Ian Hislop and Private Eye magazine venture into the world of audio with Page 94, a brand new podcast hosted by Andrew Hunter Murray.
Available from Private Eye at http://www.private-eye.co.uk as well as on Apple, Google, Spotify, Amazon and many other audio platforms.
Ian, Helen, Adam and Andy unearth the Page 94 Inbox and answer reader questions about every subject under the Sun (or, er, in the Eye).
Insane In The Membrane
Andy, Ian, Helen and Adam discuss banned courtroom reporting, how to tell a journalist from a politician (hint: it’s impossible), and the crypto-to-politician money pipeline.
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Post, Polls, Papers and Piles
The team discuss the Post Office fallout, polling and when not to believe it, mayhem at the Mirror and finish with the latest National Trust sconefight.
Private Eye has been reporting on the Post Office scandal for over a decade: Richard Brooks joins the team to discuss how we got here and where things go next. Plus, updates on the Mirror Hacking debacle and the massive profits being made on Teesside.
In a special between-Christmas-and-New-Year episode, Helen grills Adam and Andy on the big news of 2023. Contains all your favourite characters from the year - Nadine! Boris! Piers Moron! and more Prince Harry than you thought possible.
Live In London
Ian is joined by Harry Enfield, Jan Ravens and Lewis Macleod to bring the Private Eye annual 2023 (available in shops now. Ed.) to the stage. Featuring Sylvie Krin, EJ Thribb, William McGonagall, Sir Herbert Gussett and many more!
Quality journalism and quality wit
Lives up to the Eye’s reputation for gleeful muckraking with tongue planted firmly in cheek. These guys are the happy-go-lucky Jack Russell terriers of investigative journalism, digging deeply and enthusiastically until they catch the prey they’re after—and the hauls they bring in are truly something to behold. I find a lot more substance here than I do in most American news outlets (although some of the stories are highly UK-specific, but that just lends a broader perspective). You’ll be better-informed and you’ll laugh a bit more too.
Incredibly interesting and has made me subscribe to the rag. Solid work from AHM and a wonderful insight to how it’s made and what they choose. Now reading the mag, it’s a brilliant companion and interesting to see the same old names popping up (Udi Sheleg in the latest issue)
An excellent companion podcast
Subscribe to this excellent podcast and then subscribe to the magazine. As the last episode said they like to “bang on” but that’s just a phrase to indicate dogged investigative journalism and there’s little enough of that around these days. A British institution, long may it continue.