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Guy Garvey’s Glastonbury Taskforce.

    Guy Garvey’s Glastonbury Taskforce

    Guy Garvey’s Glastonbury Taskforce

    Elbow frontman Guy Garvey pops in to explain why artists want a fairer slice of the streaming pie - and to discuss whether festivals are back for 2021.

    After exciting vaccine news earlier this week, some people had questions about the data from the Oxford-AstraZeneca study. Adam and Fergus try to answer some of them with help from Professor Jennifer Rogers.

    And legendary LGBT venue G-A-Y explains why it’s partnering up with McDonalds to keep its doors open in Tier 2.


    Studio Manager: Mike Reggard
    Producers: Rick Kelsey, Ben Weisz, Frankie Tobi
    Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 32 min
    Tier Drop

    Tier Drop

    More than 23 million people in England will be placed in the highest tier 3 category of coronavirus restrictions, when the national lockdown ends next Wednesday. Adam, Laura and Chris talk through the new tougher tier system, and the government’s methods for choosing which areas move up and down the scale. And, former Conservative Education and International Development Secretary Justine Greening joins tells us why she believes not enough is being done to “level-up” the country, both at home and abroad.

    Producers: Patrick Baker, Georgia Coan, Frankie Tobi, Ben Weisz
    Assistant Editor: Emma Close
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 32 min
    We’ve Only Just Begun

    We’ve Only Just Begun

    The economic battle after the Covid shock has only just begun. Richard Hughes from the Office for Budget Responsibility joins Laura and Adam to discuss the Spending Review. And after the death of Diego Maradona, we mourn the footballing legend with Mark Chapman and ex-England international Trevor Steven.

    Studio Manager: Emma Close
    Producers: Rick Kelsey, Ben Weisz, Sej Asar, Jo Deahl
    Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 31 min
    (Not) Home Alone

    (Not) Home Alone

    The news we've all been waiting for... three households can mix over Christmas in the UK. Adam, Vicki and Fergus take us through the festive yules... I mean rules.

    And Sacha Lord, the Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, tells us why he thinks the stricter tiers system is a disaster for pubs, and why you might need a 'vaccine passport' to get into a festival next summer.

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe
    Producer: Rick Kelsey (new boy!), Jo Deahl, Georgia Coan
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 28 min
    ''Tis the Season To Be Jolly Careful'

    ''Tis the Season To Be Jolly Careful'

    The vaccine developed by the University of Oxford is highly effective at stopping people developing Covid-19 symptoms, a large trial shows. And the Prime Minister announces that gyms and non-essential shops in all parts of England will be allowed to reopen when lockdown ends next month. Adam is joined by Laura and Fergus to discuss the latest.

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe
    Producers: Jo Deahl, Frankie Tobi, Ben Weisz, Sej Asar
    Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    Got a question? Email newscast@bbc.co.uk...

    • 29 min
    'Wagatha Christie'

    'Wagatha Christie'

    Adam is joined by the BBC's Sinéad Garvan to discuss the latest in the "Wagatha Christie" row. And Paul Johnson, from the Institute of Fiscal Studies, decodes next week's government spending review so you don't have to...

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe
    Producer: Ben Weisz
    Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 31 min

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