Brexitcast

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Sinopsis

Laura Kuennssberg and Katya Adler join Adam Fleming and Chris Mason for some geeky gossip about Brexit from Westminster and Brussels (warning: there may be some biscuit chat).

Episodios

  • Jackie Weaver, We Salute You

    Jackie Weaver, We Salute You

    05/02/2021 Duración: 40min

    Did you see the Handforth Parish Council virtual meeting? Everyone else did! Adam is joined by Mathamatician, Hannah Fry, and Medical Historian, Mark Honigsbaum, to talk about how pandemics actually end. And Radio 4’s Melvyn Bragg pops in to explain How to... Melvyn Bragg. It’s a bumper podcast for your locked down weekend. Producers: Alix Pickles, Ben Weisz, Danny Wittenberg, Georgia Coan, Kameron Virk, Rick Kelsey Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Viral Vaccine Invites

    Viral Vaccine Invites

    04/02/2021 Duración: 30min

    Teachers have been sent messages inviting them to book appointments for vaccinations, against official priority rules. Our very own Newscast Reporter, Daniel Wittenberg, explains what’s going on. And North America Tech Reporter, James Clayton, walks Adam through the History of Amazon, after Jeff Bezos announces he'll step down as CEO of the e-commerce giant. Producers: Kameron Virk, Georgia Coan, Frankie Tobi Senior Producer: Rick Kelsey Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Matt Hancock’s Movie Night

    Matt Hancock’s Movie Night

    03/02/2021 Duración: 30min

    The Health Secretary talks about Contagion the movie, as hospital admissions and deaths caused by Covid-19 are now on a “downward slope”. Our Health Editor Hugh, goes through the numbers. And elsewhere, Brexit tensions over the Irish border keep bubbling up, Laura and Katya join Adam to explain what’s next. Studio Manager: Michael Regaard Producers: Frankie Tobi, Georgia Coen and Jack Suddaby Output Editor: Rick Kelsey Editor: Dino Sofos

  • England’s Mutant Major Hurdles

    England’s Mutant Major Hurdles

    02/02/2021 Duración: 29min

    How is England clamping down on the new variant? Professor Robin Shattock from Imperial College joins us to tell us about the new variant and how to vaccinate against it. And Sarah Smith gives us the latest lockdown news from Scotland. Also, the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is jailed. We discuss golden toilet brushes with Sarah Rainsford in Moscow. Studio Director: Russell Newlove Producers: Cristina Criddle, Georgia Coan and Jack Suddaby Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Coups and Cladding

    Coups and Cladding

    01/02/2021 Duración: 34min

    As MPs debate the cladding crisis, Adam and Laura are joined by Sarah Corker and Newscaster Jenni Garratt to discuss how leasholders' woes could destabilise the housing market. And as the military seizes control in Myanmar, Fergal Keane explains how its detained State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi can be seen as both hero and villain. Studio Director: Russell Newlove Producers: Jack Suddaby, Georgia Coan, Natalie Ktena, Rick Kelsey Episode Editor: Ben Weisz Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • EUll be vaccinated

    EU'll be vaccinated

    29/01/2021 Duración: 34min

    The AstraZeneca vaccine has been signed off by the EU today, but there's still a row about when they'll get their doses. Fergus and Vicki join Adam to make sense of the latest, as the bloc threatens to restrict vaccines crossing the border to Northern Ireland - overriding part of the Brexit deal. Also, are you sleeping well? If not - Dr Guy Meadows has some great advice for you. Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producers: Jack Suddaby, Daniel Wittenberg, Kameron Virk, Rick Kelsey, Georgia Coan Episode Editor: Ben Weisz Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • JABSOLUTE SCENES

    JABSOLUTE SCENES

    28/01/2021 Duración: 34min

    A row erupts between the EU and drugs company AstraZeneca over vaccine shortages. Adam, Laura and Katya talk to German MEP, Dr Peter Liese, who is not happy at all. And we're joined by Tom O'Hara from Janus Henderson Investors to find out why GameStop shares have caused such a frenzy. Studio Director: Michael Regaard Producers: Daniel Wittenberg and Georgia Coan Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Lockdown 3.1

    Lockdown 3.1

    27/01/2021 Duración: 34min

    There’s no back to school until at least 8th March in England, on the day we finally hear about hotel quarantine. We hear from Rebecca who's stuck in a one of them in New Zealand. Adam, Laura and Hugh talk about the UK's latest travel restrictions and how we might come out of them. Track listing in the student special: Aya Anne - Better (featuring King Marino) Cole LC - Grip N Slide H33RA - I DON'T MIND Kastro - outside The Mirror Ball Test - Amuse Bouche THEO - Jealous YazMean - AVENUE YourBoyWonder - DIFFERENT Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producers: Jack Suddaby, Kameron Virk, Georgia Coan, Ben Weisz Reporter: De'Graft Mensah Senior Producer: Rick Kelsey Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Euan Blair

    Euan Blair

    26/01/2021 Duración: 29min

    The tech entrepreneur talks to us about moving people away from university and his dad's tech skills. It's also the sad day the UK went over 100,000 Covid deaths; Adam, Laura and Fergus process the moment with psychotherapist Julia Samuel. Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producers: Alix Pickles, Daniel Wittenberg, Ben Weisz Senior Producer: Rick Kelsey Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Dear Fiona Bruce

