Kermode and Mayo's Film Review

28/08/2015 (Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000)
Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo with reviews of the week's new films including Straight Outta Compton, Hitman: Agent 47, We Are Your Friends and 45 Years. Plus the UK Box Office Top 10. If you are listening to this programme on demand - please note that the Well Done U competition closes at 6pm on Friday 28th August and will no longer accept entries after this time.

Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4

Dead Ringers 28.08.2015 (Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000)
A satirical take on politics, media and celebrity. Featuring Jon Culshaw, Debra Stephenson, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod and Duncan Wisbey. Produced by Bill Dare.

Fighting Talk

29/08/2015 (Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000)
Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories. Download the podcast -

Football Weekly

Football Weekly: Swansea soar as Chelsea stumble again (Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:08:25 GMT)
Swansea's excellent start to the season continues with a defeat of Manchester United. Plus, Chelsea lose at home to Crystal Palace, West Ham stun Liverpool, and Juventus lose once again

This American Life

#565: Lower 9 + 10 (Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000)
Katrina bus tours go all over New Orleans, but it’s illegal for them to go into the Lower 9th Ward, the area that's been the slowest to rebuild. This week we go around talking to residents there about what matters the most to them (and what doesn't) ten years after the hurricane. The episode we did in 2005 the week of the storm is here.

Pictured: map of Katrina-related fatalities. (Source)

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