The Oldie Podcast

The Oldie Podcast

Hunter Davies, the Fleet Street legend with Harry Bucknall - The Oldie Podcast

 At 85, Hunter Davies, buoyed by his younger girlfriend Clare, has received his covid jabs and is raring to go. The...

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Maureen Lipman, It's Great to Be a Dame - Oldie Podcast

Harry Bucknall covers Maureen's Damehood, Gyles Brandreth’s control of the remote on Celebrity Gogglebox, the...

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The Oldie Podcast: BSO Christmas Crackers Concert is in its 5th decade - Harry Bucknall

Pete Harrison, guest conductor for the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's Christmas Crackers concert tells Harry...

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Craig Brown and Friends – a Hilarious Oldie Podcast

Britain's funniest writer, Craig Brown, has asked his pals to record some of his greatest hits. Starring Richard...

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Barry Cryer, Comedy Legend – Oldie Podcast

At 85, Barry Cryer has worked with them all, from Bob Hope to Morecambe & Wise. In this uproariously funny...

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William Wordsworth at 250

The Oldie's Ferdie Rous talks to author and journalist, Frances Wilson, about Wordsworth's idyllic home in the Lake...

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Ed West: 'All conservatives are pessimists'

The Oldie's Ferdie Rous talks to Ed West, the Deputy editor of UnHerd and son of Oldie columnist Mary Kenny, about...

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Does Homer really matter?

Oxford University recently announced that Homer’s Iliad would be dropped from its Classics syllabus. Ferdie Rous...

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Mary Kenny's condom train

Mary Kenny, one of the founders of the Irish Women’s Liberation Movement, talks to The Oldie’s Ferdie Rous about her...

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Lord Tugendhat explains the English origins of Nazism

At the Oldie's February lunch, Lord Tugendhat spoke about his new book, A History of Britain Through Books: 1900 ? 1964.

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Dan Cruickshank – a Londoner through and through

Dan Cruickshank spoke about his new book, Cruickshank’s London: A Portrait of a City in 13 Walks, at the Oldie's...

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Sinclair McKay describes the horror of the Dresden firebombing

At the Oldie's February lunch, Sinclair McKay spoke about his new book, Dresden: the Fire and the Darkness.

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Rupert Bear – Gyles Brandreth's hero

Gyles Brandreth talks to The Oldie's Ferdie Rous about Rupert Bear, his love of words and why Shakespeare matters

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Why Trump will win

James Fletcher, who's making a film, The Accidental President, talks to Harry Mount about the US election Image: A...

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Who will win the Iowa primary?

Oldie Editor Harry Mount talks to Philip Delves Broughton, former New York Correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and...

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Are criminals responsible for their actions?

The Oldie's Ferdie Rous talks to author, former prison doctor and journalist Theodore Dalrymple. Dalrympe tells...

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Taking a Walk with Patrick Barkham

Author, Oldie columnist and nature writer Patrick Barkham talks to Ferdie Rous, The Oldie's Editorial Assistant,...

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Oberammergau – the town that promised God a play

The Oldie's Editorial Assistant Ferdie Rous talks to journalist, author and travel writer WIlliam Cook about...

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I loved Kenny with all my everything

Actress and costar of the Kenny Everett Show, Cleo Rocos, tells Oldie Editor Harry Mount about her time working with...

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Louis XIV – the king who loved war too much

Ferdie Rous talks to Philip Mansel, co-founder of The Society for Court Studies and the author of King of the World:...

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