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  • Logo of the podcast Geek's Guide to the Galaxy - Science Fiction Writer Interviews, Movie Reviews, Fantasy/Horror/Sci-Fi

    Geek's Guide to the Galaxy - Science Fiction Writer Interviews, Movie Reviews, Fantasy/Horror/Sci-Fi

    Author David Barr Kirtley discusses fantasy and science fiction with guests such as George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Paul Krugman (#61), Simon Pegg (#39), Margaret Atwood (#94), Philip Pullman (#76), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). The A.V. Club calls the show, "An informative and impressively in-depth podcast well worth checking out," and io9 lists it as one of "13 Smart Podcasts That Will Feed Your Hunger for Knowledge and Ideas." Help crowdfund us at patreon.com/geeks

  • Logo of the podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

    Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

    It’s the English class you didn't know you missed and the meaningful conversations you didn't know you craved. Join Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile as they bring thought, reflection and laughter to Harry Potter; not just as novels, but as instructive and inspirational texts that will teach us about our own lives. Relive the magic chapter by chapter as they explore themes such as commitment, revenge and forgiveness. This podcast creates time in your week to think about life’s big questions. Because reading fiction doesn’t just help us escape the world, it helps us live in it.

  • Logo of the podcast Reasonable Doubts Podcast

    Reasonable Doubts Podcast

    Reasonable Doubts takes an informative and humorous look at religion from a freethinking perspective; offering news and commentary of interest to skeptics, atheists, agnostics, humanists, courageous religious believers looking for a challenge and freethinkers of all persuasions. In addition to interviewing the top minds in skepticism (former guests include Christopher Hitchens, Susan Jacoby, Paul Kurtz, Edward Tabash, DJ Grothe) RD offers regular segments on counter-apologetics, biblical criticism, creationism intelligent design and church state issues. RD also examines the psychology of religion, reviewing recent and exciting research you won't hear about anywhere else. Tune in for a hard-hitting critique of religion balanced by plenty of humor, a fair-minded attitude and a commitment to critical thinking. Check out our website at doubtcast.org for information, episode links or to email questions, comments and challenges. Reasonable Doubts...for those who won't just take things on fai

  • Logo of the podcast Lingua Franca

    Lingua Franca

    Lingua Franca, presented by Richard Buckham, looks at all aspects of language: language old, modern, and even invented. Through interviews and prepared talks, the program features experts who analyse a single topic of interest to users and lovers of language.

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  • Logo of the podcast Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

    Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare’s most well-known play is more than most people realize. While it is the story of star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, it is also the story of two families in the middle of a bitter feud. Many people avoid the story because they believe it will be too difficult to read, but this is not true at all. Within a few paragraphs, the play captures your imagination and attention. Juliet is 13 years old and is love with the son of her father’s enemy. Her father has promised that she will marry another boy when it is time, but she refuses to accept the suit. One night, Romeo sneaks into a ball in Juliet’s home (in hopes of seeing a girl he is in love with) when he overhears Juliet speaking of her love for him. He steps out of the shadows and they decide to marry. They are married the next day in secret. It is discovered that Romeo snuck into the ball and Juliet’s cousin is angry and challenges him to a duel. When Romeo refuses to fight, a man is killed and Romeo …

  • Logo of the podcast Monocle 24: The Monocle Culture Show

    Monocle 24: The Monocle Culture Show

    Our Culture editor and his guests discuss what has piqued their interest in our one-stop shop for lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business.

  • Logo of the podcast Much Ado About Shakespeare

    Much Ado About Shakespeare

    A series of podcasts from the RSC in partnership with the Telegraph in which we'll go behind the scenes of brand new productions, as well as discuss the themes behind the plays of the world's greatest ever writer.

  • Logo of the podcast National Theatre: Podcasts

    National Theatre: Podcasts

    Welcome to our podcast collection featuring live recordings from National Theatre events including performances, discussions and interviews with people such as Danny Boyle, John Lithgow, James Corden, Peter Hall and Julie Walters. This collection is updated regularly with content on current productions and events, as well as some treasures from our archive.

  • Logo of the podcast Peter and Wendy by J. M. Barrie

    Peter and Wendy by J. M. Barrie

    Peter and Wendy tells the classic story of Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy and her brothers, the fairy Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys, the Indian princess Tiger Lily, and the pirate Captain Hook. (Introduction modified from Wikipedia)

  • Logo of the podcast The Guardian Australia: Culture Podcast

    The Guardian Australia: Culture Podcast

    The Guardian Australia's culture team are often joined by performers, writers, musicians, and artists of every form. They discuss the news, trends, events and everything else which encompass Australia’s incredible culture

  • Logo of the podcast The Richard and Judy Book Club Podcast

    The Richard and Judy Book Club Podcast

    The Richard and Judy Book Club Podcast

  • Logo of the podcast The Shakespeare Sessions

    The Shakespeare Sessions

    Is he the world’s greatest playwright? Make up your own mind with these original, innovative productions & casts that would sell out the West End in minutes. Lend them your ears.

  • Logo of the podcast Aesop's Fables Podcast

    Aesop's Fables Podcast

    Aesop's Fables Podcast collects the timeless moral fables of the Greek storyteller Aesop. A perenial choice for the early education of children, these brief tales of virtuous living can be enjoyed by the young and old alike.

  • Logo of the podcast The Book Club

    The Book Club

    The Book Club is a podcast from the avid readers at Magic Radio. You'll hear interviews with authors about their latest books – from fiction to baking, tales of real-life adventure and guides to living a better life.

  • Logo of the podcast Start the Week

    Start the Week

    Weekly discussion programme, setting the cultural agenda every Monday

  • Logo of the podcast Completely Burns

    Completely Burns

    In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Robert Burns - over 300 poems have been recorded by actors from all generations. Visit bbc.co.uk/robertburns for more from Robert Burns.

  • Logo of the podcast Beaks & Geeks

    Beaks & Geeks

    On Beaks & Geeks, we have candid conversations with authors. We seek to learn more about the people behind great books.

  • Logo of the podcast I Should Be Writing

    I Should Be Writing

    The podcast for wanna-be fiction writers

  • Logo of the podcast London Review Podcasts

    London Review Podcasts

    LRB-published writers read their own work, introduced by the editors of the London Review of Books. Recent podcasts have included Gillian Anderson reading Charlotte Brontë’s ‘Ingratitude’, Alan Bennett reading from his diary, Tariq Ali on his visit to North Korea and Jeremy Harding on migration. There’ll be something new every fortnight.