Podcasts by Spectator Sounds

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Coffee House Shots
Instant political analysis from the Spectator's top team of writers, including Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth, Isabel Hardman, Katy Balls and many others.
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Would Starmer's energy plan work?
Would Starmer's energy plan work?
15 August 2022 / 15 min listen
The Edition
The Spectator's flagship podcast featuring discussions and debates on the best features from the week's edition. Presented by Lara Prendergast and William Moore.
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Water woes: who’s to blame for the shortages?
Water woes: who’s to blame for the shortages?
11 August 2022 / 39 min listen
Americano
American politics is ever more divisive and The Spectator's Americano podcast delivers in-depth discussions with the best American pundits to keep you in the loop. Presented by Freddy Gray.
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Did the FBI raid guarantee Trump will run again?
Did the FBI raid guarantee Trump will run again?
09 August 2022 / 15 min listen
Chinese Whispers
A fortnightly podcast hosted by Cindy Yu on Chinese politics, society, and more
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Pelosi's swansong: the Taiwanese view on her fleeting visit
Pelosi's swansong: the Taiwanese view on her fleeting visit
05 August 2022 / 25 min listen
The Book Club
Literary interviews and discussions on the latest releases in the world of publishing, from poetry through to physics. Presented by Sam Leith.
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Andrea Wulf: Magnificent Rebels
Andrea Wulf: Magnificent Rebels
10 August 2022 / 48 min listen
Women With Balls
Katy Balls speaks to women at the top of their respective games, about their passions, their battles, and what makes them tick. Katy is Deputy Political Editor of The Spectator.
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Anatomy of a downfall: with Victoria Atkins
Anatomy of a downfall: with Victoria Atkins
22 July 2022 / 25 min listen
Marshall Matters
What is the state of the arts? Winston Marshall, musician and co-founder of the band Mumford & Sons, explores the taboo and totemic issues within the creative industries in a series of interviews with artists, musicians, actors, comedians, and more…
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Ariel Pink: Trump, Capitol riots and breaking music's orthodoxy
Ariel Pink: Trump, Capitol riots and breaking music's orthodoxy
15 August 2022 / 26 min listen
Table Talk
Lara Prendergast and Olivia Potts interview notable guests about their life, through the food and drink that has come to define it. Lara is the Food and Drink Editor of Spectator Life and Olivia is Spectator Life's Vintage Chef.
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With Aidan Hartley
With Aidan Hartley
02 August 2022 / 23 min listen
Holy Smoke
The most important and controversial topics in world religion, thoroughly dissected by a range of high profile guests. Presented by Damian Thompson.
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Why the Pope's 'Synod on Synodality' has become a joke
Why the Pope's 'Synod on Synodality' has become a joke
14 July 2022 / 25 min listen
Spectator Out Loud
Each week, three of the Spectator's writers read their magazine articles out loud.
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Freddy Gray, Mary Killen and Jonathan Miller
Freddy Gray, Mary Killen and Jonathan Miller
13 August 2022 / 21 min listen
Spectator Briefings
Policy made clear with sponsored podcasts from The Spectator team.
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Is British farming fit for the future?
Is British farming fit for the future?
08 August 2022 / 27 min listen
Aftershock
Aftershock is a limited series by award winning journalist Isabel Hardman. In every episode she asks how we can fix the damage caused by the pandemic to a different part of British society.
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The Education edition
The Education edition
19 October 2021 / 41 min listen