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James Bond Radio is the podcast for 007 fans. Every Friday, join lifelong Bond fanatics Tom Sears & Chris Wright, as they explore the world of 007. From celebrity interviews with the likes of Sir Roger Moore, Bruce Glover, John Glen, and Peter Lamont, to all the latest news and reviews. With 5 years of faithful service to the Bond community and features in Variety, The Times and on BBC Radio 2, James Bond Radio is your guide to all things Bond. Disclaimer: James Bond Radio is an unofficial e ...
 
Short, daily professional voice advice from breathing to conversational reading: specifically for presenters on radio and TV, podcasts, YouTube, commercial voice-overs, ebook and elearning narrators. Communication with the human voice is more prolific than at any other time in our evolution: thousands of TV and radio stations, millions of podcast episodes, more than a billion YouTube videos… plus millions more audio books, commercial voiceovers, e-learning commentaries and business-related v ...
 
Canadian dj that has been mixing it up for almost a decade, playing night clubs from Toronto to Los Angeles. You can find Beatzilla edits on some of the top record pools such as ClubKillers, Headliner Music Club, DJ City and more. He also has success with having edits featured on major air waves such as SirusXM (Diplo’s Revolution, Pitbull’s Globalization) and also on BBC Radio 1 (Diplo & Friends) for Dad Trapz 2 by Dj Benzi.
 
Delve into the world of tennis with in-depth interviews from experts both on court and off court. Find out what makes a good tennis commentator, learn top tennis tips from the pros, and discover what it's like behind the scenes at Wimbledon. Powered by the Caversham Lawn Tennis Club (www.cavershamltc.co.uk) in Reading, England, this podcast is for anyone with a passion for tennis, no matter where in the world. So, come in, sit down, and make yourself comfortable as host Linda Serck, a former ...
 
We are a slightly mad, always fun podcast bringing you all the History you love and a lot that you didn‘t know you‘d love until you heard it here! Recommended by BBC Radio, and presented by acclaimed historian Alexandra Churchill, with Matt Bone and Zack White.
 
Enter the world of The Young’uns, the three-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winning band from Teesside. The Young’uns Podcast includes highlights and the occasional embarrassing lowlight from Young’uns gigs, observations and recordings from on tour, live music and chat with guests, including top names in folk, and an array of irreverent features.
 
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Hiram Johnson is a former policeman who decided to use his investigative skills on his own family. He grew up knowing nothing about this father’s ancestry. In his quest for answers, he uncovered a murder case and an incarceration in the notorious Parchman Farm prison that would change the course of his family’s future. Hiram's written a book about …
 
2021.10.16 – 0289 – Subduing Old Information: Examples Let’s look at the idea of subduing old information with a few more examples: · “The England football captain and other members of the team” – you would not highlight “team” as you have suggested that is what you’re referring to (with the use of the words “captain” and “other members”), and so w…
 
Sir Michael Caine talks about his new movie Best Sellers, about a cranky, retired author who reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher.Plus we have reviews of Halloween Kills, starring Jamie Lee Curtis in the continuing saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode; The Last Duel, Sir Ridley Scott’s film about King Charles VI…
 
Catherine Bohart, Michael Deacon, Chris McCausland and Eshaan Akbar join host Andy Zaltzman to look back over the week's news. This week, they look at the COVID report's findings, Boris Johnson's holiday hobby, the Northern Ireland Protocol and a sacked wizard.The chair's script is written by Andy Zaltzman, with additional material by Alice Fraser,…
 
Even producer Simon wanted to get through this feature as quickly as he could this week - unsurprisingly, given the very long walk to a punchline he had penned. Some way down that long road, Mark picks his DVD (that's actually a Blu-ray) of the Week. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and gener…
 
Mark and Simon tackle another pair of mystery films pulled out of the distant past by our listeners' sketchy memories. Can you help identify these movies? / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj /…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Eddie Brock's tumultuous relationship with the Venom is put under even more strain when a new, much more deadly symbiote finds an equally dangerous host. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you …
 
Mark Kermode reviews Ron's Gone Wrong. Barney's defective B*Bot, Ron, leads them both on a journey that will teach them what true friendship means. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for mo…
 
Mark Kermode reviews The Last Duel. The last legally sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges and his squire puts both of their lives and that of Jean's wife on the line. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscri…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Halloween Kills. Following on moments after the last film ended, a briefly defeated Michael Myers makes his way to safety and in pursuit of Laurie Strode. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not sub…
 
Simon Mayo talked to Sir Michael Caine about his new film, Best Sellers, and why he is giving up acting to be a writer. / / For the full interview, listen & subscribe to our podcast: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/kermode-and-mayos-film-review/id73802698 / Spotify: https://…
 
Marc Baer joins us for a fascinating jaunt through 300 years of imperial Ottoman history. But Marc's book, The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars and Caliphs, at our very own Bookshop here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781473695702 Like the episode? Send us a tip! https://ko-fi.com/historyhack Like the podcast, join the fun on Patreon: https://www.patreon…
 
