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Amazing stories, emerging trends, and sex advice - with Olly Mann, Alix Fox and Ollie Peart. 'Best Interview Podcast', British Podcast Awards (2019). New episodes monthly, on the 10th. Get in touch or buy us a beer at modernmann.co.uk. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Bletchley Park is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. It played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict. The site is now a museum and heritage attraction, open daily. The Bletchley Park Podcast brings you fascinating stories from Veterans, staff and volunteers on the significance and continued relevance of this site today.
 
Dr. Scott McLean, PhD Modern British history and MA in British medieval history, is the founding Director of Explore History. He began his academic career at the University of Guelph, Canada, before moving to England in 1999 to work at Queen’s University (Canada) Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle. Teaching at the BISC offered the opportunity to not only meet some wonderful students and travel to historic sites, but teach a wide range of courses in British and European h ...
 
In an overwhelmingly woke 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. Geoff has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mash Report, Question Time, Mock the Week and pops up frequently on UK political debate programmes. He’s also written for shows ranging from Have I Got News For You ...
 
The Modern Life Podcast touches on a little bit of everything. From books and video games to gushing over our favorite action movies; no stone is left unturned. We start each episode with the Modern Thought segment, where we all discuss a random interesting fact, then move on to the main topic.
 
All too often we talk about fake news and alternative facts as if they are new concepts. In reality history itself is constructed, and thus constrained by its authors, we have as a society taken this as truth and unfortunately there is more to history that just the past.
 
Sister Bliss is one of the true pioneers of modern dance music and the musical force behind multi-million selling ionic British band Faithless. Each week Sister Bliss In Session showcases the worlds best new upfront electronic music, spinning world exclusives from her label Junkdog Records, a live DJ mix, A List artists and DJs on the phone, and a run down of the taste-making Cool Cuts Chart. Fans of authentic, exciting electronic music press the subscribe button now!
 
A weekly podcast from Premier with Professor Alister McGrath exploring C.S. Lewis’ thought, theology and teaching. C.S. Lewis is one of the most influential voices in modern Christianity. The 20th Century British writer and lay theologian has profoundly impacted Christians around the world and brought many atheists and agnostics to faith in Jesus. One person whose faith was greatly encouraged by the writings of C.S. Lewis is Professor Alister McGrath. Both men were raised in Northern Ireland ...
 
Heavy Hops is an interview format podcast featuring conversations with leaders, creators, and innovators in the beverage and music industries. We are passionate about heavy music and beer, driven by curiosity, and interested in showcasing a variety of viewpoints and opinions. From the creator of Scorched Tundra, hosted by Alexi D. Front and Sam Cangelosi. New episodes every Thursday.
 
Between 1990 and 1992, BBC Radio 4 aired a version of the Marx Brothers' radio sitcom Flywheel, Shyster, and Flywheel. Michael Roberts and Frank Lazarus performed the lead roles of Flywheel and Ravelli, wearing make-up and clothing similar to Groucho and Chico. The cast also included Lorelei King in all the female roles and guest-starred Spike Milligan and Dick Vosburgh. The scripts for the BBC series were adapted for a modern British audience by Mark Brisenden and were produced and directed ...
 
UN/RESOLVED is a unique, two-sided crime fiction podcast for fans of murder investigations like Serial; gripping audiobooks; and deep, intertwining mysteries... 1. UNRESOLVED (Episodes 1-6): Join host Zoe Drew as she unravels one of the strangest murder cases in modern British history, in all six episodes of FNR Digital Radio’s twisting "true crime" podcast series, ‘UNRESOLVED’. 2. RESOLVED (Episodes 7-12): Looking for answers? Gather more insight, discover dark family secrets, and uncover w ...
 
Welcome to Changing Suits, the podcast which explores the lives of British Asian women. Join in each week with the laughs and cries with sisters Taj and Bal, who discuss the ups and downs of their lives as women in the modern world with a dose of tradition. Follow the show on Instagram on @changing_suits and join our Facebook group, Changing_suits.
 
