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“A Muslim & A Jew Go There” is a brand new podcast produced by Instinct Productions, hosted by comedian David Baddiel (author of “Jews Don’t Count”) and politician Sayeeda Warsi (“Muslims Don’t Matter”) who will take on whatever controversy hits the headlines each week, providing context and discussion around current political and cultural events involving and affecting British Muslims and Jews. Covering topics from antisemitism in the Labour party and Islamophobia in the Conservative Party ...
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David Baddiel and his mate Tim Hincks talk all things David Bowie. They spin out from there to anything and everything that’s funny, quizzical, and vaguely related to Bowie, or music, or their own mid-life crises. It’s a bit niche: Absolute Beginners won’t get it. You see? The ones who got that reference are smiling smugly. And others are thinking: I shan’t listen to that then. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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From school dinners to sofa snacks – food has a huge part to play in shaping our story - and your favourite celebs have some delicious tales to tell. Join Grace Dent and celebrity guests as she throws the cupboard doors open and chats life through food. Grace's new Comfort Eating book, inspired by the podcast, is out now. It’s a wonderfully scrumptious, life-affirming journey through the foods that really mean the most to us. On the podcast, expect to hear from guests (actors from TV, movie, ...
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The Queen’s Reading Room podcast is a place for book lovers - and those who wish they loved literature a little more - to be inspired by the bookish confessions of global literary heroes. Authors from all over the world have shared their own literary treasures with us; revealing their favourite writers, most treasured books and earliest reading memories. Who does Sir Ian Rankin read when he is low? Where does David Baddiel stash his fiction and which masterpiece has Ann Patchett given up on ...
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What Most People Think with Geoff Norcott

Geoff Norcot / Keep It Light Media

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In an overwhelmingly Lefty comedic landscape, right-leaning stand-up Geoff Norcott is a rare beast. In WMPT he gets to the heart of what ordinary people think about social and political issues. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt, but without being a dick. Mostly. Guests come from across the social and political divide, including, Romesh Ranganathan, Jonathan Pie, Katherine Ryan, Andrew Doyle, David Baddiel, Konstantin Kisin, Owen Jones and many more. Geoff has appea ...
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Frank Skinner's on Absolute Radio every Saturday morning and you can enjoy the show's podcast right here. Radio Academy Award winning Frank and Emily bring you a show which is like joining your mates for a coffee... So, put the kettle on, sit down and enjoy UK commercial radio's most popular podcast.
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The Kibitz Podcast

The Kibitz Podcast

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Your hilarious and insightful guide to Jewish ideas and culture. Join journalist Dan Crane and comedian Jessica Chaffin (Ronna & Beverly) as they explore activism, Jewish atheism, anti-semitism, love, sex, comedy, death and more with guests like David Wain, David Baddiel, Rabbi Sharon Brous, the Sklar Brothers, Tiffany Shlain, Moshe Kasher, Joel Stein and many others. A project of Reboot.
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Join Emily Dean and her Shih Tzu Raymond, for an extraordinary dog walk. Meet household names you’ve heard a lot about, opening up in a way you’ve never heard before. They’ll reveal what truly makes them tick and you’ll discover why the best chats always happen over a dog walk. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Fresh from their all new Times Radio show Jane Garvey and Fi Glover keep the mics on, grab a cuppa and say what they really think - unencumbered and off air. Follow Off Air...with Jane and Fi on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, the Times Radio app or wherever you get your podcasts. If you want to contact the show to ask a question and get involved in the conversation then please email us: janeandfi@times.radio and follow our antics away from the mic on Instagram: @janeandfi Join Jane and Fi on Times ...
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Desperately Seeking Wisdom

Red Bicycle & Creators Inc

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This is a podcast where well-known people talk about what they’ve learned from life - particularly the tough times. Guests have come from the worlds of entertainment, politics, business and journalism, including: Richard Curtis, George Alagiah, Amber Rudd, the Rev. Richard Coles, Lyse Doucet and David Baddiel. It’s a chance to hear their wisdom - and to think about how it might apply to your life… After the Brexit vote, Craig Oliver's high-powered job and privileged position at the heart of ...
