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Cautionary Tales
We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “Messy” and “The Undercover Economist”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. Featuring original music and an award-winning cast including Alan Cumming and Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife), Toby Stephens (Die Another Day), Russell Tovey (Quantico) – and Malcolm...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 734 ratings
Great Podcast
Great podcast, informative, provides great scary lessons for us. I think the podcast is still finding its mark, but I’m already hooked.
CirucuitDust via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/14/19
Fire the actors
Great idea. Good subject matter. Completely ruined by absurdly acted voice overs, which are reminiscent of a Monty python sketch
hygubhybb via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 12/14/19
Great (true) storytelling
You will learn plenty from these tales but will also enjoy the storytelling. A great combination and well worth the time to listen.
Thegirlsteel via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/14/19
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