One day, Paul Bates found a book in an alley. It wasn’t a magical book, but it was very old - 132 years old, to be exact. It’s called The Pictorial Treasury of Famous Men and Famous Deeds: its cover is beautiful, its language is flowery, and its tone is problematic. It’s also full of wildly obscure and preposterously inaccurate stories about people and deeds you’ve probably never heard of. And, it’s the basis for this history podcast. Each episode Paul shares a chapter with a guest and toget ...
 
The Campaign for Real Ale's new podcast Pubs. Pints. People. brings you interesting stories every other week about the world of beer, cider and pubs. Tune in every Tuesday with hosts Clare Phillips, Ant Fiorillo and Matt Bundy as they chat to special guests and learn about beer writing, brewing jobs, cider making and more. CAMRA is a not-for-profit consumer organisation that campaigns for great beer in great pubs. It is made up of nearly 200,000 beer-lovers around the UK - to join, visit joi ...
 
As a modern quilter and founder of the Great British Quilter Challenge on Instagram, Sarah Ashford has spent the last 3 years galvanising and championing British quilters and the quilting industry. In this series, Sarah speaks to British quilt designers, fabric companies and shop owners, to share behind the scenes stories and to discuss what it means to be a part of the British quilting community today. Guests also share their top tips for quilting and social media, which we know you're goin ...
 
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 ...
 
The early modern era describes the period in Europe and the Americas between 1450 and 1850. The Huntington collections are particularly strong in Renaissance exploration and cartography, English politics and law in the early modern era, the English aristocracy from the later Middle Ages through the 18th century, and 18th-century British and American military history. The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute supports advanced research and scholarship on human societies of this era, s ...
 
By Cecilia Gragnani, special guest Jonny Woo, editor Gabriele Carrer | LONDON EXPAT is the comic story of the encounter between a modern migrant and London – a contemporary El Dorado craved by generations of young Italians. Millions of European citizens arrive in the British capital to realise the future they dream of. The podcast explores the long road to becoming a citizen in another country, embracing a new nationality whilst staying true to your roots, and the existential crisis that you ...
 
The British Academy is the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. We mobilise these disciplines to understand the world and shape a brighter future. ​ From artificial intelligence to climate change, from building prosperity to improving well-being – today’s complex challenges can only be resolved by deepening our insight into people, cultures and societies.​ We invest in researchers and projects across the UK and overseas, ​engage the public with fresh thinking and deb ...
 
Motorsport101 is the straight-shooting podcast hosted by Andre Harrison, alongside Ryan King and RJ O'Connell! Every week we tackle the biggest show on the motor racing planet, Formula One, as well as Indycar, Formula E, Super GT, the WEC and whatever else hits the motor racing newsdesks each week! We aim to be a refreshing, newer, more modern take on the world of Motorsport, and we hope you enjoy the show! And don't forget to subscribe to our sister show #BikeLive where Andre Harrison and L ...
 
The Spanish Announce Table comes to you live and poorly edited from Newcastle, England (cheap plug!) where you'll find five wrestling fans and their guests discuss everything from classic to modern wrestling, the Japanese scene, the British scene, the Italian scene...the list is endless. We're an international party of wrestling fans and you're all invited!
 
Back for a second series and another adventure in brewing, I'm going back through history to find out what it takes to make beer as my ancestors would have done. I'll be growing, foraging and bartering my way to that final brew at the end of the year as I go in search of the guidance, ingredients and techniques that were needed to brew long before we had the benefit of modern equipment and know-how. It's a challenge made considerably harder by the arrival of COVID-19, but where there's a bee ...
 