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Join Bex from the children's radio station Fun Kids as she meets top authors who tell her about their books and also read us chapters from them. Plus, Bex and friends recommend their favourite kids books of the month. You can listen to Bex on Fun Kids (weekdays from 4pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app, and online at funkidslive.com Plus, when you become a Fun Kids Podcasts Plus subscriber, you get this show – and 30 others! – ad-free and support the work Fun Kid ...
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From Nigella Lawson to Michael Caine, presenter Matt Stadlen has interviewed them all. In this podcast, he continues to delve into the minds of our leading public figures, to uncover what it really takes to succeed in their journeys to the top.
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Welcome to The Sod’s Law Podcast! This is the podcast that highlights Ordinary People and their Extraordinary Stories. All 150 episodes are available anywhere you get podcasts and sodspod.com
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Cathy and Rachel Mason are sisters who have worked together for decades despite their explosive relationship. They speak to other siblings in the entertainment industry and beyond about the dynamic of their guests' relationship to try to work out where the Mason sisters are going wrong. Funny, emotional, and plenty of regressing to childhood roles, the Masons explore all aspects of the unique relationship of the sibling. Download transcripts of all episodes here https://littlewander.co.uk/li ...
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What does being brave really mean? What can we learn from other people’s acts of bravery? In this new series, Sunday Times bestselling author, Clover Stroud, shares moving conversations about the tiny acts of bravery that make up our everyday lives. When Clover was 16, she was sent on a journey to look for brave people to guide her after her mum had an accident that left her chronically brain-damaged. Clover is now continuing that search with Tiny Acts of Bravery. Each episode features a gue ...
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The delightful David Baddiel flips through his new memoir, My Family, out now, and funny man Frank Skinner brings it home with extra dates added for his tour; 30 years of Dirt. Join Chris, Vassos and the team every weekday for laughs with the listeners, the greatest guests, and a pinch of the papers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more …
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Join Emily Dean, David Baddiel, Raymond and Frank Skinner’s dog Poppy for the second part of our walk on London’s Hampstead Heath. David tells us about his relationship with his parents, why Three Lions is such a powerful football song and he reveals how he actually feels about walking. We pop back to Frank’s to return Poppy - but did we manage to …
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Jane and Fi are back in full swing with more of your window cleaner tales, all very suitable for the airwaves...just. Plus, net curtain chat! Yes, it is still 2024 last time we checked. They're also joined by David Baddiel who discusses his new book 'My Family' Our next book club pick has been announced! 'Missing, Presumed' is by Susie Steiner. If …
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Today, Jane and Fi get an insight into life in America from fellow listeners - vending machine bullets? No thank you! They also discuss whether West London is fashionable, marathon boasting and dentist's dentists. Also, Fi is joined by Rob Rinder, barrister and television host, on his second novel 'The Suspect'. Our next book club pick has been ann…
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There's been a collective spaff of news since Tuesday so here I focus on Labour's first King's Speech and ask if all it will amount to is a few quid off your leccy. I also wonder whether Starmer is holding back votes for kids because the kids like The Greens & Reform. Order the PAPERBACK EDITION of my book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/British-Bloke-De…
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Meet us back in North London with Kate Lawler and her dogs Baxter and Shirley. Kate tells us about the reality of coming out as the winner of Big Brother and dealing with the white heat of fame, how she takes her dogs on European summer holidays and what it is like to prepare to lose a beloved pet. Shirley also makes a run for it towards the end of…
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Dancing over the fog-horn testing centre, Jane and Fi are covering about a 'billionty' other topics, from eating marmalade straight from the jar, and the state of the toilets at London Euston Station. Jane and Fi are joined by the classicist Mary Beard, to discuss the paperback edition of her latest bestseller 'Emperor of Rome' Our next book club p…
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Today, Jane and Fi take a moment to think about the dark world of parenting before CBeebies. They also chat about skew-whiff black bin numbers, resignation Tuesday and the importance of being honest. Fi speaks to Tiggy Walker, patron of Carers UK, about her experience caring for her husband, Johnnie Walker. Our next book club pick has been announce…
