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In a country obsessed with gossip, the great and the good fear one thing more than any other - scandal. British scandals change the course of history. They bring down governments, overthrow the rich and cause the mighty to fall. Some are about sex, others about money. In the end, they’re all about power. But often at the heart of a scandal, there are ordinary human stories, stories of those caught up in the swirl of outrage. Who was really to blame for what happened? Why did they do it? And ...
 
Luke's English Podcast is an award-winning podcast for learners of English. Listen, learn and have fun while picking up natural British English as it really is spoken. http://teacherluke.co.uk Sign up to LEP Premium on Acast+ https://plus.acast.com/s/teacherluke. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
The Premier Skills English podcast is a part of a project from the British Council and Premier League for people who are learning English and love football. If you want to know more visit the website https://www.britishcouncil.org/premierskillsenglish, or get in touch at premierskills@britishcouncil.org.
 
Welcome to 'The British Food History Podcast': British food in all its (sometimes gory) glory with Dr. Neil Buttery. He'll be looking in depth at all aspects of food with interviews with special guests, recipes, re-enactments, foraging, trying his hand at traditional techniques, and tracking down forgotten recipes and hyper-regional specialities. He'll also be trying to answer the big question: What makes British food, so...British? This podcast uses the following third-party services for an ...
 
Sebastian Payne takes you into the corridors of power to unwrap, analyse and debate British politics with a regular lineup of expert Financial Times correspondents and informed commentators. New episodes available every Saturday morning. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
A British English podcast to help your English listening skills! If you can't understand everything I say, please don't worry. Just keep listening everyday or try reading the episode transcripts at 📝 patreon.com/EnglishGo 📺 youtube.com/c/EnglishGoChannel 📸 instagram.com/EnglishmanChris 💬 twitter.com/EnglishmanChris ☕ buymeacoffee.com/EnglishGo Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/british-english-listening-practice-english-go-podcast-2. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more i ...
 
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RHLSTP is an award-winning series in which comedian Richard Herring ("The Podfather" - The Guardian) chats with some of the biggest names in comedy and entertainment. Stephen Fry, Eddie Izzard, Dawn French, David Mitchell, Katherine Ryan and Brian Blessed are amongst the many stars to have been interviewed across the 400+ episodes... Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/rhlstp. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
What is 'British-ness'? This podcast explores all aspects of British culture from the perspective of an Englishman based in China and Turkey. Perhaps you know Thomas already from Instagram's @FlemingNeverDies or @JamesBond_Turkiye , both centered on Ian Fleming's classic creation, James Bond, 007. Here, we can see a wider background of where our British hero sits.
 
Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of ...
 
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How do empires rise? Why do they fall? And how have they shaped the world around us today? William Dalrymple and Anita Anand explore the stories, personalities and events of empire over the course of history. The first series looks at the British in India, covering the East India Company, the Raj, Gandhi, Independence and Partition.
 
Weekly podcast, British History: Royals, Rebels, and Romantics, available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts. Meet famous and infamous characters, walk with playwrights and peasants, and wander through castles and cathedrals. New episodes every Wednesday. Have a question about British history, something you’ve always wanted to know? Just ask! Let’s explore history together.
 
Two British lifelong Harry Potter fans Hannah and Charlie re-read their favourite childhood book chapter by chapter with added alcohol and cynicism in fortnightly episodes! The perfect podcast for HP fans who want to revisit the story through an adult lens (AKA, NSFW), and with the added bonus of British accents, Hannah and Charlie lovingly tear apart the books pointing out plot holes, anti-feminist moments, transphobia, fat phobia, and most of all...dick jokes. A unique combination of intel ...
 
An actual play DnD 5e comedy podcast from 5 British lads, with little to no experience in dungeons or dragons. Join James (the DM), Tom (Keth Frostiron), Chip (Jeff Silverbow), Paul (Malrus Tosscoble), and Alex (Derek Normalbeard) on their pirate adventure, as they explore the world of Dungeons and Dragons (but badly). NEW EPISODES WEEKLY Get your extra dose of DnD: JOIN OUR PATREON - http://www.patreon.com/rollbritannia MERCH SHOP - http://www.rollbritannia.co.uk/shop Twitter - @RollBritann ...
 
