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The Weekly Planet

Comedy / London Podcast Festival

Join James Clement (AKA Mr Sunday Movies) with special guests Jackson Baly and Joel Duscher for a special The Weekly Planet x Plumbing The Death Star live event.

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The History Hotline

Words / London Podcast Festival

The History Hotline is a direct line for all things Black history and beyond...

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If I Speak...

Words / London Podcast Festival

Ash Sarkar and Moya Lothian-McLean sort the personal from the political, tackle listener dilemmas and air their opinions on the frustrations of modern life.

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The Way They Were

Comedy / London Podcast Festival

Join comedians Grainne Maguire and Chantal Feduchin-Pate in taking a deep dive into a celebrity breakup, chosen by a special guest, that still lingers in their hearts and minds.

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OneTrackMinds

Words / OneTrackMinds

Celebrate the power of music with OneTrackMinds, a cross between Desert Island Discs, TED Talks and The Moth that sees a selection of storytellers share one song that changed them forever.

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Ali Smith & Jackie Kay

Words / Scotland Unwrapped

Author Ali Smith and former Makar Jackie Kay discuss the soundtrack to their lives – a shared passion for a wide range of music from Celtic folk to jazz, from blues to Bach, musicals to Mozart.

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Steve Richards presents Rock 'n' Roll Politics

Words / Rock ‘n’ Roll Politics

Political commentator and broadcaster, Steve Richards, presents the latest behind-the-scenes guide to the epic dramas and the characters shaping seismic events. How have we got here? What’s going to happen next? Are there any answers to these questions? Come along and find out.

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Steve Richards presents Rock 'n' Roll Politics (Online Streaming)

Words / Rock ‘n’ Roll Politics

Political commentator and broadcaster, Steve Richards, presents the latest behind-the-scenes guide to the epic dramas and the characters shaping seismic events. How have we got here? What’s going to happen next? Are there any answers to these questions? Come along and find out.

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In the Western Spiral Arm of the Galaxy

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

We open a new season of Bach, the Universe and Everything with a cantata premiered almost exactly 300 years ago. 'Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit' (Make yourself ready, my spirit, BWV 115) carries a timelessly relevant message for the citizenry to be alert to malicious intentions.

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Douglas Stuart & Jackie Kay in conversation

Words / Scotland Unwrapped

A rare opportunity to hear 'Shuggie Bain' and 'Young Mungo' author Douglas Stuart in conversation with Scotland Unwrapped Guest Curator, Jackie Kay CBE.

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OneTrackMinds

Words / OneTrackMinds

Everyone has a story about a song that changed their lives. OneTrackMinds is a cross between Desert Island Discs, TED Talks and The Moth that sees a selection of storytellers share one song that changed them forever.

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X-Ray Planets

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

Bach, the Universe and Everything continues with 'Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme' (Awake, calls the voice to us), one of Bach's best–known cantatas, thanks in part to the famous chorale fantasia with which it opens.

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Steve Richards presents Rock 'n' Roll Politics

Words / Rock ‘n’ Roll Politics

Political commentator and broadcaster, Steve Richards, presents the latest behind-the-scenes guide to the epic dramas and the characters shaping seismic events. How have we got here? What’s going to happen next? Are there any answers to these questions? Come along and find out.

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Steve Richards presents Rock 'n' Roll Politics (Online Streaming)

Words / Online

Political commentator and broadcaster, Steve Richards, presents the latest behind-the-scenes guide to the epic dramas and the characters shaping seismic events. How have we got here? What’s going to happen next? Are there any answers to these questions? Come along and find out.

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OneTrackMinds

Words / OneTrackMinds

Celebrate the power of music with OneTrackMinds, a cross between Desert Island Discs, TED Talks and The Moth that sees a selection of storytellers share one song that changed them forever.

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Space Animals

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

For our pre-Christmas edition of Bach, the Universe and Everything, we are joined by Helen Arney - science communicator, comedian, songwriter and 33.33% of The Festival of the Spoken Nerd.

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Sustainable Space

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

Joanne Wheeler, director of the Earth Space Sustainability Initiative, talks about the urgent work of protecting the surprisingly limited space around our Earth for future generations, with music from Orchestra of The Age of Enlightenment in this new year edition of Bach, the Universe and Everything. 

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Ness with Hayden Thorpe and Robert Macfarlane

Contemporary at Kings Place

Hayden Thorpe brings music and words from his poignant third album to Kings Place. ‘Ness’ is a collaboration with pioneering place author Robert Macfarlane, and both Thorpe and Macfarlane will be joined live on stage by Propellor ensemble to present this visceral new work together.

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The Learn’d Poet

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

In the penultimate edition of Bach, the Universe and Everything, guest speaker Sam Illingworth explores the numerous occasions in history where poets and creative minds have somehow been ahead of scientific discovery in their predictions. 

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Lost in Both Time and Space

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

Our final cantata of this Bach, the Universe and Everything season, 'Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn' (You true God and Son of David), BWV 23, is a [soulful] contemplation of eternity and forgiveness, of

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