General Talk is a monthly podcast featuring interviews with figures from the British Army and ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. The podcasts give a greater insight into the ever-changing role of the military in the modern world and the way in which we, as the Army’s national charity, safeguard the welfare of our soldiers, veterans and their families
 
Podcards is a storytelling journey through the extraordinary experiences of everyday people, starting with the legacy of the British Empire. Each Podcard is a short story, painting a vivid picture of real moments in history. The impact of colonialism on modern society is huge - there’s no doubt. But the reality about what was good & bad is nuanced & often heated. Podcards goes beyond politics & morals to listen to true, personal stories with respect & without judgement. If you would like to ...
 
The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 saw the British Empire at the height of its power facing a small band of highly mobile Boers in South Africa. The war introduced the world to the concentration camp and is regarded as the first war of the modern era where magazine rifles, trenches and machine guns were deployed extensively. British losses topped 28 000 in a conflict that was supposed to take a few weeks but lasted three years.
 
Rab Houston was born in Hamilton, Scotland, lived in India and Ghana and was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and St Andrews University before spending six years at Cambridge University as a research student (Peterhouse) and research fellow (Clare College). He has worked at the University of St Andrews since 1983 and is Professor of Modern History, specialising in British social history. He is a fellow of both the Royal Historical Society and the Royal Society of Edinburgh (Scotland’s natio ...
 
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Welcome back to a brand new season of CAMRA's Pubs. Pints. People. podcast! We're kicking off the season with a look at two brand new CAMRA books, Modern British Beer by Matthew Curtis, and Modern British Cider by Gabe Cook. Listen to CAMRA biography author Laura Hadland interview fellow beer writer Matthew Curtis about his book Modern British Beer…
 
Joining us this week is Matthew Curtis, an award-winning freelance writer, broadcaster and author based in Manchester. You may be familiar with his work as Editor-in-Chief of Pellicle Magazine, a publication and podcast focused on beer, cider, wine, food and travel.Matt’s most recent book, Modern British Beer, is the focus of our conversation. The …
 
Professor David Stevenson answers listener questions on the 1919-20 conference that sought to resolve the aftermath of the First World War In the latest episode in our series on history’s biggest topics, Professor David Stevenson explores the 1919–20 conference that sought to resolve the aftermath of the First World War, and whose legacy has been f…
 
Archaeologist and television presenter Neil Oliver discusses his new book, The Story of the World in 100 Moments, which explores the whole of human history through just 100 milestone events. (Ad) Neil Oliver is the author of The Story of the World in 100 Moments (Bantam Press, 2021). Buy it now from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Story-World-100-…
 
Ian Keable describes some of the most audacious, bizarre and inventive pranks that fooled Georgian Britain From a woman who seemingly gave birth to rabbits to a man who claimed he could climb inside a wine bottle, Ian Keable – author of The Century of Deception – describes some of the most audacious, bizarre and inventive pranks that fooled Georgia…
 
Sister Bliss is one of the true pioneers of modern dance music and the musical force behind multi-million selling ionic British band Faithless. Each week Sister Bliss In Session showcases the worlds best new upfront electronic music, spinning world exclusives from her label Junkdog Records, a live DJ mix, A List artists and DJs on the phone, and a …
 
Learn English With Conversations in English ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/conversations-in-english-sleep Learn English while you listen in today’s conversation about sleep. It turns out sleep is even more important for a healthy mind than we thought. In this English listening practice lesson, we look at new discoveries being …
 
The fast fashion industry stands accused of depleting natural resources, creating vast carbon emissions and producing endless garments destined for landfill. So, what can be done? Researchers across creative and scientific disciplines have been looking at how the fashion industry can cut waste, recycle, consume less – and, critically, change our at…
 
Great co-host episode this week with Leo Kearse on very funny form. We discuss comedians getting cancelled, tennis becoming a vehicle for the wokies and actual vehicles getting stuck because of protestors. Also I tell the tale of Dirty Mick... FREE https://www.patreon.com/geoffnorcott?fan_landing=true 2021 LIVE UK TOUR livenation.uk/puvz30rmxK4 Ord…
 
