit down for an all-encompassing chat. From a chance meeting with a former US Navy SEAL to sparring with Tyson Fury, they chat about his progression from amateur boxer to one …
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Reviews of: The ITV comedy drama Douglas is Cancelled - a four part series written by Steven Moffat, starring Hugh Bonneville as middle-aged television broadcaster, Douglas Bellowes, who finds himself on the wrong side of 21st century social mores; A new exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield, Ronald Moody Sculpting Life, puts the spotlight on the Ja…
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Next to Normal stormed Broadway in 2009 with its portrayal of a woman struggling with her mental health. It went on to win three Tonys and a Pulitzer Prize. Now staged in London, its creator Tom Kitt and star Caissie Levy talk about this deeply emotional musical and Caissie performs live. Early 20th century Ukrainian art is the focus of the Royal A…
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Violinist Rachel Podger has assembled an intriguing selection of English Baroque chamber pieces on her new CD The Muses Restor'd. She tells Kate about some of the lesser known composers who were active in 17th and 18th century England and performs live in the studio. A new play at the Park Theatre in London explores the conspiracies surrounding Mar…
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The UN climate conference in Kyoto in 1997 is the setting for a new play at the RSC. Its writers Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson talk about the dramatic potential they saw in that moment and in the decade leading up to it. Nathaniel Rateliff is a singer songwriter based in Denver, Colorado whose style of Americana and collaboration with the Nightsweat…
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Barry Jones joins Buncey to reflect on a big weekend of fights and announcements. With confirmation that Jack Catterall will fight Regis Prograis in August, we hear from promoter Eddie Hearn. Ben Shalom is also on the pod as his fighter Tyler Denny beats Matchroom’s Felix Cash. And did we witness the fight of the year on Saturday night? Plus, we lo…
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Philippa Gregory and Briony Hanson join Tom Sutcliffe to discuss the National Portrait Gallery’s Six Lives: The Stories of Henry VIII’s Queens, award winning film Green Border and Federer: Twelve Final Days co-directed by Asif Kapadia and Joe Sabia. Tom is also joined by the Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho who’s just been announced winner of the …
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Musician Graham Gouldman performs live from his new album, as well as talking about his Lancashire upbringing and and playing in the band 10cc 50 years ago Steven Spielberg was filming his adaptation of Peter Benchley's shark thriller Jaws - a problematic shoot that nonetheless resulted in a classic movie. Critic Larushka Ivan-Zadeh and writer Robe…
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Stephen Fry stars in Treasure, where he plays a jovial Holocaust survivor who returns to his native Poland from his home New York with his stubborn American-born daughter, played by Lena Dunham. She is keen to build a stronger relationship with him by helping him relive his traumatised past, while he tries to sabotage her plans at every turn. How d…
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Broadway star Stephanie J Block performs So In Love from the new production of Kiss Me Kate, at London’s Barbican. Tom talks to her and the Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher about creating the musical show within a show, which is based on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. The BBC’s Culture Editor Katie Razzall on what the political par…
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