In Flight Entertainment – Week beginning 22 October

Here’s our weekly pick of TV shows, radio programmes, podcasts and articles to download, stream, save and print for your travels in the coming week.

George Michael - Freedom
George Michael – Freedom (Channel 4 / All4)

Here’s our weekly pick of TV shows, radio programmes, podcasts and articles to download, stream, save 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.  Some press articles may require a registration/subscription.

Television

George Michael – Freedom – Narrated by George Michael, a look back at his life and career.

Chris Packham – Asperger’s And Me – A candid look at living with autism by broadcaster and naturalist Chris Packham

Hillary Rodham Clinton in conversation with Graham Norton – An extended edit with footage not broadcast on television.

BBC Introducing: 10 Years Of Finding The Next Big Thing – A special concert hosted by Huw Stephens to celebrate 10 years of the BBC’s new music showcase “BBC Introducing”.  Includes George Ezra, Blossoms, Slaves, and Jake Bugg.

Audio

50 Things That Made The Modern Economy – A continuing series from economist Tim Hartford on the BBC World Service.

Today – CNN’s Cristiane Amanpour doing a superb job guest hosting the often infuriating Today on BBC Radio 4 on Friday 20 October.  Please don’t let this be a one-off BBC!

Purple Disco Machine – 120 minutes of disco edits from German producer Purple Disco Machine on BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix.

The A-Z of Punk – The start of a definitive guide to pink from BBC 6 Music’s Marc Riley and music expert Rob Hughes.

Printed Matters

John Kelly And The Dangerous Moral Calculus Of Working For Donald Trump – The New Yorker

Becoming a Steelworker Liberated Her. Then Her Job Moved to Mexico – The New York Times

The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare – FastCompany (Quite a read…)

A Suspected Network Of 13,000 Twitter Bots Pumped Out Pro-Brexit Messages In The Run-Up To The EU Vote – Buzzfeed

The Washington Post interviews David Letterman

Also from the Washington Post: Working at Google seemed like a dream job. The reality has become a tedious pointless nightmare.

“Erotica” by Madonna turns 25. i-D and Rolling Stone look back.

And if you want to know what’s on your in flight entertainment system see: American Airlines In Flight Entertainment, BA High Life Entertainment, Cathay Pacific In Flight Entertainment, Emirates ICE, Qantas In Flight Entertainment and Virgin Atlantic In Flight Entertainment,

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