Discover Adept English, the modern way to learn to speak English. Our goal is to help you speak English fluently. The Adept English language teaching approach is to learn through listening. We publish two new English audio lessons, with full transcripts, weekly. Every one of our English lessons will help you learn to speak English in ways that are interesting and lead to success. We have lots of podcasts, at all difficulty levels, on many topics, suitable for all listeners, ready for you to ...
 
This my retelling of the story of England, which is a regular, chronological podcast, starting from the end of Roman Britain. I’m a bloke in a shed, but I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, and then fill it with my enthusiasm. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their language, and the forces that shaped their lives and destinies.(Note iTunes only displays a list of 300 episodes. There are rather more, which all ...
 
Monocle 24’s unrivalled coverage of news and current affairs kicks off on weekdays with ‘The Globalist’ at 07.00 GMT/08.00 CET. Anchored from London and Zürich, join our editors for insight and opinion on the big current affairs and business stories of the day and a review of the European front pages. Nominated for Best Daily Podcast in the 2020 British Podcast Awards.
 
Hear our take on the news and enjoy sharp reporting on the big stories every weekday. Tune in as our guest panel reviews the day’s events in Europe, follows developing stories in the Americas and welcomes early risers in Asia and Australasia. Plus: reports and analysis from Monocle’s correspondents and bureaux around the world. Nominated for ‘Best Daily Podcast’ in the 2022 British Podcast Awards.
 
Join us (Chris & James) each week as we explore different topics whilst using (real) British English. From looking at the different words English has borrowed from languages around the world, to what it really means to be British. Each week you will end the episode with lots more vocabulary. You will also gain more knowledge about UK culture, and a better understanding of common expressions actually used by native speakers. …and don't forget - all key words from each episode are in the notes!
 
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Frame 160 - Winner Gets Ants. All the usual rubbish from this long running snooker competition, plus all the excitement of the FA and Scotch Women's football. And also some snooker. It's a very exciting frame. But can some puppets predict the result? I used to be on TV.More episodes:https://www.comedy.co.uk/podcasts/richard_herring_snooker/…
 
A conversation with my brother about a specific musical genre, "ambient". We discuss Brian Eno's inspiration and approach to his first ambient albums, talk about the genre's origins in French 19th century classical music, jazz and the avant-garde and describe ambient trance music from the 80s and 90s including artists like Aphex Twin, The KLF, The …
 
On Easter Day 1916, more than a thousand Irishmen stormed Dublin city center, seizing the General Post Office building and reading the Proclamation for an independent Irish Republic. The British declared martial law shortly afterward, and the rebellion was violently quashed by the military. In a ten-day period after the event, fourteen leaders of t…
 
Mary I was the first crowned Queen regnant of England. And she was the first to marry as Queen. Dr. Johanna Strong joins us to explain why Mary's marriage to Philip of Spain changed ideas about marriage and the monarchy. Show Notes: Carol Ann Lloyd www.carolannlloyd.com @shakeuphistory patreon.com/carolannlloyd Dr. Johanna Strong https://drjohannas…
 
Thanks for listening to English Go podcast!👍 Transcripts and bonus episodes are available at 📝 patreon.com/EnglishGo 📻 anchor.fm/englishman-in-japan 📺 youtube.com/c/EnglishGoChannel 📸 instagram.com/EnglishmanChris 💬 twitter.com/EnglishmanChris ☕ buymeacoffee.com/EnglishGo Have a lovely day, Chris 🤗 Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/britis…
 
Jeremy Thorpe's political career is on the up. But his personal life is threatening to bring him down. He is one of the brightest stars in Westminster. Perhaps even a future PM. But rumours about his sexuality are swirling. And in 1960s Britain, homosexuality is illegal. Now his former lover, Norman, is preparing to go to the papers to reveal all. …
 
We speak to a family physician and a health policy researcher, as news breaks that the federal government is prepared to increase health-care spending by an eye-popping $196.1 billion over the next decade - a cash injection Ottawa is pitching as a generational fix for an ailing system. And in our second half, we're seeing more and more images of th…
 
