News, discussion & a few gags. The Sunday papers & the BH quiz. Broadcast every Sunday morning on BBC Radio 4 between 9 and 10. Presented by Paddy O'Connell. Each week discussion about the key themes in the news, there's a review of the Sunday newspapers and a quiz with a special prize. Updated each Sunday.
Sun, 24 May 15
30 days remaining
Jonny Dymond stand in for Paddy O'Connell as Denis Goldberg, Lord Blair and Shazia Mirza review the papers. We ask if referenda are a fair way of making big social decisions and talk to three women about the importance of returning to the place where a loved one died.
Sun, 17 May 15
23 days remaining
The politics of aspiration; remembering Dennis Potter and people who inspired songs to be written about them. This week's BH.
Sun, 10 May 15
16 days remaining
We look at the future for Labour from the grassroots of the party to the top. Our election generals Peter Hennessy and John Sergeant have their swansong and Clive Anderson, John Amaechi and Sue Cameron review the papers. Plus, VE Day music from The Three Belles.
Sun, 3 May 15
9 days remaining
Fans of Dirk Bogarde will enjoy our election generals Peter Hennessey and John Sergeant reflecting on graceful exits. We remember Ruth Rendell and Sean Rafferty, Kate Williams and Margaret Mountford review the Royal Baby souvenir supplements in the Sunday papers. Plus the sound of a honeybee as you've never heard it.
Sun, 26 Apr 15
2 days remaining
Peter Hennessey and John Sergeant talk elections past and the role played by the NHS; we talk old-fashioned swearing after John Major used the phrase "merry hell" and Sarah Sands, Nicci Gerrard and Diane Morgan wade through the Sunday papers. Plus William Hague as James Bond...
The BBC Podcasts are for your personal non-commercial use only.
All title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the BBC Podcasts shall remain the property of the BBC or third parties. You may not edit, alter, adapt or add to the BBC Podcast in any way. The BBC Podcasts are made available by the BBC on an "as is" and "as available" basis and the BBC gives no warranty of any kind in relation to the BBC Podcast. To the maximum extent permitted by law the BBC will not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result of, or connected to, the download or use of the BBC Podcasts.