This week on the podcast, Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming drop by to chat about their starring roles in Samuel Beckett’s Endgame and Rough For Theatre II – which begins at the Old Vic at the end of January.
In the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry gets into the maths of predicting box office success and Rhianna Dhillon gives us her viewing picks, featuring Sam Mendes' First World War epic 1917 and new Channel 4 drama, Deadwater Fell – starring David Tennant.
Plus there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that just cannot stop playing pop hits.
This week on the podcast, Robert Carlyle drops by to talk about his new drama series COBRA, which despite Robert’s suspicions is not about a snake. In the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry explains how gossip networks work, and the science behind fixing London’s wobbly Millennium Bridge. Rhianna Dhillon gives us her viewing picks in This Week’s Watchlist, featuring the BBC’s new three-part series Dracula, Jojo Rabbit at the cinema, and Netflix’s true crime documentary Don’t F With Cats. Plus there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that just cannot stop playing pop hits.
Mackenzie Crook and Tim Key
This week on the podcast, Mackenzie Crook drops by to chat about writing, directing and starring as Worzel Gummidge in the new BBC One adaptation, airing this Christmas.
Tim Key brings joins me to read some super festive poems and talk about his Chrimbo Bimbo show at the Arcola Theatre.
In the Maths of Life, Professor Sophie Scott explains the science behind the ‘perfect marriage’ and why humans – and strangely, spiders – enjoy unwrapping gifts.
Rhianna Dhillon gives us her Christmassy viewing picks in This Week’s Watchlist - featuring Star Wars, Little Woman and the return of Gavin and Stacey.
Plus there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that will not cease playing pop hits.
Sir Lenny Henry and Stewart Copeland
Plus House Music, this week's Watchlist and the Maths of Life.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Simon Raymonde of Bella Union
Multi award winning actor and writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge drops by to chat about new book, Fleabag - The Scriptures, which is the ultimate companion to the hit BBC series. She also tells us what her dream writing day looks like, what it was like working on the new James Bond film, and working with Andrew Scott.
Simon Raymonde of Bella Union joins me to chat about his label’s latest release: Odyssey: The Sound Of Ivor Raymonde.
Elsewhere in the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry gets into the misuse of the word exponential and what it actually means, and demonstrates the weirdness of infinity.
Finally, Rhianna Dhillon gives us her top picks in This Week’s Watchlist from new BBC coming of age comedy, Ladhood to new whodunit film, Knives Out.