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In Our Time

BBC Radio 4

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas, people and events that have shaped our world.


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4.6 out of 5 stars from 12.9k ratings
  • Melvyn Bragg is my “hall pass”

    My husband already agreed to this, and after listening to the most recent Iliad episode he asked for him to be his hall pass too. Permission granted.

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    United States25 days ago
  • why it doesn't have text?

    Hashmatullah Sanaee
    a month ago
  • Incredible show

    Melvyn Bragg talks to three experts about a subject. Bragg queries these guests quite robustly in order to satisfy his and the listeners' curiosity. Subjects are wide ranging across history, culture, science, academia. The best bit is at the end of the podcast where the guests talk about what they wished they mentioned during the main body of the show. Then the producer Simon Tilotson, who I suspect would be the perfect dinner party guest, asks if anyone would like a cup of tea. more

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    United Kingdoma month ago
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    The first thing I did when we got to work at a hotel in New Haven is put the new phone in my phone so that

    Apple Podcasts
    Israela month ago
  • Listen to the older episodes to avoid the ads.

    I’ve been listening to this podcast on & off for years. The content is usually very strong, but they’ve started putting in ads in the middle, which totally breaks up the flow of the conversation. Stick to the older episodes to avoid the ads.

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