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In a country obsessed with gossip, the great and the good fear one thing more than any other - scandal. British scandals change the course of history. They bring down governments, overthrow the rich and cause the mighty to fall. Some are about sex, others about money. In the end, they’re all about power. But often at the heart of a scandal, there are ordinary human stories, stories of those caught up in the swirl of outrage. Who was really to blame for what happened? Why did they do it? And ...
 
Luke's English Podcast is an award-winning podcast for learners of English. Listen, learn and have fun while picking up natural British English as it really is spoken. http://teacherluke.co.uk Sign up to LEP Premium on Acast+ https://plus.acast.com/s/teacherluke. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
The Premier Skills English podcast is a part of a project from the British Council and Premier League for people who are learning English and love football. If you want to know more visit the website https://www.britishcouncil.org/premierskillsenglish, or get in touch at premierskills@britishcouncil.org.
 
Sebastian Payne takes you into the corridors of power to unwrap, analyse and debate British politics with a regular lineup of expert Financial Times correspondents and informed commentators. New episodes available every Saturday morning. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Welcome to 'The British Food History Podcast': British food in all its (sometimes gory) glory with Dr. Neil Buttery. He'll be looking in depth at all aspects of food with interviews with special guests, recipes, re-enactments, foraging, trying his hand at traditional techniques, and tracking down forgotten recipes and hyper-regional specialities. He'll also be trying to answer the big question: What makes British food, so...British? This podcast uses the following third-party services for an ...
 
A British English podcast to help your English listening skills! If you can't understand everything I say, please don't worry. Just keep listening everyday or try reading the episode transcripts at 📝 patreon.com/EnglishGo 📺 youtube.com/c/EnglishGoChannel 📸 instagram.com/EnglishmanChris 💬 twitter.com/EnglishmanChris ☕ buymeacoffee.com/EnglishGo Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/british-english-listening-practice-english-go-podcast-2. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more i ...
 
What is 'British-ness'? This podcast explores all aspects of British culture from the perspective of an Englishman based in China and Turkey. Perhaps you know Thomas already from Instagram's @FlemingNeverDies or @JamesBond_Turkiye , both centered on Ian Fleming's classic creation, James Bond, 007. Here, we can see a wider background of where our British hero sits.
 
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RHLSTP is an award-winning series in which comedian Richard Herring ("The Podfather" - The Guardian) chats with some of the biggest names in comedy and entertainment. Stephen Fry, Eddie Izzard, Dawn French, David Mitchell, Katherine Ryan and Brian Blessed are amongst the many stars to have been interviewed across the 400+ episodes... Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/rhlstp. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of ...
 
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How do empires rise? Why do they fall? And how have they shaped the world around us today? William Dalrymple and Anita Anand explore the stories, personalities and events of empire over the course of history. The first series looks at the British in India, covering the East India Company, the Raj, Gandhi, Independence and Partition.
 
Weekly podcast, British History: Royals, Rebels, and Romantics, available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts. Meet famous and infamous characters, walk with playwrights and peasants, and wander through castles and cathedrals. New episodes every Wednesday. Have a question about British history, something you’ve always wanted to know? Just ask! Let’s explore history together.
 
Join us (Chris & James) each week as we explore different topics whilst using (real) British English. From looking at the different words English has borrowed from languages around the world, to what it really means to be British. Each week you will end the episode with lots more vocabulary. You will also gain more knowledge about UK culture, and a better understanding of common expressions actually used by native speakers. …and don't forget - all key words from each episode are in the notes!
 
An actual play DnD 5e comedy podcast from 5 British lads, with little to no experience in dungeons or dragons. Join James (the DM), Tom (Keth Frostiron), Chip (Jeff Silverbow), Paul (Malrus Tosscoble), and Alex (Derek Normalbeard) on their pirate adventure, as they explore the world of Dungeons and Dragons (but badly). NEW EPISODES WEEKLY Get your extra dose of DnD: JOIN OUR PATREON - http://www.patreon.com/rollbritannia MERCH SHOP - http://www.rollbritannia.co.uk/shop Twitter - @RollBritann ...
 
