Tag Archives: Alan Turing

Episode 129 – 30th March 2012

This week we find out why health screenings might actually be a bad thing, discover how to make an IMAX film without CGI effects, and try to get Alan Turing on the £10 note.


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Screening Can Be Bad (2:24) by Margaret McCartney
Outside In (11:30) by Kash Farooq (ft Stephen van Vuuren)
Cash For Cameron (20:42) by Adam Jacobs
Girl On The Net (28:52) by Sean Ellis (ft Girlonthenet)
Turing on the Tenner (37:32) by Salim Fadhley
Doomsday Scenarios (44:20) by James Robson (ft Alok Jha)
Ban The Burka? (53:48) by Steve Page
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy and Brian Two

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Episode 123 – 17th February 2012

This week is a bit of a secularism special – punch your fist in the air at the Rally to Defend Freedom of Expression, find out about the perils of censorship in Nick Cohen’s new book and get the accurate story on the Bideford council prayers ruling. Plus we talk about a new survey showing Christians aren’t terribly Christian, find out why Alan Turing deserves a pardon and solve the mystery of which Sherlock Holmes adaption is best.


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Rally to defend Freedom of Expression (2:40) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff
(ft Richard Dawkins, Nick Doody, Kate Smurthwaite, Rhys Morgan, Joan Smith and Anne-Marie Waters)
Nick Cohen Interview (18:10) by Liz Lutgendorff & James O’Malley
Census Christians (28:54) by James O’Malley (ft Paula Kirby)
Bideford Council (37:35) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Tessa Kendall)
Turing Pardon (45:00) by Peter Rowlett
Sherlock and Copyright (54:56) by Tom Hodden
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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