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Every Saturday, the Weekend podcast brings some of the best Guardian writing from the week, read by talented narrators. Listen to celebrity interviews, lifestyle features, and opinions from our most popular columnists including Marina Hyde and John Crace. Weekend is the perfect way to relax.

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Latest Episodes

Comedian, writer and actor Stephen Merchant on standup, fame and the pressures of cancel culture; testing the ‘world-leading science’ claims behind the Zoe nutrition app; and the point when writer Harriet Tyce realised she didn’t want to be remembere... more

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Marina Hyde: ‘So Russell Brand was baptised in the Thames, and all his sins were washed away. Cheaper than a lawyer, I suppose’; plus Jenny Kleeman meets Raffaella Spone, the woman accused of creating and circulating a damaging ‘deepfake’ video of te... more

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8 days ago

Frock horror! The ludicrous spectacle of the Met Gala; reluctant star Josh O’Connor takes the lead in a new film, Challengers; Catherine Carr talks to boys about sex, pornography and feeling isolated and vulnerable; and Philippa Perry responds to a r... more

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15 days ago

Sofie Hagen loves sex – so why has it been 3,089 days since she’s had any? (1m27s); A flat white can now set you back up to £5.19 – but should we swallow it? (25m13s); and psychotherapist and Observer columnist Philippa Perry addresses a reader’s per... more

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22 days ago

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Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars from 536 ratings
  • A topical list of articles read by excellent readers. I've really enjoyed the pieces by Phillipa Perry recently dealing with important topics about human connection and what is a meaningful life (without kids).

    Podcast Addict
    5
    Dr Rach
    15 days ago
  • An eclectic mix!

    Just like newspaper you’ll find some articles you love and some you are not so interested in. I mostly listen to the all but occasionally skip the ones less appealing to me. Overall great content which have introduced me to some topics and people I may not have chosen. Given it a go and pause a bit before you skip a chapter.

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    Simon The Keeper
    United Kingdom21 days ago
  • Thought provoking.

    Consistently good and even when I’m really interested in a later story, listening through gives me an opportunity to learn and appreciate stuff that I’d otherwise bypass.

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    Old grey guy.
    Ireland3 months ago
  • Great lusten

    Love lying in bed with this podcast, even if I have read both articles on their news app.

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    HHSFD guy
    Canada6 months ago
  • Interesting and nice. Not red hot news, but knowledge and daily life

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    5
    Annam
    6 months ago

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