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This week comedian & novelist Ian Moore joins me to discuss just how close America came to civil war and why people being unpopular at school should preclude them from owning guns. I then ask why the press are crushing on Starmer but not mentioning how hot his wife is. Order the PAPERBACK EDITION of my book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/British-Bloke-D…
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Grace welcomes the legendary DJ, producer and founder of Soul II Soul, Jazzie B, to the podcast. Over a bowl of ‘yellow’ – one of his childhood comfort foods –Jazzie takes Grace on a journey from playing his sound system, aged 12, at a silver jubilee street party for the Queen, to finding inspiration on tour in Japan and Korea, and on to Buckingham…
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We’re in North London this week with the fabulous presenter, podcaster and bestselling author Kate Lawler and her two dogs Baxter and Shirley. Kate is absolutely in love with her dogs - and long with her little girl Noa - they are her children! Baxter is 13 - he’s a border terrier and joins us on our walk in style in his very own dog buggy. Shirley…
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Today Jane expresses her disappointment following the Euros whilst Fi is wonders how tennis players pick their balls. They also reflect on a world before montages and white top folly. Plus, they are joined by Nick Bryant, journalist and author, on his most recent book, 'The Forever War: America's Unending Conflict with Itself'. Our next book club p…
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The actor, producer and now memoirist Griffin Dunne on growing up in Hollywood in a family of literary stars including his aunt Joan Didion, on his own screen success opposite Madonna in Who's That Girl and in After Hours and the real-life tragedy that changed his life forever. Soft Cell front man Marc Almond on his early days as a subversive perfo…
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The tremendous Travis perform live in celebration of their new, 10th album, L.A. Times, out now! Awesome Anne-Marie Duff spills the beans about the second season of crime-drama series, Suspect, which begins at 9pm on Wednesday 17th July on Channel 4. Join Chris, Vassos and the team every weekday for laughs with the listeners, the greatest guests, a…
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Ayesha Hazarika sits in for Jane today and she pulls back the curtain on the House of Lords - much to Fi's delight. They also chat abattoirs (again), online dating and the joys of Coatbridge. Plus, Jane speaks to comedian and ventriloquist Nina Conti. 'Whose Face Is It Anyway' will be at Edinburgh Fringe Festival next month and her film 'Sunlight' …
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It’s time for the second part of our walk with Patrick Grant! Patrick tells us about his passion for material sciences and then what led him to the decision to buy a tailors on Saville Row after seeing an advert in the Financial Times. Patrick tells us about the impact of the Great British Sewing Bee, as well as the joys of making more and using le…
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Jane lists the qualities she looks for in a partner - please grab a pen and paper! After that, they cover wheelie bins, oven temperatures and more abattoir stories. Plus, broadcast legend Sir Trevor Phillips joins Jane and Fi to share his thoughts in light of our new government. Our next book club pick has been announced! 'Missing, Presumed' is by …
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Welcome to the latest episode of Book Worms! To kick things off Bex chatted to Mel Taylor-Bessent all about her new book Race to Imagination Island where The time has come for four children to be named the new Protectors of Imagination Island where they go all over the world scour the globe in search of lightstreams (portals) to the magical island …
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Matt Forde returns this week and we clash in a reasonably good-natured manner about the incoming Labour govt. Will David Lammy go six months without a gaffe? Will Starmer ever sort his weird voice out? Does anyone care what the Tories have to say anymore. We also discuss how comedy will operate now Labour are the target. Order the PAPERBACK EDITION…
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Wimbledon dates have got Jane's head in a spin so do bear with us... Once that's sorted, Jane and Fi chat allotments, hospital instructions and trad wives. Plus, in this tennis special, they are joined by TalkSPORT's Lisa O'Sullivan and tennis legend Christine Truman Janes. Our next book club pick has been announced! 'Missing, Presumed' is by Susie…
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Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt flips through his bestselling book, The Anxious Generation: How the Great Rewiring of Childhood Is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness, which is out now. Join Chris, Vassos and the team every weekday for laughs with the listeners, the greatest guests, and a pinch of the papers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/pri…
