Talkback with William Crawley

Talkback with William Crawley

A chance to hear the highlights of Talkback. William Crawley and guests discuss the news headlines, chat to the people making them and ask you, the audience, what you think? The full programme is available on BBC iPlayer Radio.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Talkback 06 March 15: Christian Grey School Costume

    Fri, 6 Mar 15

    33 mins

    30 days remaining

    Would you send your 11 year old to school dressed as Christian Grey -- from 50 Shades of Grey -- to mark World Book Day? William spoke to one mother who did just that, and of course our callers had their say...

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  • 05 March Stormont goes Green

    Thu, 5 Mar 15

    17 mins

    29 days remaining

    Parliament Buildings will be going green for St Patrick's Day. The Assembly Commission has agreed to light up Stormont in different colours on four separate days of the year. It'll turn purple for International Women's Day, orange on the 12th of July and red for Remembrance Day in November. Máirtín Ó Muilleoir was Lord Mayor of Belfast when the city hall first went green for St Patrick's Day. He tells Talkback that lighting up Stormont is a positive development...

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  • live prison broadcast

    Wed, 4 Mar 15

    42 mins

    28 days remaining

    William Crawley and guests live at Hydebank Wood, one of Northern Ireland's three prisons. With guests including academics and the justice minister, the main question was: Are our prisons working?

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  • 3.3.15 Reporting Evidence of Sex Abuse

    Tue, 3 Mar 15

    26 mins

    27 days remaining

    Should the law require ANY adult to report evidence of sex abuse that's happening, whoever they are, on penalty of imprisonment if they don't?

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  • 02/03/15 Orange Order / Police debate

    Mon, 2 Mar 15

    57 mins

    26 days remaining

    The Orange Order are unhappy that their members are still required to declare their connections with the organisation if they are serving police officers but the GAA don't have to.

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  • 27th Feb Is Tigers Bay the ghetto?

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    16 mins

    23 days remaining

    Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton says he's from the Ghetto. Carl Frampton defends his IBF world title against Chris Avalos in Belfast on the 28th of February. During press conference on the 25th, Carl had to respond to a surprising accusation from his opponent that he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth - so is Tigers Bay in North Belfast really a ghetto?

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  • 26th Feb Ann Summers too racy for Abbey Centre?

    Thu, 26 Feb 15

    23 mins

    22 days remaining

    A Christian pastor is furious about erotica in a window display at the Abbey Centre. He says there's no 50 shades of grey about this -- it's black and white and they're pornographic.

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  • 25th Feb Should Stormont go green for St Patrick's Day?

    Wed, 25 Feb 15

    36 mins

    21 days remaining

    The Pyramids, Eiffel Tower, The Great Wall of China, the London Eye, The Empire State Building, The Leaning Tower of Pisa, The Sydney Opera House, they're all turning green for Saint Patrick's Day but not Stormont. Why not?

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  • 24th February - No Heating

    Tue, 24 Feb 15

    11 mins

    20 days remaining

    A pensioner describes what it has been like having no heat in his home for over two months. The Housing Executive respond.

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  • Talkback 23 Feb 15: Richard Dawkins takes your calls

    Mon, 23 Feb 15

    40 mins

    19 days remaining

    Would Northern Ireland be a better place if we all ditched religion? This was just one of the questions we considered today with the scientist and writer Richard Dawkins.

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