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The Big Travel Podcast: Exploring Life-Stories Through Travel. Taking you on a journey of discovery, with a wonderfully diverse selection of characters, The Big Travel Podcast explores life-stories in travel; from childhoods with little money but a spirit for exploration to fabulous tales of exotic climes and incredible adventures. Celebrities, authors, sports people, politicians, famous faces from TV, radio, music, stage and screen, SAS soldiers, adventurers and ordinary people taking extra ...
 
Sound Heap is the most eclectic podcast network in the known world. From comedy to interviews to investigations, back to interviews, on to advice, listener call ins, pranks, interviews again, deep-dives and even interviews - they do the lot.
 
Smoke Screen: Love, bribes and spies in the tobacco industry. Victoria Hollingsworth tells the true story of corrupt practices behind the scenes at British American Tobacco. We hear from the very people who were caught up in this world as we sink deep into the dirty underbelly of the tobacco industry in South Africa. BAT says its actions were simply to combat the illicit trade in tobacco products. The UK's Serious Fraud Office investigated matters and found there was insufficient evidence fo ...
 
Cold Case Crime Cuts delves into some of the coldest, truest crimes ever committed, using a brand new, unique investigative technique known as a ‘podcast’. From 'who shot who?' at the Copacabana to ‘was the Deputy, in fact, asking for it?’ in ‘I Shot The Sheriff', American journalist (and also podcaster) Mason Lane unravels the mysteries both behind and inside the enigmas
 
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EXTRA LIFE is a podcast about people’s life in gaming, and the games in their lives. Journalist Keza Macdonald (video games editor of The Guardian) and comedian Ellie Gibson (of TV’s Go 8Bit and hit podcast Scummy Mummies) talk to guests from the worlds of comedy (and beyond) about the games they grew up with and the games they love now. Whether you’re a nerd or a casual gamer, you’re in the capable controller-clawed hands of two friends who’ve spent decades being stupid about video games, a ...
 
The Contact book is a chat show like no other. Craig Doyle interviews sporting legends about their lives and careers. As he navigates their highs and lows, he has access to each guest’s contact book and calls up people who have lived through those experiences with them. Craig’s chats with his guests are witty, engaging and enlightening - and while he hears their versions of the stories, he also gets the real inside stories from people who know and love them best. Those with whom they grew up ...
 
The Untold Story of the 1966 World Cup heist. The theft of the World Cup trophy in 1966 was one of the most audacious heists ever committed. The trophy depicted Nike, the Greek goddess of victory and in 1966 the England manager had promised that his team would win. It embodied the pride, hopes and dreams of a nation and was stolen just a few months before Queen Elizabeth II was due to present it to the winners at Wembley. The whole world was watching. Tom Pettifor is the Crime Editor at the ...
 
The inside story of the most triumphant tours in sporting history. Season 2 returns this December as a box set, following the England cricket team on their astonishing 1986/87 series. A tour hugely significant for both nations – after this, England wouldn’t win the Ashes again for 18 years. The embarrassing defeat sent Allan Border’s Australia to rock bottom and yet, somehow, they recovered to become a cricket superpower. This is the story of that incredible journey, told by players from bot ...
 
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Singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt grew up half Swedish and half Scottish in a little Scottish village, kicking off her career age 15 on YouTube before very quickly making a name for herself. Nina talks about touring with Ed Sheeran and Example, overcoming stage fright, fainting in Hong Kong, the confusing familiarity of Australia, a surreal radio tour…
 
Medically assisted dying is legal in Canada, where over 10,000 people end their lives through euthanasia each year, and over 80% of applications are approved. Robin Farr, from Calgary, watched as her Dad, Mike, developed a rare lung disease that limited his breathing, massively impacting his quality of life. Then he decided to make use of the MAiD …
 
‘Something special happens in Ibiza…’ say our guests on this episode and indeed it feels like this is true, especially for these lovely brothers. Born in Ibiza to a Scottish mum and Spanish Dad, with their parents’ Café Mambo attracting world famous faces from music, fashion, stage and screen, Christian and Alan Anadon aka Mambo Brothers, eagerly a…
 
Ibizan hotelier Marc Rahola went from hotel telephone exchange boy to founder of a chain of boutique hotels and properties by, in his own words, making a series of happy accidents and mistakes. Od Hotels now have many properties all over Europe including the beautiful Ocean Drive Talamanca where Lisa and Marc have coffee and explore… how a Paris Ho…
 
After a series of tragic losses Mariellen Ward took a giant leap of faith and headed to India. Her six month plan has seen her now be there for almost 20 years, setting up the inspirational travel site, Breathe Dream Go and also tour company India For Beginners. We explore the alternative music scene in Canada, her year with a film director in Toky…
 
Videogames, testosterone and triage - it’s all in day’s work when you’ve got a six year old boy, as Olly explores with fellow Dads Tom Price and Stuart Goldsmith in this eighth instalment of our annual ‘How To Be A Dad’ series. Along the way, our trio consider ‘the joy’ of morning routines, how to play ‘child Carcassonne’, and the environmental eth…
 
