Here’s our weekly pick of TV shows, radio programmes, podcasts and articles to download, stream, and print for your travels in the coming week.
As these are picked primarily from UK sources, many programmes will not be available for download or streaming from outside the UK. All should be available for the next 30 days from the date of broadcast.
Louis Theroux – Heroin Town – A look at the drug that claims more lives in the US than gun crime.
Snowfall – A new ten part drama bout the beginnings of the crack epidemic in 1980s Los Angeles (streaming only).
Concorde – A Supersonic Story – No explanation needed.
Newsnight – Emily Maitlis interviews Emma Thompson – A powerful interview about abuse in Hollywood with the very articulate Emma Thompson.
Blue Planet II – The Podcast – A new weekly podcast to accompany the new BBC TV series Blue Planet II
Political Thinking with the BBC’s Nick Robinson and Ed Miliband, who was Labour leader at a more innocent time when the public was more concerned with how politicians ate bacon sandwiches and how much they spent on their kitchens.
“Brexitcast” The latest on the tragic farce that is Brexit from the BBC’s Chris Mason.
“Is It Britain’s Turn For Revolution?” Anne Applebaum (The Washington Post)
“A Crisis Of Relevance” BuzzFeed’s Janine Gibson on news (Columbia Journalism Review)
“A Flight Down Memory Lane” BA pilot Mark Vanhoenacker takes a look at the Boeing 747 (New York Times)
“Inches For Inches” Why do abuse scandals take so long to break? (Popbitch)
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