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The Currant Affairs Podcast with Will and Ben: National Clam Chowder Day Special
This week, Will and Ben discussion Boris Johnson's route map out of lockdown, the latest on the situation in Myanmar, and the battle of the titans going on North of the border between Salmond and Sturgeon. Also featuring on this week's show are a disgruntled pensioner, an eight-year-old genius, and an event that has redefined the concept of moving house in San Franciso...
Pub Talk: Lennon leaves his Bhoys
Archie Hodgson, Gabriel Radus, Matthieu Rident & Charlie Dunn talk all things European football.
WhoSoc Podcast Series: Ep20 - Stranded: Lost Property/Wild Animals (2020) & The Power of Three (2012)
As Britain turns towards the light of no more lockdowns, WhoSoc misreads the room entirely and focuses on The Doctor confined to one measly planet, with the first two episodes of Paul McGann's Big Finish audio drama, Stranded (2020), and The Power of Three (2012).
The Female Gaze: Ep 7 - Changing the sySTEM
In a galaxy far far away from English Literature, this week Lauren and Chloe are joined by Elise, Beth and Amelia to discuss life as a women in STEM. Touching on ground-breaking discoveries, role models and what to do with a leaky pipeline.
The Knockout Podcast (Ep47) - Derrick Lewis does it again & Rozenstruik-Gane picks
Derrick Lewis, in an unsurprising turn of events, continues to defy MMA and fighting logic in general. Ben and Jack discuss his knockout of Curtis Blaydes and the rise of Tom Aspinall on last week's card. They also look forward to Rozenstruik vs Gane at the weekend which offers an intriguing bout for two of the UFC's newest heavyweight prospects. Enjoy!
Beyond the Tryline: Ep6 - new host and new sport!
Rob and Juan are joined by new co-host Thomas. This comes with the announcement that we will be covering Union as well! And the boys discuss their experiences with the game