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The Guilty Feminist

Comedy / The Guilty Feminist

Ever felt like you should be better at feminism? Join comedian Deborah Frances-White for her comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience.

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Standard Issue

Words at Kings Place

The Standard Issue podcast is a magazine for ears, founded by Sarah Millican, made by women for women, and covering everything women are interested in – so, y’know… everything.

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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

Comedy / Christmas

Robin Ince brings back his annual celebration combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more. With special guests.

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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

Comedy / Christmas

Robin Ince brings back his annual celebration combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more. With special guests.

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Pre-Concert Talk: Charlotte Bray, Dana Denis-Smith and Duncan Ward with Helen Wallace

Free / Mozart’s Piano

Composer Charlotte Bray talks about her new work, The Certainty of Tides, to be heard as part of Aurora's concert in Hall One tonight. Conductor Duncan Ward discusses the long-neglected music of Louise Farrenc.

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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People Family Matinee

Comedy / Christmas

Robin Ince brings back his annual celebration combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more. With special guests.

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Steve Richards presents Rock ‘n’ Roll Politics Special

Words / Christmas

With British politics on the edge of a cliff, Steve Richards looks back at a crazy year and looks ahead to what is likely to be an even more seismic 2020.

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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

Comedy / Christmas

Robin Ince brings back his annual celebration combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more. With special guests.

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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

Comedy / Christmas

Robin Ince brings back his annual celebration combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more. With special guests.

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Unsilent Spring: George Monbiot, Chris Watson & Ewan McLennan

Words / Nature Unwrapped

Celebrated activist and author, George Monbiot, is joined by sound recordist and artist-in-residence Chris Watson. With music by Ewan McLennan.

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Storytelling - Step Carefully in the Forest

Words / Nature Unwrapped

Storyteller Matthew Crampton and pianist Olga Jegunova bring two mighty tales for a dark winter afternoon.

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Nonclassical present: Fieldwave

Contemporary / Nature Unwrapped

A deep listening event at Spiritland King's Cross bringing a together a new wave of artists with field recording at the heart of their work, coinciding with the release of Fieldwave on Nonclassical.

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Professor Brian Cox, Jack Liebeck and Friends

Classical / Nature Unwrapped

In this illustrated talk, Professor Brian Cox will discuss the seasons, why they happen, what they mean, and the more fundamental concepts of how time passes.

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Alice Oswald: Nobody

Contemporary / Nature Unwrapped

Listening to Alice Oswald’s poem Nobody is like watching the ocean: we slip our earthly moorings and follow the circling shoal of sea voices into a mesh of sound and light and water.

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The Crick Crack Club presents…

Words / The Crick Crack Club

Performance storytelling by Ben Haggarty with music by Jonah Brody

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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Cell Your Soul

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

The science: Professor Buzz Baum works at the intersection of biology and physics. He is trying to understand how cells evolve. This cantata repurposes a famous tune from Bach’s St Matthew Passion.

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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – The Beauty of Mathematics

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

The science: Dr Vicky Neale is here to convince you that mathematics as beautiful as Bach’s music. The music: This is one of Bach’s first cantatas, written when he was in his early twenties for a friend’s wedding.

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Steve Richards presents Rock ‘n’ Roll Politics

Words / Rock 'n' Roll Politics

Political commentator and broadcaster, Steve Richards, presents his latest behind-the-scenes guide to the epic dramas and the characters shaping seismic events.

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilization

Words / Jewish Book Week

Drawing on history, his own personal experience and conversations with many of the world’s greatest innovators, ex-CEO of British Petroleum John Browne makes an impassioned and eloquent case for technological progress.

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Live a Little

Words / Jewish Book Week

Prize-winning author Howard Jacobson has written a characteristically funny and wickedly observed novel about falling in love toward the end of your life.

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The New Age of Ageing

Words / Jewish Book Week

We are living in an unprecedented age: this year marks the first time in human history that the number of people aged 65 and over outnumber children aged five and under.

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Life and Work of Eva Ibbotson

Words / Jewish Book Week

Eva Ibbotson was born in Vienna in 1925 and moved to England with her father when the Nazis came into power. Ibbotson wrote more than twenty award-winning books for children and young adults.

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Barbara: Dis, quand reviendras-tu?

Words / Jewish Book Week

The French chanteuse Barbara, who would have been 90 this year, defined the meaning of relationships for an entire generation.

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The Fashion Revolution: From Berlin to London

Words / Jewish Book Week

When Hitler came to power in 1933, Berlin’s mainly Jewish clothing industrialists were robbed, displaced or murdered, while their companies were ‘Aryanized’. What happened to those who escaped to Britain - and how did they revolutionise fashion in the UK?

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