Discover Adept English, the modern way to learn to speak English. Our goal is to help you speak English fluently. The Adept English language teaching approach is to learn through listening. We publish two new English audio lessons, with full transcripts, weekly. Every one of our English lessons will help you learn to speak English in ways that are interesting and lead to success. We have lots of podcasts, at all difficulty levels, on many topics, suitable for all listeners, ready for you to ...
 
Monocle 24’s unrivalled coverage of news and current affairs kicks off on weekdays with ‘The Globalist’ at 07.00 GMT/08.00 CET. Anchored from London and Zürich, join our editors for insight and opinion on the big current affairs and business stories of the day and a review of the European front pages. Nominated for Best Daily Podcast in the 2020 British Podcast Awards.
 
Hear our take on the news and enjoy sharp reporting on the big stories every weekday. Tune in as our guest panel reviews the day’s events in Europe, follows developing stories in the Americas and welcomes early risers in Asia and Australasia. Plus: reports and analysis from Monocle’s correspondents and bureaux around the world. Nominated for ‘Best Daily Podcast’ in the 2022 British Podcast Awards.
 
This my retelling of the story of England, which is a regular, chronological podcast, starting from the end of Roman Britain. I’m a bloke in a shed, but I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, and then fill it with my enthusiasm. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their language, and the forces that shaped their lives and destinies.(Note iTunes only displays a list of 300 episodes. There are rather more, which all ...
 
Summer, 1989, somewhere in deepest darkest England. Mockery Manor is a theme park where people disappear, and it's up to a pair of chaotic teenage twins to catch a killer. British Podcast Awards 'Best Fiction' Nominee 2020. If you like Stranger Things, Friday the 13th and Black Mirror, then Mockery Manor is for you. Mockery Manor is a full-cast production best enjoyed using headphones.
 
The Slow Newscast from Tortoise takes the news slowly. We investigate, and every week we focus on stories that really matter in the UK and around the world. From the war in Ukraine, the downfall of Boris Johnson, to true crime and injustice and real life mysteries, The Slow Newscast team is devoted to narrative investigations. From a startup newsroom with a different approach to journalism. If you want to listen to episodes of the Slow Newscast early and ad-free, you can join Tortoise+ on Ap ...
 
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I welcome forensic anthropologist Sam Rennie to the show in this interview episode.⁣ Sam is an academic with a background in biological and forensic anthropology. He has experience working as a certified forensic anthropologist (FA-III) in the UK and as a search and recovery specialist in DVI (Disaster Victim Identification) incidents. He is also a…
 
In this episode, Charlie gets Shana from the "American English Podcast" back on the show to talk about their separate experiences living in Germany. Find out what they found enjoyable about their time there by listening to this episode. Useful Links below.. 📝 Free episode worksheet 📑 Transcripts & glossaries 🎓 The Academy 🎁 Free resources 🎓 English…
 
Irish vegan studies are poised for increasing relevance as climate change threatens the legitimacy and longevity of animal agriculture and widespread health problems related to animal product consumption disrupt long held nutritional ideologies. Already a top producer of greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union, Ireland has committed to expan…
 
This Week explores some of the biggest stories from the Premier League and the world of football and focuses on the most interesting vocabulary. This week, Jack is talking about Leicester City vs Brighton and Hove Albion and AFC Bournemouth vs Nottingham Forest. Today’s podcast is about the Cherries playing the Tricky Trees. You can read the transc…
 
Just the phrase ‘academic English’ can sometimes make students – and teachers - feel nervous and afraid. In this episode, in the company of Tracey Costley from the University of Essex, we show that academic English doesn’t have to be quite as scary as it sounds, and that academic English can actually be accessible for everyone. In the field report,…
 
