8 episodes

What have we learned from 2020? Journalist and producer Chris Walker enlists the country’s most interesting and funny people including; Hamish Blake, Dr Chris Brown, Annabel Crabb, Waleed Aly, Ronny Chieng, Adam Briggs and Kitty Flanagan to discuss the big issues and understand our lives a little better.   Eavesdrop on the ultimate 'Brains Trust' and join conversations on COVID, Media, Politics, Family, The Planet, Science, Conspiracy Theories and more. Narration by Carrie Bickmore.

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    • Society & Culture

What have we learned from 2020? Journalist and producer Chris Walker enlists the country’s most interesting and funny people including; Hamish Blake, Dr Chris Brown, Annabel Crabb, Waleed Aly, Ronny Chieng, Adam Briggs and Kitty Flanagan to discuss the big issues and understand our lives a little better.   Eavesdrop on the ultimate 'Brains Trust' and join conversations on COVID, Media, Politics, Family, The Planet, Science, Conspiracy Theories and more. Narration by Carrie Bickmore.

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    Beyond 2020

    Beyond 2020

    Hamish Blake, Kitty Flanagan, Waleed Aly, Dr Chris Brown, Annabel Crabb, Adam Briggs and Ronny Chieng have re-discovered all that was good and bad about 2020.  So what is the Brains Trust keeping, and what are they letting go, in 2021?  Hosted by Chris Walker and narrated by Carrie Bickmore.  

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    • 28 min
    Media in 2020

    Media in 2020

    The sixth episode is about Media. How we consume it and how it shapes our lives. With Carrie Bickmore narrating, journalist and producer Chris Walker speaks with vet Dr Chris Brown, comedian Ronny Chieng, journalist Annabel Crabb, academic Waleed Aly, rapper Adam Briggs, comedian Kitty Flanagan and Australian comedic royalty Hamish Blake.  

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    • 31 min
    Trust in 2020

    Trust in 2020

    The fifth episode is about Science and Anti-science.  But really, it’s about trust! With Carrie Bickmore narrating, journalist and producer Chris Walker speaks with vet Dr Chris Brown, comedian Ronny Chieng, journalist Annabel Crabb, academic Waleed Aly, rapper Adam Briggs, comedian Kitty Flanagan and Australian comedic royalty Hamish Blake.  

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    • 31 min
    A Planet in Peril

    A Planet in Peril

    The fourth episode is about how our climate and animals fared in 2020.  With Carrie Bickmore narrating, journalist and producer Chris Walker speaks with vet Dr Chris Brown, comedian Ronny Chieng, journalist Annabel Crabb, academic Waleed Aly, rapper Adam Briggs, comedian Kitty Flanagan and Australian comedic royalty Hamish Blake.  

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    • 29 min
    Politics and Power in 2020

    Politics and Power in 2020

    The third episode is about the high level stuff – politics, power and our leaders.  How did they go in 2020? With Carrie Bickmore narrating, journalist and producer Chris Walker speaks with vet Dr Chris Brown, comedian Ronny Chieng, journalist Annabel Crabb, academic Waleed Aly, rapper Adam Briggs, comedian Kitty Flanagan and Australian comedic royalty Hamish Blake. 

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    • 35 min
    Family in 2020

    Family in 2020

    With Carrie Bickmore narrating us through 2020, journalist and producer Chris Walker speaks with vet Dr Chris Brown, comedian Ronny Chieng, journalist Annabel Crabb, academic Waleed Aly, rapper Adam Briggs, comedian Kitty Flanagan and Australian comedic royalty Hamish Blake.  The second episode is about the people we hold most dear -  our families and our loved ones.  Disconnected and discombobulated, everyone had to shift gears in 2020, so how did it go for our Brains Trust?

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    • 20 min

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