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In Our Time
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas, people and events that have shaped our world.
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4.6 stars from 12,017 ratings
The topics, guests, and conversations are wonderful. But you have to piece together the whole conversation from the guests' responses because the host mumbles inaudibly and unintelligibly the entire time. I can't pick up one word. Whatever he's eating while he asks the questions, he...Read full review »
U2NyR via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/02/22
Thematically this podcast is excellent but my god, man. Is Bragg a lush? He asks questions and then interrupts his guests before they can even answer! Not is only that poor manners, it’s poor hosting. I appreciate the timbre of his voice and the intelligence of his guests, but I wish there were...Read full review »
HarrietBrown666 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 07/26/22
This is one of my favorite podcasts. Amazing variety of topics and very clearly explained. I have a feeling that the editing on the show is really good but I can’t be sure, What’s the preparation for each episode as clearly top notch. Outstanding stuff.
cannae216 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/04/22
Recent Episodes
Published 08/11/22
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the period between the execution of Charles I in 1649 and the unexpected restoration of his son Charles II in 1660, known as The Interregnum. It was marked in England by an elusive pursuit of stability, with serious consequences in Scotland and notorious ones in...
Published 08/04/22
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the origin of this personification of the English everyman and his development as both British and Britain in the following centuries. He first appeared along with Lewis Baboon (French) and Nicholas Frog (Dutch) in 1712 in a pamphlet that satirised the funding of...
Published 07/28/22
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