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Under the Skin

Russell Brand’s Under the Skin podcast series marks another step in his reinvention as a sincere intellectual and influential cultural figure. It is a role which his truly unique gifts of perception and articulation more than qualify him for, and which make him an appropriate host of a podcast that seeks to explore what is […]

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Rough Translations

Retelling a story that is being played out in the US from a different cultural perspective every week, be it from that of a Syrian refugee or a group of Ukrainian journalists, offers the chance to make an important and original show – especially in the context of the American-dominated podcast world. Unfortunately, NPR’s Rough […]

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Revisionist History

Do not let the name mislead you – Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History is a show very much grounded in the present, challenging its listeners to re-examine the current day world we live in by looking back at the past. Each episode sees Gladwell investigate and analyse an overlooked event or fact, then demonstrate its current […]