11 episodios

Stephen Fry's 7 Deady Sins - I will take each one of the Seven Sins in turn, lay them out on the surgical table and poke, prod, pry and provoke in an attempt to try to anatomise and understand them; I hope and believe it will be, if nothing else, delicious fun and something of a change from the usual run of podcastery.

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Stephen Fry's 7 Deady Sins - I will take each one of the Seven Sins in turn, lay them out on the surgical table and poke, prod, pry and provoke in an attempt to try to anatomise and understand them; I hope and believe it will be, if nothing else, delicious fun and something of a change from the usual run of podcastery.

    S2 EP3 - Greed

    S2 EP3 - Greed

    Avarice, or Greed as we would call it today, now there’s a proper vice, one we can all surely identify with, claim and confess to. One of the defining quotations of the materialistic 1980s came from the fictional character Gordon Gecko, the junk bond pirate played by Michael Douglas in the Oliver Stone film, Wall Street. “Greed,” he tells a dinner of fellow financiers, “for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works”. It’s easy to dismiss this. Your instinct might be to shake your head sadly, or scoff angrily. Yet... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 33 min
    S2 EP2 - Pride

    S2 EP2 - Pride

    For two thousand years Pride has stood at the very top of the list of the Seven Deadly Sins. Perhaps no longer. Perhaps a new sin is rising to replace it. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 28 min
    S2 EP1 - Introduction. An Exploration of the human heart

    S2 EP1 - Introduction. An Exploration of the human heart

    In this new series I will take each one of the Seven Sins in turn, lay them out on the surgical table and poke, prod, pry and provoke in an attempt to try to anatomise and understand them; I hope and believe it will be, if nothing else, delicious fun and something of a change from the usual run of podcastery.


    Researched, written & read by Stephen Fry. Music composed and conducted by Guy Farley. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 32 min
    Trailer — Season 2: 7 Deadly Sins

    Trailer — Season 2: 7 Deadly Sins

    Stephen Fry's 7 Deadly Sins is coming in early 2020 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 34 segundos
    S1 EP6 - Great Leap Years - The Iotatron that Wasn't

    S1 EP6 - Great Leap Years - The Iotatron that Wasn't

    Series 1 Finale! Across the ocean of discovery the swells are building with ever increasing mass and speed. The swells of robotics, AI, nano science, the internet of things, quantum computing, genomics, gene editing, bio-augmentation, bionics, autonomous weaponry and transport, brain machine interfacing – all these existentially transformative developments are gathering pace and momentum now and a remarkable future beckons.


    Researched, written & read by Stephen Fry. Music composed and conducted by Guy Farley with The Chamber Orchestra of London. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1h 5 min
    S1 EP5 - Great Leap Years - Let's Play Monopoly

    S1 EP5 - Great Leap Years - Let's Play Monopoly

    The War of the Currents and a new type of person arises, an almost wholly American invention - the salesman. The foundations are set for the rise of one of the mightiest company's the world had ever seen - International Business Machines. Or as we all know it today, IBM.


    Researched, written & read by Stephen Fry. Music composed and conducted by Guy Farley with The Chamber Orchestra of London For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 59 min

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