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Best Simon Thornton podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Simon Thornton podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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Simon and Ben recap the latest developments from the world of PlayStation in the irreverent and smash-mouth style that earned them two successive Stitcher Podcast Award nominations.Featuring a dedicated news team and a vocal, opinionated community of listeners, PlayStation Radio UK takes a familiar sounding radio format and crams it full of black humour, off-the-wall sketches and PlayStation knowledge.UK Podcasters Awards Finalist 2015Stitcher Podcast Awards Finalist 2012 and 2013
 
Simon and Ben recap the latest developments from the world of PlayStation in the irreverent and smash-mouth style that earned them two successive Stitcher Podcast Award nominations.Featuring a dedicated news team and a vocal, opinionated community of listeners, PlayStation Radio UK takes a familiar sounding radio format and crams it full of black humour, off-the-wall sketches and PlayStation knowledge.UK Podcasters Awards Finalist 2015Stitcher Podcast Awards Finalist 2012 and 2013
 
Welcome to the audio library of Melbourne's home of theatre, MTC. Hear from actors and creatives including David Hare, Missy Higgins, Barrie Kosky, Jamie Lloyd, Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Murray-Smith, Simon Stephens, Brett Sheehy, Sam Strong, THE SWEATS, Sigrid Thornton, Jane Turner and more in this collection of recordings from live events, music, and our MTC Talks interview series hosted by Fiona Gruber.
 
Front Porch with the Fitzes, is a weekly chinwag featuring author Elyse Fitzpatrick and two of her three kids, Jessica Thompson and Joel Fitzpatrick. Sometimes some unexpected folks might even drop by and sit for a spell. Every week they’ll jibber about family life, things that interest them in culture or news, and what they’re learning about the Lord. Imagine sitting on the front porch of your ol’ Kentucky home, listening to three slightly off-kilter believers talk about life, do a lot of l ...
 
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Front Porch with the Fitzes, is a weekly chinwag featuring author Elyse Fitzpatrick and two of her three kids, Jessica Thompson and Joel Fitzpatrick. Sometimes some unexpected folks might even drop by and sit for a spell. Every week they’ll jibber about family life, things that interest them in culture or news, and what they’re learning about the Lord. Imagine sitting on the front porch of your ol’ Kentucky home, listening to three slightly off-kilter believers talk about life, do a lot of l ...
 
Hear the greatest life lessons of some of the most respected and renowned actors, musicians, public figures and athletes. Handpicked by Oprah, these luminaries reveal their lives with candor and insight — in their own words. Listen as Jay -Z, Justin Timberlake, Ellen Degeneres, Shaquille O’Neal, Reba McEntire, Dwayne Johnson and Jane Fonda, (just to name a few), share what they’ve learned about life and their own insights into their personal stories.
 
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The U.N. Secretary-General issued a dire warning this week. He said that the international effort to stop climate change has been “utterly inadequate.” What are you doing to have a greener Christmas when it comes to the food you eat? Are you considering a more sustainable alternative to turkey for Christmas lunch? We hear from the food writer a ...…
 
We continue our series of interviews with party leaders looking at what the political parties are doing to win women’s votes. Today it’s Jo Swinson, leader of the Liberal Democrats.Plus we hear from a trafficked woman now living in a safe house and the new Anti-Slavery Commissioner Dame Sara Thornton, charged with listening to those brought int ...…
 
Tash Speed, 25, is one of 20 women who work as a Eurotunnel driver in the UK. recently appearing on the BBC2 documentary celebrating its 25th anniversary. Originally a financial advisor, she retrained in a vigorous driving and engineering course with a 90% fail rate. What are the unique challenges of driving trains for the busiest rail system i ...…
 
How do you raise multilingual children? And what happens when your first language isn't very common where you live? Language is one of the things that can help you stay connected to your heritage but raising a child to speak two or more languages can be harder than it sounds. We hear from two Nigerian mums: one who speaks Igala and the other Yo ...…
 
With us this morning are five leading women from political parties, ready to debate the issues that are important to you in this General Election. We want to hear from you. If you’d like to ask a question you can call us on 03700 100 444. And on social media you can join the debate on twitter @bbcwomanshour using the hashtag #whdebate. Or you c ...…
 