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Joining Grace this week is actor and director David Harewood, who found global fame in the hit CIA-thriller Homeland 13 years ago and hasn’t stopped working since. David was born and raised in Small Heath, Birmingham, where he lived with his older siblings and Barbadian parents. He tells Grace about how his mum kept the flavours of the West Indies …
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This week, Emily and Raymond are taking a walk in Battersea Park with the brilliant Patrick Grant! Patrick is well-loved for his role as a judge on The Great British Sewing Bee. He’s also a designer, entrepreneur, owner of Community Clothing - a sustainable fashion label. Although Patrick doesn’t currently have a dog, he has a wealth of dog experie…
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Jane and Fi are back from covering election night and they are ready to debrief. Today's episode will scratch your plumbing itch and make sure you hold on for the abattoir! And they are joined by Countryfile presenter, Tom Heap, to chat about his new book, 'Land Smart'. Our next book club pick has been announced! 'Missing, Presumed' is by Susie Ste…
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Welcome to season 2, episode eight of The Queen's Reading Room Podcast. This week, we meet the illustrious Curtis Sittenfeld, author of seven New York Times best-selling novels which includes the critically acclaimed 'Prep', 'Man of My Dreams' and 'Romantic Comedy' as well as several collections of short stories. In this brilliant episode, Curtis i…
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Stuart is joined in the Salford Loose Ends studio by the Welsh Sprinter Iwan Thomas, who held the UK 400m record for 25 years. His new memoir 'Brutal', tells his story - one of speed, the drive to succeed and an extremely high tolerance for pain. . Comedian Chloe Petts is gearing up for the Edinburgh Fringe, and in perhaps the ultimate highbrow/low…
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So Keir Starmer is Prime Minister. A new yawn has broken, but there were so many sub-plots on a mad night. Tories down but not entirely out? Lib Dems needing a coach rather than people carrier for all their MPs. Reform beating expectations and the SNP doing a 'Scotland in the group stage'. The election is over but the debate is only just beginning.…
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Jane is in Yorkshire whilst Fi heads to Surrey in preparation for election night so this episode is brought to you via the wonders of modern technology. Jane is hoping for romance by the curly wurly stand and Fi is practising the phrase 'Jeremy Hunt's Count'. Plus Fi speaks to Griffin Dunne, actor and director, about his memoir 'The Friday Afternoo…
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Broadcasting royalty Gabby Logan tells us all about her new book, The Midpoint Plan: Taking charge of your health, habits and happiness to thrive in midlife and beyond, out now! Join Chris, Vassos and the team every weekday for laughs with the listeners, the greatest guests, and a pinch of the papers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more…
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It’s polling day! Sayeeda and David consider what this election means for Muslims and Jews in the UK & discuss who they are voting for. This podcast is produced by Instinct Productions Executive Producers: Jemima Khan Goldsmith and Sarah Linton Series Producer: Rachel Balmer Production Manager: Sangeetha Veluru Research, fact check and social media…
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Jane and Fi are reunited and it feels so good! They discuss the need for electric hot rods, Jane's small cactus and window cleaner etiquette. They are joined by Geoff Norcott, comedian and writer, discussing his new book 'The British Bloke Decoded'. Our next book club pick has been announced! 'Missing, Presumed' is by Susie Steiner. If you want to …
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It's a bumper episode this week as Mark Steel joins me to chew over the lows and also the lows of this campaign. We then move on to predicting everything from the size of the Labour majority and whether the Tory campaign is the worst thing that's ever happened anywhere to what kind of lectern ole slippery Starmer will go for once he's PM. Order the…
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Allan Mustafa joins Grace to share the dish he turns to for comfort food. Allan shot to fame playing MC Grindah in People Just Do Nothing, his Bafta award-winning, semi-autobiographical mockumentary, which was inspired by his early life in south-west London. Allan talks about growing up with his Czech mum and Kurdish dad and eating the ultimate fus…
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Join Emily and Ray to take a walk on Hampstead Heath with the legendary comedian and friend of the podcast, David Baddiel. David is a huge cat lover - he’s had over 20 cats in his life. However, we popped down the road to see Frank Skinner who kindly lent us his dog Poppy for our walk. Frank seemed very relaxed with the idea of us taking Poppy out …
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