You and Yours

You and Yours

BBC Radio 4's daily consumer programme with Winifred Robinson and Peter White. You and Yours brings news, discussion and special investigations on a wide range of consumer subjects, everyday between 12 noon and 1. Topics include health, energy, leisure, retail and disability, and the podcast features the best of the week's programmes, with a new episode published every Friday.

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Recent episodes (5)

  • Gastric bands and Julie Hesmondalgh

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    Duration:
    11 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    A listener tells us what it's like to have gastric-band surgery and we hear how actor Julie Hesmondhalgh was inspired to get involved in the arts.

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  • Tee Totalers and Public Information Films

    Fri, 20 Feb 15

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    We've reduced the spending on public information films to just £1 million a year - so what has happened to the public information film and do we still need them. And - with figures showing the number young people choosing not to drink growing we hear from a the man behind a website helping people do just that.

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  • Roadkill Fashion and Ukuleles

    Fri, 13 Feb 15

    Duration:
    18 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    Would you wear fur made from roadkill? The robots assisting people with dementia and why we're buying so many ukuleles.

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  • Emotional Support Animals and Selfridges Scam

    Thu, 5 Feb 15

    Duration:
    16 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Hear the woman who was tricked into thinking she was part of an undercover police operation - but really it was a scam by criminals; And pet owners in the United States pretending their four legged friends are Emotional Support Animals so they can take them on planes.

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  • Knitting and the Evolution of Gaming

    Fri, 30 Jan 15

    Duration:
    13 mins

    Available:
    1 day remaining

    This week we're taking another look at one of the UK's big industries - computer gaming. Many titles are lambasted for violent content - but a new generation of games are eschewing guns in favour of lateral thinking and more sedate gameplay. And as part of Radio 4's celebration of all things woolly - we do our bit for knitting day with a visit to a specialist shop in Leeds. We'll ask whether the downturn gave us a new impetus for us to get crafty.

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