The government reveals more about its immigration plans, we ask if it's right that beauty salons can’t do facial treatments and Nick Baker from The Really Wild Show (remember that?) tells us why we were plagued by flying ants over the weekend.
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Brad Foster retained his British title with a victory over James Beech Jr at the BT Sport studios in east London, as boxing returned in the UK for the first time since lockdown.
Mike and Steve discuss the show and speak to promoter Steve Wood for an insight into the lower levels of professional British boxing, and how it may have to adapt to survive.
Also, reaction to Dillian Whyte splitting from trainer Mark Tibbs and an appreciation of legendary heavyweight Joe Frazier.
The Duchess of Cornwall has become a strong campaigning voice in recent years for domestic violence charities.
While guest editing the Emma Barnett Show, Camilla mentioned her involvement started after hearing one woman’s story at a conference put on by the domestic abuse charity Safe Lives.
That woman was Diana Parkes, mother of Joanna Brown who was killed by her violent husband in 2010.
After hearing the duchess mention her on air, Diana contacted the programme to tell her story to listeners.
She said her two grandchildren, who she took in after their mother was killed, have given her “a purpose in life”
Please note: this episode contains discussions of violence and domestic abuse that some listeners may find disturbing. If you have been affected by issues raised in this podcast, there are a range of organisations and websites that can offer you advice and support. You can find them listed on the BBC's Actionline website at bbc.co.uk/actionline.
Phil and Michael have their say on where things went wrong for England in the opening Test of the series. The futures of Joe Denly and Jos Buttler are discussed as the batting failed to fire again. We look at the non-selection of Stuart Broad, his anger and frustration at missing out, and how the England management can simultaneously focus on the present and work towards trying to win in Australia next winter.
Carlos Brathwaite joins the pod to tell the story of West Indies' improvement under Jason Holder and whether the side continue to be underestimated. Plus, we hear exactly what's said out in the middle in the heat of battle with some brilliant audio from the stump mics.
So Norwich have been relegated, but the battle continues for the remaining clubs still fighting for survival in the Premier League. There was a spectacular win for Bournemouth and also victories for Aston Villa, Watford and West Ham – so Emma Saunders, along with Leon Osman, Stephen Kelly and Ben Haines all discuss a totally bonkers weekend of football on the pitch. Not only that, they focus on the North London derby and just how vital the win was for Spurs and for Jose Mourinho too. The panel also discuss the fact that Liverpool’s English top flight record of 24 consecutive home wins was ended by Burnley – and how Leeds are on the verge of getting promoted out of the Championship after their win against Swansea City. Also Stephen reflects on his memories of Jack Charlton and how he inspired him to play for the Republic of Ireland.
Jennie and the team reflect on a faultless weekend for Lewis Hamilton as he claimed his first win of the season. We hear from Hamilton, as well as discuss what was an enthralling midfield battle and a poor weekend for Ferrari.
Jonathan Agnew, Simon Mann, Carlos Brathwaite and Michael Vaughan react to the West Indies’ first Test win over England in Southampton.
The team assess the difference between the sides and look at what England need to do to improve for the second Test at Old Trafford. We also hear reflections from captains Ben Stokes and Jason Holder on their sides' respective performances.
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists take the fight against coronavirus to the sewers and unearth the skeleton of a giant planet. Plus, a mystery that’s killing elephants in Botswana and how birds in Canada are singing to a different tune. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.
Your football calls and reaction with Ali Bruce-Ball and Chris Sutton as we reflect on Norwich being relegated from the Premier League, and there's updates as Sheffield United take on Chelsea. We also hear stories from listeners about the late great Jack Charlton.
There's also a Sutton Death for the ages.
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Jonathan Agnew looks back on an intriguing fourth day between England and the West Indies in Southampton. A late flurry of wickets restricted England to a 170 run lead with two second innings wickets remaining. Hear from England batsman Zak Crawley, who says he was frustrated not to make a century, despite reaching a career best Test score of 76. We get an update on the return of the recreational game and hear from a pair of TMS listeners who are celebrating their "un-Wedding Day".
Steve Crossman brings you a special podcast reflecting on the life and career of Jack Charlton, who has died at the age 85. Match of the Day's Gary Lineker pays tribute to the England defender who helped win the World Cup in 1966. He also guided the Republic of Ireland to a World Cup quarter-final, Mark Lawrenson and David O'Leary tells us about the impact he had on Irish football. We also hear what Jack was like as a player, Johnny Giles his former Leeds United team-mate reflects on their 10 years together at Elland Road.
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by former Leicester defender Danny Simpson and former Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton. They discuss the Champions League draw, whether Norwich have got it all wrong, Villa’s survival prospects and Sunday’s North London derby between Tottenham and Arsenal.
Jonathan Agnew is joined by former England captain Michael Vaughan and West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite to review the third day's play in the opening Test. With England 99 runs behind at stumps, we hear from bowler James Anderson and West Indies wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich, who scored a half-century for the visitors. And ahead of the impending return of recreational and County cricket, Yorkshire CCC chief executive Mark Arthur joins the podcast, along with Matt Mugan from East Molesey Cricket Club, and Phil Johnson from Elstow Cricket Club.
Jennie and the team look ahead to the Styrian Grand Prix and discuss Fernando Alonso’s return to F1 with Renault in 2021. We also discuss Ferrari’s woes and the addition of three more races to the 2020 calendar.
Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave return for more top tips, stats and fantasy football chat.
After Gameweek 34+ saw the clash of 'Statman Dave FC' and ’The little fellas' in the head-to-head league, the battle is on and Dave has a plan to try and bridge the 103-point gap to Ali with just four weeks to go.
The trio also discuss the troubles with Manchester City and Liverpool's rotation tactics leading up to the end of the Premier League season as well as play Bigger or Smaller.
Our medical and scientific friends leave voicemails for their younger selves. What do they wish they had known about coronavirus back in January? Fergus and Adam chat to Professor Clare Wenham about what we know now and what that means for what comes next.
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Sanjeev Bhaskar talked to Alfre Woodard about her stunning performance in Clemency - which is out next week.
Plus all your essential streaming film reviews from Robbie Collin, including Greyhound - the new high seas war film, starring Tom Hanks, Scoob! (Hello to Jason Isaacs), British flick Love Sarah, starring Celia Imrie and The Way Back, which sees Ben Affleck star as an alcoholic ex-high school basketball superstar, returning to the school to coach the team .
Sanjeev Bhaskar and Robbie Collin chat through all the films worth seeing on streaming services, we tell you the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week, plus we count down the best films which take place in 24 hours.
00:40:18 Top 10 FILMS SET OVER 24 HOURS
00:51:34 Greyhound review
00:59:50 Alfre Woodard interview
01:16:58 lockdown correspondents
01:19:49 Finding The Way Back review
01:26:33 Love Sarah review
01:33:38 The Old Guard
01:39:22 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:47:51 DVD OF THE WEEK
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