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James Bond Radio is the podcast for 007 fans. Every Friday, join lifelong Bond fanatics Tom Sears & Chris Wright, as they explore the world of 007. From celebrity interviews with the likes of Sir Roger Moore, Bruce Glover, John Glen, and Peter Lamont, to all the latest news and reviews. With 5 years of faithful service to the Bond community and features in Variety, The Times and on BBC Radio 2, James Bond Radio is your guide to all things Bond. Disclaimer: James Bond Radio is an unofficial e ...
 
Short, daily professional voice advice from breathing to conversational reading: specifically for presenters on radio and TV, podcasts, YouTube, commercial voice-overs, ebook and elearning narrators. Communication with the human voice is more prolific than at any other time in our evolution: thousands of TV and radio stations, millions of podcast episodes, more than a billion YouTube videos… plus millions more audio books, commercial voiceovers, e-learning commentaries and business-related v ...
 
Delve into the world of tennis with in-depth interviews from experts both on court and off court. Find out what makes a good tennis commentator, learn top tennis tips from the pros, and discover what it's like behind the scenes at Wimbledon. Powered by the Caversham Lawn Tennis Club (www.cavershamltc.co.uk) in Reading, England, this podcast is for anyone with a passion for tennis, no matter where in the world. So, come in, sit down, and make yourself comfortable as host Linda Serck, a former ...
 
Canadian dj that has been mixing it up for almost a decade, playing night clubs from Toronto to Los Angeles. You can find Beatzilla edits on some of the top record pools such as ClubKillers, Headliner Music Club, DJ City and more. He also has success with having edits featured on major air waves such as SirusXM (Diplo’s Revolution, Pitbull’s Globalization) and also on BBC Radio 1 (Diplo & Friends) for Dad Trapz 2 by Dj Benzi.
 
Enter the world of The Young’uns, the three-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winning band from Teesside. The Young’uns Podcast includes highlights and the occasional embarrassing lowlight from Young’uns gigs, observations and recordings from on tour, live music and chat with guests, including top names in folk, and an array of irreverent features.
 
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For five years, a young Yazidi woman called Leila was held captive by the Islamic State group. She ended up in Al-Hol, a large and volatile internment camp in northern Syria holding thousands of IS supporters. But unknown to Leila, a group of Yazidi volunteers – some who had escaped IS – had returned to the camp as infiltrators, determined to rescu…
 
2021.09.28 – 0271 – The Stale Story Read Another close relation, The Stale Story read is also the style of the 24-hour news channel presenter, who is reading the same script for the umpteenth hour and forgets to inject an element of understanding into it. It’s the style of the autocue automaton who forgets that someone is hearing this information f…
 
Geraldine Mullan lived with her husband John and their two children Tomás and Amelia in a town on the beautiful Irish coastline of County Donegal – a salty inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. They all loved the water, which during lockdown became a welcome escape for the whole family. But in August 2020, the car they were travelling in plunged into the se…
 
In July this year South Africa’s former President, Jacob Zuma, was jailed for contempt of court. The 79-year-old is now facing trial for corruption. But Zuma insists he is a victim of a vast, international conspiracy to poison him and silence him. And when his arrest triggers an orchestrated campaign of violence, fears grow that Zuma’s conspiracy t…
 
When South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, falls ill from what he suspects to be poison, he flies to Moscow for treatment. But why the need to go abroad? The implication is that Zuma believes Western spy agencies are trying to kill him. But is he now using the Russians, or are they using him for their own strategic purposes?'Poison' is the story of…
 
Home after years in exile during the liberation struggle, South Africa’s future President Jacob Zuma is quickly engulfed in corruption scandals. But when one of his wives is accused of trying to poison his tea, Zuma suspects that a foreign government may be plotting to kill him.'Poison' is the story of one man's toxic obsession and the battle for S…
 
South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma is convinced he’s been the target of repeated poisoning attempts. But why? In this episode we dive into the murkiest corners of the long struggle against racial apartheid to uncover Cold War paranoia, toxic underpants, and the origins of Zuma’s fixation with poison.'Poison' is the story of one man's toxic …
 
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma believes he has been poisoned, repeatedly. He claims to be the victim of a long, sophisticated, and unfinished plot to assassinate him. But who would want to kill a man still celebrated for his role as a fighter in the struggle against apartheid? Could it be linked to the allegations of massive corruption against…
 
2021.09.27 – 0270 – The News Channel Read This is the style of intonation in which every story is read in a similar style. It takes its name from the ’24-hour news’ style, where presenters don’t have time to read new stories off air before they do so on air. They get into a ‘reading rut’, a muscle-memory delivery that has the same pattern and inton…
 
She might be best known as the colourfully clad host of the Great British Bake Off, but Dame Prue Leith's accomplishments during her six decades in the food industry are vast and varied.She's enjoyed success as a cook, restaurateur, businesswoman, broadcaster, campaigner, food writer and novelist; and in conversation with Sheila Dillon, on a balmy …
 
2021.09.26 – 0269 – Sing-Song Reads Here then is my ‘Reading Rogue’s Gallery’ – ‘criminal intonations’ committed by newbies who haven’t been trained properly, and old hands who’re stuck in a rut. Sing-song reads These are scripts read with a repetitive rhythm, with a similar rise and fall in one sentence as another. This kind of delivery shows that…
 
Cambodia's biggest rubbish dump was home to thousands of children, picking through rubbish to sell. From this bleak wasteland emerged a band, Doch Chkae - young musicians who grew up in extreme poverty, turning their anger into heavy metal music. Harry Graham speaks to two of the band members, Sok Vichey and Ouch Theara. We also hear from one of th…
 
2021.09.25 – 0268 – When Wrong Words Are Intoned If the wrong words are ‘intoned’, you are not achieving the main part of your job: effective communication. · the listener may not be able to follow · you may lose their attention entirely · they may become annoyed as they struggle to understand the sense of the story · you may give the impression th…
 
Andy is joined by journalist Hugo Rifkind and comedians Susie McCabe, Ria Lina and Andrew Maxwell to dismantle and discuss the week's news, including the energy crisis, lack of Co2 and Boris's trip to the US.The script is written by host Andy Zaltzman with additional material by Alice Fraser, Mike Shephard, Rajiv Karia and Esther Manito.It is produ…
 
Mark and Simon’s guest is Michael Gandolfini, who’s talking about his film The Many Saints of Newark, the Sopranos prequel. Plus we have reviews of The Green Knight, David Lowery’s fantasy retelling of the medieval story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, starring Dev Patel and Alicia Vikander; The Alpinist, about the climber Marc-André Leclerc; d…
 
This week, Tom & Chris are once again joined by professional stunt driver, Ross Scharphorn to conclude our coverage of The Car Chases of Bond. Last week, we started at Dr No, and finished up with For Your Eyes Only. This time around, we'll begin with Octopussy, then going film-by-film all the way through to SPECTRE. Join us as we go deep on the car…
 
2021.09.24 – 0267 – When Intonation Goes Wrong When Intonation Goes Wrong Later we will look at intonation, the lift or suppression of individual words and phrases to indicate significance. Mis-emphasis destroys the authority and believability of your delivery. Intonation is greatly misunderstood and badly taught – if at all. While researching cont…
 
Thousands of people have been forced to flee the path of the lava that has been spewing from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma since Sunday 18th September. Dr Rebecca Williams of Hull University is an expert on the geology of the Canary Islands and tells Gaia Vince that eruptions are regular events on the islands. There's been much discussion ab…
 
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