Tag Archives: Douglas Adams

Episode 120 – 27th January 2012


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New Douglas Adams Audio (1:51) by Jon Treadway (ft Stephen Fry, Mark Carwardine and Douglas Adams)
Julian Huppert on LibDem Science Policy (11:56) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff
Jesus & Mo at the LSE (23:45) by James O’Malley (ft Chris Moos)
Adam Rutherford Interview (31:26) by Liz Lutgendorff
Technological Progress (40:58) by Drew Rae
My Little Brony (50:00) by Salim Fadhley (ft Coder Brony)
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy and Brian Two

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Episode 75 – 11th March 2011


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Ex-Daily Star Rich Peppiatt Interview (1:54) by Sean Ellis
Shadow Business Secretary John Denham Interview (8:59) by James O’Malley
The New Defamation Bill (16:03) by James Thomas (ft Naomi MacAuliffe, Simon Singh and Julian Huppert MP)
The BHA Census Campaign Poster Row (22:59) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Bob Churchill)
Green Party Science Policy (28:35) by James O’Malley (ft Jim Jepps)
Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture 2011 (36:21) by Jon Treadway (ft Prof Brian Cox and Robin Ince)

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A Tribute To Douglas Adams

A special edition of The Pod Delusion celebrating the life and work of acclaimed author Douglas Adams, in association with Save The Rhino and their annual Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture (which is held jointly with the Environmental Investigation Agency, which Adams also supported).


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This special episode is presented by Jon Treadway and features contributions from many people who knew or were influenced by Douglas Adams, including:

  • Stephen Mangan, star of the Dirk Gently TV adaption
  • Mark Carwardine, co-writer of Last Chance To See
  • Stephen Pinker, author and previous Memorial Lecture presenter
  • Dirk Maggs, producer of the Hitchhikers radio series
  • Simon Jones, who played Arthur Dent in both the TV and radio series
  • Dave Stirling, founder of Save The Rhino
  • James Thrift, Adams’ half brother
  • Ed Victor, Adams’ literary agent
  • Marcus du Sautoy, mathematician and previous Memorial Lecture presenter

If you enjoy this special or would like to do something in memory of Douglas Adams, please consider donating to Save The Rhino.

Episode 24 – 5th March 2010


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Save 6Music (1:25) by Martyn Norris
Biofuels (7:37) by Dave Cole
Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture (16:34) by Jon Treadway (ft Marcus du Sautoy and Bob Novella)
Larry Sinclair (25:02) by Salim Fadhley

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Episode 22 – 19th February 2010


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London for Secular Europe Protest (1:02) by James O’Malley (ft Peter Tatchell & EHF President David Pollock)
Secularist of the Year (7:25) by Craig Lucas
Camp Quest (16:55) by Crispian Jago
Prince Charles & Royal Privilege (21:48) by Dave Cole
Save The Rhinos for Douglas Adams (27:17) by Jon Treadway

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Episode 17 – 15th January 2010


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David Cameron’s Face (0:55) by George Poles
The Big Freeze (4:15) by Martin Robbins
Google Owns Our Souls (9:23) by Liz Lutgendorff
NHS IT Systems (15:16) by Simon Howard
Douglas Adams (20:26) by Misty
Dan Brown and Tony Robinson (23:10) by Billy Abbott
ITV and the Regions (26:42) by Mark Thompson