Sian Berry is co-leader of the Green Party. The Greens have seen a rise in support at local and European elections, and polling experts say they’ve had success in attracting younger women voters. How do they plan to win further seats at Westminster and promote green policies in their manifesto? We ask Sian Berry what the Greens are offering wom ...…
 
In this week's podcast, Champ Thornton joins us! He is a podcaster and an author and an assistant pastor and an all around champ.By Jessica Thompson, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Joel Fitzpatrick
 
In this week's podcast, Champ Thornton joins us! He is a podcaster and an author and an assistant pastor and an all around champ.By Jessica Thompson, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Joel Fitzpatrick
 
As the EU declares a global ‘climate and environmental emergency’ will you be changing your food habits this Christmas ? Will you ditch the turkey for a more sustainable alternative, buy less and consider food miles when you shop? How will you reduce the amount of food waste over the holiday period? Jane is joined by Jack Monroe the food writer ...…
 
In the first of a series of interviews with party leaders, we hear from Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party. Jane asks her about her party’s offer for women voters.Your sex life in your forties - has it become more pleasurable now that sex is less about the biological clock? We’ll hear from psyc ...…
 
‘& Juliet’ has just opened in London’s West End. It’s a comic, musical reimagining of the events of Shakespeare’s tragic romance ‘Romeo & Juliet’ in which Juliet opts not to take her own life at the end and instead heads off to France on a road trip of self-discovery. Both Miriam-Teak Lee who plays Juliet and Cassidy Janson, who plays Anne Hath ...…
 
How much do you limit your child's screen time? The runner-up of The Fortnite World Cup, which took place this summer, was Jaden Ashman, a British 15-year-old who won nearly a million pounds. Before the computer tournament he was spending more than eight hours a day in front of a screen. We know that screen time already causes lots of family ar ...…
 
Now the manifestos have almost all been published by the political parties we look at what they are offering women in this general election. We hear from Danielle Sheridan, political correspondent at the Telegraph, Ash Sarkar, contributing editor at Novara Media and Rachel Sylvester Times columnist and political interviewer.A statue of Nancy As ...…
 
In this week's episode Jennifer Lyell joins us to talk about her book The Promises of God Storybook Bible: The Story of God's Unstoppable Love. We spend some of the times we have been sent emails we shouldn't have received and sent some text we didn't mean to send. The she tell us why she wrote her book and reads us a lovely story from it.…
 
In this week's episode Jennifer Lyell joins us to talk about her book The Promises of God Storybook Bible: The Story of God's Unstoppable Love. We spend some of the times we have been sent emails we shouldn't have received and sent some text we didn't mean to send. The she tell us why she wrote her book and reads us a lovely story from it.…
 
The Irish government is proposing that important documents about industrial schools should be sealed for 75 years. But some women who stayed in them, like Rosemary, pictured here when she was a baby, say they don't want the files and testimonies to be kept secret. They say they're crucial, historical documents. The government disagrees, believi ...…
 
When journalist Rose Stokes wrote about her experience of getting pregnant after taking the morning after pill and what it revealed to her about exactly how this emergency contraception works (and when it doesn’t), the response online was huge. We look at how emergency contraception works, how safe it is, and ask why women don’t know more.Recen ...…
 
Criticised for not expressing sympathy for Jeffrey Epstein’s victims in his recent interview with BBC's Emily Maitlis, Prince Andrew has since told friends he ‘regretted’ not doing so. We consider how victims and survivors are so often an afterthought when allegations of sexual assault are being discussed.French women don’t get fat. They look e ...…
 
Rhiannon Giddens is a Grammy Award winning musician. She's in the Woman's Hour studio to perform a track from her new album “There is No Other”. She’ll be talking about her music, her career and why some of her best gigs have been inside prisons. This week there's been news of still births, neo-natal baby deaths, mothers dying during labour and ...…
 
Over the last month parents, as well as MPs and peers, have spoken out about autistic children and vulnerable adults being placed in hospitals for a long time and sometimes treated poorly. The Joint Committee of Human Rights said mental health hospitals can inflict “terrible suffering on those detained … causing anguish to their distraught fami ...…
 
Following our series of interviews with the wives of veterans who had PTSD we hear from a listener called Sarah who got in touch to share her story. As a woman who suffers from the condition she tells us why it can be just as difficult for a woman to acknowledge having it as it is for a man and why it’s often ignored. Marie-Elsa Bragg is an aut ...…
 
In this week's episode Ruth Chou Simons joins the crew. We talk about the Whatever Craft House. We talk about advent calendars. We talk about her latest book Beholding and Becoming.
 