Thanks for listening to English Go podcast!👍 Transcripts and bonus episodes are available at 📝 patreon.com/EnglishGo 📻 anchor.fm/englishman-in-japan 📺 youtube.com/c/EnglishGoChannel 📸 instagram.com/EnglishmanChris 💬 twitter.com/EnglishmanChris ☕ buymeacoffee.com/EnglishGo Have a lovely day, Chris 🤗 Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/britis…
 
Denzil Holles, now the leading Presbyterian in the English Parliament, has a cunning plan for dealing with Charles I. But he needs the New Model Army to just go away. But the army has other ideas. Fill out the survey HERE Check out the podcast website Check out Pax Britannica Merch! Facebook | Twitter | Patreon | Donate For this episode, I found th…
 
Frame 159 - Potting through the Pain. It's another round of snooker and both players have been poked in the eye and also have painful hips. But that doesn't stop them playing snooker to a scarcely adequate standard. Who will win? They thought it was all over, but is it now?More episodes:https://www.comedy.co.uk/podcasts/richard_herring_snooker/…
 
James Harris is a writer, comedian, English teacher and language learner (French, German, Chinese) from England. In this funny chat, we talk about learning Chinese, being married to a Chinese woman and his semi-autobiographical book, "Midlands" which tells several funny and touching stories about two ex-pats living in Germany; Stuart, who is a stan…
 
In this week’s episode it's GTD - Grand Theft Donkey! Our Buccs are taking to a bit of land-based piracy but only in the name of undertaking a rescue, so maybe it all evens out. With 4 donkeys and a horse heading out there's a long road ahead, but it's a very dusty trail out there, will our heroes make it to Cracktown unscathed? Will they be welcom…
 
Shakespeare's First Folio, the first publication of "all" the works of Shakespeare, compiled by his friends and printed for all of us is 400 years old this year! Shakespeare is everywhere, from the stage to the street to a cruise to an airplane! Show Notes: Carol Ann Lloyd www.carolannlloyd.com @shakeuphistory patreon.com/carolannlloyd Here are som…
 
Prince Harry has been very vulnerable and open in the public, especially now with his new book Spare. Today, we break down my thoughts and how I don't think things are going fully as he planned. Being this vulnerable is something The House of Windsor does NOT do in public, and apparently not in private either. In some ways, Harry is trying to stron…
 
Alice and Matt talk to Adam Raphael, an author and journalist who, in 1987, was subpoenaed to give evidence for The Daily Star in Archer’s libel trial. He takes us inside the trial, discusses Archer's political skill and compares him to a certain blonde British Prime Minister. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy N…
 
I have been asked to cover British humour and comedy many, many times by listeners. Finally, I have given in with covering 'satire' with the 'Alphabet of Britishness'. What is 'satire'? According to Dieter Declercq, author of 'Satire, Comedy and Mental Health: Coping with the Limits of Critique' (published by the company I work for): "Satire is a g…
 
Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal was a 2010 Sky Television adaptation of one of the Discworld novels (also called Going Postal). Former con artist Moist von Lipwig must pay for his crimes by attempting to revive the postal service. Can this public institution successfully compete against a commercial communications system called “The Clacks”? Please …
 
In this special episode Neil’s guest is esteemed food historian Ivan Day. Ivan is a social historian of food culture and a professional chef and confectioner. He has contributed to dozens of tv and radio programmes over the years, and he is also the author of a number of books and many papers on the history of food and has curated many major exhibi…
 
Welcome to the mid-month January episode of The GB Mickey Waffle. Today we're discussing the magic of Aulani with special guests Simon and Robyn Watson from Watsons Do Disney, and Jason from Here with the Magic. Aulani is a beautiful resort located on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. It's a true paradise, with stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, a…
 
Although my lessons on jokes have always been a bit awkward in the past, let's have a go at covering it in a podcast episode today. We'll be looking at 5 jokes; each has a word or expression we can learn from. You may not laugh at the jokes, but I hope you have fun anyway. Show notes page - https://levelupenglish.school/podcast202 Sign Up for Free …
 
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