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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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Firestacks: Tide, Time and Gravity

Words / Nature Unwrapped

As the artist Julie Brook debuts her new work in Pangolin’s exhibition for Nature Unwrapped in Kings Place, she and writer Robert Macfarlane discuss the elemental forces at play in her work and preview her films.

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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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Pod Bible Issue #007 Launch Party & LIVE Podcast - FREE EVENT

Comedy at Kings Place

Join hosts Scroobius Pip, Stu Whiffen and Adam Richardson as they talk to special guests for a special Pod Bible live show to celebrate the release of the new issue of Pod Bible magazine. Sponsored

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The Empire Film Podcast – 400th Episode

Words at Kings Place

The Empire Podcast — one of the many podcasts about film out there, but absolutely the only one from Empire magazine — is celebrating its 400th episode with a live show at Kings Place! Yes,

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Poetry London Spring 2020 Readings

Words at Kings Place

Join us for the first Poetry London reading of the new decade! The launch of the Spring issue features live readings from Rishi Dastidar, Emily Hasler, Martha Kapos and Joe Dunthorne. Come along to hear some of the magazine’s most distinguished contributors reading their poems.

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Standard Issue with special guests Ayesha Hazarika & Pauline McLynn

Comedy 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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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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Inside the Comedian with Isy Suttie & Elis James

Comedy at Kings Place

Being a comedian is the hardest thing anyone can do. As such, those who achieve even a modicum of success in this selfless, humanitarian, dangerous career are rightly held up as the best of us.

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It's About Bloody Time

Words / Jewish Book Week

Award-winning broadcaster and journalist Emma Barnett loathes her period. But there’s something she loathes even more: not being able to talk about it. In conversation with Rachel Johnson.

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The Tunnel

Words / Jewish Book Week

Literary titan A.B. Yehoshua has been dubbed, together with Amos Oz and David Grossman ‘one of the three tenors of Israeli literature’. Here he presents his intriguing new novel, exploring identity, aging, family, secrets and spies.

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A State at Any Cost

Words / Jewish Book Week

Israeli historian Tom Segev offers a masterful account of the complex figure of David Ben-Gurion, founder of the Jewish state.

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Shylock and Caliban Speak

Words / Jewish Book Week

Playwrights Robert Gordon and David Peimer present their new play. Shakespeare’s ‘outsiders’ Shylock and Caliban talk back to the societies that have persecuted them over centuries.

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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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The Library of Exile

Words / Jewish Book Week

Prize-winning author and artist Edmund de Waal talks about his library of exile.

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The Walls Have Ears

Words / Jewish Book Week

Helen Fry reveals the history of the elaborate WWII intelligence operation whereby Hitler’s generals were tricked into giving away Nazi secrets.

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Psychoanalytic Judaism

Words / Jewish Book Week

Stephen Frosh traces the links between Jews, Judaism and psychoanalysis, while looking at transgenerational legacies of trauma.

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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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Mothership

Words / Jewish Book Week

In conversation with acclaimed psychotherapist, psychoanalyst and author Susie Orbach, Francesca Segal talks about those heart-wrenching days amidst a band of fearless and inspirational mothers.

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Translation Matters

Words / Jewish Book Week

Author Boyd Tonkin wrote that, ‘To write, and to read, is to forever cross thresholds’. Translation opens up new vistas, refreshes language and fosters globalism.

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From Moses to Moses – A Fictional Tale of Rambam the Physician

Words / Jewish Book Week

A thrilling historical novel of the great Jewish philosopher Moses Maimonides.

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Learning from the Germans

Words / Jewish Book Week

Philosopher Susan Neiman argues that failure to confront our history permits phenomena such as Brexit and Trump to become not merely possible, but inevitable.

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The Heartless Traffic

Words / Jewish Book Week

Jeremy Robson, described by The Times as ‘a champion of poetry’ selects the best of his poems from the early 1960s to his most recent collections, plus 50 new poems.

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