In this week's episode Ruth Chou Simons joins the crew. We talk about the Whatever Craft House. We talk about advent calendars. We talk about her latest book Beholding and Becoming.
 
Criticised for not expressing sympathy for Jeffrey Epstein’s victims in his recent interview with BBC's Emily Maitlis, Prince Andrew has since told friends he ‘regretted’ not doing so. We consider how victims and survivors are so often an afterthought when allegations of sexual assault are being discussed. Actor Mia Wasikowska and director and ...…
 
Earlier this month, McDonald's Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook was fired for having a consensual relationship with a subordinate. But what are the rules where you work? And how easy are they to navigate?Do you know where the line is between flirting and harassment in the post #MeToo era? Or has it all gone too far? Whether you’ve had ...…
 
It’s well-known that the Roman Catholic Church is struggling to find new priests. Sexual abuse scandals haven’t helped. But for some years, there’s been a movement to allow women to be priests. Will we see it happen any time soon? The writer Marnie Dickens explains why she wanted to focus on the life of an older woman for her new BBC One series ...…
 
Jane speaks to director, Jessica Kaliisa about her play, Queens of Sheba, inspired by the four black women turned away from a London nightclub in 2015 for being “too dark-skinned and overweight”. On stage next week at the Battersea Arts Club in London, actor, Tosin Alabi, joins the discussion of how the lives of a group of friends were changed ...…
 
Today marks Equal Pay Day - the day when women in the UK effectively stop earning for the rest of the year because their wages aren’t in line with men’s, according to The Fawcett Society. This year they have published research which suggests that most women in the UK workplace don’t know how much their male colleagues earn. Mozhdah Jamalzadah w ...…
 
In the RSC’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’, currently on stage at the Barbican in London, 1590’s England is a matriarchy. With a radical take on Shakespeare’s comedy of gender, the audience witnesses an explosive courtship and a fast-moving portrayal of hierarchy and coercive control between the female Petruchia, played by Claire Price, and her male op ...…
 
What do you do when your child says they're too ill to go to school – but you suspect that they’re perfectly fine? Jane discusses with Dr Angharad Rudkin, clinical child psychologist at the University of Southampton, and Rebecca Schiller, parenting journalist and mother-of-two.By BBC Radio 4
 
Elizabeth Strout won The Pulitzer Prize in 2009 for her novel, Olive Kitteridge. Ten years later, with three prize-winning novels in between, Elizabeth Strout has written a sequel, OIive, Again. The main character Olive is now quite elderly and still living in the American state of Maine. She's still cantankerous, judgemental and rude but also ...…
 
What do you do when your child says they're too ill to go to school – but you suspect that they’re perfectly fine? How could the ‘whole system approach’ support women in the Criminal Justice system in Wales? The writer and creator of Gold Digger Marnie Dickens. A 60 year old divorced woman and mother of three is seduced by a much younger man. W ...…
 
Helen Mirren tells us about her new film the Good Liar and why even she has fallen for a scam.We talk about a DIY home urine or swab test currently being trialled as an alternative to the cervical smear with Imogen Pinnell from Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust Line.We hear from two female police officers about their difficulties reporting allegations ...…
 
The central character of Lyra from ‘His Dark Materials’ lives in the alternate Oxford imagined by the author Phillip Pullman. She is tough, curious, and able to lie with impunity. The children’s author Katherine Rundell and the script editor of the new BBC 1 series Xandria Horton discuss what makes Lyra so inspirational and appealing to girls. ...…
 
Nine out of ten people get their children vaccinated. But even so, many people still have questions. Things like: Should I bother with the flu jab? Is it better to get single vaccines? Does immunity wear off? What about side effects? Is the aluminium in vaccines dangerous? Marnie Chesterton asks Prof Helen Bedford, Prof Adam Finn and Dr Tonia T ...…
 
Presenter: Tina DaheleyProducer: Kirsty StarkeyAccording to Freedom of Information requests made by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism almost 700 cases of alleged domestic abuse involving police officers and staff were reported in the three years to April 2018. An official “super-complaint” is to be launched and central to that are at least ...…
 
