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The Grenfell Tower Inquiry with Eddie Mair

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Every day the Grenfell Tower Inquiry sits, Eddie Mair analyses and explains the evidence heard.

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Every day the Grenfell Tower Inquiry sits, Eddie Mair analyses and explains the evidence heard.

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iTunes Ratings

9 Ratings
Average Ratings
6
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1

Top 10 Episode of The Grenfell Tower Inquiry with Eddie Mair

Rank #1: 78 Naomi Li and Hamid Wahbi

Oct 29 2018
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Naomi Li is one of two residents from the 22nd floor who survived the fire. She described how she sheltered in a neighbour’s flat before deciding to try and escape down the stairs. Hamid Wahbi lived on the 16th floor of Grenfell tower. He was the only one of his family at home on the night of the fire. Written evidence was read out from other bereaved, survivors and residents. Producers Kate Lamble and Elisabeth Mahy Researcher Olivia Beazley Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Rank #2: 40 Watch Manager Watson and Station Manager Cook

Jul 24 2018
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A man carrying an axe and claiming to be an American firefighter is told to leave. Plus, how firefighters improvised a system to pass on information about trapped residents by yelling up two flights of stairs. Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Rank #3: 48 The Story So Far

Aug 02 2018
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If you’ve just started listening to the podcast this is a good place to start. We’ve pieced together what we’ve learnt as a result of evidence from expert witnesses and firefighters over the past nine weeks. Researcher Oliver Jones Producer Kate Lamble Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Rank #4: 33 Operations Manager Smith

Jul 11 2018
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Senior Operations Manager Joanne Smith gives the inquiry its first insight into the 999 control room. 344 calls were made to 999 on the night of the fire, many from residents unable to leave their flats because of fire heat or smoke. Joanne Smith tells the inquiry what guidance was given to residents who called the emergency services. Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Rank #5: 4 The Chair

May 16 2018
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The retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick is chairing the Grenfell inquiry and will be responsible for producing the final recommendations, but what do we know about him? And why has there been such a debate about whether a panel will sit alongside him?

Rank #6: 65 Commissioner Cotton

Sep 27 2018
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Commissioner Dany Cotton told the inquiry that nothing could have stopped the fire spreading. She acknowledged the London Fire Brigade was aware of the danger of fire spreading on the outside of a building before Grenfell. Producers Kate Lamble and Elisabeth Mahy Researchers Olivia Beazley and Oliver Jones Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Rank #7: 14 Opening statements: Day 2

Jun 05 2018
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The second day of opening statements hears from lawyers for survivors, bereaved and residents plus The Metropolitan Police. The role of race and religion in the disaster is raised

Rank #8: 16 Opening statements: Day 4

Jun 07 2018
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The final day of opening statements. The inquiry hears from lawyers for the London Fire Brigade and firefighting unions. Plus, Richard Millett QC responds to calls for changes to the inquiries terms of reference

Rank #9: 72 Sam Daniels and Branislav Lukic

Oct 10 2018
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Sam Daniels’ father, Joseph, had dementia and was confused as the fire spread to their 16th floor flat. Today the Grenfell Tower Inquiry heard how Sam had to leave his father in the flat to look for help. Also, Branislav Lukic described how he escaped his flat on the 11th floor and rescued another Grenfell resident on his way down. Producers Kate Lamble and Elisabeth Mahy Researcher Olivia Beazley Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Rank #10: 63 Deputy Assistant Commissioner O’Loughlin and Assistant Commissioner Roe

Sep 25 2018
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Deputy Assistant Commissioner Andrew O’Loughlin, tells the inquiry Grenfell Tower reacted so badly to fire that no one should have lived there. The inquiry also heard from the second highest ranking officer to attend the incident, Assistant Commissioner, Andrew Roe. Producers Kate Lamble and Elisabeth Mahy Researcher Oliver Jones Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk