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Latest 24 Sep 2022 | Updated Daily

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Spectator Out Loud: Katy Balls, Toby Young and Mark Palmer

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On this episode of Spectator Out Loud, Katy Balls discusses the challenges facing prospective PM Liz Truss (00:52). Toby Young shares why he is defending a pro-Putin apologist (06:45) and Mark Palmer reads his notes on hand luggage (11:29).   Produced and presented by Oscar Edmondson.

14mins

20 Aug 2022

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Spectator Out Loud: Katy Balls, Rachel Johnson and Neil Clark

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On this week's episode: Katy Balls has written about what foreign policy would look like under a Liz Truss government (0:54). Rachel Johnson believes we can all learn from the Lionesses’ victory  (06:55) and Neil Clark shares Jim Corbett’s tiger hunting stories  (12.23). Presented and produced by Natasha Feroze.

20mins

6 Aug 2022

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Spectator Out Loud: Katy Balls, John Connolly and Gus Carter

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On this week's episode:  Katy Balls reads her article on the cadets gunning for the Tory leadership. (00:52) John Connolly reads his investigation into the new warehouse ghettos where Britain is sending migrants. (06:36)  Gus Carter reads his piece on why he's not getting invited to any dinner parties. (12:05) Presented by Angus Colwell. Produced by Angus Colwell and Sam Holmes.

16mins

11 Jun 2022

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Katy Balls, James Heale and Melissa Kite

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On this week’s episode, we’ll hear from Katy Balls on Boris Johnson’s plans to divide and conquer (0.33). After that, James Heale on the broadcast battle obsessing British media (6.20). And to finish, Melissa Kite on the politics of horse muck (11.16). Produced by Natasha Feroze Entries for this year's Innovator Awards, sponsored by Investec, are now open. To apply, go to: www.spectator.co.uk/innovator

16mins

20 May 2022

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Spectator Out Loud: Katy Balls, Michael Bryant and Michael Simmons

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On this week's episode, we'll hear from Katy Balls on the changing face of No.10. (00:49) Next, Michael Bryant on the history of War Crimes. (06:16) And finally, Michael Simmons on Nicola Sturgeon’s secret state. (11:08) Produced and presented by Sam Holmes Subscribe to The Spectator today and get a £20 Amazon gift voucher.

19mins

9 Apr 2022

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Spectator Out Loud: Katy Balls, Julie Bindel and Douglas Murray

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On this week's episode, we’ll hear from Katy Balls on Labour’s strategy – would Starmer actually prefer Boris Johnson to stay in place? (00:51) Next, Julie Bindel on the rise of lesbian divorce (06:12) And finally, Douglas Murray on the hellish new trend of having to bring your ‘whole self’ to work. (14:00) Produced and presented by Sam Holmes Subscribe to The Spectator today and get a £20 Amazon gift voucher.

22mins

19 Feb 2022

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Spectator Out Loud: Katy Balls, Nicholas Farrell, Lisse Garnett

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On this week's episode, we'll hear from Katy Balls on who may take Boris Johnson’s place if he resigns.  (00:49) Next, Nicholas Farrell on the potential return of Silvio Berlusconi. (06:21) And finally, And Lisse Garnett on what’s it like to date and influencer.  (18:00) Produced and presented by Sam Holmes Subscribe to The Spectator today and get a £20 Amazon gift voucher: www.spectator.co.uk/voucher

23mins

15 Jan 2022

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Spectator Out Loud: Douglas Murray, Katy Balls, James Walton

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On this week's episode, Douglas Murray examines the left's tactics of victimhood in the wake of the Labour conference. (00:48) Then James Walton gives us his review of the new Bond film, No Time to Die. (08:34) And finally, Katy Balls talks about how the CO2 shortage could lead to a lack of her beloved Irn Bru. (11:30)

14mins

2 Oct 2021

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Spectator Out Loud: Katy Balls, Nicola Christie, Hannah Tomes

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On this week's episode, Katy Balls gives us her thoughts on the importance of Keir Starmer’s performance this weekend at the Labour Party Conference. (00:54)  Then Nicola Christie raises the curtain on the exciting new wave of British musical theatre. (06:53) And finally, Hannah Tomes talks about why Facebook won’t let her post about the English waterway Cockshoot Dyke. (15:50) Presented by Sam Holmes

19mins

25 Sep 2021

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Spectator Out Loud: Katy Balls, Douglas Murray and Nigel Farndale

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This week we’ll hear Katy Balls on the government’s dwindling COVID optimism (00:41), Douglas Murray’s prediction of a dull decade of arrested development (04:26) and finally Nigel Farndale of why we owe so much of what we love about the Olympics to the Nazis (12:50).

21mins

24 Jul 2021

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