Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones on Black Mirror Season 5


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We've got a new season of Black Mirror on Netflix, so here are Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones to talk us through Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too, Smithereens and Striking Vipers. They also take the piss out of each other and make me LOL.

Don't worry, there aren't any spoilers, so you're safe to listen before watching the season. It is, however, extremely sweary right from the start.

Along the way, there are bits on Newswipe and Screenwipe, a blast from the past of the Unnovations Catalogue (!) and some insight into Andrew Scott aka Moriarty, aka Fleabag's Hot Priest and the ranting character he plays in the episode Smithereens.

Season 5 episodes discussed: Striking Vipers; Smithereens; Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too.

Read a write-up of the interview in the New Statesman here: “For civilisation, it’s a bit depressing”: Charlie Brooker on Black Mirror’s relevance


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