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The PM backs Dominic Cummings but this row is far from over...

    The Special One

    The Special One

    The PM backs Dominic Cummings but this is far from over… Laura, Adam and Fergus discuss the fallout from the row about whether Boris Johnson’s key adviser broke the lockdown rules.

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe

    Producer: Nick Rotherham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 29 min
    Bastille on the future of the music industry

    Bastille on the future of the music industry

    When can we go to gigs again? How are bands recording new music in lockdown? Can emerging artists get signed through their livestreams?

    Adam is joined by Dan Smith from Bastille, Beverley Whitrick of the Music Venues Trust, and Will Grant from Domino Records to look at how the coronavirus pandemic is changing the music industry.

    Producers: Natalie Ktena, Frankie Tobi, Georgia Coan, Seren Jones
    Studio Director: Weidong Lin
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 40 min
    Inside Sage

    Inside Sage

    Key Sage member Professor Sir Ian Boyd takes your questions.

    Should the Government have placed the country in lockdown earlier? Sir Ian thinks they should have. He also talks us through how the influential group advises government, and answers your questions.

    And how is Facebook handling misinformation during the pandemic? Mark Zuckerberg has been speaking to the BBC’s Simon Jack.

    Producers: Frankie Tobi, Harriet Noble, Georgia Coan
    Studio Director: William Allott
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 41 min
    Did Andy Gill have coronavirus?

    Did Andy Gill have coronavirus?

    The author Catherine Mayer is investigating whether her late husband and Gang of Four founder, Andy Gill, contracted coronavirus on tour in China last year. She spoke to Adam, Laura and Professor Tom Solomon.

    Producer: Harriet Noble
    Studio Manager: Emma Crowe
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 28 min
    Quarantina Fey

    Quarantina Fey

    The chancellor says we’re facing “a severe recession, the likes of which we haven’t seen”, and today saw some bleak numbers on jobs and benefits. We talk to two people whose careers have been badly affected by the pandemic, including a drag queen who has become a security guard!

    Producers: Harriet Noble, Frankie Tobi, Natalie Ktena and Georgia Coan.
    Studio manager: Emma Crowe
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 28 min
    Greece for the holidays?

    Greece for the holidays?

    The Greek minister for tourism talks to Chris, Laura and Fergus about the ways the country is planning on welcoming tourists this summer. Is it possible to socially distance on the beach?

    Producers: Georgia Coan, Nat Ktena, Harriet Noble
    Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 31 min

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