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The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
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🎟️ Get Tickets to Charlie's LIVE Podcast in London Learn British English as well as British culture, history, news and current affairs, and much more with weekly episodes from your host Charlie on The British English Podcast! Visit the website for learning resources:thebritishenglishpodcast.com
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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 ...
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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+ and add the premium episodes to a podcast app on your phone. https://plus.acast.com/s/teacherluke. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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British Murders is an independently produced true crime podcast focusing exclusively on British murder cases and serial killers. Each season comprises ten episodes, with a two-part special at the end focusing on one of the UK's more notorious murderers. Listeners of the show suggest the cases covered, and as a result, they are often ones that have received minimal media attention. To keep things fresh, high-profile guests in the true crime industry participate in interviews, while other true ...
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What is 'British-ness'? This podcast explores all aspects of British culture from the perspective of an Englishman previously 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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Kate Hills is on a one-woman mission to save UK manufacturing. In this podcast she shines the light on British brands and manufacturers, and goes behind the scenes of their businesses. With tips, hints and tricks to help you manufacture in the UK and buy British. Never has there been a more critical time to get behind 'made in Britain'.
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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 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 information.
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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.
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ShxtsNGigs is a weekly podcast featuring best friends James and Fuhad. They try to give their full, unfiltered opinion on anything that comes to mind. It can be raw, it might be offensive but its always hilarious! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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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 ...
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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 Dr Samuel Hume, a historian of 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 event ...
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Former Federal Prosecutor Ron Filipkowski and British journalist Anthony Davis expose the epidemic of false propaganda pushing Republican politics to the extreme far-right. A new episode every Wednesday.
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Best Business Podcast (Gold), British Podcast Awards 2023 How do you build a fully electric motorcycle with no compromises on performance? How can we truly experience what the virtual world feels like? What does it take to design the first commercially available flying car? And how do you build a lightsaber? These are some of the questions this podcast answers as we share the moments where digital transforms physical, and meet the brilliant minds behind some of the most innovative products a ...
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My name is Dr. John Watson, once of the British Army Northumberland Fusilier Regiment, now a true crime podcaster based in Central London. I don't have much experience in criminology, so this is mostly a record of how I met possibly the most brilliant and bizarre person I have ever (and will ever) know. Join me as I document the adventures of Sherlock Holmes. This podcast is property of Goalhanger Podcasts. Copyright 2023. SHERLOCK AND CO. Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Financial Times takes you into the corridors of power to unwrap, analyse and debate British politics with a regular lineup of FT correspondents and informed commentators. New episodes available every Friday. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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🇬🇧 I'm Michael Lavers and this podcast will help you improve your English. I'm an online English teacher for students learning as a second language. In this podcast, I answer your questions about learning and help you achieve your goals in British English. Once a month I talk to a teacher or expert on topics related to language.
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The 1000 Voices podcast is your go-to source if you’re a Black Briton poised to make a difference but are stuck at the ’how.’ We dive deep into the life-altering journeys of Black British leaders who’ve ignited change. We unpack the tools they used, the barriers they shattered, and the ways you can do it too. Come for the stories, leave with a blueprint.
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This is PoliticsJOE's podcast - the only explicitly anti-nonce podcast in the UK. Reporting on British politics with a sense of humour, the podcast is a recorded version of the conversations we have after work. So pull up a stool, pour yourself a cold one, and laugh through the misery alongside us. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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The Great British Mickey Waffle is a lively and entertaining podcast that focuses on all things Disney. Hosted by a group of passionate Disney fans from the United Kingdom, this podcast offers a unique perspective on the latest news, updates, and events from the Disney parks and resorts. So if you're looking for a fun and engaging podcast that celebrates all things Disney, look no further than The Great British Mickey Waffle.
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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.