This week we're in Gothenburg Sweden at Studio Berserk with Mattiias Nööjd and Axel Wittbeck, guitarist/vocalist and drummer respectively of the riff driven heavy band Firebreather. The band will head to the USA for the first time in early 2022 with Monolord.Our conversation revolves around the role that touring plays in gaining notoriety, and the …
 
This week Martin & Steve are joined by Jonny Garrett to talk about seasonal drinking and his new book ‘A Year In Beer’ Beers | The Kernel ‘Belgian Pale Ale Goldings’, ‘IPA Citra Colombus’, ‘Brown Ale Amarillo’ and ‘Imperial Brown Stout London 1856’ Hopinions | Do you find you change what you drink according to the season? Links | Order ‘A Year In B…
 
(Almost) every Ryder Cup story or perspective ever shared on our podcast, all in one place. 5+ years of accumulated content from the likes of Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Paul McGinley, Hunter Mahan, Paul Azinger, Bones, Webb Simpson, Sergio Garcia, Hal Sutton, Mark O'Meara, Curtis Strange, Lanny Wadkins, and more. Special thanks to our friends at …
 
Nancy Goldstone discusses the 18th-century family saga of Habsburg empress Maria Theresa, and her equally formidable daughters Nancy Goldstone discusses the 18th-century family saga of Habsburg Empress Maria Theresa and her equally formidable daughters (including Marie Antoinette) who married into royal houses around Europe. (Ad) Nancy Goldstone is…
 
Formula 1 was back in The Netherlands, and while the racing wasn't all that special, the atmosphere absolutely jumped off the page. Even if it was a bit... flarey. In this week's episode, we talk about the strategic battle we had with Verstappen duelling both Mercedes, with a potential strategic error hampering the Brits chances despite sensational…
 
It's the final episode, certainly for this series and I suspect for the Growing Beer journey. We've spent the last 5 episodes delving into our brewing past and exploring our local environment - it's now time to look to the future and see what the challenges and opportunities are when it comes to sustainability. Alongside this I'll also be musing on…
 
Clive Aslet, author of The Story of the Country House: A History of Places and People, reveals how Britain’s attitude to its stately piles has reflected the nation’s evolving political and economic landscape over the past 2,000 years. (Ad) Clive Aslet is the author of The Story of the Country House: A History of Places and People (Yale, 2021). Buy …
 
Commonly Confused Verbs and Prepositions ESL English Grammar ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/esl-english-grammar-prepositions/ Learning English grammar in a simple and fun way. Today we are helping ESL students learn proper English grammar without getting too technical. We use plain everyday English language, and walk you throu…
 
Journalist and author Charlie English shares the story of a remarkable collection of artworks by psychiatric patients in Weimar Germany and also explores the devastating impact of Nazism on modernist art and people with mental illnesses. (Ad) Charlie English is the author of The Gallery of Miracles and Madness: Insanity, Art and Hitler’s first Mass…
 
Paloma Nuñez (Baroness Von Sketch, Shazam) joins me for the story of not one but four explorers: all famous, all psychos. How much of a bastard was Christopher Columbus? How bad a guest was Vasco Da Gama? How the hell did Amerigo Vespucci get two continents named after him? All this and more as we dive into a very pro-colonial chapter. Brought to y…
 
After Steve Stricker unveiled his six captain's picks we fired up the pod to record a Ryder Cup preview with two of our favorite guests: Kyle Porter of CBS and Kevin Van Valkenburg from ESPN. We break down who Captain Stricker chose to complete his team, who he left out of the squad, potential pairings for foursomes and fourballs, Team Europe, the …
 
JAC; blogger, teacher, podcaster and film buff returns to join Mike this week for the second part of their massive discussion primarily focusing on movies, with a bit of podcasting & nerdy things intertwined! This week, in part 2 (which was already available to Patreons), JAC & Mike’s discussion on film continues by discussing how consuming & compa…
 