The 20th letter in the 'Alphabet of Britishness', is here! I am joined by Thunderbirds super-fan Chris; known to many on Instagram as @BritishBondAddict! He previously joined me on: Episode #10: "The 7 Pillars of Britishness: An Interview with Instagram's "British Bond Addict" Episode #14: "British Bond Addict talking about Bond, James Bond" Episod…
 
The Curse of the Mummy was a 1970 episode of ITV’s Mystery and Imagination strand of TV plays. The production was an adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1903 Egyptology-themed novel The Jewel of the Seven Stars. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the Britis…
 
Jonathan Cake is an actor who has worked extensively on stage, film and television in the UK and the US, but his first love has always been theatre, and many of his friends in the business feel the same. In order to investigate what it is about theatre that keeps drawing them back, he has started a podcast, Stage Door Jonny, where he talks to some …
 
In this bitesize episode Charlie admits that this week he has been incredibly depressed and needs you to be there for him to help him get through his issue. So are you ready to be his therapist? Useful Links below... 📝 Free episode worksheet 📑 Transcripts & glossaries 🎓 The Academy 🎁 Free resources 🎓 English courses 🖥 thebritishenglishpodcast.com 📧…
 
I tell the story of Anxiang Du and the Ding family in this episode. On April 29, 2011, Anxiang Du left his Coventry home and headed for Northampton. It was in a house there that he murdered Jeff, Helen, Xing and Alice Ding. The apparent motive behind the massacre was Anxiang losing a decade-long legal battle against the Dings, his former business p…
 
This Week explores some of the biggest stories from the Premier League and the world of football and focuses on the most interesting vocabulary. This week, Jack is talking about Welsh club Wrexham A.F.C’s match against the Championship side Sheffield United in the FA Cup and why this sort of fixture is so special. You can read the transcript and co…
 
In this episode, Neil talks to food historian Lindsay Middleton about invalid cookery – an important part of cookery books of the 18th to early 20th centuries. Lindsay has produced an excellent online resource called Dishes for the Sick Room, and has trawled through the collection of cookery books at Glasgow Caledonia University that date from the …
 
In this week’s episode the fight is on, with the dust just beginning to settle, it seems that the big rust is only just beginning. The heat is rising out there in the wastes, and the ground is getting unsteady, but with spells and shots being fired, will our boys make it to Cracktown in time? There's only one way to find out, join Tom (Keth), Paul …
 
Welcome to the February episode of The Great British Mickey Waffle where we're discussing all things Disney World! This month, we're getting you ready for your next adventure by sharing our favourite airports to land in when arriving in Florida. Join us as we explore Orlando, Miami, and Tampa and discuss the pros and cons of each. But that's not al…
 
WE'RE BACK BABY! In today's episode we are POISONED by a VILE Canadian CUNT called Em, who made us drink a drink sooo vile that we for the first time ever couldn't drink it. Aka a Ceaser. When we aren't gagging, we talk about chapter 18 of Goblet Of Fire, bathroom cabinets, slughorn's singing abilities, bad eaching and Neville's assless chaps. Enjo…
 
The concept of the Heir and Spare dates back thousands of years and is one of the main pillars when discussing the titled peerage and really ANY Royal Family. "Who will inherit?!" is the question they always come back to. Since the release Spare, Prince Harry was very transparent about this disparity STILL being alive and well within The House of W…
 
Just the phrase ‘academic English’ can sometimes make students – and teachers - feel nervous and afraid. In this episode, in the company of Tracey Costley from the University of Essex, we show that academic English doesn’t have to be quite as scary as it sounds, and that academic English can actually be accessible for everyone. In the field report,…
 
Denzil Holles, now the leading Presbyterian in the English Parliament, has a cunning plan for dealing with Charles I. But he needs the New Model Army to just go away. But the army has other ideas. Fill out the survey HERE Check out the podcast website Check out Pax Britannica Merch! Facebook | Twitter | Patreon | Donate For this episode, I found th…
 
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