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FT Weekend
Turn off your email alerts and settle into the weekend. We explore today's culture, big ideas, nuanced questions and what it means to live a good life. Join our host Lilah Raptopoulos every Saturday for inspiring conversations, in-depth storytelling, a bit of escapism and a lot of fun. Brought to you by the award-winning Life & Arts journalists at the Financial Times. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 705 ratings
Good content but…
The host has a slightly unpleasant voice for a podcast and always agrees with what the interviewee says. She never challenges anything
gvamisc via Apple Podcasts · Switzerland · 02/15/23
Love it!
Been following FT weekends since it launched. Very nice content every week so far (impressive)!
Irene_C_S via Apple Podcasts · Netherlands · 02/12/23
Great start for the weekend
Wake up on Saturday. Play the show. A weekly routine that takes me all over the world, from museums to restaurants to book stores. A fantastic podcast.
EpocCam Anonymo via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/11/23
Recent Episodes
This week, we host a writer and an editor in conversation. Booker-winning novelist and poet Ben Okri and outgoing FT Weekend editor Alec Russell meet in the studio on Alec’s last day in the role. They reflect on the political power of poetry, what fiction and non-fiction can teach each other, and...
Published 03/17/23
This week Lilah speaks with author Elif Batuman about rethinking Russian literature given Russia’s war in Ukraine. Since the full-scale invasion began in February 2022, cultural institutions have grappled with what to do about Russian artists and works of art. Should they be banned if we want to...
Published 03/10/23
Published 03/10/23
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