    Dear Fiona Bruce

    25/01/2021 Duración: 30min

    What should you do if you find yourself checking the bulletins at bedtime? Fiona Bruce is the subject of the latest “Dear Deidre”. And BBC Scotland’s new Political Editor, Glenn Campbell, joins Adam and Laura to celebrate Burns Night… by talking about the future of the United Kingdom. Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producers: Alix Pickles, Daniel Wittenberg Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Ruby Wax

    Ruby Wax

    22/01/2021 Duración: 31min

    Ruby Wax gives us her thoughts for looking after your mental health in a pandemic. And, we hear from Vicki and Hugh after the government warned that the new coronavirus variant could be more deadly than the last. Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producers: Cristina Criddle, Georgia Coan, Rick Kelsey, Alix Pickles Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • 21 Days Later

    21 Days Later

    21/01/2021 Duración: 39min

    The Brexitcast band has come together again and this time they've got Midge Ure from Ultravox with them! Three weeks since the end of the Brexit transition, Adam, Laura, Chris and Katya come together to talk about what the impact of Brexit has been for business owners, lorry drivers and touring musicians. Studio Director: Mike Regaard Producer: Georgia Coan Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Hey Joe

    Hey Joe

    20/01/2021 Duración: 34min

    Biden, what you gonna do? Adam and Laura go transatlantic with the BBC’s Nick Bryant in Washington and a former US Deputy Ambassador to the UK, Lewis Luken. What could the impact of a Biden presidency be on life in the UK?   Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producers: Georgia Coen, Rick Kelsey, Ben Weisz Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Court Room Drama

    Court Room Drama

    19/01/2021 Duración: 33min

    Large backlogs in criminal courts means some crimes from last year, will not go before a jury until 2022. Barrister Alexandra Wilson drops in, to tell us she’s frustrated to see some courts being used to film dramas, rather than hear real cases, that are piling up because of the pandemic. And we ask: how do you make smart motorways smarter? Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producers: Alix Pickles, Georgia Coen Episode Editor: Rick Kelsey Editor: Dino Sofos

  • The Newscast Sea Shanty

    The Newscast Sea Shanty

    18/01/2021 Duración: 34min

    Sea shanties are flooding social media, so we wrote our own for Newscast. More than four million people have now had Covid vaccines - but why is the rollout 'lumpy'? Laura Kuenssberg and Hugh Pym give us the latest. We also hear from Moscow, where President Putin's fiercest critic has been arrested. And as influencers come under fire for trips to Dubai, we speak to the man who links them up with advertising opportunities. Studio Manager: Emma Crowe Producers: Georgia Coan and Cristina Criddle Episode Editor: Ben Weisz Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Vaccinating Henry

    Vaccinating Henry

    15/01/2021 Duración: 32min

    Two men's journey through the snow. Newscaster Paul describes how he felt walking his 82-year-old neighbour, Henry, through the snow to get vaccinated. And the BBC's Sima Kotecha (with her her mum, Hansa Kotecha) join Adam to talk through why fake news could be causing people from British South Asian communities to reject the vaccine. Producer: Alix Pickles Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Brazilian Axe

    Brazilian Axe

    14/01/2021 Duración: 36min

    How worried should we be about the Brazilian Covid variant? Well, the government is concerned enough to ban travel to the UK from South America and Portugal. But there's some good news on immunity if you’ve had Covid, and evidence that the vaccine may also stop you passing it on to others. And the new boss of Unison, Christina McAnea, drops in for a chat. Studio Director: Michael Regaard Producers: Alix Pickles, Rick Kelsey Editor: Dino Sofos

  • The Covfather

    The Covfather

    13/01/2021 Duración: 32min

    On the day that hundreds of alleged members of Italy's most powerful mafia group go on trial, Adam is joined by documentary filmmaker, Tobias Jones, to explain how the mobsters may be taking advantage of the pandemic. And we talk to Marcel Levi, Chief Executive of University College London Hospitals, about the mental health of NHS workers at the moment. Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producers: Alix Pickles, Rick Kelsey Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

  • Keeping the faith (online)

    Keeping the faith (online)

    12/01/2021 Duración: 34min

    Hugh, Vicki and Adam are joined by the charismatic Bishop of Liverpool, Paul Bayes, after many churches close to prevent the transmission of the virus during group worship. And head teacher at St. George’s Community Primary School in Gainsborough, Katie Barry, explains how free school meals are being provided with more children now at home. Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producers: Alix Pickles, Georgia Coen Senior Producer: Rick Kelsey Assistant Editor: Emma Close Editor: Dino Sofos

  • The Bez is yet to come

    The Bez is yet to come

    11/01/2021 Duración: 31min

    Adam is joined by Happy Mondays star, Bez, who’s planning on launching his own “buzzin’” online fitness classes. Laura and Fergus discuss vaccines, restrictions, and a controversial Boris bike ride. And the BBC’s Zoe Kleinman explains what’s going on with the social media platform, Parler. Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producer: Alix Pickles Episode Editor: Ben Weisz Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham Editor: Dino Sofos

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