Rachel Hurdley opens the window on an architectural feature which reveals a story of conflict, hierarchy, status and ventilation.The history of windows in our homes begins with simple openings, designed to let in some light and air but small enough to protect the occupants from intruders. Glass was rare and expensive so only the wealthiest could af…
 
2021.10.15 – 0288 – When Information Is Implied VOICE BOX This subduing of old information also, as I mentioned before, goes for information which – although never explicitly said – is implied: A large fire has broken out at a coffin makers in Strabane, County Tyrone. The Northern Ireland Fire Service is at the blaze at O'Doherty's on Railway Stree…
 
Marnie Chesterton hears of a simple test for the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease. She finds out about UK scientists using robots to map radiation at Chernobyl, and talks to Merlin Sheldrake about fungi.Roland Pease travels to Bath University to meet scientists who may have developed a way to diagnose Alzheimer's in the earliest stages of the …
 
“I don’t really understand why water has so many properties on different scales ranging from very large and cosmic to very small quantum and quarky - Could you help by zooming in and out on water to explain what is known about it? Asks Neil Morton in Stirling. Rutherford and Fry learn about the special hydrogen bonds that makes water such an unusua…
 
When some film producers asked artist Adebanji Alade if he'd like to take up a challenge to repaint Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa in just a month, he thought it sounded like a bad idea - but he said yes anyway, despite the fact the original (which Adebanji had never seen) took four years to paint. He tells Emily Webb about his belief in saying yes,…
 
In the late 1970s, a charismatic cult leader, Jim Jones, promised his followers that they would create a utopian community based on Christian values and racial equality. In the jungle in Guyana, South America, Jones started the project and named it after himself: Jonestown. On this episode of Bad People, Dr Julia Shaw and Sofie Hagen discuss why so…
 
2021.10.14 – 0287 – The Synonym Intonation Substitution. Here’s a quick way to work out whether you should be ‘colouring a synonym’: simply put into effect The Synonym Intonation Substitution. This is: take a word or phrase that you think may be a synonym for something you have already said, and replace it with that first mention. Then read those s…
 
Author Annie Garthwaite joins Charlotte and Boney to discuss the incredible Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV and Richard III and the subject of her new novel, Cecily, which views the Wars of the Roses through the incredible woman history has pushed out of focus. Buy Cecily by Annie Garthwaite at our very own bookshop here: https://uk.bookshop.or…
 
2021.10.13 – 0286 – What To Do About Synonyms The same goes when synonyms (other words which have the same meaning) are used: · “A man’s been stabbed on Epsom Common. He was attacked as he walked on wasteland near the Wells estate.” o Colour “stabbed” as this is new information, but un-colour “attacked” as it is a synonym. The same principle goes f…
 
When Tran To Nga was growing up in Vietnam during the 1950s, she had a close relationship with her mother - an important figure in the resistance movement against the regime of South Vietnam. During the Vietnam war, mother and daughter grew even closer, both fighting for the resistance in the depths of the jungle. It was at this time that Nga was s…
 
As part of Radio 4's Day of the Scientist Harriett Gilbert asks two scientists and broadcasters to choose a book on a science theme. Adam Rutherford chooses Kazuo Ishiguro's dystopian love story Never Let Me Go. Dr Farrah Jarral says when she first read the novella she has chosen - Octavia Butler's Bloodchild - it blew her mind dealing as it does w…
 
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. Joining him this week are Tim Anderson, Sue Lawrence, Shelina Permalloo and Professor Barry Smith to help answer questions from hungry listeners. This week in a scientific special, the panel are quizzed on their favourite kitchen gadgets, as well as going through nearly every po…
 
How damaging is the stereotype of white males in white coats? Do scientists think differently? Or do the qualities we associate with being a nerd do them a disservice? Is specialism the best way to solve 21st century problems when so many great discoveries are made in the cracks between the disciplines? In short, what makes a scientist, a scientist…
 
As Chief Scientific Advisor to the government during a pandemic, Patrick Vallance's calm, clear summaries of the state of our scientific understanding of the virus were welcomed by many. But what was going on behind the scenes? In this extended interview with Jim Al-Khalili on Radio 4's Day of The Scientist, Patrick opens up and together they explo…
 
Prof Andrea Sella on the shifting image of the scientist in popular culture, from Victor Frankenstein to Iron Man via victorious post-war boffinry and megalomanical Bond villainry.The monster unleashed by Mary Shelley in her 1818 tale of gruesome gothic horror was in many senses not the creature itself, but the image of its careless creator. The re…
 
Part of the 'Lights Out' series, documentary adventures that encourage you to take a closer listen.What does it feel like to be a child or teenager navigating the ups and downs of youth, under the shadow of constant media scrutiny about your identity, your choices and whether you fit into society?Transgender kids and teenagers are often spoken abou…
 
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