Kermode and Mayo's Film Review

with Hugh Jackman (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0000)
Hugh Jackman talks to Simon about Pan. Plus the UK Box Office Top 10 and Mark's reviews of the week's new films including The Martian, Macbeth, The Intern and The Walk. Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast at Email: Text: 85058 (charged at your standard network rate) Twitter: @wittertainment.

Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4

FriComedy: The News Quiz 2 Oct 2015 (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0000)
A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Miles Jupp. This week Miles is joined by Susan Calman, Elis James, Andy Hamilton and Emily Ashton to mull over the big stories of the moment. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Radio Comedy Production

Fighting Talk

03/10/2015 (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0000)
Georgie Ainslie is judge and jury as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the moment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and fighting spirit but deducted for waffle, nonsense and remarks of the absurd. The top 2 panelists go head to head in the final round of defend the indefensible where only one contender can be crowned champion. On this weeks show- former GB athlete Christian Malcolm, journalist Jim White, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Mark Watson. Get the latest download of the show at

Football Weekly

Football Weekly: Rodgers over and out at Liverpool (Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:10:29 GMT)
Liverpool sack Brendan Rodgers. Plus, Arsenal blitz Manchester United, Southampton slay sorry Chelsea, and Sergio Agüero hits five as Manchester City trounce Newcastle

This American Life

#568: Human Spectacle 2015 (Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0000)
Gladiators in the Colosseum. Sideshow performers. Reality television. We've always loved to gawk at the misery or majesty of others. But this week, we ask the question: What's it like when the tables are turned and all eyes are on you?

An episode from last year, with one story swapped.

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Forensic Science (Mon, 10 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000)
A Forensic look at Forensics No dead strawberries this week, but plenty of dead bodies, as Brian Cox and Robin Ince take a gruesome look at the science of death and some of the more unusual ways that forensic scientists are able to look for and gather clues and evidence. From insects that can be used to give a precise time of death, to the unusual field of forensic botany, It's not just DNA evidence that can be used to pinpoint someone to the scene of a crime. They are joined on stage by Professor Sue Black from the University of Dundee, Dr Mark Spencer, a forensic botanist at the Natural History Museum and comedian Rufus Hound.

Dave Whyte needs to get out more