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One British Man is an English language podcast created by Lee Passmore, a father, a singer-songwriter and a native English tutor from Devon, England. It's a lighthearted comedy podcast aimed at intermediate/advanced English learners and anyone with an interest in British English. Lee focuses on everyday English conversation, providing easy-listening episodes which are split into two parts; topic discussions and language learning. If you are looking for a fun and natural way to learn vocabula ...
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The British Canoeing Awarding Body Coaching Podcast is an opportunity to explore different topics around coaching with the team from British Canoeing and a wide range of expert guests from the paddling community, all with a wealth of knowledge to share.
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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 ...
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🎟️ Get Tickets to Charlie's LIVE Podcast in London 📝 Get FREE Episode Worksheet Charlie gets his cousin Jordan on to discuss the joys and challenges of traveling, like adapting to new cultures and a funny story about sleeping in an unfinished building in Montenegro. It's a chat full of travel tales and reflections on how these experiences change th…
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In Visions of a Digital Nation: Market and Monopoly in British Telecommunications (MIT Press, 2024), Jacob Ward explains why the privatization of British Telecom signaled a pivotal moment in the rise of neoliberalism, and how it was shaped by the longer development and digitalization of Britain’s telecommunications infrastructure. When Margaret Tha…
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Today's episode is all about selling and sales, and how it's closely linked to product development. A lot of creative business owners say that they aren't any good at selling, so the natural tendency is to drop their prices or default back to making more products. I'm going to give you a different way of looking at sales, so that selling doesn't ma…
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🌍 It doesn't matter where you are in the world, we all have to talk about money, even when we don't have any! Today we explain in detail 14 British https://adeptenglish.com/ banking terms, used (nearly everyday) when talking about money. We explain the terms, how to say them correctly and when you might use them in a conversation. A very practical …
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In this episode, I tell the story of Mary McLaughlin, a 58-year-old woman killed in Partick, Glasgow, in September 1984. Mary was last seen in the company of a stranger, a man, on September 26, 1984, after spending the evening in a pub with her friends. Six days later, her body was found in her home on Laurel Street by Martin Cullen, one of her 11 …
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This Week explores some of the biggest stories from the Premier League and the world of football and focuses on the most interesting vocabulary. In this episode, Jack talks about Liverpool’s trip to Brentford, Arsenal’s visit to Burnley and Chelsea who took on the champions in Manchester. You can read the transcript and complete the language challe…
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Welcome to a new podcast about farming in BC! This first episode, a conversation with Emily Huxter, a beekeeper based in Armstrong. In our conversation, Emily contrasts honey production on the prairies and the Okanagan, why the economics of beekeeping is probably not what you have assumed, and why 50% of a jar of 100% Canadian Honey may actually be…
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Frame 177 - Snooker Hole. Whatever Rich thinks, it's Frame 177 and the first of 2024, but who will be the first winner in this final year of human civilization? You're going to have to fight your way through Name That Tune and the football scores to get there. But it's definitely the best frame of this year with surprises in store for everyone.More…
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Admit it: you’re obsessed with royal families – watching them, gossiping about them, wanting to be them. It’s the stuff of fantasy. But for real life royals, the crown jewels can be more like shiny handcuffs. There are expectations and rules – and if you break them, the consequences are big, and very public. And there are royal families and wild ro…
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Dylan (from the YouTube channel British Education) joined me for a fun games session today. We're using games to have a conversation and practice English, and we encourage you to play along too. If you have a teacher or language partner, we also encourage you to try these games for yourself. We actually recorded for about 2 hours together, but I cu…
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For the Tudors, image was everything! The monarchs used their clothing and jewels to project an image of magnificence, which reinforced their place on the throne. Judith Arnopp tells us how. Show Notes: Carol Ann Lloyd www.carolannlloyd.com @shakeuphistory patreon.com/carolannlloyd The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword Judith Arnopp jud…