A teenage trip around the galleries of Italy sparked a life-long love for the arts, and as soon as he could Simon Martin, art historian, author and the director of Pallant House Gallery, returned. After a ‘Swallows and Amazons’ childhood he’s studied in the most prestigious institutions in Venice, been knocked out in a train station in Delhi, exper…
 
Alex, Jacob, and TJ try to make sense of an enormous trade that sends Cole Schwindt, Jonathan Huberdeau and MacKenzie Weegar to the Calgary Flames along with a lottery-protected 2025 first round pick in exchange for Matthew Tkachuk and a 2025 fourth round pick.By Panther Pourri
 
Michael Palin describes Trevor Dolby’s book, One Place de L'Eglise, as "a timeless story of what it is that makes France irresistible”. Former publisher, Trevor, and his wife Kaz discovered a medieval house in virtual ruins in Languedoc, just off the local village square and the resulting book, widely known as the new ‘Year in Provence’, follows th…
 
Florida is frozen out of re-signing any of their UFAs as Patric Hornqvist remains a Panther past the opening of free agency. How does this decision look in the face of Florida's other moves over the past 6 months? We break down the confusion. After that, we talk about the signings Florida did make - Colin White, Nick Cousins, Marc Staal, Anthony Bi…
 
Alex, Jacob & TJ recap the Panthers' 2022 draft activity and lack thereof, where the team made 7 total selections. We go over the players pick by pick and discuss their strengths and weaknesses, giving our opinions on their overall philosophy throughout. At the end, we discuss three fresh Panther contract extensions, the Bob trade saga's seemed end…
 
When adults adopted as children feel lost or incomplete - even if they had a happy childhood - they often describe themselves as ‘being in the fog’. For Vicky Sandison, who was told her mother’s birth mother’s name at the age of nine, it was the internet that spurred her on to investigate who she really was. First via Friends Reunited, then MySpace…
 
Growing up in Northern Ireland, with his preacher father playing guitar and his granny always singing, for Foy Vance music and the nomadic lifestyle are somewhat ingrained. When Foy was a young boy his father moved the family to Oklahoma to build a church. Back in Northern Ireland he picked up the guitar and eventually immersed himself in the local…
 
During the pandemic Jamie Klingler, underwent an incredible transformation from heavy-drinking party girl to sober, and losing 7 stone along the way. But it was the murder of Sarah Everard that led to her becoming the activist her mother always felt she should be and having co-founded Reclaim These Streets you’ll now see her all over the news battl…
 
The Panthers season has been over for quite a while, and we're still processing the failure of the playoffs that ended too soon. Still there's no answer on the status of interim coach Andrew Brunette, though two of his assistants have been let go by Panthers GM Bill Zito. The lack of clarity at this stage is a surprise. David Dwork of WPLG Local 10…
 
Reggie Nelson grew up on an East London council estate to alcoholic parents. With drugs and violence all around him, he underperformed academically, and felt the only career options available to him were “music, football or crime”. Quintin Price grew up in India, with a cook, butler, and driver. His father was an international banker; his mother a …
 
Jennifer Nand was just a young teen when the Beatles were at the start of their meteoric rise. Piling into her friend Jenny’s hearse to go watch the bands in The Cavern and other places across the city, hitching lifts home through the Mersey tunnel, being accidentally spat on the nose by none other than John Lennon, watching the debut performances …
 
You might have seen recently a story that went viral, the woman who for three months let a baby bird nest in her hair. Of course the real story is a little bit more nuanced and to hear it directly from nature writer and conservationist Hannah Bourne-Taylor might well bring a little tear to your eye, On this episode, and in her book Fledging, Hannah…
 
Carter Verhaeghe is a god. Thank you Cam, thank you Josh. It wasn't easy, but the Florida Panthers got it done. Again. Alex & TJ discuss a 5-3 comeback win against Washington in game 5 puts the Panthers on the brink of advancing to round 2 of the playoffs for the first time since 1996.By Panther Pourri
 
Pippa Till gave up her job as a TV edit assistant to follow her dream of selling food at festivals, in her very own food truck. But she had no food, no truck - and no business plan. Armed with nothing more than derring-do spirit, a pile of debt and a sackful of scones, Pippa spent the next few years attempting to master her profit margin, ace her m…
 
The Panthers didn't come back but in every other way they turned game 2 on its head by blitzkrieging the Washington Capitals in the second half of game 2, riding their luck to go up 3-1 and eventually punching through twice more in a dominant 2nd and 3rd period to win 5-1.By Panther Pourri
 
Marc Araham, OBE, aka Marc the Vet, was inspired by his Holocaust survivor grandmother to change UK law and dramatically improve how we treat our pets. He’s vaccinated dogs in Mumbai slums, rescued dancing bears in Ukraine, operated in Buddhist temples in post-tsunami Thailand, battled dog-meat farms in South Korea, travelled deep into the Amazon J…
 
Samantha Pell from the Washington Post joins TJ to discuss the Washington Capitals' side of the story as the game one of the series goes in the DC team's favor. Follow Samantha on Twitter @SamanthaJPell and read her work in the Washington Post.By Panther Pourri
 
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