In this episode we talk to our friend Michelle Bates about her book Beyond the Shallow How Suffering Led Me to the Deep End of Grace. Her story is one of immense suffering and she opens it up to us. Jessica and Elyse share a few crazy stories from their latest trip to Canada.By Elyse Fitzpatrick
 
In this episode we talk to our friend Michelle Bates about her book Beyond the Shallow How Suffering Led Me to the Deep End of Grace. Her story is one of immense suffering and she opens it up to us. Jessica and Elyse share a few crazy stories from their latest trip to Canada.By Elyse Fitzpatrick
 
Earlier in the year we asked ‘have you had an abortion? How did you feel about it then and how do you feel about it now? We’re featuring five of your stories on the programme over the next couple of weeks. Today it’s the turn of a woman , who’s in her 60’s, who we’re calling Amanda. She became pregnant aged 21 in the early 1970s, while she was ...…
 
Helen Mirren talks about equal pay and her new film, The Good Liar, in which she co-stars with Sir Ian McKellen. In a new series, listeners talk about their experiences of abortion. Today it is a woman we are calling Clare who got pregnant in the 1980s in rural Scotland just before her 18th birthday. Samantha Power was President Obama's ambassa ...…
 
Lisa Simone, songwriter, singer and daughter of Nina tells us all about her new album. Maddy Prior the folk singer and member of Steeleye Span talks about a career in music that's spanned more than 50 years. At BBC Introducing Live we look at how to get into the music business and once you're there how to thrive. Plus what’s it really like to b ...…
 
How can young women get in and get on in the music industry? In a special programme, broadcast from BBC Music Introducing Live at Tobacco Dock in London, we discuss how to forge a career in popular music - the need to increase the number of women, careers advice, the challenges that have to be tackled, and what BBC Introducing is doing to help. ...…
 
On Halloween we ask where are the women in the horror film industry? How much do women create and view horror differently and who are the women film-makers to look out for? Jane is joined by Aislinn Clarke, the writer-director of ‘The Devil's Doorway’, Lizzie Franke, production executive at the BFI and Anna Bogutskaya, co-founder of The Final G ...…
 
Here's Maddy Prior, photographed when All Round My Hat was in the charts in the '70s. She's been performing now for over 50 years and she's done more than 3000 shows. She's made 11 albums of her own and 28 with Steeleye Span. Maddy talks to Jenni about her life and music.Last week we spoke to Cyntoia Brown-Long, who was given a life sentence in ...…
 
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has so far failed to get Parliament’s backing for his Withdrawal Agreement Bill and he won’t meet the October 31st deadline to leave the EU. MPs have also, so far, declined to back plans for the General Election that he wants. The leaders of two parties, Nicola Sturgeon of the SNP and Jo Swinson of the Lib Dems, pre ...…
 
In this week's episode we talk about the MacArthur/Moore situation. We also talk about Kanye's new album. So basically we are talking about all the things that everyone else is talking about, but you know we do it with our own flair.By Joel Fitzpatrick, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Jessica Thompson, Phil Fitzpatrick
 
In this week's episode we talk about the MacArthur/Moore situation. We also talk about Kanye's new album. So basically we are talking about all the things that everyone else is talking about, but you know we do it with our own flair.By Joel Fitzpatrick, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Jessica Thompson, Phil Fitzpatrick
 
The NHS have reported that 1 in 10 people seeking sex and relationship therapy are teenagers – up from 1 in 30 two years ago. So what’s changed? We look at the issues that young people are bringing to the therapy room, the impact of porn and social media, and why teenagers are more willing to talk to adults about sex.We look at why the charity ...…
 
In 2006, 16 year old Cyntoia Brown-Long was sentenced as an adult to life in prison for killing a man while she was a teenage sex trafficking victim. Granted clemency in January this year and released in August, she tells us about her childhood and the impact of 16 years in prison.As same sex marriage becomes available in the new year in Northe ...…
 
In 2006 16 year old Cyntoia Brown was sentenced as an adult to life in prison for killing a man while she was a teenage sex trafficking victim. Granted clemency in January this year and released on August 7th she joins Jenni to discuss her childhood, what happened the day she shot Johnny Allen and the impact of 16 years in prison.Food writer, S ...…
 
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