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Comedian and actor Hugh Dennis joins Alice Levine on a race around the world. It’s the 1960s, and businessman, inventor and dreamer Donald Crowhurst is in serious financial trouble. He plans to pay off his debt and provide for his family not by getting a job, but by sailing around the globe. On launch day however, he has an unfinished boat and very…
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Kevin Morosky is a multidisciplinary creative and film auteur. In 2018, he co-founded POCC (People of Culture Collective) - a Black British Business Awards-nominated creative network that champions Black and Brown voices in advertising. ✉️ Join Our Community and sign up to our newsletter here: https://1000voicesuk.beehiiv.com/subscribe 😃 Support us…
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Chris Morales, @thatonebondguy on Instagram and Youtube gives me his unique take on the James Bond continuation novel, ‘On HIS Majesty’s Secret Service’ by Charlie Higson - who previously wrote the ‘Young Bond’ book series which are a prequel to the original Ian Fleming series. We also talk about Chris’ Anglophilia: The Stormbreaker Alex Rider seri…
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In international diplomacy, "communication is everything". This is the main point of this conversation, in which I talk to my friend who works for the UK delegation at UNESCO in Paris. We discuss the work that UNESCO does, and the various communication challenges involved in working together with representatives from countries all around the world,…
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In today’s episode, I am talking with medieval historian Danièle Cybulskie – also known as the 5-Minute Medievalist – about table manners in the Middle Ages. Danièle’s excellent new book Chivalry and Courtesy: Medieval Manners for a Modern World is out now and published by Abbeville Press. We talked about table manners, the importance of sharing an…
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Skellig was a 2009 Sky TV production. The 100-minute TV movie was an adaptation of David Almond’s novel of the same title. Who is the strange man living in Michael’s shed? What unusual abilities does he have? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the B…
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Our big topic for our next Female Health February episode is breast health and what you can do to ensure you’re giving your breasts the best support possible. Rachel is joined by Dr Anna-Louise Mackinnon from the World Class Programme to talk about how you can check your breasts for signs of ill-health and the lifestyle choices you can make to redu…
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So, what happens when your childhood Disney Dream becomes reality? We are joined by Morg and Josh who have had the amazing news that they have been accepted onto the Disney Cultural Exchange Program for Summer 2024. Their Disney experiences go back a while, even sharing that infamous Family Tour in 2011 when both Claire and John actually met in Mag…
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We all tell a little white lie every now and then - let's discuss why and how to tell these harmless fibs, and whether it's sometimes best to tell the truth. In part two, we talk about the language used in the episode and learn how to apply the following words to everyday English conversation. Today's English Words: jump down one's throat (idiom) o…
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King Malcom and the Scots had spent the last several months raiding the northern reaches of England. They had murdered the English with impunity, took even more as slaves. But eventually they decided they had their fill and returned back to their homeland. And they took with them anything that hadn’t been nailed down. The post 440 – This is Fine fi…
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Danish theatre company fix+foxy premièred Dark Noon at the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe which “explores one of the great American myths—the Wild West” through seven South African actors. The production will be restaged at Manchester’s Aviva Studios this spring. BTG Editor David Chadderton spoke to co-directors Tue Biering and Nhlanhla Mahlangu ab…
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Pip pip pip pip pip piiiiiiiiip! Is that the time? It must be 100 years (to the day, as I release this episode) since six baby pips were born onto the airwaves. As the Greenwich Time Signal - aka The Pips - turns 100, we look back at their origin story, thanks to horologist Frank Hope-Jones and also his overlooked contribution to broadcasting itsel…
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Power Maxed Racing enjoyed an impressive BTCC campaign in 2023, with two of its drivers challenging for the Jack Sears Trophy whilst Aron Taylor-Smith made a welcome return to the overall podium after a seven-year absence. The success of the squad continued into the off-season with Mikey Doble and Taylor-Smith being retained for the 2024 season, pr…
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Welcome back to The British Continental podcast, the show all about domestic road racing. In today's episode, host Denny Gray discusses the way forward for British road racing with Olympian Ed Clancy. Last August Ed was asked to chair the elite road racing task force, an eight-person panel of experts tasked with the job of developing a series of re…
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