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The daily dose of madness and intrigue from Sean Moncrieff and his rebel radio crew

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 174 Ratings

The daily dose of madness and intrigue from Sean Moncrieff and his rebel radio crew

Listen and subscribe to Moncrieff Highlights on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.  

You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'

    Phoneless for 10 days

    Phoneless for 10 days

    People are getting their first smartphones younger and younger, and many have become critical of the “iPhone generations” glued to their screens. A lot of people in response to this reliance have gone on a digital detox and never looked back, but are smartphones really all that bad, or is it okay to depend on them? Kirsty Blake Knox joined Sean to explain how she thought she would feel cleansed after her own digital detox, but found that was not the case.

    • 11 min
    The truth behind ancient faeces!

    The truth behind ancient faeces!

    A recent discovery of 5000-year-old poop at Stonehenge has revealed a lot about the diets and rituals of our neolithic ancestors. Doctor Piers D. Mitchell, one of Britain's leading biological anthropologists and the head of the Cambridge Ancient Parasites Laboratory joined Sean explain this faecal breakthrough.

    • 5 min
    Is shop lifting driving up the cost of living?

    Is shop lifting driving up the cost of living?

    A recent survey in the UK found a sharp rise in shop lifting since the cost of living started to increase. They also found many shoplifters are first-timers.
    Henry McKean investigated if the same is true here.

    • 9 min
    Creating the Conversations with Freinds sex scenes

    Creating the Conversations with Freinds sex scenes

    Ita O'Brien is an Intimacy Coordinator and Movement Director for film, television, and theatre. Since 2014, Ita O'Brien has been developing best practice when working with intimacy, scenes with sexual content, and nudity in film, TV, and theatre - the 'Intimacy on Set' guidelines. Ita pioneered the role of Intimacy Coordinator, which is gaining adoption in leading production houses, including HBO, Netflix, and the BBC.

    Ita coordinated the scenes in Conversations with Friends and told Sean all about it

    • 7 min
    Parenting: Youngest climbing out of the cot

    Parenting: Youngest climbing out of the cot

    This week on Parenting with Joanna Fortune they discussed a number of issues, including that of a two year old figured out how to climb out of his cot

    • 18 min
    Julia Bradbury on talking Cancer with children

    Julia Bradbury on talking Cancer with children

    Julia Bradbury was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2021 and she received the news while filming for This Morning in the This Morning forest.

    She spoke to Sean about her diagnosis, telling her children about her cancer and more.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
174 Ratings

174 Ratings

Tony kk ,

headphones

im using headphones but the sound on this show is inly coming out on one side nothing from the other thats for all shows

HoboTara ,

Great show, great host, a tonic in tough times

A great show with wide-ranging topics; Sean is a skilled presenter, witty and irreverent yet well informed and fair. He is supported by an interesting team of people, the contrast in presenting styles makes for great radio.

DanieRadio ,

TV in the radio?

Where has TV ON THE RADIO gone from the podcasts? It hasn’t been included for the past 2 weeks. Please bring it back!

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