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Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

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Simon asks why bricks and mortar are deemed a safe investment, and who really owns land we buy? With Kevin Cahill. From May 2014. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

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Simon asks is it moral to trade in food? How much of it is animal feed and what is the future? With Jim Rogers. From May 2014. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Harford
Interviewed Guest:
Merryn Somerset Webb
Interviewed Guest:
Kanes Rajah
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Rogers

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

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Why do we buy and sell gold all around the world? Why do we continue now we have paper money? With Tim Harford. From May 2014. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

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Simon looks at commodities markets in oil. How is it produced? Why is this trade different to others? From June 2014. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

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Comedy lecture on the economics behind goods we're addicted to – unravelling how the food industry deals with sugar. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Harford
Interviewed Guest:
Merryn Somerset Webb
Interviewed Guest:
David Gillespie
Producer:
Claire Jones

Genres

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Simon Evans presents comedy lectures on economics behind four commodities. Youth - the period when the young disengage from the home and plummet from the safety of the family nest. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

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Simon asks if marriage is all romance and harmony, or the most commercial of transactions. With Merryn Somerset Webb. From 2016. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

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Simon asks from an economic point of view, should people have children, how many and when? With Tim Harford. From 2016. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

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A look at the four life stages. From paying for funerals to cryonics, what are the economics of death? From 2016. Show more

Simon Evans Goes to Market

Series 4

Episode 1: Social Media

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 12 months

Simon Evans examines the concept of the 'free lunch' and shines a light on new ways of making money in the 21st century. Show more

Simon Evans Goes to Market

Series 4

Episode 2: Tax Free

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 12 months

Simon Evans examines the concept of the 'free lunch' and shines a light on new ways of making money in the 21st century. Show more

Simon Evans Goes to Market

Series 4

Episode 3: Philanthropy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 12 months

Simon Evans examines the concept of the 'free lunch' and shines a light on new ways of making money in the 21st century. Show more

Simon Evans Goes to Market

Series 4

Episode 4: The Cost of Health

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 12 months

Simon Evans examines the concept of the 'free lunch' and shines a light on new ways of making money in the 21st century. Show more

The News Quiz

Series 94

20/10/2017

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Miles Jupp is joined by Hugo Rifkind, Desiree Burch, Jeremy Hardy and Suzi Ruffell to hash out the week's news. Show more

The Now Show

Series 50

10/03/2017

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests present the week in news through stand-up and sketches, including the budget and International Women's Day. Show more

Duration: 19 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Mockumentary about the world's best rugby referee Nigel Owens. Featuring Steve Speirs and Kimberley Nixon.

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Jo Pearce
Participant:
Nigel Owens
Participant:
Steve Speirs
Participant:
Kimberley Nixon
Camera Operator:
Nathan Landeg
Camera Operator:
Matthew Andrews
Set Designer:
Lesley Elliott
Costumer:
Brian Malam
Makeup Artist:
Catrin L Evans
Assistant Director:
Llaima Mali Cardenas
Off-line editing:
Geraint Pari Huws
On-line editing:
Jon Everett
Post-production Coordinator:
Louise Sutton

Genres

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 2Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio Wales FM

New sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Ben Partridge. New parents Gruff and Alice's lives are disrupted when Gruff's dad appears on their doorstep unexpectedly, wanting to stay. Show more

Beef and Dairy Network

Broadcast Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

The podcast for those involved in the production of beef animals and dairy herds. Featuring an interview with the bovine poet laureate. Did he just get into poetry for the money? Show more

Beef and Dairy Network

Broadcast Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

The podcast for those involved in the production of beef animals and dairy herds. Featuring an interview with youth worker Teresa Beckton. Why don't kids think beef is cool? Show more

Beef and Dairy Network

Broadcast Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

The podcast for those involved in the production of beef animals and dairy herds. Featuring an interview with Roy Gluck Jr, the CEO of US fast food restaurant Burgers Barrel. Show more