As featured in episode 112, there’s a new play on at the Soho Theatre based on the diaries of former Labour MP Chris Mullin. To mark this the Soho Theatre also hosted a debate on politics and the arts, chaired by Channel 4 News political correspondent Michael Crick and featuring Labour MP Diane Abbott, LibDem MP Don Foster, artistic director Steve Marmion and John Hodgkinson, who played Chris Mullin in the play.
You can hear the play here: (And go see the play, it’s ace!)
This week we take a journey across time and space as we look forward to the Mars Science Lab mission, and talk about a new play that takes a look back into recent history through the medium of former Labour MP Chris Mullin’s diaries. We also speak to Marcus Chown about his new book and are scared by news of what the SOPA act could mean for the internet.
Mars Science Lab (1:40) by Kash Farooq (ft Claire Cousins) SOPA (9:42) by James Firth (ft Cathy Gellis) Darknet (19:07) by Salim Fadhley (ft Hose Manuel) Curing Cancer (26:54) by Matt Kaiser The BBC & Open Access (33:34) by Pete Hague Tweeting the Universe (38:32) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Marcus Chown) A Walk On Part (47:11) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Steve Marmion, John Hodgkinson, Michael Crick, Diane Abbott and Don Foster) Solipsism (54:57) by Sean Ellis The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two Thanks to Hayley Stevens and Dave for supplying the dogs (!)
The Pod Delusion is COMPLETELY FREE to download and won't cost you a penny, so don't ever worry about that. But if you like the show, why not support us with your money? So we can pay for things like website hosting, upkeep and continuing to provide the full length lecture recordings and stuff you get on our Pod Delusion Extra feed?
Get new episodes of The Pod Delusion delivered directly to you:
Pod Delusion on the Radio
The Pod Delusion is now broadcast on Resonance 104.4FM in London on Fridays at 1pm. You can find out more about Resonance FM and listen to their live stream on their website.
About me automatic widget
This is an automatic widget added on Third Bottom Widget box (Bottom Widget 3). To edit please go to Appearance > Widgets and choose 3rd widget from the top in area second called Bottom Widget 3. Title is also manageable from widgets as well.