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Podcast Picks

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Hobbies and interests
Posted 29 September 2020
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Podcast Picks

REAL DICTATORS
Real Dictators is the new podcast series hosted by Paul McGann (Dr Who, Luther, Withnail and I) that explores the hidden lives of history’s tyrants. It fuses immersive, dramatic storytelling with interviews with world-renowned experts.
THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST
British comedian Adam Buxton interviews a host of interesting personalities from Billy Connolly to Louis Theroux. Scroll through his impressive, easy-listening catalogue to tune into an interview with someone you admire.
IN OUR TIME
Melvyn Bragg discusses the history of ideas with leading academics. Covering philosophy, history, culture, science and religion, the thought-provoking discussions delve deep into topics from historical figures to great works of fiction.
Listen on bbc.co.uk/programmes
SLEEP WITH ME
If your mind has a habit of racing at night, a calming podcast could help you to relax. Sleep with Me is a library of audio bedtime stories inviting you to drift off into a dreamland while listening to it.
BOOK CLUB
BBC Radio 4's James Naughtie is joined by a group of readers who talk to acclaimed authors about their best-known novels. This virtual book club meets with the likes of Louise doughty, en Lerner and Colson Whitehead.
Listen on bbc.co.uk/programmes
DESERT ISLAND DISHES
Margie Nomura, chef, food writer and creator sits down with a wide variety of fascinating people to discuss their joint lifelong passions for food. Guests include Prue Lieth, Anna Jones and The Hairy Bikers.
THE GRAHAM NORTON PODCAST
Graham Norton entertains the nation chatting to a vibrant mix of celebrity guests. Covering everything from music and TV to novels and poetry, the light- hearted chatter is the perfect mid-afternoon pick-me up.
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