Click here https://thebritishenglishpodcast.com/blog/bitesize-ep19 for the FREE worksheet, transcripts & the full glossary from this episode 📝 Episode worksheet 📑 Get transcripts and glossaries 🧑‍💻 Visit Ricky's website 🎓 Test your English level 🎁 Sample lesson of The Academy 📔 How to use idioms in IELTS audiobook 🎁 Learn how to paraphrase effectiv…
 
Sarah Gristwood considers how the Tudor monarchs used medieval ideas about courtly love for their own ends In medieval Europe, the nobility were entranced with courtly love, a genre of literature that saw chivalrous knights performing heroic deeds to protect and serve their lovers. But as Sarah Gristwood argues, these tropes later captured the hear…
 
Tristram Hunt, author of The Radical Potter, discusses the life and work of Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795), from his groundbreaking ceramic creations and enterprising business ventures to his political radicalism. (Ad) Tristram Hunt is the author of The Radical Potter: Josiah Wedgwood and the Transformation of Britain (Allen Lane, 2021). Buy it now fr…
 
Sister Bliss is one of the true pioneers of modern dance music and the musical force behind multi-million selling ionic British band Faithless. Each week Sister Bliss In Session showcases the worlds best new upfront electronic music, spinning world exclusives from her label Junkdog Records, a live DJ mix, A List artists and DJs on the phone, and a …
 
In the latest episode of The Volley, the new podcast by Tennis Majors, Simon Cambers explains why the calendar Grand Chelem is the ultimate achievement in tennis. At the 2021 US Open, Novak Djokovic could become the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to sweep all four majors in the same calendar year.…
 
English Listening Practice Podcast For English Language Learners ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-listening-practice-london-eye Start your English listening practice with the Adept English language podcast. Each podcast helps develop your English listening skills with all the stress removed. This is a practice podcast fo…
 
It's a solo episode this week as we have plenty to talk about. We start with the Tories basically acting like the Gordon Brown administration before moving onto the FA's ridiculous decision to charge a 14 year old boy for a tweet. There's a bit of mental health chat about how buying a milkshake can be terrifying. Support the Podcast, keep it weekly…
 
Historian Richard Broome, author of Aboriginal Australians, discusses the experiences of Australia’s indigenous peoples after the arrival of white settlers, uncovering stories of exploitation and oppression, but also of agency and cultural independence. (Ad) Richard Broome is the author of Aboriginal Australians: A History Since 1788 (Fifth Edition…
 
Keep listening here → https://thebritishenglishpodcast.com/blog/s3-e1 | Get all 3 parts of this episode, transcripts & vocabulary videos from this episode. 📝 Episode worksheet 🎁 Join The Academy / Try a Sample Lesson Cara Leopold's info: 🎁 download Cara's FREE guide "Understand Movies In English" 🖥 Sign up to Cara's Movie Club 📺 Watch Cara on YouTu…
 
How does a history degree help you suss out fake news? How have history students been affected by covid-19? And are history degrees still valued as much as they once were? On today’s podcast, a panel of experts consider these questions and more, as they tackle the big issues facing history higher education in 2021. See acast.com/privacy for privacy…
 
On this weeks episode we explore parenting and how it has changed from the past. We do a comparison of how we were brought up by our parents, and what the benefits and negatives of past parenting which we can apply to bringing up our own children. The topics discussed include how we teach children about sex education, puberty, the influence of comm…
 
Team Europe wins the 2021 Solheim Cup at Inverness by a 15-13 margin. We recap the highlights of the singles matches, salute the victorious Europeans - particularly Leona Maguire's performance today, examine what went wrong for the US, and offer our biggest takeaways from the last three days. Plus some speculation on captain's picks for the upcomin…
 
Get To Grips With The Basics Of Grammar In English ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/basics-of-grammar-in-english-punctuation/ Learn all about English punctuation, with examples and quizzes, in this Adept English podcast all about the basics of grammar in English. Whether you speak English as a first language or a second language…
 
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